Magnitude 6.9 earthquake hits Alaska’s Aleutian Islands

(SOURCE)  Alaska’s Aleutian Islands have been struck with a magnitude 6.9 earthquake late Sunday night.

Depth of 16.8 miles (27.1 kilometers);  73km SW of Nikolski, Alaska;  no reports of injuries or tsunami warning.

Man who shot Anchorage officer gets 22 years in prison

Jason Barnum was arraigned Friday, September 14, 2012, at the Anchorage Jail for attempted murder and other charges. Barnum was arrested at the scene of a shooting at the Merrill Field Inn on Thursday. | Marc Lester

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Bering Sea Superstorm Breaks Pressure Record

MODIS visible satellite image of the Nov. 8, 2011 Bering Sea Superstorm taken at 2:45 p.m., local time.         (Jesse Allen – NASA Earth Observatory)

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