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FAIRBANKS—The Fairbanks Police Department reports that one of its officers was involved in a shooting this morning in which the suspect died at the s…
06.19 / 22:15
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FAIRBANKS — One morning, Poldine Carlo got a call. Did she want to meet the president of the United S…
06.19 / 22:15
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FAIRBANKS — Two members of Alaska’s congressional delegation are pushing for additional interceptors at the missile defense site at Fort Greely, but according to a recent Government Accountability Office report, the aggressive pace of the agency managing the program is&…
06.19 / 22:15
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The activities of the moon, an explanation of Summer Solstice (the exact time is 8:24 Tuesday the 20th at this latitude), and more about what to expect if you’re traveling to or near the path of totality for this August’s total solar…
06.19 / 21:32
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Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since he returned to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy, said in a statement that Warmbier died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no…
06.19 / 21:32
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQnt95QGtbY There's a good chance something you've bought online has been in the hands of a "picker" first. These are the workers in warehouses who pick, pack and ship all those things we're ordering. At Amazon and other companies, they're working side by side with robots. Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren't quite ready to take over completely. To keep pace with a growing hunger for fast delivery, more pickers…
06.19 / 21:32
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On Sunday afternoon, a DeHavilland DHC-2 Beaver crashed into Big Goat Lake on take-off, it was reported in the trooper dispatch on Monday. The “Beaver,” flown by 30-year-old Matthew B. Perron, had taken six passengers, from a cruise line that was docked in Ketchikan. The flight had gone to the popular sight-seeing destination in the…
06.19 / 21:23
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By Allison Sayer for Seward City News- Disclaimer: Seward City News is not responsible for any illness including botulism incurred by readers canning food. Readers should consult with experts and professionals such as the Cooperative Extension before attempting home canning projects. I have had many people tell me they would […] The post Home Preserving And Botulism: When to Worry (And When Not to!) appeared first on Seward City…
06.19 / 20:49
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In this newscast: Lawmakers are on track to lead the state into a government shut down; the recall of three Homer city councilmembers failed; a sunken Sitka tugboat was lifted out of the water and placed on a barge to be towed to…
06.19 / 20:36
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Alaska State Troopers say the investigation into a bear mauling that led to the death of a juvenile near Girdwood is continuing. AST received the report of the bear mauling that occurred on the Bird Ridge Trail at 1:19 pm on Sunday and Alaska State Troopers, a U.S. Forest Service Agent, Alaska State Park Ranger, Anchorage …
06.19 / 20:27
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From Micheley Kowalski- Hi Coffee House Friends! I just wanted to make sure you know about our show coming up on Friday, June 23. Michael Howard is back, this time playing with Kory Quinn.  Kory played a great show here last summer, and this duo won’t disappoint.  Kory’s music is […] The post Michael Howard and Kory Quinn to Play at Rez Art June 23 appeared first on Seward City N…
06.19 / 19:51
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Opening First Thursday July 6, 5 – 7PM will be an exhibition by Sonya Kelliher-Combs, at Kenai Fine Art Center, 816 Cook Avenue, Old Town Kenai.  All galleries are open from noon to 5:00 pm Wednesday through Saturday, staffed by volunteer artist participation.  Call 907-283-7040 for further information. The post First Thursday Sonya Kelliher-Combs Exhibition at Kenai Fine Art Center July 6 appeared first on Seward City Ne…
06.19 / 19:51
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Musicians Michael Howard and Kory Quinn will be performing at Resurrect Art this Friday, June 23 at 7pm. Both musicians have played a great shows at Resurrect Art, and this duo won’t disappoint. Kory’s music is described as “train-hoppin’, foot-stompin’ hobo blues.” Here’s a bit more about his music: “Quinn’s […] The post Live Music at Resurrect Art! Friday, June 23 appeared first on Seward City…
06.19 / 19:51
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MOSCOW — Warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition operating over Syrian government-controlled areas west of the Euphrates River will be tracked as potential targets, Russia’s Defense Ministry said Monday, a day after the U.S. military shot down a Syrian air force jet. Moscow condemned the downing of the Syrian jet after it dropped bombs near the […] The post Russia warns U.S. after downing of Syrian warplane appeared first on KTVA…
06.19 / 19:39
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For the second time in eight months, the fate of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing is in the hands of a jury over the fatal shooting of black motorist Sam DuBose. A previous trial ended in a deadlocked panel, and a mistrial. As in the earlier trial, Tensing, 27, faces murder and manslaughter charges over his killing of DuBose in July of 2015. The police officer had pulled DuBose over because the car he was driving was missing its front license plate. As we reported…
06.19 / 19:38
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A man carrying guns and explosives died when he rammed a car into a police van Monday on Paris' famed Champs-Élysées in what officials characterize as a deliberate attack. But upon collision, the car — and not the van — burst into flames, NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports from Paris. The man died even though police were able to extricate him from the burning car. No officers or bystanders were hurt. It's not clear what led the man to ram the van. But French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb ca…
06.19 / 19:38
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By Allison Sayer for Seward City News- A boat capsized in the Cape Fairfield area on Saturday, June 16th, leaving two dead. Two survivors made it to a beach, where they flagged down a passing vessel. They got the vessel’s attention by waving objects: a flag and a plastic cone. […] The post Boating Accident Near Cape Fairfield Leaves 2 Dead appeared first on Seward City N…
06.19 / 18:46
sewardcitynews.com
LOS ANGELES — Carrie Fisher’s autopsy report shows the actress had cocaine in her system when she fell ill on a plane last year, but investigators could not determine what impact the cocaine and other drugs found in her system had on her death. The report released Monday stated that Fisher may have taken cocaine […] The post Autopsy report reveals what was found in Carrie Fisher’s system appeared first on KTVA…
06.19 / 18:34
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Police have arrested and charged a man in the murder of a Muslim teenaged girl who went missing early Sunday morning in northern Virginia. Authorities haven't released details of how Nabra Hassanen of Reston, Va., died but tweeted that they are not investigating the killing as a hate crime. Hassanen and four or five others teenagers had left the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) mosque in Sterling, Va., on Sunday to get breakfast at an IHOP a little more than a mile away, The…
06.19 / 18:33
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TOKYO — Japan’s coast guard is investigating why it took nearly an hour for a deadly collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship to be reported. A coast guard official said Monday they are trying to find out what the crew of the Philippine-flagged ACX Crystal was doing before reporting the collision […] The post Delay in reporting U.S. Navy ship collision spurs probe appeared first on KTVA…
06.19 / 17:29
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