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To get the carbon dioxide out of the air and down to the ice sheet, Beget proposes seeding the air over central Antarctica with monoethanolamine, a compound industry workers use to capture carbon dioxide before it exits smokestacks.

Ned Rozell
A new estimate prepared by the Department of Revenue says that if oil prices average $85 for this fiscal year, state oil income from production taxes under the new law would drop to $475 million -- $1.2 billion less than predicted last spring, but still better than the state would have done under ACES.Dermot Cole
Facing serious misconduct accusations, Alaska Army National Guard recruiter Master Sgt. Jarrett Carson hopes to save his military career. Jill Burke
The Anchorage Police Department, Alaska State Troopers and other agencies participated in a women in law enforcement job fair Wednesday at the University of Alaska Anchorage, encouraging students to consider joining the thin blue line.Jerzy Shedlock
After a summer when subsistence fishing was shut down for critical spells along both the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers, the Obama administration has agreed to experiment with managing next year’s Kuskokwim salmon runs jointly with tribal organizations. Lisa Demer
The day Alaska Dispatch News published excerpts from a recording of Gov. Sean Parnell’s “town hall” with National Guard troops from which the public and media were barred, an official notified Army Guard members that “new guidance” from the Army bars soldiers from taking their smartphones and tablets to their military workplace.Richard Mauer,Jill Burke
From local leaders to the leader of the free world, speakers at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention are delivering a clear message: Vote.Lisa Demer
The Alaska Federation of Natives honored parents, elders, health advocates and others at its annual convention in Anchorage this week. Lisa Demer
More than 500 images were brought to the Alaska Federation of Natives annual convention by the Anchorage Museum, which hopes elders from across the state can identify a friend, building, landscape or relative. Megan Edge
The Alaska Court of Appeals ruled Friday that a Fairbanks judge misinterpreted the word “may” in the grand jury clause in the Alaska Constitution. It reinstated a five-count indictment against a woman charged with sexual abuse of a minor.Dermot Cole

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