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Anchorage, Alaska
Joined March 2008
Firefighters extinguished a wildland blaze on Anchorage’s Hillside overnight that started as a structure fire and spread into surrounding brush and trees amid windy and warm weather. alaskapublic.org/2022/05/23/…
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On May 18, the last day of the regular legislative session, the House and Senate voted unanimously to change how sexual assault can be prosecuted by modernizing the definition of consent. alaskapublic.org/2022/05/23/…
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A National Security Council doctor said the few cases seen in the United States so far have not been severe and aren’t likely to get much worse. In dozens of cases from other U.S. outbreaks over the past 20 years, he said all patients fully recovered. buff.ly/3PGeZx1
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A 2-year-old allegedly killed by his foster parents has been laid to rest on St. Paul Island. The boy’s death is still under investigation. His father’s next court hearing in the death of his mother is set for July. buff.ly/3yRAzJ2
Tonight on Alaska News Nightly: The state's Office of Children’s Services has been sued over its handling of foster care. Alaskans welcome Ukrainian refugees. And weeks after a landslide, the road to Lowell Point may soon be cleared. Listen here: alaskapublic.org/2022/05/20/…
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Deena Bishop is wrapping up her final school year as superintendent of the Anchorage School District. Her advice for her replacement, Jharrett Bryantt: “With all the noise in the world right now, put your heart and your mind to young people." alaskapublic.org/2022/05/20/…
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Tonight on Alaska News Nightly: Alaskans would get $3,200 under a budget passed by the legislature. Also, the Anchorage police union prepares to negotiate over a new body camera policy. Listen here: alaskapublic.org/2022/05/19/…
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In the Legislature's frantic scramble last night, some bills were amended into other bills to get them passed. @AlaskaBeacon reporter James Brooks talks about some of those last-minute combos, comparing them to turduckens. Take a listen: alaskapublic.org/2022/05/19/…
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