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  1. Addressing budget, Walker lays out 'deep cuts' he acknowledges 'will hurt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    In a solemn address Thursday evening, Gov. Bill Walker described how he would cut state operating budgets an average of 5 percent from last year, offering legislators and the public their first view of how he plans to chip away at a $3.5 billion deficit. With the state's revenues less than half of planned spending for this fiscal year, Walker said his proposed budget cuts for next year include education, with a 2.5 percent cut for K-12 schools -- though he added that his proposal will leave the state's baseline education funding formula intact.

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  2. Wasilla fire remains mystery as community rallies in its wakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    Authorities say they still don't know what caused a massive fire Tuesday that destroyed a two-level commercial building in Wasilla that also contained two apartments. Matanuska-Susitna Borough fire departments from Houston to Palmer, as well as firefighters from Chugiak, spent 15 hours fighting the stubborn blaze in the metal structure that was originally built in 1970, according to Mat-Su fire Chief James Steele.

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  3. After hourslong battle, blaze that destroyed Wasilla building brought under controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    A stubborn, long-burning fire destroyed a commercial building just outside downtown Wasilla Tuesday despite a massive response from Matanuska-Susitna Borough firefighters, authorities say. No one was hurt in the fire, though a family of four was displaced, along with an electrical parts business and a nonprofit that helps veterans and military families in need.

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  4. After hourslong battle, officials say blaze that destroyed Wasilla building is under controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    A stubborn fire that burned for hours Tuesday morning destroyed a commercial building just outside downtown Wasilla despite a massive response from Matanuska-Susitna Borough firefighters, authorities say. No one was hurt.

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  5. Nephew follows uncle with similar drug chargesRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2011 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Wasilla billiard parlor owner's conviction for drug trafficking apparently did not deter the man's nephew from trying to take his place in the methamphetamine trade, according to federal prosecutors. The nephew, Jeremy Locklear, 28, was busted as he tried to obtain a pound of meth from his uncle's Mexican connection, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

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  6. Trial starts for Wasilla man accused of toddler daughter's deathRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Christiane "CJ" Allison listens as the 911 call from 2008 is played in court. During the call, her husband Clayton Allison reported that Jocelyn Allison was having difficulty breathing and was unresponsive.

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  7. From insurance agents to entrepreneurs, Mat-Su crowd eager to talk potRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Tracking with the Valley's farm roots and small business spirit, entrepreneurial drive and agriculture dominated a crowded marijuana forum in Palmer Thursday night. At least 150 people turned out for the packed but civil work session hosted by the four mayors in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

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  8. Sorry, soldiers: Hemp-seed vodka is definitely against regsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    Despite the fact that the seeds used by Alaska Distillery in making Purgatory vodka contain no THC -- the psychoactive component of cannabis that "gets you high" -- it's still a no-no thanks to the Army's regulations on substance abuse. Alaska Distillery has made quite a name for itself in the five years since it first started selling spirits created at its Wasilla-based headquarters.

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  9. Student hit by pickup while waiting at school bus stop near WasillaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 10-year-old elementary school student was hit by a truck at a bus stop near Knik-Goose Bay Road Friday morning, Alaska State Troopers say. A LifeMed Alaska helicopter flew the girl to Providence Alaska Medical Center, authorities said.

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  10. Elementary school student hit by truck near WasillaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 10-year-old elementary school student was hit by a truck at a bus stop near Knik-Goose Bay Road Friday morning, Alaska State Troopers say. A medical helicopter was dispatched to the area, but it's unclear whether the girl was flown to a hospital as of mid-morning.

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  11. Alaska Prep Shootout hoops tourney gets underway at DimondRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anthony Camacho scored 22 points to lead Bartlett to an 80-76 win over Lathrop in the opening game of the Alaska Prep Shootout on Thursday at Dimond.

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  12. NTSB releases preliminary report in Montana plane crash that killed Wasilla pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Anchorage Daily News

    Investigators for the National Transportation Safety Board say a plane made "several erratic maneuvers" before it crashed into a hillside near Flathead Lake in northwestern Montana last month, killing the pilot and injuring a passenger. The Flathead Beacon reported Wednesday that investigators say the two-seat Piper was flying low to the ground before the crash, and witnesses say the plane's engine accelerated and revved just before impact.

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  13. Freezing rain in Thursday forecast for Southcentral and Southwest AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Anchorage Daily News

    Occasional freezing rain is likely in Anchorage, the Kenai Peninsula and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough -- mainly west of Wasilla and south of Willow -- in the morning, though the rain could extend into the afternoon. For Anchorage, the rain is expected to be brief, "possibly coinciding with the morning rush hour.

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  14. 1 fined, 3 sought for illegal dumping in Alaska game refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska Wildlife Troopers are seeking the names of three men who dumped a dryer and washing machine into Goose Bay State Game Refuge on Nov. 9, 2014. Surveillance footage shows the men preparing to dump the appliances.

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  15. 'Stop Valley Thieves' puts neighborhood watch on FacebookRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    A four-wheeler stolen from a Meadow Lakes yard in broad daylight. A woman caught on camera rifling through a boat in Houston with a gun stuck down the back of her pants.

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  16. Service boys win battle with BarrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Anchorage Daily News

    Service used stellar free throw shooting to edge Barrow 60-55 in the championship game of the Doc Larson Roundball Classic basketball tournament on Wednesday night at Wasilla High. The Cougars went 22 of 30 from the foul line, including 10-for-10 shooting by Eben Upton, who finished with 18 points.

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  17. New Year's day of givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Anchorage Daily News

    Start 2015 with a cup of Kaladi Brothers coffee while giving back to the community. All New Year's Day coffee drink sales at Anchorage and Wasilla Kaladi locations will go to support women and children trying to escape domestic violence situations through the programs of the Abused Women's Aid in Crisis .

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  18. Troopers looking for solo-traveling Wisconsin man last seen in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Anchorage Daily News

    Roger H. Yaeger, who Alaska State Troopers say went missing in August during a wildlife-viewing trip through the state. Alaska State Troopers are asking for the public's help in finding a retired accountant from Wisconsin who traveled to Alaska on an extended solo trip to see wildlife and hasn't been seen or heard from since August.

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  19. Dream job? Chipping frozen pee from doghouses at minus-40 part of allure for dog handlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Anchorage Daily News

    Allen Lau visits with musher Wayne Curtis's sled dog Bandit after dog handler training on Saturday. Musher Wayne Curtis and his dog team help Iditarod volunteers conduct a dog handlers training session at Iditarod Headquarters in Wasilla on Saturday, February 2, 2013.

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  20. Barrow, Service set for hoops showdown in WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    Barrow got a last-second bucket on Tuesday to advance to the championship game of the Doc Larson Roundball Classic in Wasilla, where they'll face undefeated Service in Wednesday's championship game. The defending Class 4A champion Cougars advanced to the title game with a 15-point win over West Valley on Tuesday.

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