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Nome may nix tax-exempt status for churches, non-profit groups

NOME - Houses of worship and scores of nonprofit organizations in Nome would lose their tax-exempt status as the city looks for ways to increase revenue.The city council last week began considering stripping the tax-exempt status of these...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-03/nome-may-nix-tax-exempt-status-churches
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Hunter kills musk ox in subsistence hunt near Nome

NOME - A hunter in Nome has killed the first muskox eligible for harvesting in a local subsistence...Gorn says the musk ox was an older bull but not the animal that some Nome residents say has been acting aggressively.Four other permits for harvesting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-08/hunter-kills-musk-ox-subsistence-hunt-n
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Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Nome

NOME - A rare blue-colored red king crab was...fisherman's catch earlier this month in Nome, Alaska.KNOM reported Frank McFarland found...in his pot when fishing on July Fourth off Nome. The blue crab is being kept alive at the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/rare-blue-colored-red-king-crab-caught-
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Lacking sea ice, seal pups bask on Nome beaches

NOME - An early disappearance of sea ice after a warm winter off Nome and other western Alaska communities has prompted an...coming ashore.More than 20 pups have been spotted on Nome beaches this year, KNOM-radio reported Tuesday. Other...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-03/lacking-sea-ice-seal-pups-bask-nome-bea
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Wildlife troopers cite Nome woman in musk ox death

NOME - A Nome woman has been cited by Alaska State Wildlife Troopers in connection with the killing of a musk...northwest of Anchorage starting about five years ago. The brown bear hunting season for the area around Nome also opens Aug. 1.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-29/wildlife-troopers-cite-nome-woman-musk-
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Lacking sea ice, seal pups bask on Nome beaches

NOME - An early disappearance of sea ice after a warm winter off Nome and other western Alaska communities has prompted an...coming ashore.More than 20 pups have been spotted on Nome beaches this year, KNOM-radio reported Tuesday. Other...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-02/lacking-sea-ice-seal-pups-bask-nome-bea
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Canine officer joins Nome Police Department

NOME - Nome has a new officer on the police force, and with summer approaching, she...on these things, and odor does escape from those things."Icon came to Nome about a month ago. Before that, she and Officer Timm were in Alabama...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-09/canine-officer-joins-nome-police-depart
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Biologist in Nome warns against musk oxen viewing

NOME - A state biologist in Nome is cautioning people on the Seward Peninsula against viewing musk oxen up close, saying that endangers young calves.An early spring is moving peninsula musk oxen closer to where people live, KNOM reported.Getting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-28/biologist-nome-warns-against-musk-oxen-
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Dems gear up for convention in Nome

JUNEAU - Don't expect fireworks when the state Democratic Party convention gets underway in Nome on Thursday - there will be no real drama among the top-ticket races.Democrats have already endorsed U.S. Sen. Mark Begich...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-15/dems-gear-convention-nome
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Alaska teacher accused of child abuse in Missouri

...has agreed to return to that state to face charges.Owen Miller, 42, appeared at a court hearing Wednesday by phone from the Nome jail, the Alaska Dispatch News reported. That's where he's been held on $100,000 bail since his Aug. 29 arrest in the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-12/alaska-teacher-accused-child-abuse-miss
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