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Alaska governor vetoes gas line bill

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker vetoed legislation Friday that sought to temporarily restrict participation of a state-sponsored corporation in an alternate gas pipeline project that he proposed.

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Outbreak of whooping cough closes Nenana City School

FAIRBANKS—An outbreak of whooping cough at Nenana City School prompted the closure of the school on Friday.

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Arvin Kangas' evidence tampering trial unfolds in case of Tanana shooting that killed 2 troopers
Posted: April 16, 2015

NENANA — The events surrounding the fatal shootings of two Alaska State Troopers were described in emotional detail on Thursday, as a handful of witnesses recalled a frightening scene last May in which a simple arrest escalated into chaos and gunfire.

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Alaska Legislature, Gov. Walker have lots to consider in final days
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 11:44 pm

JUNEAU — With three days left in the regular 90-day session, the Legislature has a lot to get done, some things that might get done and quite a few things that won’t get done.

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Theatre UAF offers a new take on Cinderella with 'The Ash Girl'
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 1:14 pm

FAIRBANKS — When “The Ash Girl” opens Friday, all eyes will be on Nicole Cowans.

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North Pole's Daryn Colledge hangs up cleats after nine years in the National Football League
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 8:10 am

FAIRBANKS—A back injury and a concussion last fall forced Daryn Colledge to miss three games in his first season with the Miami Dolphins.

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Fairbanks bow hunter bags polar bear in northeastern Canada

FAIRBANKS — Fairbanks hunter Anna Norris Vorisek stood 30 yards from a middle-aged male polar bear two weeks ago on a frozen sound in far northeastern Canada.

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From Salcha to Nome: One letter’s fraught journey in the Iditarod

FAIRBANKS — When Salcha Elementary School teacher Ronda Schlumbohm found out the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race would start in Fairbanks this year, her thoughts turned to her former student, Naomi Tidwell.

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Study: Permafrost ‘carbon bomb’ unlikely

FAIRBANKS — A paper published by two University of Alaska Fairbanks’ scientists suggests the release of greenhouse gases from melting permafrost may be more gradual than previously thought.

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