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Fallout Following Removal of UAA Athletic Director

UAA: Longtime Athletic Director Dies in Florida

A little over a year after ending his longtime tenure as athletic director of the University of Alaska Anchorage Seawolves, Dr. Steve Cobb died Monday in Florida.

Midtown Crash Slows Traffic, Causes Power Outage

An afternoon crash in Midtown Anchorage shuttered traffic and caused a power outage that slowed nearby businesses.

Walker, Mallott Confirm Combined Ticket Against Parnell

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Walker, Mallott Confirm Combined Ticket Against Parnell

Confirming a bipartisan bid against incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell, Bill Walker and Byron Mallott joined forces on a combined ticket the day after Democratic leaders gave their blessing to the political match.

Driver Cleared in January Cyclist Death

A driver who struck and killed a bicyclist on Northern Lights Boulevard in January will not face criminal charges, the State of Alaska announced Tuesday.

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Kenai Peninsula Tsunami Sirens Sound False Alarm

Much of the Kenai Peninsula received a false start Tuesday morning, with the sounding in error of tsunami alarms due to a programming glitch.

Coast Guard Icebreaker Launches, Lands First Arctic Drone

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Coast Guard Icebreaker Launches, Lands First Arctic Drone

The U.S. Coast Guard has launched and successfully landed an unmanned aircraft -- popularly known as a drone -- from an ice breaker trawling the Arctic Ocean.

Two Killed, 2 Injured in Parks Highway Crash

Alaska State Troopers have named the two Fairbanks residents killed in Monday night’s head-on Parks Highway crash, which also sent two people to Anchorage with serious injuries.

Bethel City Manager Fired for Nepotism

Archaeologists Find Remains of Ancient Yup'ik Village

Archaeologists say they've found artifacts in western Alaska that provide a look into ancient Yup'ik culture that has never been seen.

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