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An inmate at the Anchorage Correctional Complex died early Wednesday after becoming combative and being restrained by correctional officers, Alaska State Troopers said.
Michelle Theriault Boots
Logan Austin and Michael Bracht escaped custody one week apart earlier this month in Fairbanks. Alaska State Troopers consider both men to be "dangerous," and they remain at large.  
Megan Edge
The Anchorage Police Department says the woman shot to death in Tuesday's double homicide in East Anchorage was 23-year-old Krystal Elizabeth Hawk.
Megan Edge
Despite testimony mostly against the ordinance, the Anchorage Assembly approved a measure banning marijuana consumption in public places.
Suzanna Caldwell
Anchorage police are looking for additional information about a reported shooting early Wednesday morning. Police had yet to find evidence of the account given by the gunshot victim, a police spokeswoman said.
Megan Edge
Though many Alaskans -- either knowingly or unknowingly -- live within close proximity of moose, only some have ever actually heard a moose call.
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Alaska Dispatch News
As Alaska politicians bluster over the Obama administration's actions on the development potential for ANWR and the Arctic Ocean, one question should be on everyone's mind: which location actually has the most potential? The answer, of course, is complicated.EnergyAlex DeMarban,Yereth Rosen
The group rebuilding an iconic Alaska aviation landmark recovered from a sandbar near the Tanana River in 2013 is making progress, but needs funding to continue their work.
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Colleen Mondor
For years, the bars on the ferries that ply Alaska's waters were a place to hear some real Alaska stories or escape the groups of kids on school trips roaming the vessels' decks. Now, they've fallen victim to tight economic times for the Alaska Marine Highway System.Alaska NewsPat Forgey

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Culture

Market Fresh: Touch down at the farmers markets

It’s Super Bowl week, and local farmers markets will give you plenty of reasons to cheer -- even if you aren’t a Seahawks or Patriots fan. Steve Edwards

Adventure

When surfcasting goes gonzo

For a group of Aussies, battling waves, rocks and sizeable tuna, sharks and cobia in New South Wales makes fishing a little more extreme. Tara Young

Nation/World

We Alaskans

What brought struggling artist Rockwell Kent to Alaska?

Artist Rockwell Kent's son Rocky would consider his months on Alaska's Fox Island perhaps the best time in his life. The experience was also life-changing for Kent, as the art and book he produced there finally gave him the fame and recognition he had craved.Doug Capra