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Mic Check in the Morning: Mariachi Agave Azul

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Anchorage 'friend-raiser' aims to help hungry kids

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Meet Afina, this week's Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet

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Ask Alaska: Where were you on 9/11?

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3rd annual Big Feat Little Feet features community talent

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    Mic Check in the Morning: Mariachi Agave Azul

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 16, 10:30

    Mariachi Agave Azul began with a group of friends three years ago trying to get in touch with their Mexican heritage. Since then they’ve grown and are the only active mariachi band in Anchorage. They’ve been featured in an online article on Atlantic magazine’s website. The group has also played for comedian George Lopez. In […]

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    Anchorage ‘friend-raiser’ aims to help hungry kids

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 15, 12:15

    September is Hunger Action Month and it’s outlined with events and fundraisers to help friends and neighbors who may be going hungry. According to the Food Bank of Alaska, as many as one in seven Alaskans are either chronically hungry or struggle with food. Lisa Sauder, executive director of Bean’s Café, joined Daybreak Monday to […]

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

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 12, 10:46

    Meet Afina, a playful feline with super soft fur and striking green eyes. Afina is a young adult, female, medium-hair mix cat. She is a sweet gal who loves to cuddle and is easy to hold and carry. She enjoys playing with feather toys. Afina can be adopted though the Anchorage Animal Care and Control […]

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    Ask Alaska: Where were you on 9/11?

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 11, 13:33

    Sept. 11, 2001 not only changed the course of history, but it also altered the way we travel and view national security in the U.S. Many of us remember exactly what we were doing and what we felt when we heard about the events unfolding in New York City 13 years ago. Daybreak’s Megan Mazurek […]

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    3rd annual Big Feat Little Feet features community talent

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 11, 11:27

    Three prompts. Seven days. One vision. It’s the creative community challenge of the year open to the public, asking all artists to create and premiere new work for the community. Pulse Dance Community and Out North Contemporary Art House are calling all artists and talents for the 3rd annual Big Feat Little Feet. Stephanie Wonchala, artistic […]

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    Parade of Homes highlights Made in Alaska house

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 11, 11:06

    The 50th annual Parade of Homes kicks off this weekend. The event highlights local craftsmanship and is an opportunity for builders to showcase their work to Anchorage homeowners and buyers. This year the event will also showcase a special home made almost entirely in Alaska. Susan Bell, commissioner for the Alaska Department of Commerce, joined Daybreak […]

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    Food bank director outlines how to help during Hunger Action Month

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 08, 10:49

    September is Hunger Action Month. Michael Miller, executive director of the Food Bank of Alaska, joined Daybreak on the couch Monday to talk about how everyone can help take action against hunger. Hunger is a bigger problem in our state than people might realize. More than 15,000 people receive food assistance in the state in […]

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    Meet Ed & Bob, this week’s Daybreak Adopt-A-Pets

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 05, 10:29

    Meet Ed and Bob — a dynamic Husky mix duo. They are happy and friendly, though shy at first meeting. These two love being with each other and would like to be adopted together. They both like calm, gentle handling and are easy to walk and be around once they are comfortable with you. Ed […]

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    British adventurer attempts human-powered journey around globe

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 05, 9:32

    One woman — armed with her kayak, rowing boat and bike — is attempting to travel from London to London. British adventurer Sarah Outen is crossing oceans and land under her own power and making friends along the way — including Alaskans. Most recently she visited our friends at Hallo Bay Bear Camp in Katmai National […]

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    Daybreak’s family travel expert talks autumn destinations

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 04, 10:22

    School is back in session. The days are getting shorter and it won’t be long until winter comes knocking at our doors. It’s time to enjoy one of Alaska’s most vibrant seasons — autumn. Daybreak’s family fun expert, Erin Kirkland of AK on the Go, stopped in to share some incredible fall destinations for you […]

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    Writer investigates Denali climber deaths in new book

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 04, 8:44

    It’s a book about one of the worst incidents in Denali’s history. Forty-seven years ago, 12 men attempted to summit Mt. McKinley, but only five survived. Strong winds, freezing temperatures and white-out conditions hit Denali for a week, leaving the men helpless and taking the lives of seven mountaineers. Author Andy Hall investigated the tragedy […]

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    Mic Check in the Morning: Zuill Bailey

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 03, 11:12

    Zuill Bailey is widely recognized as one of classical music’s premier cellists. He was recently named artistic director of the Sitka Summer Music Festival, which is hosting the Autumn Classics Concert Series. Bailey joined Daybreak Wednesday to talk about the series and performed live for Mic Check in the Morning. “We’re in our 30th year of […]

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    Summer of Heroes recognizes young adults inspiring others

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 03, 9:25

    It’s a program that highlights young Alaskans who are helping make a difference in their community. Summer of Heroes is a partnership between Alaska Communications and the Boys and Girls Club. Together they work to recognize six young adults who are inspiring others through things like school, sports or volunteering. Two honorees of the program, […]

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    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 […]