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Rural Alaska elementary teacher convicted of 14 sexual felonies

A Bethel jury found elementary teacher John Mark Hammons guilty of 14 counts of sexual felonies. The Aug. 4 verdict followed a three-week trial for the 49-year-old Hammonds, who worked as a both a schoolteacher and coach at the Akiachak school, while also
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Abortion business may profit from Anchorage alcohol tax

The largest provider of abortions in Alaska is throwing its support behind Prop. 13 which would institute a 5% flat tax on alcohol sales in Anchorage to raise funds for programs that help prevent child abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence and substance