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Alaska

File photo of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sarah Palin Cited For Speeding

Sarah Palin is facing a $154 ticket for speeding in her hometown of Wasilla

CBS Seattle–07/23/2014

(photo by Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Catches 482-Pound Halibut In Alaska

A California man hooked the catch of a lifetime while on vacation in Alaska

CBS Seattle–07/11/2014

File photo of an exotic dancer performing on stage. (VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Floating Strip Club Navigates Regulatory Trouble

A new attraction on Alaska’s Kodiak Island features exotic dancers who entertain fishermen on a converted Bering Sea crabbing boat dubbed the “Wild Alaskan” — and it’s already encountered choppy regulatory seas.

07/03/2014

File photo of a surgeon's table (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

ER Patient Attempts To Walk Out With $300 Worth Of Medical Supplies

A 60-year-old man treated in the emergency room of Alaska’s Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is suspected of trying to walk out with $300 worth of medical supplies, including bed sheets, 47 latex gloves and a bloody syringe

CBS Seattle–06/26/2014

Alaska petition to remove some North Pacific humpback whales from endangered species list has scientific validity, say feds. (LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Consider Removing Humpback Whales From Endangered Species List

A petition filed by the state of Alaska asks gov’t to remove some North Pacific humpback whales from protection under the Endangered Species Act.

06/25/2014

Coastline of Alaska (credit: Bonnie Jo Mount/Getty Images)

Tsunami Warning Downgraded To Advisory

Residents of the city of Adak on Alaska’s Aleutian Islands evacuated the town site and gathered on a nearby hill Monday after a magnitude-8.0 earthquake prompted a tsunami warning for part of the island chain

CBS Seattle–06/23/2014

File photo of a prison cell block. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Convicted Alaska Killer Says He Killed 3 More

Authorities in Alaska said Friday they are investigating claims by a confessed Anchorage killer that he is responsible for three additional deaths, for a total of five victims.

06/22/2014

File photo of a Maltese (Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Maltese Pup Finds Lost Wallet

A 7-month-old Maltese puppy came home with an unexpected prize — a wallet its owner didn’t know was lost

CBS Seattle–06/19/2014

(Photo credit: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

Alaska Knitter ‘Yarn-Bombs’ Town For Beauty

A knitting enthusiast in southeast Alaska is “yarn-bombing” her seaside community by wrapping public poles in knitted casings, sort of like a small-town Christo let loose with doilies

CBS Seattle–06/19/2014

File photo of laptop computers (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Human Read Weather Reports To Be Replaced By Computers

Two outpost offices of the National Weather Service in Alaska are finally ending what has been a bygone practice for most of the nation for almost two decades — using real human voices in radio forecast broadcasts.

CBS Seattle–06/13/2014

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