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University Of Alaska Fined $127K After 12 Musk Oxen Die From Malnutrition

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has been penalized $127,100 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture after 12 musk oxen died from malnutrition at the school’s large animal research station

CBS Seattle–06/11/2014

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Mom Talking To Daughter As Teen Falls Off Cliff

A teenager was on the phone with her mother when the 18-year-old slipped down a 30-foot slope while hiking an Alaska mountain. Thankfully, the teen survived.

CBS Seattle–06/10/2014

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Boy Raises Money For Playground Equipment For Special Needs Children

The t-shirt designed by the student will raise funds for specialized playground equipment

CBS Seattle–05/27/2014

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Alaska Fire Nears 150 Homes, Burns 151 Square Miles

An Alaskan wildfire that has burned 151 square miles is threatening about 150 cabins, vacation homes and year-round residents

05/24/2014

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Man Accused Of Killing Employer, 81, With Machete

A 23-year-old Anchorage man working at a Palmer-area raspberry farm was charged Monday with using a machete to kill the 81-year-old owner who hired him days earlier.

05/19/2014

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Woman Walks Two Miles For Help After Bear Attack In Alaska

The unnamed woman was bloodied and dazed after being attacked by a brown bear; found the strength to walk 2 miles through rough terrain to find help.

05/19/2014

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Alaska Court Will Hear Case Over Same-Sex Survivor Benefits

While the case does not directly challenge the same-sex marriage ban, the court could take up that issue, Renn said.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2014

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Couples Challenging Alaska Gay Marriage Ban

Five gay couples have filed a lawsuit challenging Alaska’s ban on same-sex marriage.

05/12/2014

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Alaska Lt. Gov. Candidate Apologizes Over Slavery Comment

Alaska lieutenant governor hopeful Dan Sullivan is apologizing if he offended anyone with his use of the term “slavery” in comments he made about the payment of union dues.

05/07/2014

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MTV’s Alaska-Based Reality Show, ‘Slednecks,’ Echoes ‘Jersey Shore’

The production company that made MTV’s “Buckwild” is behind “Slednecks,” a reality show about a group of young people in Alaska

CBS Seattle–04/25/2014

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