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Teddy Smith of Kiana was found guilty Tuesday of attempted murder, robbery, theft and assault in a bizarre 2012 case that saw him shoot two hunters at a remote cabin along the Squirrel River.

Ben Anderson
Incoming Gov. Bill Walker intends to expand Medicaid as quickly as possible once sworn into office, but how he will go about expanding the program to an expected 40,000 people is still being debated.Laurel Andrews
The budget adopted unanimously by the 11 Assembly members was about $2.6 million larger than Mayor Dan Sullivan’s original proposal in October and includes a 3 percent boost in compensation for city executives.Devin Kelly
Across the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta on Wednesday, the turkeys were thawing -- and so was the moose and walrus, salmon and seal.Lisa Demer
Three business operators in Fairbanks have been federally charged for selling misbranded Spice, or synthetic marijuana -- the first time the government has sought to charge Alaska head shop owners for selling the over-the-counter drugs. Jerzy Shedlock

Long Beach State defeats UAA 69-60 to claim the championship at the women's GCI Great Alaska Shootout on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at the Alaska Airlines Center.

A small, peaceful protest unfolded in downtown Anchorage on Wednesday evening in response to a St. Louis grand jury’s decision to not indict a white police officer in the Ferguson, Mo., shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.Alaska Dispatch News
The Alaska Public Offices Commission Wednesday rejected marijuana activist Charlo Greene's objection to a subpoena related to an investigation into whether she violated campaign finance laws; Greene says she does not intend to comply.Suzanna Caldwell
The latest on companies' and organizations' new hires, promotions and certifications.Kathleen Macknicki
Iditarod veteran Karin Hendrickson was listed in fair condition Wednesday after being struck by a car during a training run alongside the Parks Highway.Suzanna Caldwell