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Alaska veterans getting help they need

Hundreds of veterans living in Alaska got a hot meal and set of warm winter clothes for free at the 2014 Stand Down event.

Vandals target East Anchorage mailboxes

Residents of the Cheney Lake neighborhood awoke Friday to find several mailboxes had been destroyed. 

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One same-sex couple closer to adoption after gay marriage ban ends

Same-sex marriage is now opening doors to things many gay couples feared would always be difficult or even impossible.

Alcohol advertising near AFN prompts complaints

A banner advertising drink specials alongside the Alaska Federation of Natives logo attracted attention on Thursday, when it was up at McGinley’s Pub in sight of the convention entrance. 

Paper lantern launch causes disruption

Officials at an Anchorage air field had to briefly reroute traffic follow the release of paper lanterns during an interfaith event in the area. Anchorage Fire Department officials on Friday warned that the lanterns pose a serious wildfire risk. 

Rep. Don Young Votes to Delay Health Care Law Provisions

At AFN, Don Young apologizes for controversial remarks on suicide

U.S. Rep. Don Young apologized to delegates at the largest annual gathering of Alaska Natives for controversial statements he made about suicide to Wasilla High School students.

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Alaska Bites: How to make a PB&J, by a 6-year-old

Feel like keeping it simple this weekend? In this addition of Alaska Bites, we asked 6-year-old Maggie Metcalfe for tips for making a PB&J. 

Closures of Sears stores nationwide will not include Alaska, company says

Officials at the Mall at Sears in Midtown Anchorage say the mall's flagship store will not be among the Sears locations that are soon to close nationwide. The store may shrink in size, however, to make room for the city's first Nordstrom Rack in Fall 2015.

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