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Alaska governor candidates talk fish at debate

KODIAK - The three major candidates for Alaska governor focused on just one topic - fish - during a debate in Kodiak.
Mayors conference urges no vote on pot initiative

The Alaska Conference of Mayors is taking a stand on the marijuana initiative before voters in November.
Constitution Party will field governor candidate

ANCHORAGE - A new political party will be represented in the Alaska governor race. The state Division of Elections has approved placing Constitution Party candidate J.R. Myers' name on the ballot, the Alaska Public Radio Network reported.
Alaska appeals court hears subsistence case

BETHEL - The Alaska Court of Appeals is considering a case involving western Alaska subsistence fishermen who are appealing their convictions of illegal king salmon fishing on the Kuskokwim River during a weak run in 2012.
Fairbanks Senate ad invokes Koch brothers

ANCHORAGE - Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan is being slammed in a new TV ad airing in Fairbanks for support he's drawn from an outside group linked to the industrial Koch brothers.
Online petition protests university leader bonus

FAIRBANKS - More than 400 people have signed an online petition protesting a possible $320,000 bonus for University of Alaska President Pat Gamble.
Photo: What are you lookin' at?

Dall sheep stand near a ridge line on Sunday in Denali National Park and Preserve.
Army rocket explodes after taking off

KODIAK - A rocket carrying an experimental Army strike weapon exploded early Monday after taking off from a launch pad in Alaska, the Department of Defense said.
Simms, Dungy likely not to use 'Redskins' on TV

...when discussing the franchise."My very first thought is it will be Washington the whole game," Simms told The Associated Press on Monday.Simms will work the Thursday night package the network acquired this season and will have Giants-Redskins...
Rotary club to host mass ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

...campaign has seen some criticism with sceptics wondering how ice and water will help cure such a disease, but The Associated Press reported that since the ALS Association began tracking the viral campaign's progress on July 29, the organization...


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