Juneau election results

Greg Fisk and Dave Job

Fisk beats Sanford in race for Juneau mayor

Jeremy Hsieh
- The new mayor was the only change to the Juneau Assembly to come out of the elections. Assemblymen Loren Jones and Jerry Nankervis will both retain their seats for second terms.

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National News

"I think that if anyone is living in a place where they don't feel safe, they're going to have tension, whether that's a community member or a member of law enforcement," Attorney General Loretta Lynch told NPR. T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images

Attorney General Lynch: ‘Out Of Tension Comes Opportunity’

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When she visited Baltimore amid unrest, Lynch said heard the same thing from police and young people — that they love their city and want to make it better.

The Ten Commandments monument that used be at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City. Sue Ogrocki/AP

Oklahoma Removes Ten Commandments Monument From The State Capitol

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The state’s highest court had ordered its removal this summer. But the argument over the monument’s propriety had been simmering for years.

The debate about sustainable diets has focused on meat production, which requires lots of land and water to grow grain to feed livestock. It also contributes to methane emissions. But the cabinet secretaries with final authority say the 2015 dietary guidelines won't include sustainability goals. David McNew/Getty Images

New Dietary Guidelines Will Not Include Sustainability Goal

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A government-appointed panel wanted the federal government’s 2015 nutrition advice to consider a food’s environmental impact. But the cabinet secretaries with final authority say it won’t happen.

People wait in line outside the Supreme Court in March. There is a public line and a separate line reserved for members of the Supreme Court bar. Molly Riley/AP

Supreme Court To Lawyers: Hold Your Own Place In Line

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Rich lobbyists, lawyers and contractors will no longer be able to pay someone to hold a place in line to get a much-in-demand seat at a Supreme Court argument or a congressional hearing.

More Alaska News

Agency issues split decision in water reservation case

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A state agency has delivered a split decision for conservationists seeking to protect fish from the potential development of a coal mine in Southcentral Alaska.

Former Fairbanks tutor convicted of sexual abuse of minor

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A former Fairbanks public school tutor has been found guilty of forcing a boy to have sex with him in 2010.

UAA launches Alaska’s first pharmacy program

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The University of Alaska Anchorage is launching the state’s first entirely local pharmacy program in partnership with Idaho State University.

North Pole man found dead in Kenai cell

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Paul Heppner died Sunday. He was being held on assault and driving under the influence charges, and had been in jail since Oct. 23, 2014.

Alaska’s median income drops below 1989 levels

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The report shows that 60 percent of those earning low wages are women. Women were much more likely to earn lower wages than men in 1989 and again in 2014.

Hunter falls to death on Pioneer Peak

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Authorities say a Wasilla man has died after falling down the mountainside at Pioneer Peak.

Minor charged in connection with July slaying of 18-year-old

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A minor has been charged in connection with the July death of an 18-year-old who was fatally shot during a dance party in Anchorage.

‘Fairbanks Four’ wants convictions overturned

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Four men who claim they were wrongly convicted of killing a Fairbanks teenager in 1997 are seeking post-conviction relief.