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Lisa Murkowski Is Proudly GOP. But Her Independent Streak Is Thriving.
The Alaska senator defied her party by opposing Brett Kavanaugh and Obamacare repeal. She has zero regrets.
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Father, Son Sentenced After Killing Mother Bear And Shrieking Cubs In Den
By Rachel D'Oro, AP
The female bear was wearing a wildlife study collar, which Owen Renner and his son removed and lied about.
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Escaped Rodeo Cow Is On The Lam In The Alaska Wild, And No One Can Catch Her
Her owner has tried hay, salt blocks and even drones to capture his "ghost in the darkness."
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Plan To Drill In The Arctic Refuge Is A Rush Toward Disaster, Analysis Finds
A Center for American Progress review shows the Trump administration's proposal downplays risks in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
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Trump Administration Moves Closer To Opening Arctic Refuge To Oil Drilling
Large swaths of the pristine Alaska wilderness could be leased for fossil fuel development as early as next year.
GOP Economic Outlook For Arctic Wilderness Drilling Is A ‘Pipe Dream,' Report Finds
New analysis makes a case for why oil development in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is a bad deal, environmentally and economically.
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The Surprising Opponents Of Criminal Justice Reform
Some Republicans refuse to let go of tough-on-crime politics.
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Why The Alaska Earthquake Didn't Claim Any Lives
It all comes down to luck and strong building codes.
Alaskan Couple Catches Moose Playing 'Ding-Dong, Ditch' At Their Door
Considering the couple is still reeling from the Nov. 30 earthquake, the wildlife visit was a bit of an aftershock of its own.
Republican Bart LeBon Wins Alaska State House Race By One Vote
By Becky Bohrer and Lisa Baumann, Associated Press
A recount of votes broke a previous tie between LeBon and Democrat Kathryn Dodge.
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Photos Show Anchorage, Alaska, After Back-To-Back Earthquakes
Shattered roads and collapsed ceilings were among the damage done.
Massive Earthquake Hits Alaska, Continues To Deliver Aftershocks
The 7.0 magnitude quake struck just 10 miles from Anchorage, a city of 300,000 people.
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Powerful 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Anchorage, Alaska
By Rachel D'Oro and Dan Joling, AP
Officials have lifted a tsunami warning that was issued shortly after the earthquake.
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Gov. Bill Walker Drops Out Of Alaska Gubernatorial Race Less Than 3 Weeks Before Election
The independent governor endorsed his Democratic opponent, former Sen. Mark Begich, who is now in a tight race with Republican Mike Dunleavy.
Alaska Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott Resigns Over 'Inappropriate Comments'
His replacement, Valerie Davidson, hinted that the remarks may have had something to do with women.
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Elizabeth Warren Is Not Native American
Julian Brave NoiseCat
, Guest Writer
But her ancestry gives us an opportunity to discuss who actually is.
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Alaska's Fattest Bear Praised For Her 'Radiant Rolls' And 'Fabulous Flab'
By Yereth Rosen, Reuters
The female bear, named 409 Beadnose, nosed out a male brown bear called 747.
Woman Who Accused Clarence Thomas Of Groping Her Reflects On Kavanaugh Vote
Moira Smith traveled to Washington from Alaska to join the failed effort to keep Kavanaugh off the Supreme Court.
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Lisa Murkowski Declares Brett Kavanaugh 'Not The Right Man' For Supreme Court
The Alaska moderate was one of the last undecided senators in the bitterly contested confirmation fight.
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Sarah Palin's Son Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges For 3rd Time
Track Palin, 29, allegedly assaulted a woman at his home in Alaska on Friday.
Tiffany Haddish Once Auditioned For 'Flavor Of Love' But Dropped Out
Oh, the moments with Tiffany Pollard that could've been.
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Lisa Murkowski Hints FBI Probe Needed For Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegations
The GOP senator is considered a crucial swing vote on Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
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Man Accused Of Choking Woman Unconscious Takes Plea Deal For No Jail Time
Justin Schneider allegedly offered a woman a ride, choked her until she passed out and ejaculated on her. He got his “one pass,” an Alaska prosecutor said.
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GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski Just Got Even More Pressure To Vote Against Brett Kavanaugh
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott (D) announced their opposition to the Supreme Court nominee.
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Alaska Natives Press Lisa Murkowski To Reject Brett Kavanaugh
The state's largest native organization "strongly" opposes Trump's court pick -- and it has the Republican senator's ear.
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Pressure Mounts On Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski To Block Brett Kavanaugh
The Maine and Alaska Republicans are feeling the heat in their home states ahead of Kavanaugh's confirmation vote.
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