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  1. Residents of Bethel region speak out against marijuana legalization initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    A small, mainly anti-pot crowd on Monday filled the tiny Legislative Information Office here to put on the record fears that legalizing marijuana will only worsen social dysfunction in Western Alaska. Elders and substance abuse treatment workers, business leaders and activists all spoke up against Ballot Measure 2, which would create a new state law to legalize recreational marijuana use and sales and create a tax regime.

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  2. Mat-Su Assembly expands trash definition to cover planned monofillRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    WASILLA _ The Mat-Su Borough Assembly this week added shredded waste to the list of things that constitute trash to make sure an Anchorage company gets a permit before dumping ground-up construction and demolition debris near Palmer. The Assembly, in a 4-3 vote Tuesday evening, amended the borough junk and trash code to include pulverized, shredded or broken material --the type of waste that Central Monofill Services hopes to dispose of at a site just west of Palmer.

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  3. Party at MyHouse: Homeless youth center celebrates first yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    Yuliya Makitrina hands a coffee to a customer at the Gathering Grounds Cafe drive-thru window at MyHouse in Wasilla on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.

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  4. AK Beat: Restraining order filed against former reporter turned marijuana activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Restraining order filed against former reporter turned internet star: A neighbor of former KTVA Channel 11 reporter Charlo Greene -- who abruptly turned marijuana activist/viral internet star when she quit live on-air Sunday -- told the gossip website TMZ Tuesday that he filed a restraining order against her earlier in September after a conflict stemming from marijuana smoke. Greene's former neighbor Tyler Gilbrech told TMZ that Greene moved into the same apartment complex as him in June.

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  5. AK Beat: Instead of banning off-road vehicles, Wasilla turns to task forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Wasilla to create ORV task force instead of ban: The Wasilla City Council on Monday night approved the formation of a seven-member task force to update the city's existing regulations governing off-road vehicles like ATVs and snowmachines. The decision marks a major shift for the council expected this summer to decide an outright ban on ATVs and snowmachines recommended by the city's planning commissioners in July.

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  6. AK Beat: Anchorage a top city to weather global warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage one of the best-situated U.S. cities for coming warmer temperatures: Alaska could be the hottest new real estate market by century's end. Or should that be coolest? A report from the New York Times on the variety of climate models notes that virtually all of them have a few things in common, and one of those is that Anchorage is among the large U.S. cities best suited to weather changing temperatures.

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  7. Service, Wasilla replace West, Colony in football pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    Service vaulted into this week's large-school football rankings just in time to make this week's game against South a battle between top-five teams. The Cougars parlayed their squeaker over Dimond and South's bruising of West into the No.

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  8. Mat-Su center for disabled charged with Medicaid fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Department of Law has filed criminal Medicaid fraud charges against the owner of a Mat-Su center for the disabled and the center itself. The state last week charged the Mat-Su Activity and Respite Center LLC and owner Laura Sasseen with felony falsifying business records and misdemeanor medical assistance fraud charges.

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  9. Medicaid cut, fraud investigation lead to closure of Mat-Su center for disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Wasilla company that serves developmentally disabled clients is shutting down amid a fraud investigation that led the state to suspend Medicaid payments this week. Mat-Su Activity and Respite Center serves 29 people, all Medicaid recipients, most with some form of intellectual disability, authorities say.

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  10. Dog days of summer don't last long for Iditarod athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    Davis, a professor and the endowed chair of the Department of Physiological Sciences at Oklahoma State University, is one of the preeminent sled dog researchers in the country. For the last few summers, he's spent time at kennels across Alaska, researching how sled dogs function.

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  11. Explosive Warriors blast Colony football team 50-20Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Fireworks were on display all night at Wasilla's Veterans Memorial Field Friday, where an explosive pair of running backs powered Wasilla to a big win over rival Colony. Senior Devin Otto rushed for four touchdowns and sophomore Mosiah Renk ran for three to lead Wasilla to a 50-20 win on a rainy homecoming night that featured pregame and postgame fireworks shows.

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  12. Wasilla man dead in officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Wasilla police shot and killed a 23-year-old man after responding to a possible domestic disturbance on the city's western edge early Monday morning, an agency spokesman said. The incident began when two officers responded to a 911 disconnect from a home on North Jack Nicklaus Drive in the Mission Hills subdivision just after midnight, Officer Rick Manrique said.

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  13. Little-known think tank shapes Alaska policy debate with Outside helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    A self-described free-market think tank that publishes the earnings of thousands of public employees in Alaska is not so open when it comes to disclosing its financial supporters -- including the conservative Outside group that has funneled large grants its way. One of the values of the Alaska Policy Forum is not disclosing donors, but the source of its limited money is less important than the group's focus on transparency in government, fiscal accountability and school reform, said David Boyle, executive director.

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  14. Farm volunteer head-butted by musk ox wins $10K settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    Four years after an ornery musk ox head-butted a 20-year-old Mormon missionary at a tourist attraction outside Palmer, the young victim has been awarded a $10,000 settlement. Michael Simkins was originally hoping for $200,000 from the Musk Ox Farm to cover medical expenses, lost income and other damages from physical and emotional distress, according to settlement briefs filed in the case.

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  15. Florida man arrested for stalking Bristol PalinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 25-year-old Florida man who showed up in Bristol Palin's Wasilla driveway Sunday evening after climbing off a third-floor balcony was arrested on felony stalking charges, court documents show. Palin recognized Peter P.W. Ferrero's name right away because he's sent her "approximately 1,000 Facebook messages," according to a sworn affidavit accompanying the charges from Wasilla police officer Brandon Gray.

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  16. Willow dog breeder's animal-cruelty sentence upheldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Court of Appeals last week denied an appeal filed by Frank Rich, the Willow man who had about 170 neglected huskies seized by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in 2011. Authorities responding to a complaint in January 2011 found at least 19 dead dogs at Rich's Montana Creek kennel.

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  17. Police: Two charged with murder in Anchorage shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage police on Saturday arrested two people and charged them with murder in relation to Thursday's fatal shooting of Christopher Fulton Jr. in Anchorage . According to an Anchorage Police Department release, 26-year-old Jerel Williams was charged with first-degree murder, two counts of second-degree murder, and first-degree robbery.

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  18. Concert update: Portugal. The Man to play free show at Hard Rock...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Anchorage Daily News

    Portugal. The Man lead singer John Gourley performs in Anchorage, 2012. The band is based in Portland and two members, Zachary Carothers and John Gourley, are from Wasilla.

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  19. Photos: 2014 Acs XC Class ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Anchorage Daily News

    Freshman and sophomore boys compete in the Anchorage Christian Schools XC Class Challenge cross-country race on Friday, September 5, 2014 at Cheney Lake. Wasilla runner Lexi Pepperd leads a group of girls into the finish line during the Anchorage Christian Schools XC Class Challenge cross-country race on Friday, September 5, 2014 at Cheney Lake.

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  20. Plentiful Mat-Su roadside streams offer scenic stops for rainbow anglersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's often pointed out that Alaska's road system is sorely lacking, with only a tiny percentage of our vast state accessible by motor vehicle.

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