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...
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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Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...Sisterhood convention, Lund volunteered to be on a health committee.In 1970, she took the first of many trips to Washington, D.C., to speak to members of Congress about the need for health care."My first trip there were so many tribal groups...
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...
4 killed, 14 hurt in fiery crash near D.C.

...afternoon, 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...
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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...
My Turn: Alaska, U.S. small businesses deserve better

We all know Washington, D.C. is far away from Alaska, but just because it is far away doesn't mean that the dysfunction there doesn't hurt our economy...
Russian jet broke up at high altitude

...continue flying if they passed inspections.___Isachenkov reported from Moscow. Associated Press writers Nour Youssef in Cairo, Irina Titova in St. Petersburg and Matthew Perrone in Washington, D.C., also contributed to this report.
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Shortchanged Sandy victims seeing some cash 3 years later

...confidence in where this program is headed," he said.Others say much more reform is needed.August Matteis, a Washington, D.C., lawyer whose firm is representing about 1,200 policyholders going through the FEMA review, said he believed...
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