In this Tuesday, April 7, 2015 photo, a Marine veteran holds a sign to show support for cannabis for post traumatic stress disorder sufferers, outside the State Capitol in Des Moines, Iowa. Twenty-eight states plus the District of Columbia have enabled the use of marijuana to treat PTSD, and the number has doubled just in the last two years amid increasingly visible advocacy from veterans’ groups. (Michael Zamora | The Des Moines Register File)

Veterans are key as surge of states OK medical pot for PTSD

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In this Feb. 4, 2019 file photo, former Speaker nominee Rep. Bryce Edgmon, Dillingham, right, shares a laugh with Speaker nominee Rep. David Talerico, R-Healy, as Speaker Pro Tempore Rep. Neal Foster, Nome, presides over the House. Edgmon was elected Speaker of the House on Thursday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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House disarray, budget concerns the talk of the town.

Alaska troopers announce cold-case murder arrest

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Photos: Thunder Mountain vs. Juneau-Douglas

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Alaska’s radio, TV contribution on the chopping block

Dunleavy’s budget would cut state funding for public media.

House fills key leadership roles

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