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Planning Commission approves ordinance that would restrict zoning for sex-oriented businesses

FAIRBANKS — When a strip club opened next to a housing area off Airport Way last fall, neighborhood residents asked local leaders, “How could you let this happen?”

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Alaska amends recommendations involving marijuana and driving

FAIRBANKS — A “Get the Facts about Marijuana” Web page published by the state of Alaska attempts to address health and social issues following the legalization of marijuana. But offering relevant and helpful information has proved challenging in the midst of the burgeoning cannabis culture — particularly regarding driving under the influence. 

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Sandhill cranes make their spring migration appearance in Fairbanks as they feed in the front viewing field of Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge Tuesday morning, May 5, 2015.

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House fire displaces Fairbanks family; 2 firefighters injured
Updated: May 06, 2015 - 12:03 am

FAIRBANKS - A raging house fire north of Fairbanks drew a response from a half-dozen fire departments on Tuesday afternoon after creating a plume of smoke that was visible from miles away.

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Two more Fairbanks schools receive automated threatening calls
Updated: May 05, 2015 - 6:46 pm

FAIRBANKS—An automated voice message calling in vague threats to schools has struck again in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, this time causing Ladd Elementary and Tanana Middle schools to be placed in lockdown.

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Fairbanks library's digital collection grows past 20,000 titles
Updated: May 05, 2015 - 11:38 am

FAIRBANKS — Many popular titles at Interior Alaska libraries can’t be found during a stroll through the shelves.

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Fairbanks school board may turn to salary freeze
Updated: May 05, 2015 - 11:34 am

FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks North Star Borough School Board has the right to ignore its contracts with staff unions and implement a salary freeze if needed, according to advice from the borough attorney’s office.

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What makes a home healthy and how to keep it that way

FAIRBANKS — A healthy home is one that does not affect your health in the short or long run. We could ask one key question to assess whether your home is healthy for you or not: Do you feel better when you are away from your home?

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