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Troubling Twitter account: Assembly candidate Quayle talks lactation with big-bust models on social media 

updated 5:57pm

Assembly candidate William Quayle Jr. opens his Twitter bio with three words: "Creativity run amuck." A more appropriate three-word intro would read: "Eighteen and up.

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Police arrest person of interest in connection to Best Western theft

Today, 6:50am

Police received a call Wednesday night from a Mendenhall Valley business employee that led to the arrest of a man police believe to be tied to a theft at Best Western Country Lane Inn.

Prep swimmers set course for state meet

Today, 9:37am

It's just before 8 a.m. on a Wednesday and Thunder Mountain High School swimmer Bergen Davis stands on a bench before his teammates, who are yelling at him.

Alaska Science Forum: Fungus Man and the start of it all

Today, 9:32am

Alaskans love fungi. This was evident one Saturday when author and mycologist Lawrence Millman offered a mushroom walk at Creamer's Field on one of the wettest days of the yellow-leaf season.

Murkowski presses Forest Service on land swap

Today, 12:04am

ANCHORAGE - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is pushing legislation to resolve several outstanding land issues between the state and federal governments, including a Southeast timberland exchange that is nearly a decade in the making.
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Nageak says he's not leaving lawsuit

09/29/16

In Thursday morning courtroom testimony, Rep. Benjamin Nageak, D-Barrow, said he's not giving up on his attempt to overturn an August primary he lost.

Alaska health experts advise shooting down flu early

09/29/16

Oct. 1 is the official start of flu season in Alaska, and health centers across the state are getting their vaccines ready.

Group of Alaska Democrats endorse independent in Senate race

09/29/16

JUNEAU - Democrats in one part of Alaska have endorsed an independent candidate for U.S. Senate, bucking their party's own nominee. The Interior Democrats voted to endorse independent Margaret Stock.

Richards lands new contract to advise on fiscal issues

09/29/16

JUNEAU - Former Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards has signed another contract with the state, this time to provide legal advice on "fiscal and other related matters." The contract began Aug. 1 and ends Dec. 31. Costs are not to exceed $10,000.

Prostitutes and police: Southeast Alaska's hidden histories

09/29/16

Do you know which bar is the oldest in Alaska? How about what the relationship was, in the 1940s, between Juneau police and prostitutes?

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Opinion

Empire Editorial: Give the Seward statue the context it deserves

The new Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture is a remarkable place. Rising in black and bronze next to the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. it stands out spectacularly from the marble and faux Classical architecture that dominates the national capital.

 

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Sports

Prep swimmers set course for state meet

It's just before 8 a.m. on a Wednesday and Thunder Mountain High School swimmer Bergen Davis stands on a bench before his teammates, who are yelling at him.

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Outdoors

Alaska Science Forum: Fungus Man and the start of it all

Alaskans love fungi. This was evident one Saturday when author and mycologist Lawrence Millman offered a mushroom walk at Creamer's Field on one of the wettest days of the yellow-leaf season.

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