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FBI wants to increase hate crimes reporting in Alaska

In line with President Joe Biden’s aim to crack down on hate crimes across the nation, the FBI office in Anchorage has joined a national campaign to “build public awareness of hate crimes and to encourage reporting to law enforcement.” An Oct. 4 notice

Proposal would punish Alaska athletes for ‘hate speech’

The Alaska School Activities Association, which governs high school sports across the state, is set to vote on a new policy that would impose penalties for “hate speech.” The proposal will be taken up by the board of directors at its Feb. 22-23 meeting.