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Mic Check in the Morning: Classical guitar with Mischa Shimek

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Daybreak Adopt-a-Pet for Friday, May 6

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For the love of lingerie: Victoria's Secret coming to Anchorage

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Workforce Wednesday: Career exploration and workplace maturity

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Summer of Heroes program rewards community-minded youth

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  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Classical guitar with Mischa Shimek

    by Daybreak Staff on May 06, 11:50

    Mischa Shimek is a music major who attends the University of Alaska Anchorage. When he’s not focusing on his studies, he can be found playing at the Anchorage Lutheran Church and Organic Oasis. Friday, he joined Daybreak for a Mic Check in the morning where he played two pieces on his classical guitar. This fall he […]

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    Daybreak Adopt-a-Pet for Friday, May 6

    by Daybreak Staff on May 06, 11:33

    From the Anchorage Animal Care and Control Cats: Keo: affectionate and loving girl Quinn: a social girl who loves to cuddle Linus: a bashful boy who gives his whole heart once he trusts you Nightfury: a relaxed and friendly girl

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    For the love of lingerie: Victoria’s Secret coming to Anchorage

    by Sierra Starks on May 06, 6:49

    Be it a matching bra and panty set or whatever’s sitting at the top of the delicate drawer — lingerie is something most women don’t leave home without. But where do women in Anchorage go when it’s time to restock? Most name Nordstrom as their go-to for undergarments, while some soon-to-be moms say Motherhood Maternity is […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Career exploration and workplace maturity

    by Daybreak Staff on May 04, 13:51

    From critical thinking and communication, to teamwork and time management, Excel Alaska helps students in rural, western Alaska learn critical “employability” skills. There, they’ll teach teens how to drive, budgeting, navigating public transportation, enabling independence and the ability to get to and from work. Cari-Ann Carty with Alaska Process Industry Careers Consortium said the program […]

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    Summer of Heroes program rewards community-minded youth

    by Daybreak Staff on May 03, 11:40

    Five young people in Alaska will be honored for serving their communities. Their reward? A $1,500 scholarship. The Summer of Heroes program is back for its sixth year honoring kids who are doing good in their community. It recognizes five young Alaskans making a difference and gives each “hero” receives a scholarship. One of last year’s […]

  • Travel Tuesday

    Travel Tuesday: Campgrounds open for season

    by Daybreak Staff on May 03, 11:20

    Spring came early for Southcentral, thanks to the mild winter, allowing Alaska State Parks Department to open up many campgrounds ahead of schedule. A short drive gets you to the Bird Creek Campground, which is situated right off the Seward Highway. It’s a great place to bring the whole family, said Erin Kirkland with AK […]

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    Goats, sheep, pigs, oh my!: Getting the hang of hobby farming in Anchorage

    by Sierra Starks on May 02, 7:57

    Hobby farming for Delinda Witman began “on a whim.” “I started with seven chickens,” Witman recalled. “It was in Wasilla, and someone was selling them. And I picked them up … and that’s it. No coop, no nothing.” Her small band of birds then expanded to ducks, geese and quail, all nestled in their own […]

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    Mic Check in the Morning: New album released by The Unfaithful Lovers

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 29, 10:48

    Danny Cronk, Shannon Marie and  Matt Faubion of the Unfaithful Lovers joined Daybreak Friday with two new bandmates — Chad Koker and Lyle Hoffner. After more than a year of writing and performing on stages across the state, the band is set to release its debut album “Among the Goats” at an album release party in […]

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    Homes for Heroes program now available in Alaska

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 28, 15:11

    A program to thank heroes by making the home buying, selling or refinancing process a little easier has finally come to Alaska. The Homes for Heroes is a “hero saving” program that is now available in Anchorage. It offers discounts on agent fees and bank loans to those who serve our country and communities. Realtor […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Administrative careers

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 27, 13:13

    Administrative Professional: A career that applies to any industry and comes with plenty of room for advancement. There are plenty of openings in a variety of fields across the state, paying anywhere from $30,000 for an entry level position to $80,000 or more as an executive assistant. Wednesday, CH2M Resource Manager, Heather Henderson, joined Daybreak […]

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    Program to take back old medications this weekend at Fred Meyer locations

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 26, 13:50

    The prescription drug take back program is this weekend, and volunteers at Fred Meyer locations across Southcentral Alaska are ready to help dispose of your old medications. According to event organizers, you should clean out your medicine cabinet every year. That includes getting rid of prescriptions, over the counter and herbal supplements you no longer […]

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    Ask Alaska: What does FOMO mean?

