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Researcher in Dillingham to investigate Alaska’s high sexual assault rate

Researcher in Dillingham to investigate Alaska’s high sexual assault rateAccording to an FBI report, there were 80 reported rapes per 100,000 Alaskan residents in 2012 — that was the highest in the country.

Minimum wage increase helps individuals, OK for small biz

Minimum wage increase helps individuals, OK for small bizAlaska’s statewide minimum wage increase went into effect on Tuesday. Now, thousands of jobs in the state pay $8.75 an hour — a dollar increase.

Alaska Farmer Turns Icy Patch Of Tundra Into A Breadbasket

Alaska Farmer Turns Icy Patch Of Tundra Into A BreadbasketWarmer temperatures in Alaska are giving farmers flexibility to plant a wider range of crops over a longer growing season. One farmer says the secret to his bounty is soil enriched by flooding rivers.

New marijuana bill would require sellers to be residents

New marijuana bill would require sellers to be residentsThey would have to be an Alaska resident for at least one year before they can apply, and would need to go through fingerprinting and background checks.

Marijuana Is Now Legal In Alaska, The 3rd U.S. State With Legal Pot

Marijuana Is Now Legal In Alaska, The 3rd U.S. State With Legal PotAlaska's voter initiative making marijuana legal takes effect Tuesday, placing Alaska alongside Colorado and Washington as the three U.S. states where recreational marijuana is legal.

Alaska Weather – Six Nights a Week on 360 North

Alaska Weather – Six Nights a Week on 360 North

-  7:30 pm  –  Monday through Saturday watch the most comprehensive Alaska weather forecast and report from the National Weather Service.

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Murkowski: Obama aims to “starve off” Alaska pipeline

Murkowski: Obama aims to “starve off” Alaska pipelineMurkowski says she’s not normally an alarmist, but she thinks President Obama’s actions show he’s trying to starve the Trans-Alaska Pipeline of new oil.

Wearable Art artist Bobbi McCutcheon

Wearable Art artist Bobbi McCutcheonThis will be artist Bobbi McCutcheon’s fourth year--her pieces can take up to a year to create and are made by hand, one bead at a time.

Wearable Art artist Michelle Morris

Wearable Art artist Michelle MorrisThis will be artist Michelle Morris's third year and her piece is called "Southeast Struggle."

B.C. mine gets OK to test mill, tailings pond

B.C. mine gets OK to test mill, tailings pondA new copper and gold mine in Southeast Alaska’s Stikine River watershed is a significant step closer to opening.
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