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Marijuana Legalization Set for Summer Ballot in Alaska

Marijuana Legalization Set for Summer Ballot in Alaska
Alaskans have signed enough petitions to put marijuana legalization on the ballot this summer. If the state OKs the initiative, it will join Colorado and Washington as states where the plant – and its effects on smokers – are totally legal.
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Drill Ship with 155,000 Gallons of Fuel Runs Aground in Gulf of Alaska

Stormy weather broke the the Kulluk drill ship away from its tow ropes and within hours it had run aground. The Coast Guard safely evacuated 18 crew members from the ship and is now watching for any spills. The Kulluk has has about 155,000 gallons of fuel on board according to Coast Guard Commander Shane Montoya.
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