Crystal Worl honored with Native artists in Washington, D.C.

Crystal Worl honored with Native artists in Washington, D.C.Juneau resident Crystal Kaakeeyaa Worl was one of five Native artists honored at a reception in Washington, D.C. late last month hosted by Vice President Joe Biden and his wife...
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...the first of many trips to Washington, D.C., to speak to members of Congress about...2000, she brought Stevens a book in D.C."I knew this was the last time I would...Services.A celebration was held in D.C. to thank Stevens and other senators.The...
Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive, bad boy days are over

...HIV positive," Steve Honig, a spokesperson for Mueller, said in an email.___AP writers Lynn Elber and Anthony McCartney in Los Angeles, Hannah Cushman in Chicago and Lauran Neergaard in Washington, D.C. contributed to this report.
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Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...that the U.S. accepts refugees only after conducting the highest level of screening and security checks.IDAHO (27)Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has joined a growing number of Republican governors calling for the immediate halt of resettling new refugees...
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Searching for a murderer, motive

...warrants and a court summons. In July, he was indicted for fourth-degree drug misconduct for possessing methamphetamine, a class C felony.Tonsmeire has a much cleaner record. Her only criminal conviction was a DUI more than 10 years ago. Court records in...
4 killed, 14 hurt in fiery crash near D.C.

...authorities said.The accident occurred around 5 p.m. Sunday on a road in Hyattsville, just northeast of Washington, D.C.Fire department spokesman Mark Brady said in a phone interview that three people from the church van were killed, as was the...
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After vet felled by PTSD, service dog aids family

CLYDE, N.C. - Part of the Labrador retriever's training was to sense when the demons of war had invaded Wade Baker's dreams."I woke...
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Federal bomb squad conducts training exercise in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - FBI officials said a Washington, D.C.-based bomb squad defused a simulated nuclear device at the Port of Anchorage during a training exercise this week.The FBI's...
Walker downsizes state's Washington office

ANCHORAGE - There will be fewer people staffing the state of Alaska office in Washington, D.C.The Alaska Dispatch News reported the lobbying office for the state will be reduced to two positions.Gov. Bill Walker says...
Alaska Air rated most efficient airline in U.S.

Alaska Airlines ranks No. 1 in fuel efficiency among U.S. Airlines, according to a report issued by the Washington D.C. think tank, the International Council on Clean Transportation.This is the fifth consecutive year Alaska Air has been No...


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