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Channel 2 SportsA 71-year-old Minnesota man diagnosed with multiple myeloma was among nearly four-thousand runners in Saturday’s Mayor’s Marathon. Doctors discovered Don Wright’s cancer nine years ago after Wright completed his first marathon and since...
- Alaska has the highest rate of suicide per capita in the country. - The rate of suicide in the United States was 12.0 suicides per 100,000 people in 2009 (the most recent year available from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control). - In 2010,...
Tags: Substance Abuse, Suicide, Suicide
Channel 2 NewsA government investigation into the deaths of several ringed seals off Alaska’s coast this past summer has revealed few answers and NOAA declared it an "unusual mortality event," on Tuesday. Starting in mid-July, at least 75 diseased seals, many of...
The number of gay and lesbian households in Alaska grew by about 57 percent over the last decade. Newly released findings from the 2010 U.S. Census show 1,851 gay and lesbian households in Alaska. That compares to 1,180 in 2000. There were 258,058 total...
Channel 2 NewsPopulation data released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that the Mat-Su Borough remains the fastest growing area in Alaska. From 2000 to 2010, the Mat-Su Borough's population increased 50 percent, now totaling 88,995. In 2000, the population...
The Associated PressA demographic profile by the U.S. Census Bureau shows Alaska had a noticeable increase in its minority population during the past decade, particularly among Mexicans. The 2010 census data released Wednesday evening also shows an aging population, a trend...
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Authorities in Myanmar's western Rakhine state have imposed a two-child limit for Muslim Rohingya families, a policy that does not apply to Buddhists in the area and comes amid accusations of ethnic cleansing in the...
Tags: Beijing (China), Burma, Thein Sein, Islam, Bangladesh
Groller's Corner"American Idol," "NCIS" and "Dancing With The Stars" are still popular, but no TV show is as popular as NBC's "Sunday Night Football, which finished the 2012-13 television season as the No. 1 ranked show for the second straight year. Here's the release...
Staff writerThe final numbers for the 2012-2013 season are in, and "NCIS" and CBS were the biggest winners. The Mark Harmon drama had the most viewers, besting NBC Sunday Night Football. But football was tops with the 18-to-49 age group. CBS had the most...
The leading cause of death during Superstorm Sandy last fall was drowning, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The report, which analyzed 117 storm-related deaths, comes amid a National Oceanic and...
Whether to ban pit bulls is a human health and safety issue that should be steered by health and safety officials. Public safety is not the profession of animal advocates. Thus, public policy coming from animal advocates concerning protecting humans...
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