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Begich votes to advance campaign finance measure

Begich votes to advance campaign finance measureA proposed constitutional amendment aimed at big spending in campaigns has failed in the U.S. Senate.

Begich, Murkowski wary of Obama plan

Alaska senators question president's Islamic State plan.

Russia builds military bases near Alaska

President Vladimir Putin this spring ordered the military to step up its presence in the region.

Gift to Juneau foundation expected to be $48M

A gift to the Juneau Community Foundation from the former president of the city's power utility will be about $48 million.

Military exercise with Russia canceled

Military exercise with Russia canceledAn Air Force exercise involving the U.S., Canada and Russia has been canceled.

Senate candidate Sullivan to skip fisheries debate

Senate candidate Sullivan to skip fisheries debateRepublican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan doesn't plan to take part in a prominent debate on fisheries issues in Kodiak.

Flint Hills pays penalty for hazardous waste fires

Flint Hills pays penalty for hazardous waste firesOwners of Flint Hills will pay $80,000 to resolve accusations that they mishandled hazardous waste at the facility last year.

Pension shortfall projected at $8.7B at year’s end

Pension shortfall projected at $8.7B at year’s endThe state is projecting to end the fiscal year with an $8.7 billion pension shortfall.

Conservative coalition forms to support marijuana legalization

Conservative coalition forms to support marijuana legalizationSome conservatives are formally declaring their support for Proposition 2.

City of Sitka turns recycling over to private firm

The city of Sitka has turned over its recycling operations to a private company.