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Lawmaker returns home after refusing TSA search

Determined to avoid a pat-down search to board her flight home, an Alaska state lawmaker took an unusual route: a roundabout four-day detour via rental car, a small plane, taxicab and a ferry. Full story

Alaska harvests most U.S. commercial seafood

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters Life!) - If it were a separate nation, Alaska would rank as the 14th biggest seafood producer in the world, according to a new study. Full story

Alaska lawmaker refuses pat-down, takes ferry

An Alaska state lawmaker is making her way back to the state capital of Juneau after refusing what she called an invasive pat-down search at a Seattle airport. Full story

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