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Maurice Andrews finishes in first place in the Kuskokwim 300 Season Opener in blizzard conditions in Alaska on Dec. 30, 2017. The race was delayed two weeks due to warm weather. Katie Basile/KYUK hide caption

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While The Eastern U.S. Freezes, It's Too Warm In Alaska

"We're way behind on winter," one resident says. Higher than average temperatures in rural Alaska are being blamed for two deaths and are preventing people from hunting for food.

President Trump speaks alongside Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach during the first meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in July. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Goodbye To A Commission Established To Solve A Nonexistent Problem

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How The Lo Moon Song 'Loveless' Brought The Band Together

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Maurice Andrews finishes in first place in the Kuskokwim 300 Season Opener in blizzard conditions in Alaska on Dec. 30, 2017. The race was delayed two weeks due to warm weather. Katie Basile/KYUK hide caption

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While The Eastern U.S. Freezes, It's Too Warm In Alaska

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