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North Pole woman found dead; estranged husband charged with murder

FAIRBANKS—A North Pole woman is dead and her estranged husband is in custody after what Alaska State Troopers described as a murder and attempted suicide.

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Denali Park road open to Savage River

FAIRBANKS - The Denali Park Road is open for 15 miles to the Savage River. 

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Fairbanks population continues to shrink
Updated: March 31, 2015 - 7:35 am

FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks North Star Borough lost more residents than any other census area in Alaska in Fiscal Year 2014, according to new population estimates from the United States Census Bureau.

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Pot bill passes without Kelly’s marijuana concentrate ban
Updated: March 31, 2015 - 1:19 pm

JUNEAU, Alaska — Pictures of blown-up homes, pot-infused candy and a dire warning that weed edibles will kill children weren’t enough to ignite support for a Fairbanks senator’s amendment to ban marijuana concentrates in 2017.

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73-foot fall won’t stop Fairbanksan from getting back on snowmachine
Updated: March 31, 2015 - 3:53 pm

FAIRBANKS — At a depth of eight stories below the surface of a glacier, Fairbanks snowmachiner Bob McClintock felt doubtful enough about his chances of survival that he took the precaution of recording a farewell video to his wife. 

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Woodriver Elementary locked down because of bomb threat
Updated: March 31, 2015 - 3:53 pm

FAIRBANKS — Woodriver Elementary School in west Fairbanks went into lockdown this afternoon in response to a concerning phone call.

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A pair of trumpeter swans stretch and preen on ice along a channel of open water at Westchester Lagoon on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Anchorage, Alaska. The return of trumpeter and tundra swans to breeding grounds is a sign of spring in Alaska. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)

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