Alaska

5:43am

Wed December 26, 2012
Around the Nation

Blind Dog Returned To Alaska Family

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

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5:27am

Tue December 25, 2012
Around the Nation

Is Santa's Sleigh Powered By Caribou?

Originally published on Tue December 25, 2012 7:42 am

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5:44am

Thu September 6, 2012
Around the Nation

Alaska Zoo Holds Election For Honorary President

Originally published on Thu September 6, 2012 8:17 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

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2:46pm

Mon August 27, 2012
Animals

Denali National Park Still Closed After Bear Attack

Originally published on Mon August 27, 2012 4:23 pm

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It's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Audie Cornish.

MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

And I'm Melissa Block.

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1:05am

Wed August 22, 2012
Around the Nation

Trying To Tame The (Real) Deadliest Fishing Jobs

Originally published on Wed August 22, 2012 2:09 pm

Crew members of a scallop boat float in their survival suits during a drill in Point Judith, R.I.
Jesse Costa WBUR

On the fishing-boat piers of New England, nearly everyone knows a fisherman who was lost at sea.

Boat captain Joe Neves remembers when a crew member got knocked overboard. "We heard him screaming 'Help me!' " Neves says, grimacing. "But you know, on the water at night, your head is like a little coconut." They didn't find him.

Mike Gallagher discovered a friend who was entangled in still-running hydraulics. "I knew right away he was dead," he says.

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