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 26, 8:10

    Merriam-Webster has announced the latest additions to the company’s unabridged dictionary. New words like “athleisure” (a fashion trend where clothing is designed for both exercising and casual use) and “nomophobia” (fear of being without access to a working cell phone) made the list. But among the 2,000 new additions, some of the slang terms — like the acronyms […]

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    Countdown to the Clean Air Challenge

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 25, 11:42

    In less than two weeks, riders are taking to Talkeetna’s roads to raise money for one of Alaska’s premier cycling events, the Clean Air Challenge. Around 300 cyclists are peddling anywhere from 10 to 100 miles to help raise money to help fund research and raise awareness for the American Lung Association. Monday, rider and […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Daybreak Adopt-A-Pets: April 22

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 22, 12:29

    From Anchorage Animal Care and Control Dogs: Petey: Petey is an active and spiritedly senior who wants to enjoy walks and cuddles with his new family. Chubbs and Turkie: These two friends have lived together their whole lives so they are seeking a home together. They enjoy a good game of fetch and loved to […]

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    Mic Check in The Morning: H3

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 22, 11:43

    Their sound is a mixture of R&B, reggae, rap and Hawaiian. H3 is one of the most popular Polynesian reggae bands based in Anchorage. The moniker H3 signifies the three-part harmony sung by the original band members and refers to Interstate 3 in Hawaii. Friday, H3 joined Daybreak for a Mic Check in the Morning. […]

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    After losing infant daughter, Anchorage woman on a mission to prevent SIDS

    by Sierra Starks on Apr 22, 5:00

    A photo hanging in Leah Gallahorn’s bedroom is a painful reminder of the past. But the act to finally place the canvas photo print on the wall was a milestone in the 29-year-old’s healing process. “I actually have a photo of her for every single day that I had her,” said Gallahorn of her infant […]

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    Credit explained: Understanding how to improve your credit score

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 21, 14:08

    If you’re looking to buy a home this summer, spring is a good time to evaluate your credit score. That three digit number is one of the most important factors in qualifying for a home loan. Thursday, Brenda Miernyk, Area Sales Manager of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, joined Daybreak. She said a good credit score […]

  • Workforce Wednesday

    Workforce Wednesday: Auto Tech Careers

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 20, 15:06

    Automotive technicians and specialists are who companies turn to when repairs are needed for fleets of vehicles. Even the Municipality of Anchorage needs them for its vehicles, as do used car lots and rental car companies. According to the Alaska Process Industry Careers Consortium, there are plenty of jobs out there with decent pay. “The pay […]

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    11-year-old Anchorage dancer to perform in international scholarship competition

    by Sierra Starks on Apr 19, 20:24

    Mikayla Gyfteas’ transformation from an 11-year-old to the charming gypsy Esmeralda begins with a gold headpiece and a touch of red lipstick. Next is the donning of a fire-red tutu and a tambourine to match. “Esmeralda is supposed to have an attitude,” Mikayla explained. “Like, she thinks she’s the best.” The young dancer is quiet and reserved before […]

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    Alaska footrace raises awareness, funds for heart disease

    by Daybreak Staff on Apr 19, 13:03

    Encouraging you to live a healthier lifestyle — that’s the goal of the 38th annual Alaska Heart Run happening April 23. Along with awareness, it raises funds to help fight heart disease, which is the No. 1 killer in the U.S. just ahead of cancer. Runner Wayne Pichon had heart surgery to correct a coronary […]