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Alaska Governor Sean Parnell waves to the crowd. (credit: Eric Engman/Getty Images)

Parnell Proposes $12.4B State Budget

Gov. Sean Parnell is proposing a $12.4 billion state budget for next year that would require $1.1 billion from savings to balance even before legislators get their hands on it.


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Woman Hurt In Alaska Plane Crash Aids In Rescue

After phoning for help in resuscitating her baby, a 25-year-old woman on a plane that crashed in remote southwest Alaska led searchers hampered by cold and fog to the crash site.


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Troopers: Man Assaulted Girlfriend For 10 Hours

A Tetlin Junction man faces multiple felony charges after state troopers say he held his girlfriend against her will and assaulted her for more than 10 hours.


The Coast Guard joined local rescue teams to help the 6 survivors of the crash near St. Mary's, Alaska. (Getty Images)

Troopers: 4 Dead In Alaska Plane Crash

A plane crash in a remote part of western Alaska has killed 4 of the 10 people on board, including an infant.


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Alaska Governor Rejects Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Sean Parnell on Friday rejected calls to expand Medicaid in Alaska, citing cost concerns.


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‘Deadliest Catch’ Fishery Gears Up For Late Start

Participants in Alaska’s famous red king crab fishery are finally close to heading out into the Bering Sea, now that the federal government’s partial shutdown is behind them.


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Newborn Baby Found Dead In Eagle River Park

Anchorage police say a newborn baby was found dead in an Eagle River park, and they are looking for the mother.


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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

CBS Seattle–10/15/2013

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Apple Maps Route To AK Airport Runway Reactivated

To the chagrin and worry of Alaska transportation officials, Apple reactivated maps app directions Friday that guide drivers to the edge of a runway instead of a terminal at the Fairbanks airport.


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Most Alaskans To Get $900 In Oil Wealth Checks

Nearly every Alaska resident will receive $900 for their share of the state’s oil wealth, a nice sum to be sure, but nowhere near the amount of the checks before the recession.

CBS Seattle–09/18/2013