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After autopsy, Selawik woman brings daughter's body home

The State Medical Examiner's Office will pay for the cost of transporting the body of teenager who died in Selawik last week after being given alcohol and later sexually assaulted by a substitute village police officer, said a Department of Health and Social Services spokeswoman.

Heavy rain warning in effect for Anchorage and surrounding communities

Heavy rain in the Anchorage area on Wednesday night into Thursday could lead to pooling of water on area roads and high water on streams, according to the National Weather Service.

New homeless shelter for women to open in Anchorage

A new pilot project to serve homeless women in Anchorage gets underway starting Monday.

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Prospective marijuana businesses prepare as lawmakers finalize zoning regulations

As state and municipal lawmakers draw nearer to formalizing regulations, Marijuana Control Board chairman Bruce Schulte has recommended that marijuana entrepreneurs start preparing soon for license applications.

Not guilty plea entered in Manley Hot Springs abduction, rape case

A not-guilty plea has been entered in the case of a 37-year-old man accused of repeatedly raping a woman and holding her captive for five weeks in rural Alaska.

Eight Mat-Su schools closed today due to icy road conditions

The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District has closed several schools today due to continued icy road conditions.

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Volunteers fill holiday backpacks for hundreds of Anchorage kids in need

Hundreds of homeless and in-need children across Anchorage will have at least one gift to open this holiday season thanks to volunteers stuffing backpacks with $50 worth of goodies.

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Dozens of amendments fail as Anchorage Assembly approves city spending plan

The Anchorage Assembly voted 7-4 Tuesday to approve a proposed city budget of $481 million, $3.5 million less than what was allocated last year.

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