Alaska

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Most Alaskans Get Nearly $1,900 In Oil Money

Some Alaskans choose to give part of their dividend to charitable causes through the “Pick. Click. Give.” program. This year, 26,850 recipients pledged $2.8 million to 511 nonprofit organizations

CBS Seattle–09/17/2014

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Man With Girlfriend’s Body Surrenders To Police

A 28-year-old Anchorage man told his brother he had strangled his girlfriend, and when his brother said he intended to call police, the man drove off with the body in the back seat of his car, police said Thursday.

09/11/2014

President Barack Obama 
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Alaska’s Senators Cool On Obama Mideast Plan

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich says he opposes calls by President Barack Obama to arm rebels in Syria

CBS Seattle–09/11/2014

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Florida Man Accused Of Stalking Bristol Palin

A 25-year-old Florida man accused of stalking Bristol Palin in Alaska after inundating her with Facebook messages is under arrest

CBS Seattle–09/10/2014

File photo of Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell.  (credit: Jeff Schultz/State of Alaska/Getty Images)

Report Finds Lack Of Trust In Alaska Guard Command

A scathing report into allegations of sexual assault in the Alaska National Guard finds that victims do not trust the system because of a lack of confidence in the command.

09/04/2014

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Fairbanks Spent $7k Defending Mayor’s $37.50 Fine

The city of Fairbanks, Alaska, has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37.50 election-law fine leveled on the mayor.

09/01/2014

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Watch: MTV Debuts ‘Slednecks’ Trailer

The network aired the trailer during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards

CBS Seattle–08/25/2014

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Suspicious Object Turns Out To Be Star Wars Toy

Call Luke Skywalker for backup: Police in Juneau took a call Tuesday to check out a suspicious device spotted on the side of a road.

CBS Seattle–08/22/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Alaska Serial Killer Robert Hansen Dies At 75

Convicted Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen, who abducted women and hunted them down in the Alaska wilderness in the 1970s as Anchorage boomed with construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, died Thursday. He was 75.

08/21/2014

New study confirms the blanket of snow on arctic ice has gotten thinner over the last several decades. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Thinning Arctic Snow Could Alter North Pole Ecosystem

Animals and plants that depend on snow cover may be affected.

08/14/2014

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