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Alaska's 1st H&M store to add 60 jobs, promote garment recycling

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Mount Marathon 'princess' ready to race

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On the couch with vlogger Cory Williams, July 1

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    Freestyle Friday: Julian Crenshaw

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 03, 8:59

    Inspired by Michael Jackson, an Anchorage dancer took the KTVA stage for a “Freestyle Friday” edition of Daybreak’s Mic Check in the Morning. Julian Crenshaw, 22, was born and raised in Georgia. After numerous stops all over the country, he now resides in Anchorage, where you can often find him performing downtown. Crenshaw also teaches […]

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    Meet Rhett and Scarlet, Daybreak’s Adopt-A-Pets

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 03, 8:20

    From the Anchorage Animal Care and Control Center: Rhett and Scarlet are a happy pair of ferrets that enjoy each other’s company – playing and romping with each other when not curled up together sleeping. They are both friendly with people and will come right up to you for attention. Cute and lively companions, they can be […]

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    Alaska’s 1st H&M store to add 60 jobs, promote garment recycling

    by Sierra Starks on Jul 03, 7:53

    The massive Save-the-Date sign is hard to miss for those driving down the Old Seward Highway in South Anchorage. H&M’s first Alaska location opens its doors on July 16 at the Dimond Center. Located in the southeast tower of the mall, this location joins more than 3,600 worldwide. Posters of well-dressed models and “Straight from […]

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    Mount Marathon ‘princess’ ready to race

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 02, 9:06

    With two days to go until Mount Marathon in Seward, a former three-time junior champion said she’s just trying to keep calm and carry on. “I’m trying not to get nervous. I’m trying not to think about it,” said Denali Foldager. Race day is a different story though. “I’m very comfortable on the mountain, it’s […]

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    On the couch with vlogger Cory Williams, July 1

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 01, 14:16

    An elusive geocache at Edmonds Lake was finally found by Alaskan vlogger Cory Williams, aka DudeLikeHELLA. He joined the Daybreak crew on the couch Wednesday morning to explain the popular outdoor trend. “It’s like playing an epic game of hide and go seek,” Williams explained. “These things are everywhere. There are apps on your phone. […]

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    Former Anchorage mayor talks healthy living with diabetes

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 01, 13:06

    Former Anchorage Mayor Rick Mystrom says living a healthy life with diabetes is possible, and he wants to show people with the disease how to do it. Mystrom recently released a new book entitled “What Should I Eat?” and appeared on KTVA 11′s Daybreak on Wednesday to answer that very question. Mystrom says there are […]

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    New book chronicles history of beer in Alaska

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 29, 9:31

    A new book by a local beer connoisseur chronicles the history of Alaska’s fermented legacy. “Alaska Beer: Liquid Gold in the Land of the Midnight Sun” is written by Bill Howell. He stopped by Daybreak Monday morning to explain why he wrote it and what makes him an expert on the subject. “I’m not sure […]

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    Highland Games bring Scottish sport to Palmer fairgrounds

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 26, 11:46

    The 34th annual Alaska Scottish Highland Games are bringing Scottish culture to everyone, no matter their background. Those looking for something unique to do this weekend, look no further than the Palmer fairgrounds: June 27, it’s game on. Event co-chairs Brandon Telford and Chris Anderson joined Daybreak Friday to talk about the games. This year will feature […]

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    Mic Check in the Morning: BROTHER

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 26, 10:46

    North to Alaska. They’re a powerhouse Celtic tribal trio making a much-anticipated return to Alaska. A fan favorite in 2012, BROTHER will once again headline the Alaska Scottish Highland Games going on Saturday, June 27 at the Alaska State Fairgrounds in Palmer. Friday, BROTHER performed live on Daybreak for a Mic Check In the Morning. […]

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    Meet your purrfect match: Daybreak’s Adopt-A-Pets

