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FAIRBANKS—President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year includes $295.6 million for construction at Eielson Air Force Base to prepare for the arrival of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter squadrons.

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HEALY — The graduation plaques that line the hallway at Tri-Valley School serve as a historical reminder of who attended school each year here. The Healy Valley Lions Club presents those plaques annually along with an award for student of the year and two $500 scholarships.

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FAIRBANKS—Fairbanks’ Vicky Persinger and the USA Curling Women’s High Performance Team suffered its first loss of the USA Curling National Championships on Tuesday in Jacksonville, Florida.

FAIRBANKS — If you haven’t seen the new “Star Wars” movie, you’re not very cool. If you don’t know who Marc Okrand is, you’re even warmer. Okrand, as Wikipedia points out, “is an American linguist well-known as the creator of the Klingon language.” The Klingons are an alien race from the “St…

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