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Alaska Supreme Court to hear arguments in Armstrong residency case

Republican Liz Vazquez has appealed a ruling that Democratic state House candidate Jennie Armstrong met residency requirements to take office.
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Dunleavy appoints former aide to Alaska oil, gas commission

Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s office Monday announced Brett Huber Sr.'s appointment to the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
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Air travel across U.S. thrown into chaos after computer outage

The world’s largest aircraft fleet was grounded for hours by a cascading outage in a government system that delayed or cancelled thousands of U.S. flights Wednesday.
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Old NASA satellite falls harmlessly from sky into Bering Sea off Alaska

The Defense Department confirmed that the satellite reentered late Sunday night over the Bering Sea, a few hundred miles from Alaska.
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Capitol riot participant ‘Baked Alaska’ sentenced to 60 days in jail

Anthime Gionet, known as “Baked Alaska” to his social media followers, declined to address the court before he was sentenced Tuesday.
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Hunter bear bait ban proposed for Alaska national preserves

Bear hunters in Alaska national preserves would no longer be able to use bait, such as pastries, dog food or bacon grease, under a proposed National Park Service rule.
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Man who challenged Alaska lawmaker eligibility won’t appeal

The man who unsuccessfully challenged Alaska state Rep. David Eastman’s eligibility to hold office over his Oath Keepers membership does not plan to file an appeal.
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Alaska Department of Corrections reports 18th in-custody death of the year

The corrections department said it cannot release medical information, citing privacy provisions.

11 people are seriously injured amid turbulence on Hawaii flight

Severe turbulence rocked a flight from Phoenix to Honolulu Sunday, seriously injuring 11 people in what an Hawaiian Airlines official called an isolated and unusual event.

Court hears arguments in Alaska refuge road dispute

King Cove residents have long sought a land connection through Izembek National Wildlife Refuge to Cold Bay, which is about 18 miles away and has an all-weather airport.
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A mammoth winter storm brings more warnings of blizzards and tornadoes

A winter storm marched across the U.S. Wednesday, delivering blizzard-like conditions to the Great Plains hours after tornadoes touched down in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.

Recount in Alaska Senate race reaffirms Giessel as winner

A recount of an Anchorage-area state Senate race reaffirmed Republican Cathy Giessel as the winner.
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NTSB recommends new safety measures for Ketchikan flightseeing tours

The National Transportation Safety Board says that the Federal Aviation Administration should tighten rules about minimum visibility during flights and require more weather training for pilots who fly around Ketchikan.
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Next act for Sarah Palin is unclear after Alaska U.S. House losses

One consultant says Palin, the 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee, could have “run away” with Alaska's 2022 U.S. House races but didn’t seem focused.

Alaska jobs up over October 2021, lag pre-pandemic numbers

Alaska had about 6,100 more jobs last month than in October 2021 but most industries had not regained pre-pandemic job levels, a state labor department report shows.
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Dozens are dead after an earthquake shakes Indonesia’s Java island

An earthquake shook Indonesia's main island of Java on Monday, killing at least 46 people, damaging dozens of buildings and sending residents into the capital's streets.
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Homer library board to decide if LBGTQ+ books will stay

The appeal is the latest targeted effort to remove LGBTQ+ books or programs from libraries across the nation
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Justices hearing challenge seem to favor most of Indian Child Welfare Act

The Supreme Court appeared likely Wednesday to leave in place most of a federal law that gives preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption of Native children.
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Officials: Woman charged with voting in Florida and Alaska

Cheryl Ann Leslie, 55, told Florida investigators that her work as a physician assistant required extensive travel between multiple states.
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More than 100 people are dead and dozens are missing in storm-ravaged Philippines

More than 100 people have died in one of the most destructive storms to lash the Philippines this year with dozens more feared missing after villagers got buried in a mudslide.