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KTUU Anchorage
New marijuana laws ban 'open containers' for pot in carsAnchorage has four new laws regulating marijuana in the city, including where y
New marijuana laws ban 'open containers' for pot in cars
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 3 days ago
Anchorage has four new laws regulating marijuana in the city, including where you can keep the drug while driving, under a vote Tuesday by the Assembly. Just like alcohol, marijuana in an "open" container must be stored in the trunk of a vehicle. So... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Anchorage to form task force for suspected spice overdosesANCHORAGE — Anchorage officials are forming a task force to deal with the risin
Anchorage to form task force for suspected spice overdoses
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 days ago
ANCHORAGE — Anchorage officials are forming a task force to deal with the rising number of suspected spice overdoses. KTVA-TV reported Anchorage Fire Department Chief Denis LeBlanc told members of the Anchorage assembly that some of the more than... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Spice, marijuana discussed at Anchorage's Tuesday assembly meetingWith spice suspected as a contributor to recent outdoor deaths and dozens of EM
Spice, marijuana discussed at Anchorage's Tuesday assembly meeting
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 4 days ago
With spice suspected as a contributor to recent outdoor deaths and dozens of EMS call outs, Anchorage Assembly Member Paul Honeman asked Police Chief Mark Mew and Fire Chief Denis LeBlanc Tuesday night if an emergency ordinance was in order to help... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Author of equal rights ordinance gets conservative backlashFollowing the introduction of an Anchorage Assembly Ordinance that would expand
Author of equal rights ordinance gets conservative backlash
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 10 days ago
Following the introduction of an Anchorage Assembly Ordinance that would expand the city’s equal rights law to include sexual orientation and gender identity, a conservative faith based organization is asking why it’s needed. On August 13th Assembly... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Anchorage mayor names new homeless coordinatorANCHORAGE — With his administration focused on reducing homelessness in Anchora
Anchorage mayor names new homeless coordinator
Juneau Empire / Posted 15 days ago
ANCHORAGE — With his administration focused on reducing homelessness in Anchorage, Mayor Ethan Berkowitz has announced a special coordinator for homeless issues. The Alaska Dispatch News reports (http://bit.ly/1JVqMSt ) that Berkowitz announced... Read more
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Alaska Public
Anchorage Assembly Seeks to Add LBGT Clause To Anti-Discrimination Code The new amendments include exemptions for religious organizations and say tha
Anchorage Assembly Seeks to Add LBGT Clause To Anti-Discrimination Code
Alaska Public / Posted 16 days ago
The new amendments include exemptions for religious organizations and say that no person should be forced to participate in an event that conflicts with sincerely held religious... Read more
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Alaska Public
Thursday, August 13, 2015Alaska News Nightly: Mayor Pulls the Plug on A Slow and Spendy Software Proje
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Alaska Public / Posted 16 days ago
Alaska News Nightly: Mayor Pulls the Plug on A Slow and Spendy Software Project Zachariah Hughes, KSKA – Anchorage A massive software project that’s run millions of dollars and years over original expectations was halted... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
As Spice use spikes in Anchorage, advice from a former addictAnchorage police have encountered people suspected of using Spice, an unpredict
As Spice use spikes in Anchorage, advice from a former addict
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 17 days ago
Anchorage police have encountered people suspected of using Spice, an unpredictable and often dangerous synthetic cannabis, at least 60 times in just the past 10 days, the department says. "We're trying to figure out the trend, why is this all of a... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Anchorage assembly member fined for unleashed dog attackANCHORAGE — An Anchorage Assembly member was fined Friday after his unleashed G
Anchorage assembly member fined for unleashed dog attack
Juneau Empire / Posted 19 days ago
ANCHORAGE — An Anchorage Assembly member was fined Friday after his unleashed German shepherd killed an elderly dog. Tim Steele was fined $75 after his dog, 8-year-old Bristol, attacked the diabetic Lhasa apso that artist Kay Marshall, 71, was... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Synthetic drug blamed for 30 hospitalizationsANCHORAGE — Anchorage police say at least 30 people have been taken to the hosp
Synthetic drug blamed for 30 hospitalizations
Juneau Empire / Posted 22 days ago
ANCHORAGE — Anchorage police say at least 30 people have been taken to the hospital over the past four days with health problems stemming from the use of a synthetic drug called Spice. Police released a statement Wednesday asking people to contact... Read more
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Alaska Public
Synthetic drug blamed for 30 Anchorage hospitalizations Anchorage police say at least 30 people have been taken to the hospital over
Synthetic drug blamed for 30 Anchorage hospitalizations
Alaska Public / Posted 23 days ago
Anchorage police say at least 30 people have been taken to the hospital over the past four days with health problems stemming from the use of a synthetic drug called Spice. The Alaska Dispatch... Read more

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