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Channel 2 NewsThe Food and Drug Administration's approval of over-the-counter sales of an emergency contraception "morning-after pill" sparked debate in Alaska Wednesday. The FDA's Tuesday decision allows the "morning-after pill" Plan B to be sold to women and...
Alaska's senior U.S. senator says she is reviewing her stance on gay marriage. The Chugiak-Eagle Star reports that Sen. Lisa Murkowski also says her views are "evolving" after opposing it. The state's residents in 1998 passed a constitutional...
Channel 2 NewsMany Alaskans need a little help paying bills, things like rent, electricity or food assistance. The United Way of Anchorage says through their 211 statewide phone referral system, one-third of their calls were for those basic needs. It's active...
Tags: Social Services
Channel 2 NewsThe 11th annual Project Homeless Connect kicked off Tuesday morning at the Egan Center and the mission remains the same: reducing and preventing homelessness in Anchorage. Project Homeless Connect brought various agencies under one roof to give...
Channel 2 NewsIt's not too late to make a donation to the Salvation Army's Neighborhood GIFT program and Toys for Tots to help Anchorage families in need this Christmas. Jim MacKenzie with the Food Bank of Alaska says Neighborhood GIFT still needs frozen turkeys to...
Channel 2 NewsThere are plenty of fundraising events where Alaskans jump into the cold water for charities and this weekend marks one of the most attended events since it happens in Anchorage. The Special Olympics will throw its annual “Polar Plunge” on...
Tags: Special Olympics, Marriage
Jessica Ridgway, Channel 2 NewsCouples across Asia are lining up to tie the knot today, December 12, 2012. In the Chinese culture, the number 12 means "unity," so this day has long been hailed as a magical marriage date across multiple Asian countries. Wedding planners have been...
Channel 2 NewsGov. Sean Parnell has announced the date for the annual Christmas and holiday open house at the Governor's Mansion in Juneau. The celebration will take place Tuesday, Dec. 11 from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. People with special accessibility needs are invited to...
As the Holy Family Cathedral in downtown Anchorage approaches its 100th anniversary in 2015, it struggles to hold on to a longstanding tradition of keeping its doors open to everyone in the community, even the homeless. On the Sunday before...
Channel 2 NewsAlcohol treatment and homeless experts in Anchorage say there’s a segment of the homeless population that’s growing more troubled and harder to help, because the people in this group almost always have a combination of brain damage from...
Channel 2 NewsThe parishioners at a Catholic church in downtown Anchorage were taken by surprise at mass on Sunday morning. They were expecting to hear a homily, but instead the pastor of Holy Family Cathedral set it aside, to talk about how the homeless, who frequent...
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