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Count begins: Trump takes Indiana, Kentucky; Clinton Vermont 

By JULIE PACE and ROBERT FURLOWThe Associated PressWASHINGTON — America's ugly and unpredictable presidential election neared the finish Tuesday, with voters flocking to polls to...

Senators ask DOJ to review voter deadlines 

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY The Associated PressTwo Democratic senators on Wednesday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to ensure that 10 states do not violate...

Alaska tribes, villages get $7M for housing, development

ANCHORAGE — Twelve Alaska Native entities have won a total of more than $7 million in federal grants for housing and community development projects.The...

Juneau organization to launch Native language program

JUNEAU — A Juneau-based organization has received nearly $930,000 in federal funds to help revitalize Alaska Native languages.The Sealaska Heritage Institute will use the...

Alaska Libertarians select Joe Miller as Senate candidate

By BECKY BOHRER The Associated PressJUNEAU — Joe Miller wants to again attempt to unseat U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, but this time he’s planning to...

Obituary: Alaska Native elder and leader dies at age 77

ANCHORAGE — John Schaeffer Jr., an Inupiat Eskimo elder and tribal leader in northwest Alaska, has died. He was 77.Schaeffer was the first president...

Searchers respond to midair aircraft collision in Alaska

ANCHORAGE — Searchers are responding to a midair collision of two small commercial airplanes carrying a total of five people in western Alaska.Alaska National...

Insurers continue to abandon ACA exchanges

 Aetna will abandon Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges next year in more than two-thirds of the counties where it now sells the coverage, the...

Most residents of eroding Alaska village Shishmaref vote to relocate

ANCHORAGE — Unofficial ballot returns show a majority of voters in one of Alaska’s most eroded communities want to move to safer ground from...

Voters send some legislative incumbents packing

By BECKY BOHRER The Associated PressANCHORAGE — Wasilla state Rep. Wes Keller said Wednesday that he had mixed emotions about losing his Republican primary.Part of...