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On the heels of allegations of sexual and other misconduct  in the Alaska National Guard, the Anchorage School District has indefinitely halted all military recruiting at its schools. 
Tegan Hanlon
Seismologists say a moderate earthquake struck the Alaska Interior about 4:36 p.m. Monday, centered about 40 miles northwest of Fairbanks and felt in several communities. No damage or injuries were reported.
Associated Press
The Parnell administration and Flint Hills Resources reached agreement on a settlement for pollution cleanup at the former refinery site in North Pole, while negotiations and a court fight continue on what is to be done off the property.
Dermot Cole
A 43-year-old Anchorage woman has been sentenced in federal court to five years of probation for passport fraud. She used her false citizenship to obtain federal and state benefits including PFDs, according to the Alaska U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Jerzy Shedlock
Snow was melting Monday afternoon as temperatures hovered above freezing. The weather service said the accumulation would continue to melt through Tuesday as sunnier skies moved overhead.
Laurel Andrews
The two leading gubernatorial candidates -- independent Bill Walker and Republican Gov. Sean Parnell -- tangled over energy and the economy at a crowded debate in Anchorage on Monday, with the proposed mega-LNG project often taking center stage.Governor's Race 2014Alex DeMarban
When President Dwight D. Eisenhower inked the declaration under which the 49th state joined the union, no one thought that 55 years later, the state  and federal governments would still be arguing about the map of Alaska. ArcticDermot Cole
Ending the longstanding U.S. ban on most crude exports could lift oil prices inside the country while decreasing the cost of gasoline, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Monday.EnergyJennifer A. Dlouhy | Houston Chronicle
Girdwood has not had a cemetery for decades, but a dedicated band of residents is fighting to get a new one built despite a complex set of legal, financial and environmental obstacles. AnchorageDevin Kelly

Voices

Uber can fill gaps in Anchorage-area transit system

OPINION: The status quo serves taxis and taxi companies quite well. But it doesn’t serve riders in Chugiak-Eagle River, and it doesn’t serve Anchorage small businesses, who are denied potential customers who can’t find a reliable ride downtown.Susan Gorski

Sports

The Ontario Reign defeated the Alaska Aces 4-1 at the Sullivan Arena on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, on their way to a season-opening three-game series sweep of the defending Kelly Cup champions on their home ice.

Adventure

As Taylor Highway closes, Eagle settles in for winter

Residents in the eastern Interior Alaska town of Eagle are hunkering down for another cold winter and the seasonal seclusion that adds to what many already consider a rural existence. Jerzy Shedlock

Culture

Girdwood residents push municipality to let them build a cemetery

Girdwood has not had a cemetery for decades, but a dedicated band of residents is fighting to get a new one built despite a complex set of legal, financial and environmental obstacles. Devin Kelly

Arctic

State asks feds for transfer of 19,322 disputed acres on North Slope

When President Dwight D. Eisenhower inked the declaration under which the 49th state joined the union, no one thought that 55 years later, the state  and federal governments would still be arguing about the map of Alaska. Dermot Cole

We Alaskans

Defending Ted: Excerpt from 'Not Guilty' by Rob Cary

In their opening arguments, each side laid out the strengths of their cases -- Brenda Morris for the prosecution and Brendan Sullivan for the defense.Rob Cary

Nation/World

  • At least one chapter of the Ebola saga neared a close Sunday, as most of the dozens of people who had direct or indirect contact here with Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who died of Ebola, had been told by officials they were no longer at risk of contracting the disease.

  • Hours after U.S. military aircraft dropped ammunition and small arms to resupply Kurdish fighters in the embattled Syrian town of Kobani, Turkey’s foreign minister said Monday that the country would facilitate the movement of Iraqi Kurdish forces, known as peshmerga, to the city to join the fighting.