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7:34 am
Tue November 18, 2014

Sen. Mark Begich concedes race to Dan Sullivan

Sen. Mark Begich concedes, lagging by 6,211 votes with few ballots left to count

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5:41 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

11/13/14 - Dan Sullivan, Bill Walker take steps toward offices as final votes are tallied

With 30,000+ early and absentee ballots still to be counted, the two men in the lead for U.S. Senator for Alaska -- Dan Sullivan -- and for Alaska Governor -- Bill Walker -- are taking steps toward assuming office. Yesterday Sullivan left for U.S. Senate organizational meetings in Washington, D.C. Walker and his campaign partner Byron Mallott have announced their transition team co-chairs: former state Sen. Rick Halford, and Alaska Federation of Natives co-chair Ana Hoffman of Bethel. The Division of Elections will resume tallying votes on Friday, and continue into next week as needed.

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10:08 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

10/29/14 - Could Alaska Natives decide the U.S. Senate majority?

Pollsters are closely watching races in a few states to see whether Democrats are going to hang on to their majority in the U.S. Senate. In Alaska, incumbent Sen. Mark Begich, a Democrat, was behind Republican challenger Dan Sullivan in the polls by some five points until last week when Begich pulled ahead by a few points.

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12:37 am
Thu October 23, 2014

10/23/14 - AFN Daily Newscast Elders and Youth, and a look ahead to AFN Convention

A look back at the 3-day Elders and Youth Conference

Delvin Anderstrom, of Yakutat, gave a keynote address after Elder Fred John gave his. Anderstrom's  nine-minute address was given in the Tlingit language, a rare achievement for a 17-year-old. He says some ideas are best communicated in their original language.

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7:39 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

9/26/14 Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles southcentral, but no major damage or injuries

A 6.1 magnitude quake hit Alaska at 9:51 a.m. Thursday. The Alaska Earthquake Center says the epicenter was about 80 miles northwest of Anchorage.

New poll shows Republican candidate Dan Sullivan in the lead over Mark Begich

APRN's Liz Ruskin reports a new Dittman Research poll shows Republican Dan Sullivan is six points ahead of Democrat Mark Begich in the U.S. Senate race. The research was funded by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. It ran a pro-Sullivan ad in April and today officially announced its endorsement of Sullivan.

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