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Federal Program on Poverty Expanding to New Area of Alaska

A program designed to tackle persistent poverty is expanding in Alaska. 


'Break the Chains': Weekend to Raise Awareness of Alaska Trafficking

UNICEF estimates that two million children are sexually exploited every year, most of whom are girls. 1.2 million of those are trafficked into sexual slavery under the age of 16.

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Spotlight on Youth: Exchange Students Eager To Bring International Flavor To Alaska

Putting some international flavor into the Anchorage School District, s group of young adults from around the world are here in Alaska as part of the AFS international high school student exchange, aprogram that's bridging cultures in an up close and personal way.

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Head of Mat-Su Borough Schools Welcomes Students' Return

Thursday marks the first day of the 2014-2015 school year in the Mat-Su Borough School District -- one which Superintendent Dr. Deena Paramo says will be all about putting value and variety into the borough's classrooms.

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Is it Time for a New Road to McCarthy?

The way to the town at the edge of Wrangell St. Elias National Park is 60 miles of dusty narrow dirt road, including a countless many potholes and blind corners and a one-lane bridge that stands 320 feet high.

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More Homeless Tents: Illegal Camps Popping Up in Public Areas

In recent weeks, there has been an increase of homeless tents popping up near downtown, and even though Anchorage police still actively enforce the illegal camps, the campers say they plan on coming back.

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United Way Challenges Community To Help ASD Students Graduate On Time

Pushing forward with its goal to raise the Anchorage School District's graduation rate to 90% by the year 2020, the United Way of Anchorage is challenging the community to step up and help out.

Free At-Home Kit Offers Alaskans Easy STD Testing

Free At-Home Kit Offers Alaskans Easy STD Testing

Fighting back against the rise of sexually transmitted diseases in Alaska, one organization is using unconventional methods to get people's attention -- and there's one group in particular it's targeting.

2 Your Health

  • Cold Laser Pain Treatment Reaches Last Frontier

    Cold Laser Pain Treatment Reaches Last Frontier

    According to the Institute of Medicine, one-third of Americans live with chronic pain. Some people use medication to relieve that pain, while others seek out physical therapy or even surgery in severe cases.

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Marcus At The Movies

  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

    'Guardians of the Galaxy'

    Marcus says he's hooked on a feeling -- namely the one he gets when he's watching Marvel's latest superhero film, "Guardians of the Galaxy." The PG-13 film, featuring an ensemble cast including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Dave Batista, features a quest to save the galaxy that's as epic as it's hilarious.

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Lunch Box

  • Lunchbox: White Spot Cafe

    Lunchbox: White Spot Cafe

    As any Anchorage resident can tell you, dining Downtown during the summer can be difficult -- but the crowds I saw on a recent foray into the area pushed me a little farther east to an unexpected stop.

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