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In 2008, about 400 coho salmon entered Anchorage's Chester Creek, while by this summer an estimated 2,000-plus salmon moved upstream, despite continuing problems with runoff, feces and other garbage in the urban waterway. Craig Medred
Anchorage police are looking at whether to initiate new sexual assault investigations based on information recently obtained from the Alaska National Guard, Chief Mark Mew said Tuesday. Jill Burke

Police release photos, audio from aftermath of party brawl involving Palins

October 21, 2014 - 6:39pm -- mdent
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Audio clips and photographs taken by police officers at the scene of a brawl involving the family of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin were released Tuesday by the Anchorage Police Department.


C Care Services and owner Cecilia De Leon are under investigation for Medicaid fraud, according to a statement from DHSS. Federal regulations stipulate that under such circumstances a state must suspend Medicaid payments.Tegan Hanlon
Before House Bill 210 became effective Oct. 14, Alaska statutes were vague, allowing teachers and other staff members to use “reasonable and necessary” physical restraint in emergencies but offering no details on what was permitted and what was not. The law was silent on the practice of seclusion. Michelle Theriault Boots


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