Alaska

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Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.

08/01/2014

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A Bear Crashes A Birthday Party, And More Of ‘What’s Trending Today’ With Zahra

A bear crashes a one-year-old’s birthday party in Alaska and eats all the cupcakes. Plus, Kaley Cuoco adopts a rescue puppy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2014

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Michigan Hunters Fined In Illegal Alaska Bear Kill

A metro Detroit woman and her son have been sentenced to pay thousands of dollars in the killing of a grizzly bear.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2013

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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

10/15/2013

Same-sex couple Jeff Tabaco, left, and Thom Watson kiss as they hold paperwork for a marriage license Aug. 12, 2010, in San Francisco. (Getty Images)

Court Rules Against Calif. Gay Marriage Ban

A federal appeals court has declared California’s same-sex marriage ban to be unconstitutional, putting the voter-approved law on track for likely consideration by the U.S. Supreme Court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2012

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Woman Held In Mich. Man’s Killing Freed In Alaska

A woman imprisoned in Alaska for a Michigan man’s death 15 years ago is a free woman for now.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2012

More extensive and more severe fires are turning Alaskan black spruce forests into carbon-emitting wastelands.

MTU: Climate Change Turning Alaskan Forest From Carbon Storage To Carbon Source

American and Canadian researchers report that climate change is causing wildfires to burn larger swaths of Alaskan trees and to char the groundcover more severely, turning the black spruce forests of Alaska from repositories of carbon to generators of it.

02/13/2011

Mich. Pilot Dies In Crash

Evidence found at the remote, rugged Alaska site where an F-22 Raptor crashed indicates the pilot was unable to eject from the aircraft and could not have survived.

11/20/2010

Ex.-Sen. Ted Stevens Dies In Plane Crash

(AP Photo/J.Scott Applewhite) A plane carrying former Sen. Ted Stevens and eight others crashed in remote southwest Alaska, killing the longtime Republican lawmaker and four other people, authorities said Tuesday.

08/10/2010

Bristol Palin's Engagement Off, Again

Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston have called off their second engagement after he told her he may have fathered a baby with another girl.

08/03/2010

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