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Saturday, June 24, 2017

USDA urged to strengthen GMO regulations

Two federal agencies charged with oversight of genetically engineered crops and animals are being urged by environmental, food safety and other entities to substantially...

Murkowski fends off crowded field in Senate race

BY BECKY BOHRERThe Associated Press ANCHORAGE — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski won her bid for re-election, fending off a crowded field of challengers that included...

Most humpback whales coming off ESA list

Federal fisheries officials are removing most humpback whales from the endangered species list, saying that international conservation efforts over the past 40 years have...

Avian flu: First case of HPAI confirmed in Alaska

Highly pathogenic avian influenza has been confirmed for the first time in Alaska, prompting the need for poultry owners to take steps to protect...