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 26, 7:52

    Looking for a feline friend to cuddle with this summer? The Anchorage Animal Care and Control Center has plenty for you to choose from. The AACCC has 25 individual cats plus six bonded pairs available for adoption. Cats make great companions because they are typically low-maintenance, make awesome cuddling partners and are more entertaining than […]

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    Anchorage nonprofit combats canine cancer

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 25, 11:20

    Safe to say we all know someone who’s been affected by cancer: Unfortunately, it can spread farther than our human family and friends. Pets have the potential to develop the disease as well. A special walk and fundraiser for PuppyUp Anchorage will take place June 27 at Balto Seppala Park to raise money for the […]

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    Summer fashion with local boutiques

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 25, 10:31

    Alaskans are known for their Xtratuf’s and bunny boots, but that doesn’t mean we have to fall on another worst-dressed list. Dressing for summer can be fun and inspiring. Thursday, Kari Skinner with the Anchorage 5th Avenue Mall and Rachel Droege with Circular Boutique joined Daybreak with a few timeless tips and ideas to get […]

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    Alaska Botanical Garden presents new Heritage Garden

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 24, 11:32

    It’s a tribute to our past planted in the present. The Heritage Garden now grows in Anchorage to help celebrate they city’s centennial this week. Last year, organizers put it together as a soft launch. Now, the public has a chance to check it out in all its historically accurate glory. Robin Dublin, the executive […]

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    ‘Deadly News’ book signing Tuesday at Anchorage Barnes & Noble

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 23, 12:39

    They call themselves recovering journalists. Don Farmer and Chris Curle helped put Cable News Network on the air in 1980. The CNN dynamic duo have covered stories worldwide, from politics to war and civil rights. Since then, they have married and have written their first novel, “Deadly News.” It’s a murder-thriller that takes readers behind […]

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    ’3,022 ft.’: Filmakers to premiere Mount Marathon documentary

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 23, 12:01

    It literally takes blood, sweat and tears to conquer one of Alaska’s toughest races. Mount Marathon is bringing some of the best mountain runners to Seward to compete in a race to the peak and back. Filmmakers Natalie Fedak and Max Romey joined Daybreak Tuesday to talk about “3,022 ft.,” a documentary they put together […]

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    Miss Alaska USA preps for the big day

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 22, 11:21

    It’s been six months since Miss Alaska USA was crowned. Kimberly Agron won the competition in December and now is getting set to go national to compete in the Miss USA pageant in Baton Rouge next month. Before she heads down south, she joined Daybreak Monday to talk about how she is preparing for the […]

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    Mic Check in the Morning: Magnum Opus

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 19, 11:30

    Their name means “great work” in Latin. Magnum Opus is a rock band that started out in Soldotna. In January, lead vocalist Ayden See joined as the final piece of the Magnum Opus puzzle. Since then, he and bandmates Ryan Reid, Ben Mattox, Wade VonHeeder and Garrett Hermansen have put together their first album, “Goats […]

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    Friendly felines: Daybreak’s Adopt-A-Pets

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 19, 8:04

    June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, and we have plenty of friendly felines looking for furever homes. The Anchorage Animal Care and Control Center has five pairs of cats that love living together. Studies by veterinarians show cats that live with other cats get sick less often, have shorter hospital stays and live longer, says Laura […]

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    Solstice Showcase brings local films to Anchorage theater

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 18, 10:10

    This weekend, on June 21, Alaskans will celebrate the longest day of the year. Summer solstice has  22 hours of daylight; plenty of time to catch a movie or two. The Solstice Showcase kicks off Friday at Bear Tooth Theatre Pub. It previews eight short films from some of Alaska’s most talented storytellers. Organizers D.K. Johnston […]

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    On the couch with vlogger Cory Williams, June 17

    by Daybreak Staff on Jun 17, 12:15

    Another day — and one more check off his Alaskan bucket list. Viral vlogger Cory Williams joined KTVA Daybreak Wednesday to talk about his latest Alaskan adventure. “This is part of Alaska that, like, I really wanted to see, but didn’t think I would see it like this,” Williams said. Williams encountered a mother moose […]