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Woman charged with trafficking women for sex in Fairbanks, other Alaska communities

ANCHORAGE — The alleged manager of an online business marketing women for commercial sex in five Alaska communities, including Fairbanks, has been jailed on sex trafficking charges.

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Sinkhole nearly swallows mower at university campus in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS—A sinkhole opened up directly beneath a University of Alaska Fairbanks employee this morning, nearly swallowing a riding lawn-mower the size of a golf-cart.

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City to send evidence to private lab in fatal fire at Fairbanks post office
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 8:00 pm

FAIRBANKS—The city of Fairbanks possesses untested evidence from the fire that killed a homeless man last year in the lobby of the downtown post office, according to Mayor John Eberhart.

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Theories abound on 70-foot sinkhole found in Gold Hill yard
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 12:26 pm

FAIRBANKS — It took five truckloads of gravel to fill a particularly deep sinkhole that appeared in a Gold Hill resident’s yard last week, but there are still plenty of theories on what might have caused the weak-knee-inducing 70- to 80-foot-deep hole.

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Yukon Quest overhauls rest times for 2015 race
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 6:51 pm

FAIRBANKS — The Yukon Quest will overhaul its plans for mandatory stops in the 2015 race, a change that race officials said is designed to ensure better rested dog teams.

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Drug trafficker gets 5 years for shipping pills
Updated: July 08, 2014 - 8:03 am

ANCHORAGE — An admitted drug trafficker and former heroin addict who shipped at least 10,000 oxycodone pills to Fairbanks and Juneau between 2008 and 2010 received a sentence of more than five years in prison Monday.

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<p>David Jonas paddles a canoe in Goldstream Valley after bringing a skiff up from the Tanana River, where he had traveled to secure his cabin Wednesday night. Photo courtesy Amy Marsh.</p>

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David Jonas paddles a canoe in Goldstream Valley after bringing a skiff up from the Tanana River, where he had traveled to secure his cabin Wednesday night. Photo courtesy Amy Marsh.

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Fortymile caribou hunts delayed; season to open Sept. 3

FAIRBANKS — The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has announced that the fall hunting season for Fortymile caribou along the Steese and Taylor highways is being delayed to avoid a Labor Day weekend slaughter similar to the one that occurred last year. The season is now set to open Sept. 3.

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