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The Alaska Policy Forum, that publishes the earnings of thousands of public employees in Alaska, is not so open when it comes to disclosing its financial supporters -- including the conservative Outside group that has funneled large grants its way. 

Alex DeMarban
Hundreds, perhaps even thousands, of interactions are taking place nightly on the porches, decks and hallways of Alaska homes, which for the next two months will be the front lines of a high-stakes, costly battle for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Mark Begich.Nathaniel Herz
In a few months, Alaskans will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana. Here's what we know (so far) about how that might look.Suzanna Caldwell
As police continue to investigate a brawl in South Anchorage over the weekend, more details emerged from a man who said he witnessed the fight and laid out the Palin family's alleged involvement. Following his interviews with media, a report surfaced that the man had been fired from his job for speaking about the incident.Laurel Andrews
The commercials focus on the last few months of incumbent Democrat Mark Begich’s tenure as Anchorage mayor, reviving a years-old debate over his fiscal legacy that pits Begich and his supporters against Anchorage's current mayor, Republican Dan Sullivan, and his allies.Nathaniel Herz
Anchorage police are investigating a fight that broke out during a party in South Anchorage over the weekend involving 20 people. The party was thrown in part for Todd Palin's birthday.Laurel Andrews
The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska is hoping they can change the minds of conservative voters when it comes to legalizing pot.Suzanna Caldwell
Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich said he opposes a proposal by the administration of President Barack Obama to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels to fight the militant group in the Middle East known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.Nathaniel Herz
Outside money pays the freight for the two major candidates for U.S. Senate in Alaska, with just pennies on the dollar originating in Alaska for the most expensive campaign in state history. Dermot Cole
Senior legislative staffer Tom Wright has assumed the role of manager in Gov. Sean Parnell's re-election campaign, though it wasn't clear what the reason behind the staffing shakeup was.Pat Forgey

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