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State Senate votes to eliminate daylight saving time

The Alaska State Senate has voted overwhelmingly to eliminate daylight saving time in the state. The bill now goes to the House. The bill would stop the state from springing forward beginning in 2017. Sens. Dennis Egan, Bert Stedman, Berta Gardner and Johnny Ellis opposed the bill.


Senate Finance Committee hears testimony: We vote to make marijuana legal, not a controlled substance

Dallas Seavey takes first place in the Iditarod Trail Sled-dog race, followed two minutes later by Ailie Zirkle. Mitch Seavey takes third. Jeff King, who'd been in the lead, scratched in the last stretch of the race in a snowstorm with winds gusting to 65 mph.

Senate minority leaders are calling on Gov. Sean Parnell to withdraw his appointment of a non-resident with ties to the oil industry to a board that assesses oil industry property for tax purposes.

A bill to allow Village Public Safety Officers to carry firearms continues to move forward.