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Iran deal defenders deliver petition to delegation

As the U.S. Congress prepares to debate a nuclear deal with Iran, a few Alaskans are speaking out. Juneau activist John Sonin delivered copies of a petition to the Juneau offices of Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Sen. Dan Sullivan and Rep. Don Young on Wednesday.
Cowboys' Hardy should listen to Ray Rice

OXNARD, Calif. - One look at former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, in the NFL's other high-profile domestic violence case last year, and Greg Hardy should thank God every day he's in the league and making millions of dollars.
Wing part could help solve MH370 mystery

SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion - A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one of aviation's greatest mysteries, as investigators work to connect it to the Malaysia Airlines flight that vanished more than a year ago.
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Frightening Daytona wreck thrusts safety in spotlight

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life.
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Juneau woman survives plane crash

Ellen Pavitt broke several bones and injured her spinal cord, leaving her unable to move her legs, when a small plane she was on crashed in Hawaii three weeks ago.
Great athletes dance, others not so much

One of the greatest athletes in the world is retiring this year. Most of us have not even heard her name. Carla Körbes is 33 years old and a principal dancer with Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Gastineau Apartments fire: Arson or accident?

The Gastineau Apartments were supposed to have been shuttered after a fire caused by an unattended candle ripped through the building two years ago.
Welcome to the bear show

...they were auditioning for a Disney movie while their overheated mother lay on her back in the shallows with her paws up in the air.The area around Pack Creek, a bear-viewing area on Admiralty Island - not to mention Pack Creek itself - offers...
UAS under the budget knife

Twenty-four of 35 the University of Alaska Southeast year-to-year faculty members have been given notice that their contracts might not be renewed next year in light of anticipated cuts to the school's budget.
New version of pot bill scrapped

After hearing from the state's Public Defender Agency, the House and Senate judiciary committees will most likely scrap a version of a new bill that would provide a defense for using and possessing marijuana, rather than simply making it legal.
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