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Story Time w/ Aunt Phil: 8 decades of the Alaska State Fair

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Lost Lake Run more than just a foot race to Gov. Walker's family

Mic Check in the Morning

Mic Check in the Morning: Harper's Farce

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Children's Lunchbox program helps students during school year

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Daybreak Adopt-a-Pet for Aug. 26, 2016

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    Story Time w/ Aunt Phil: 8 decades of the Alaska State Fair

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 29, 10:33

    The Alaska State Fair is celebrating a milestone this year; 80 years of food and fun. In this installment of Story Time with Aunt Phil, Daybreak explores the reason why the fair started in the first place. The story starts in 1935 when the U.S. Government transplanted 203 families from Minnestoa, Michigan, Wisconsin and Oklahoma […]

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    Lost Lake Run more than just a foot race to Gov. Walker’s family

    by Sierra Starks on Aug 29, 6:00

    The finish line at Saturday’s Lost Lake Run in Seward was marked with a number of touching moments — couples crossing hand-in-hand, children holding handmade signs in support of their parents, hugs and kisses shared to celebrate the completion of the 16-mile race. Sabrina Walker was greeted by her 1-year-old son Leo, whom she calls […]

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    Mic Check in the Morning: Harper’s Farce

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 26, 17:09

    Multimedia science fiction band Harper’s Farce took to the Daybreak stage for a Mic Check in the Morning. The group uses music, words and visuals to explore what it means to be human. According to their website, Harper’s Farce formed in July 2015 as a cover band. The temporary project became collaborative storytelling experience spanning […]

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    Children’s Lunchbox program helps students during school year

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 26, 10:45

    Now that the school year is finally upon us, families in need no longer have to worry about that midday meal for their children, but what about on the weekends? The Children’s Lunchbox program at Bean’s Cafe does just that. But it needs your help. Bean’s Cafe Executive Director Lisa Sauder stopped by Daybreak to […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Daybreak Adopt-a-Pet for Aug. 26, 2016

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 26, 9:00

    From Anchorage Animal Care and Control Cats! Wow, Anchorage Animal Care and Control has cats! They have gray tabbies, orange tabbies, tuxedos, and torties. Black cats. White cats. Little cats and big cats. Young cats and “more experienced” cats. Talkative and outgoing cats. Quiet and introverted cats. Even pairs of cats looking for homes together! […]

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    Valley Performing Arts brings its 41st season full circle starting with “Harvey”

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 25, 16:10

    What better way to celebrate 40 years of performing art than a recreation of the first show, four decades ago. The Valley Performing Arts (VPA) is kicking off its 41st season with just that, “Harvey,” the opening performance in 1976. But that’s not all, as Dave Nufer, Artistic Director, and Garry Forrester, Executive Producer of […]

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    Young Alaskan blazing the trail for diversity in the great outdoors

    by Sierra Starks on Aug 25, 14:02

    A short climb from Rendezvous Peak, where the trail plateaus into ridgeline, 21-year-old Reth Duir’s reaction to Arctic Valley’s mountainous views is one of awe. “I feel like I’m on top of the world,” Duir says, gazing at the town of Eagle River below. It’s his first hike up the Rendezvous Peak Trail, which is […]

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    Getting your foot in the door: Going too far to get noticed at a job interview

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 24, 12:51

    Ever send a pizza to a prospective employer? Better yet, have you ever had your priest call them just to land a job? Come to work in a Halloween costume? Or, send a plant in a shoe to get your foot in the door. Those examples are true, and begs the question, how far is […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: How UAA can help you get a new job

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 24, 12:48

    The University of Alaska Anchorage can help you get a better a career in the long run, but did you know that you can actually get paid while you go to school? BethAnn Hoover, the Interim Director of Career Exploaration & Services for UAA and Martha Peck with Alaska Process Industry Careers Consortium stopped by […]

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    NPS turns 100: Alaskans show us their national park pride

