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Anti-marijuana group asks Anchorage officials to pull pro-initiative advertising

Anti-marijuana group asks Anchorage officials to pull pro-initiative advertisingThe group Big Marijuana Big Mistake is taking issue with pro-marijuana initiative bus ads, and they’re asking the Municipality of Anchorage to intervene.

Department of Corrections releases new information policy

Department of Corrections releases new information policyThe Alaska Department of Corrections announced that it has developed a new policy on how prisoner deaths are handled.

Dan Sullivan gets negative on Mead Treadwell

Dan Sullivan gets negative on Mead TreadwellDan Sullivan has sent mailers to voters in Anchorage and Fairbanks bashing rival Republican Mead Treadwell.

Slideshow: Alaska State Museum demolition

Slideshow: Alaska State Museum demolitionContractors on Thursday demolished and removed the covered, front entrance of the 47-year-old Alaska State Museum in Juneau.

Sarah Palin endorses oil tax repeal

Sarah Palin endorses oil tax repealThe former governor uses her new online news channel to promote the repeal of Alaska’s current oil tax system

Troopers investigate inmate overdose at Juneau prison

Troopers investigate inmate overdose at Juneau prisonA prison officer discovered the inmates, who authorities aren’t naming, on July 24 at 3 p.m.

One dog dead after another muskox attack in Nome

One dog dead after another muskox attack in NomeYet another muskox attack over the weekend has left dog owners aggravated, while Nome residents and wildlife officials dispute who is responsible for coming up with a solution to the problem.

Roads, ferries, airports: Meetings spotlight Southeast transportation plan

Roads, ferries, airports: Meetings spotlight Southeast transportation planSoutheast Alaskans can learn more about regional transportation projects at a series of meetings starting Aug. 6.

UAS coping with budget cuts

UAS coping with budget cutsThe University of Alaska Southeast is facing a $1.3 million state budget cut this fiscal year, and a total shortfall of $1.9 million that may lead to layoffs.

Dr. Walter Soboleff Day bill signed into law

Dr. Walter Soboleff Day bill signed into lawAbout 100 of the late Tlingit elder’s family and friends gathered at Juneau’s Marine Park for the bill signing ceremony on Wednesday