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Three residents of the Fairbanks North Star Borough are included in the 38 total resident cases, bringing the number of active cases in the borough to 60.

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Outside experts at National Economic Research Associates and the international law firm Morrison & Foerster were hired to help the state analyze Hilcorp’s finances along with the $5.6 billion deal in which Hilcorp, a private company based in Texas, is purchasing Alaska assets from BP.

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Updated 6:44 p.m.: Gov. Mike Dunleavy, who met with reporters for the first time in weeks Tuesday evening to discuss the new numbers, pointed to rising case counts "all across the world" but maintained that Alaska's case numbers "in most respects are still very, very low."

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A troopers news release states that troopers received a report at roughly 7 p.m. Saturday of a “flipped canoe and a body in the water” at Diamond Lake, which is roughly 3 miles from Big Lake in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough

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“We’re a community service organization,” Poirrier said, “and we do things we think we can provide to help the North Pole community and the only asset we have is this building, and the idea is to use this building in whatever way we can to make it useful for the people in the area.”

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The borough fell behind on maintenance at the Mary Siah Recreation Center, which is upward of 70 years old and was proposed to be torn down. But leaders decided instead to address the most-pressing problems — replacing corroded mechanical systems and adding seismic bracing to walls — while planning for a new aquatics center.

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Updated 5:43 p.m.: Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink: “As case counts continue to rise in Alaska, we must be diligent about keeping six feet away from others, wearing a cloth face covering when you’re out in public, washing your hands often and isolating and calling a health care provider to ask about testing if you’re experiencing even mild COVID-19 symptoms.”

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On Jan. 10, U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., released “Wastebook: PORKémon Go,” a list of 50 examples of what he deemed “questionable expenditures” by the U.S. government.