Court documents: DNA trail led to Alaska cold case suspect

Court documents say police in Alaska were able to make an arrest in a quarter-century-old cold case with the help of DNA voluntarily submitted by an aunt of the
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Alaska troopers announce cold-case murder arrest

Alaska State Troopers say a suspect has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault and murder of a 20-year-old woman whose body was found in a dorm bat
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Alaska House ends month-long standoff, elects speaker

The Alaska House has elected independent Rep. Bryce Edgmon as speaker, ending a month-long standoff that had paralyzed the chamber
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Critics protest proposed drilling in Alaska's Arctic refuge

Protesters in Alaska urged federal officials to keep oil rigs out of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge despite a federal law requiring lease sales.
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Correction: Moving Magnetic Pole story

Correction: Moving Magnetic Pole story
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Alaska governor's candidate screening process under scrutiny

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy's process for screening candidates for government work is under scrutiny after three people picked for prominent positions quit or dec
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Alaska State Troopers arrest coach suspected of smoking pot

The coach of a girls' basketball team from a rural Alaska village was arrested on suspicion of smoking marijuana between games at a tournament
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Parts of Midwest colder than Antarctica during deep freeze

Deadly arctic deep freeze enveloping Midwest prompts flight cancelations and widespread closure of schools, businesses and government offices
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Flights canceled, offices close amid frigid Midwest weather

Deadly arctic deep freeze enveloping Midwest prompts flight cancelations and widespread closure of schools, businesses and government offices
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Today in Arizona History

Today in Arizona History
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Deep freeze envelops Midwest, even stops the mail

A deadly arctic deep freeze has enveloped the Midwest, forcing widespread closure of schools, businesses, government offices
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Midwest cities scramble to keep homeless from dangerous cold

Midwest cities are taking extraordinary steps to protect the homeless and other vulnerable people from the bitter cold
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The Latest: Extreme cold stops mail delivery in some states

Postal service won't delivery Wednesday in parts or all of five states.
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The Latest: Bitter cold can't stop Minnesota endurance race

The bitter weather striking much of the Midwest this week isn't stopping one of America's most formidable endurance tests
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The Latest: Ranchers work to keep cattle safe from the cold

This week's life-threatening cold is something dreaded even by hardy Northern Plains ranchers, who are used to weather extremes
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As cold stalks Midwest, focus is on protecting vulnerable

As temperatures plummet across the Midwest, city officials and others are taking steps to ensure the vulnerable are protected
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The Latest: Tribes helping members with heating needs

American Indian tribes in the Upper Midwest are helping members in need with heating supplies as extreme cold sets in
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3 men sentenced for illegal hunting in Alaska national park

Three men have been sentenced on federal charges connected to an illegal hunting operation in a national park in eastern Alaska
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Dunleavy picks shake up board regulating Alaska marijuana

The board that regulates Alaska's legal marijuana industry could be shifting right, with appointments by Gov. Mike Dunleavy of a marijuana critic and a law enfo
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The Latest: Dunleavy appoints marijuana critic to pot board

A woman involved in a failed ban on marijuana operations in Fairbanks has been appointed to the board that regulates Alaska's legal marijuana industry.
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Judge declines to jail Fairbanks Four defendant in new case

One of the men known as the Fairbanks Four will be free on bail as he awaits the outcome of a new criminal case
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Alaska Railroad installs winter visitor shelter at Denali

Rail visitors to Denali National Park have a new venue to stay warm
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Scientists ID another possible threat to orcas: pink salmon

Four biologists have identified a surprising potential culprit in the decline of the Pacific Northwest's resident killer whales: pink salmon.
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Man kills polar bear outside animals' normal habitat

A northeast Alaska man says he fatally shot a polar bear far south of the animal's usual habitat
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