When marijuana businesses can legally open in Anchorage later this year, they'll have to be at least 500 feet from schools in most parts of the city, the Anchorage Assembly decided Tuesday night.
Devin Kelly
The Monday death of 15-year-old Austin Edenfield ​happened within about 100 yards of his family's home, his stepfather said Tuesday. 
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Damn you, millennials. You win again. And Republicans can say goodbye to Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina. 
Chris Cillizza | The Washington Post
Tuesday's surprising move by the court was a blow to the president and at least a short-term victory for the coalition of 27 mostly Republican-led states and opponents in the fossil-fuel industry, who call the regulations "an unprecedented power grab."
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Two explanations of how an Anchorage lawyer spent $52 million in six months from an elderly widow’s trust are beginning to unfold in a federal fraud trial in Anchorage.Crime & JusticeLisa Demer
“Big Fix Alaska” is about a two-pack-a-day smoking mechanic who travels around the state fixing boats, tractors and other broken equipment.Film & TVEmily Fehrenbacher
Anchorage attorney Tim Cook has sued Safeway over two turkeys purchased around Thanksgiving that he says were underweight. The suit isn't about money, he said, but rather upholding consumer protection laws.Crime & JusticeJerzy Shedlock
Alaska’s lawmakers in Washington, D.C., had mixed reactions to President Barack Obama’s latest budget proposal, pleased with the boosts for Alaska infrastructure, but not so much with the size of the $4 trillion spending plan. PoliticsErica Martinson

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Tanaina child care center gets new home at Anchorage hospital

The Tanaina Child Development Center is moving to the Alaska Regional Hospital — almost exactly a year after the popular nonprofit was asked to leave its longtime space at the University of Alaska Anchorage.Tegan Hanlon

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Russia to make UN claim to Arctic Ocean seabed

A senior Russian government official on Tuesday formally presented to the United Nations his country’s claim to Arctic Ocean seabed, including an area under the North Pole.Andrew E. Kramer | The New York Times

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Intensely Inuit: Photographer captures life in remote Alaska

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