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  • News - Get breaking news, local military alerts, AMBER Alerts when issued in our area, and other local information.
  • Weather - Choose to get severe weather information for your borough, as well as Sego's daily forecast.
  • Sports - Get scores and news from your favorite local teams.
  • Community Info - Be the first to know what's going on in and around Anchorage.
  • School Closings & Notes - Be notified when your school is closed or delayed.

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