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On a 40-acre plot of land in Southcentral Alaska, Raven Vinter plays host to dozens of sled dogs. Many come to her with no indication of where they've been or what kind of trouble or trauma they may have seen -- and sometimes, she prefers not to know. That way, it's easier to help them move on.
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Anxiety is high among Army families as they await word of whether soldiers -- including Alaska's 4-25th -- will be among the 40,000 troops eliminated nationwide in an announcement expected in July. 
Erica Martinson
A robot that looks like it's straight out of a Pixar movie is helping engineers on the trans-Alaska pipeline detect wear and tear in the line before it becomes a real problem -- and saving big bucks in the process.
Alex DeMarban
The owner of the home in an Anchorage neighborhood has already been fined more than $8,000 for excessive police calls, but he says his neighbors have organized a campaign of police responses against him for petty infractions. 
Michelle Theriault Boots
As burned-out Willow residents begin rebuilding after the Sockeye fire, dog mushers are getting much of the attention -- and the donations -- but those involved in the rebuilding effort say they're trying to help the whole community.Alaska NewsZaz Hollander
Kilian Jornet of Spain and Emelie Forsberg of Sweden delivered record runs in the 88th Mount Marathon, and a slew of Alaskans clocked personal bests on the punishing race up and down the 3,022-foot peak in Seward on Saturday.SportsDoyle Woody
The Cessna 180 float plane suffered a loss of power around 2:45 p.m., necessitating an emergency landing north of Anchorage, the National Transportation Safety Board said.AviationLaurel Andrews
Several months ago,  Margan Grover -- a field anthropologist and research associate at UAA -- asked the Alaska Department of Fish and Game if UAA could acquire several bear carcasses for its forensics class.ScienceRick Sinnott

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Police suggest drastic step for Anchorage home neighbors call magnet for crime

The owner of the home in an Anchorage neighborhood has already been fined more than $8,000 for excessive police calls, but he says his neighbors have organized a campaign of police responses against him for petty infractions. Michelle Theriault Boots

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As Mount Marathon morphs into race that includes world's best, can Alaskans keep up?

YouTube videos, social media, word of mouth from elite Outside runners and specialized websites like irunfar.com, which covered Saturday’s race, have combined to broaden the awareness of Mount Marathon among mountain runners worldwide. Doyle Woody

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