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President Obama Visits Alaska

Day 2: President Obama tours Seward; Dillingham & Kotzebue await

The president is visiting Seward today as residents in Dillingham and Kotzebue prepare for their close up Wednesday. 

Alaskan pilots cope with strict flight restrictions as Obama travels around the state

Opening day of duck hunting season falls right in the middle of President Barack Obama's three-day trip in the state. 

On social media, awaiting the president's Alaska chronicles

It is Day Two of President Barack Obama's travels through Alaska and he has been chronicling his trip in an online travelogue and on social media. 

7 Alaskans say what the feds should do about climate change

The White House is slowly rolling out its plan for the federal government to address climate change, something the president described as a crisis in a recent speech. Here's what Alaskans hope…

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NOTEBOOK: Walking Exit Glacier, Obama says receding ice 'sends a message'

Read reporters notes from the president's visit walk along Exit Glacier, including photos of the landing. Video coming soon ...

White House: President to advocate for icebreakers, port studies, Arctic mapping

After making the case Monday that the U.S. and other Arctic nations must move faster to halt long-term damage to the environment and economy by climate change, President Barack Obama on Tuesday…

President Obama visits the home of Alaska Dispatch News publisher Alice Rogoff

On the first night of his three day trip to Alaska, President Obama is at the home of Alaska Dispatch News publisher Alice Rogoff for a dinner.

Pastries to go, but no 'Obamalet.' President visits busy Snow City Cafe

The Secret Service spent the morning at Snow City Café, searching bags and swiping visitors with metal detectors ahead of a visit from President Barack Obama who has just arrived.

White House supports Walker's move to expand medicaid in Alaska

The White House press secretary issued a statement supporting Governor Bill Walker's decision to expand medicaid in Alaska, as implementation of the expansion became official Tuesday

"One of our greatest honors": Seward manager details presidential preparation

Channel 2' Lacie Leichliter talks to Seward city manager Jim Hunt about what goes into preparing for a visit from the Head of State. ( KTUU - TV )

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More than 1,000 attend "Rising Together" event at the Alaska Airlines Center

More than 1,000 people are expected to participate in a welcoming celebration for President Obama at the UAA Alaska Airlines Center for the "Rising Together" event.

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Full text of President Obama's GLACIER Conference Speech

"The main purpose of this meeting was to give me an opportunity to interact and listen to some Alaska Native tribal leaders. A number of them I've met with before during the Tribal Summits that…

'We are not moving fast enough' on climate change, Obama tells Arctic leaders

President Barack Obama today called for the U.S. and other Arctic nations to launch more aggressive, faster-paced efforts to combat climate change.

Residents, officials in Seward work to prepare city for President's arrival

One day before the President Barack Obama is due to arrive in Seward, there is still uncertainty in the community about the visit.

Seward prepares for Obama s arrival

Trump vows to reverse Obama name change

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump vowed on Monday evening to overturn President Barack Obama's decision to rename Alaska's Mt. McKinley.

Environmentalists in Anchorage rally against Arctic drilling

Environmentalists rallied Monday against oil drilling in the Arctic, gathering at an Anchorage park near a climate change conference President Barack Obama was scheduled to attend later in the…

'Great to be here': Watch the president's arrival, go behind the scenes

Here's more on President Barack Obama's arrival in Anchorage today, from the notebook of New York Times reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis, one of the pool reporters traveling with the president:

'I've already signed the paperwork,' Jewell says of McKinley name change

The Secretary of Interior, Sally Jewell talked about the Denali name change and an Arctic Youth Ambassador Program, among other topics in an interview with the media during the GLACIER…

PHOTOS: President Obama arrives in Anchorage

President Barack Obama has arrived in Anchorage. Bookmark this page to watch live KTUU coverage of the president's remarks later today at the GLACIER conference. #POTUSAK

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Seward live hit Lacie

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More than 1,000 attend "Rising Together" event...

Full text of President Obama's GLACIER...

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Seward prepares for Obama s arrival

Residents, officials in Seward work to prepare...

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Southwest diverts flight; 6 passengers detained

A Southwest Airlines flight from San Diego to Chicago was diverted to Amarillo, Texas, after pilots reported that six passengers started swearing at flight attendants and making obscene gestures at passengers who tried to calm them down, authorities said.

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Pope: All priests can forgive abortions

Pope Francis shook up the Catholic world -- again -- on Tuesday by announcing that priests around the world will be authorized to forgive the "sin of abortion" when the church begins a "Year of Mercy" this December.

"The forgiveness of God cannot be ...

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