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Treadwell joins call to abolish IRS

Treadwell joins call to abolish IRSRepublican U.S. Senate hopeful Mead Treadwell says the IRS should be abolished.

Alaska-based firefighters head south

Alaska-based firefighters head southMore than 100 firefighters and other personnel from Alaska are headed south to help battle wildfires in the western United States.

Why a proposed ordinance could cripple some secondhand stores

Why a proposed ordinance could cripple some secondhand storesA proposed Juneau ordinance would make it easier to recover stolen goods, but some store owners say it's too broad and could cripple their business.

Nominating petitions available to run for city office

Nominating petitions available to run for city officeJuneau residents will vote for three assembly seats and two school board members

State road projects in Sitka at $70 million and climbing

State road projects in Sitka at $70 million and climbingThe state has spent nearly $70 million on transportation projects in Sitka over the last five years, and there’s more on the way.

Hearing held to address Alaska inmate deaths

Hearing held to address Alaska inmate deathsA legislative hearing to address a recent string of Alaska inmate deaths has prompted a call for legislation to establish a third-party independent review of such deaths.

Murkowski joins Democrats on vote for birth control coverage

Murkowski joins Democrats on vote for birth control coverageA U.S. Senate bill requiring companies to cover birth control in employee healthcare plans failed a procedural vote yesterday.

Rep. Chris Tuck fined $14,000 for campaign finance violations

Rep. Chris Tuck fined $14,000 for campaign finance violationsRep. Chris Tuck, an Anchorage Democrat, acknowledged that he mixed up his campaign contributions with his personal savings and failed to make accurate and timely disclosures.

Kerry names ex-Coast Guard boss special rep to Arctic

Kerry names ex-Coast Guard boss special rep to ArcticSecretary of State John Kerry yesterday named former Coast Guard commandant Robert J. Papp Jr. as special representative to the Arctic.

Judge blocks law limiting Medicaid payments for abortion

A superior court judge has blocked a law restricting Medicaid payments for abortion from going into effect.