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A Soldotna woman was arrested Saturday for allegedly driving drunk with three children in a minivan, according to Alaska State Troopers.

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A moderate snowfall was snarling traffic in Anchorage Sunday, with more snow expected in the Anchorage Bowl overnight.Alaska Dispatch News
One person was injured after being shot in the torso on a downtown sidewalk early Sunday, Anchorage police said.Alaska Dispatch News
A number of studies point to an unmistakable warming trend across the Arctic as sea ice thins or disappears, and it was a hot topic at the American Geophysical Union's fall meeting in San Francisco.Ned Rozell
When we eye each other outside the library, I imagine we’re sizing each other up, recognizing a being as intelligent and resilient as we are, and agreeing to a truce. Courtney Cousins | KNOM
Clam shells found in the Beaufort Sea floor during a 2010 mapping mission belong to a genus previously unknown to science, according to a new study. The clam shells date back more than a million years.Yereth Rosen

Clam shells found in the Beaufort Sea floor during a 2010 mapping mission belong to a genus previously unknown to science, according to a new study. The clam shells date back more than a million years.

Yereth Rosen
The Anchorage Department of Health and Human Services recently ordered five body cameras for ASP officers, tasked with picking up inebriated people from the city streets.Devin Kelly
As Alaska looks to close a looming budget deficit by largely relying on the state’s savings accounts, some are pondering longer-term solutions to the state’s fiscal predicament, including some uncomfortable ideas like instituting new taxes or diverting some of the earnings of the Permanent Fund.Nathaniel Herz
Backers of an ambitious project to build a fiber-optic cable between England and Japan beneath Arctic waters -- and in the process bring high-speed Internet to remote coastal Alaska -- say the undertaking has seen delays that will push the arrival of service back until at least 2016. Matthew F. Smith | KNOM

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