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This rare look inside Lemon Creek Correctional Center explores the impacts of literature and philosophy classes behind bars. The program traces its roots to underground philosophy courses in the Soviet Union – the original “Flying University.”
The sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spurred debate over whether President Obama should fill the vacancy, but the rest of the event devolved into fighting and character attacks.
On the GOP side, the state has a mix of evangelicals and moderates that could test the field. For Democrats, Clinton and Sanders are fighting for black voters, who are more than half the electorate.
The latest batch of the emails from Clinton’s controversial private server include 81 which had been redacted and upgraded to confidential classified status and three upgraded to secret status.
Since September, Florida has been fighting an infestation of the Oriental fruit fly, an invasive pest that threatened more than 400 crops. The state declared the insect eradicated as of Saturday.
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A North Pole senator has introduced a bill that would require Alaska’s doctors to determine whether a fetus could survive outside of the womb before performing abortions.
Damage from magnitude-7.1 earthquake in January has closed an Anchorage school library and gym. The Alaska Dispatch News reports the Romig Middle School gym was closed off after engineers assessed the structure of the roof and determined it was unsafe….
A study led by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists says toxins from harmful ocean algae were detected at surprising levels in samples of more than 900 Alaska marine mammals.
The city of Sitka has agreed to pay $350,000 to resolve a complaint threatening a lawsuit over the 2014 arrest of a man who was hit by a stun gun in the city jail.
Sitka officials say they plan to make land development improvements following the release of a study on the August landslides.
Fairbanks residents have shown support for a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposal that would ban some bear, wolf and coyote hunts on federal wildlife refuges in Alaska.
Alaska oil spill responders have adopted new rules for the rapid use of chemical dispersant but say dispersant will continue to be considered only rarely when mechanical cleanup is not practical. Chemical dispersant has been used on an oil spill…
A fire official in a northern Alaska town has died in a police-involved shooting.