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    News of the North

    Wednesday, July 5, 2023 - 9 minutes

    Two people were killed and three others seriously injured when a small plane crashed shortly after taking off from a rural Alaska community over the weekend, officials said.

    The rate of deaths of pregnant women and new mothers in the U.S. has more than doubled over the past two decades, and it’s evident that minority women suffer the most.

    A study says the recovery of Cook Inlet belugas is seen as economically valuable.

    A heat wave warning is in effect for Southeast.

    There was an unexpected explosion during the fireworks show on July 3rd, but everyone was okay.

    Alaska State Troopers responded to a disturbance in Ketchikan on July 4th.

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