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Smuggled turtles intercepted at Anchorage airport

ANCHORAGE - Inspectors with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Service made an unusual discovery at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in September: more than 200 live baby turtles.
My Turn: Setting the record straight on Sen. Begich

...Office withheld some pertinent negative information from his defense team. I have always found it offensive that the Anchorage Airport and the Marine Research Institute in Juneau carries Stevens' name.Attacking Begich as Simpson did for choosing...
Kenai Kardinals fly over Juneau

...back on the plane at noon tomorrow (Friday) and heading your way."The Kenai team had been put on hold at the Anchorage airport for five hours before boarding the initial flight toward Juneau."We were all excited to get traveling," Tilly...
Alaska faces fine over undeclared bullets, lighter

...Hawker, R-Anchorage, said Keller has been "stand-up" from the moment the package was intercepted at the Anchorage airport in January 2013.Keller said he packed for Juneau as he had in the past, with he and his wife tossing into a new...
'Pipe bomb' found in carry-on at Anchorage airport

...the pipe bomb appeared to lack a triggering device.No motive is yet known.At 1:55 p.m., screeners at the Anchorage airport's only security checkpoint for ticketed passengers discovered the small explosive device in the carry-on luggage...
Anchorage airport planning to handle more traffic

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage airport officials are looking to manage increased traffic by improving existing infrastructure, without adding a new runway.However...
Young brothers begin work on downtown totem pole

...job that would have been much easier if they'd had Joe's chainsaw, That important tool raised eyebrows at the Anchorage Airport, despite earlier assurances that Joe could check it, provided that it had been drained of fluid. In fact, airline...
Feds: Carry-on held improvised explosive device

ANCHORAGE - An item found in an oil worker's carry-on luggage at Anchorage airport was an improvised explosive device and there was no malicious intent to use it, an agent for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco...
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Rules await travelers with walrus ivory, baleen

...a health risk.Much of the material at the warehouse was confiscated as tourists entered the U.S. through the Anchorage airport, Andrews said, or they were discovered by carriers such as FedEx when parties tried to ship the goods out of state...
My Turn: Parents trumped in abortion decision

...police in their search for their daughter. Once they learned about her impending abortion, they hurried to the Anchorage airport. Sadly, she had already left. The parents wanted to help their daughter through her pregnancy and help her raise...


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