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Lynne Curry handles questions straight out of the Regina George playbook: How to handle the coworker who insults your outfit, and why "you can't sit with us" doesn't work at work.

Lynne Curry
Alaskans are embracing CrossFit workouts, with "boxes" popping up in strip malls and industrial parks around the state. The low-cost, low-tech gyms are affordable to open, and the intense workouts, popular with hard-core athletes, are increasingly attracting a broader range of fans of all ages.Sean Doogan

"Do you CrossFit?" It’s a question being heard more often in Anchorage, and across Alaska, as the growing trend in fitness flexes its muscles in the Last Frontier. 

Sean Doogan
A number of committees submitted numerous ambitious goals for the incoming administration of Gov.-elect Bill Walker, including possibly suspending some of the state's numerous mega-projects pending financial review and balancing the state's budget by the end of his term.Alex DeMarban

A number of committees submitted numerous ambitious goals for the incoming administration of Gov.-elect Bill Walker, including possibly suspending some of the state's numerous mega-projects pending financial review and balancing the state's budget by the end of his term.

Alex DeMarban
A 25-year-old Palmer man was arrested for DUI Friday after driving his car into a ditch in Hatcher Pass and then offering "cold beer" to passers-by, according to the Alaska State Troopers. Alaska Dispatch News
The more than decade-long battle over a road out of Juneau has been fought in court, in the Legislature and city assemblies and at the ballot box. Now it is being fought with dueling studies.Pat Forgey
Anchorage police reported Sunday they responded to nearly a half-dozen reports involving weapons in the city in the course of a few hours, as well as an impromptu 200-person dance party downtown that grew as bars closed for the night.Michelle Theriault Boots
Denali Whiting of Kotzebue is using traditional foods like seal, caribou and salmon to hone her body for competition.Jillian Rogers | The Arctic Sounder
Successful hunting and fishing in the Bering Sea have always depended on weather and ice conditions. But climate change is now disrupting the seasonal patterns and threatening the food sources -- and cultural traditions -- that St. Lawrence Islanders and other Natives have relied on for millennia.Elizabeth Grossman | High Country News

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