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  • DayBreak

    Meet Frenchy, this week’s Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 02, 10:38

    Meet Frenchy — an adult, male rabbit. This big, handsome fellow is very friendly, soft and good-natured. He’s curious and attentive and will come right up to you for petting and attention, and enjoys sitting on your lap. He has very soft fur and is a real people lover. Rabbits, in general, are very intelligent […]

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    Knights bring the Middle Ages to the state fair

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 01, 10:28

    At the state fairgrounds in Palmer, the Knights of Valour are entertaining audiences with real live competition. “I want to bring the real thing to the people and the real thing, of course, is the true essence of the warfare of the age with knight on horseback charging at another knight on horseback with a […]

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    Alaska VegFest promotes healthy eating

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 01, 8:43

    In an effort to combat health issues like obesity, heart disease, diabetes and cancer, many people are switching to plant-based diets. Delisa Renideo with the Alaska Vegan Society joined Daybreak Monday to talk about what it means to be vegan and the Alaska VegFest 2014, an event that aims to help Alaskans live longer, healthier […]

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    Miss Alaska, Miss Alaska’s Outstanding Teen talk competition, youth empowerment

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 29, 14:35

    Back in June, a new Miss Alaska was crowned. And in less than two weeks, Malie Delgado of Anchorage will take the national stage in the 2015 Miss America Competition in Atlantic City. Daybreak caught up with Delgado, along with Miss Alaska’s Outstanding Teen Alyssa Hampton on Friday. Delgado and Hampton recently went down to the […]

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    Piglets race for the prize at the Alaska State Fair

    by James Gaddis on Aug 28, 9:02

    The Daybreak crew spent a day at the Alaska State Fair this week and our first stop was the Kenai Peninsula Pig Races. Megan and I scouted the competitors and made a small bet: The loser has to get the winner coffee for an entire week. The KTVA 11 News Corral is where pigs become […]

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    Ask Alaska: School or State Fair

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 27, 11:59

    Go to school or go to the state fair? With the Alaska State Fair in full swing in Palmer, Daybreak’s James Gaddis set out to ask Alaska what they thought of school starting the same week the state fair kicks off. Click the video box above to watch this week’s Ask Alaska

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    After Ferguson, APD chief outlines difference between protests and riots

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 27, 11:47

    The recent shooting death of an unarmed teen by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri sparked protesting, rioting and looting in the streets. The incidents led to a massive police presence to help keep the peace. Police Chief Mark Mew joined Daybreak Wednesday morning for the August edition of “Cup with the Chief” to talk […]

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    Anchorage bed bug seminar offers solutions to pest epidemic

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 26, 10:46

    Are bed bugs biting Alaska? A free seminar Tuesday afternoon in Anchorage aims to answer all your questions about those minuscule pests. Jeff White, an entomologist and BedBug Central’s director of innovation and Ken Perry, owner of Pied Piper’s Pest Control joined Daybreak Tuesday to tell us all about the bug. There are many misconceptions […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Fall fares

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 26, 10:10

    The leaves are starting to turn yellow and the weather is a bit crisper when you leave the house in the morning, which means the fall season is right around the corner. That’s good news for travelers because according to Daybreak’s travel guru, Scott McMurren, September is savings season. 1. Anchorage – Seattle, $203 – […]

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    Alaskan Preston Pollard makes waves in the Lower 48

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 25, 10:43

    He’s an Alaskan doing big things in the Lower 48: You may recognize him from the cover of the book, “I Am Alaskan,” and now you can find him online on the Oprah Winfrey Network. A professional skateboarder and motivational speaker, 26-year-old Preston Pollard joined Daybreak on the couch Monday to talk about #OWN and […]

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    Mic Check in the Morning: Todd Grebe and Cold Country

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 22, 11:53

    They’re bluegrass with a dash of country: Todd Grebe and Cold Country performed live on KTVA 11′s Daybreak for the Friday edition of “Mic Check in the Morning.” Grebe is originally from Anchorage. In 2010, he moved to Nashville to expand his musical career. He says it’s been great to be back in his hometown. […]

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    Meet Layla and Panther, this week’s Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 22, 9:19

    Meet Layla and Panther, 2-year-old best friends that have lived together their entire lives. Layla is a brown female tabby cat. Panther is a gray and white neutered male. Layla has a gentle and very loving temperament. She is initially shy, but enjoys all petting and attention. Panther has an affectionate and sweet temperament. He’s […]

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    Political scientist weighs in on Republican primary results

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 20, 11:32

    Dr. Forrest Nabors, a political science professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage, joined KTVA’s Daybreak Wednesday morning to provide some insight into the primary election results so far. When Nabors was asked if he was surprised by Wednesday morning’s Republican U.S. Senate primary results, his response went straight to the point “Not really,” he […]

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    Mat-Su schools welcome returning students, new facilities

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 19, 11:39

    While students in Anchorage are getting ready to head back to the classroom Wednesday, students in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough have been back to school for nearly a week now. The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is responsible for nearly 18,000 students living everywhere from Big Lake to Sutton; an area larger than the entire state of […]

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    Travel Tuesday: Up in the air

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 19, 10:04

    Travel Tuesday is taking flight this week, and Daybreak travel guru Scott McMurren shared some of his favorite “up in the air” tours for a new perspective on where to go on your next staycation. First, there’s the K2 Aviation Tour. You can fly up from Talkeetna, deep into Denali National Park and land on […]

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    Creating change with chalk

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 18, 12:36

    One nonprofit organization is getting ready to take to the sidewalks to kick off the new school year. June Sobocinski, vice president of Education Impact at United Way of Anchorage, joined Daybreak on the couch to talk about the Chalk the Walks campaign. “Chalk the Walks is a fun event where folks can come to […]

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    Pioneering peonies in the Last Frontier

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 18, 9:18

    It’s a relatively new industry, but Alaska’s peony trade is bringing worldwide attention and financial gain for farmers because of Alaska’s late growing season. Rita Jo Shoultz, owner of Alaska Perfect Peony in Homer, joined KTVA’s Daybreak Monday to talk about the budding industry. Shoultz started growing peonies as a result of a request from […]

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    Mic Check in the morning: Divas with a Cause

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 15, 11:15

    The musical fundraising group Divas for a Cause is performing at UAA’s Wendy Williamson Auditorium this Saturday at 7 p.m. They performed Friday for KTVA’s Daybreak. Click the video box above to watch.

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    Meet Khloe, this week’s Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 15, 11:00

    Here is Khloe, a 3-year-old, spayed female pit bull mix with intense blue eyes. This beautiful girl is attentive, calm, friendly and alert. She’s very active, likes playing ball and exploring and is used to three walks a day and short rides in the car. Curious and strong, she handles fine on a leash and […]

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    New book combines Aleut culture, traditional foods

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 15, 9:28

    It’s a uniquely Alaskan book that aims to nourish the mind, body and spirit for generations through subsistence recipes from the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands. The title of the book, Qaqamiigux, means to hunt or fish for food — subsistence. Author Suanne Unger and contributor Moses Dirks stopped by KTVA’s Daybreak to share some of the […]