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 24, 9:06

      On Thursday, Aug. 25, the National Park Service (NPS) turns 100 years old. This week’s milestone will mark the beginning of “a second century of stewardship of America’s national parks and engaging communities through recreation, conservation, and historic preservation programs,” according to NPS’ website. Celebrations have already been marked with social media hashtags (#FindYourPark, […]

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    Story Time with Aunt Phil: Anchorage’s first school

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 23, 12:44

    Most Anchorage students started the school year, but nearly 101 years ago, school wasn’t the same. In this week’s Story Time with Aunt Phil, author Laurel Downing Bill stopped by Daybreak to explain why. According to Bill, the Alaska Engineering Commission had an oversight when it sold the lot where the Pioneer School used to stand […]

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    QUIZ: Are you smarter than an Anchorage 5th-grader?

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 23, 9:06

    If you tune into the daytime television show “Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader,” chances are you’re aware of just how much you’ve forgotten since your grammar school days. As students across Alaska head back to school, it’s time to shake the brain cells free from cobwebs and crack open the textbooks once again. KTVA […]

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    Pay $1, get short stack of pancakes at IHOP to fight child hunger

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 23, 8:45

    Today, Aug. 23, IHOP restaurants are offering a sweet deal for a good cause. Customers can get a short stack of buttermilk pancakes for just $1. All of the proceeds will benefit a charity called No Kid Hungry, which aims to end child hunger in the U.S. IHOP’s goal for Tuesday’s event is to serve […]

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    World on a swing: Local author explores Anchorage playgrounds

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 22, 11:16

    Did you know where all 133 playgrounds in Anchorage are? That total includes 81 parks and 52 elementary school playgrounds. Colleen Carlson found and visited each one. As a new parent, she wanted to know which were the best spots for kids and which were just OK. Her answers those questions are in her book, “133 […]

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    Perfect attendance in school goes beyond the classroom

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 19, 16:18

    With the school year nearly here, getting back into the routine of getting to school on time can be tricky. The Monthly Attendance Champions have some incentives for kids to be punctual everyday. Katie Abbott with United Way of Anchorage, and Kate Slyker, vice president of consumer marketing with GCI, explained why perfect attendance translates […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Turquoise Boy

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 19, 15:33

    Despite being on the Anchorage scene for almost five years, indie band Turquoise Boy released their first album on Aug. 16. Their album release party will be on Aug. 20 at Williwaw. Turquoise Bay took the Daybreak stage for a Mic Check in the Morning Friday. After their set, the band talked about their album release […]

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    Fall into back-to-school fashion trends

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 19, 9:24

    School supplies aren’t the only items on students’ back-to-school shopping lists. The start of the new school year gives students a chance to begin rebuilding their wardrobe. Back-to-school shopping can be overwhelming for parents, says Kari Skinner with Anchorage 5th Avenue mall — but it doesn’t have to be. In the video above, Skinner shares […]

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    Cup with the Chief: School resource officers

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 18, 11:43

    A generation ago, a police officer in a school would seem out of place. Now, school resource officers (SRO) are assigned to watch over students around the nation. According to one SRO, they do more than just keep your kids safe. Officer Doug Fifer with the Anchorage Police Department said having officers in school helps […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Looking at the future of Alaska’s job market

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 17, 12:47

    Have you always known what you wanted to do with your career, or do you want to switch it up but don’t know where to start? Are you worried about job stability in the state? Neal Fried, economist for the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and Cari-Ann Carty with the Alaska Process Industry […]

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    Medical Myth: All about migraines

    by Daybreak Staff on Aug 17, 12:09

    You’ve probably had a migraine or two in your life, but getting them as frequently as 15 times a month is excessive. That begs the question: how bad should you let them get before you see a doctor? Dr. Caleb Craig with Arctic Chiropractic says there is more than one kind of migraine. Usually, migraines […]