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In a Wednesday morning press conference, the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol in Alaska fired its first salvo against its opposition. The anti-legalization campaign says those tactics are ones they've seen before.

Suzanna Caldwell
Gov. Sean Parnell's pay-down plan is largely endorsed by the Alaska House. The cash infusion would reduce the size of future annual payments towards the unfunded liability.Pat Forgey
The Last Frontier’s newest movie stars are three grizzly bears named Sky, Amber and Scout.Sean Doogan
The defense team of James Michael Wells began calling witnesses Thursday as the federal murder trial playing out in Anchorage neared the end of its third week. Wells' personal physician took the stand, as well as an automobile expert.Jerzy Shedlock
Rumbling was felt in Kotzebue and at Red Dog Mine as a quake centered near Noatak rattled Alaska's northwestern region.Alaska Dispatch
Under a bill approved by the state House Thursday, the film tax credit program would disappear unless the Legislature renews it in 2016. The bill also provides for a review of other examples of the state's indirect spending through credits and fee waivers -- except for credits related to non-renewable resources.Dermot Cole
As the Legislature nears the final days of its 2014 session, with most major issues unresolved, a plan to subsidize in-state Alaska refineries won House approval Thursday. The first Senate hearing is set for Friday.Dermot Cole
What's in a name? Potentially everything, if you're running for office in Alaska and your name is Dan Sullivan.Sean Doogan
Warm weather means there won't even be one last weekend to snowmachine at Hatcher's Pass this season.Alaska Dispatch
The daughter of one of two men killed at a U.S. Coast Guard installation on Kodiak in April 2012 testified Wednesday during the trial of James Michael Wells, the man accused of murdering her father.Jerzy Shedlock