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Groups sue agency to block Shell's Arctic offshore drilling updated 1:20pm

ANCHORAGE - Ten environmental groups Tuesday sued a federal agency over its approval of a plan by Royal Dutch Shell PLC for exploratory petroleum drilling off Alaska's northwest coast.

Record conditions lead to warmest, driest May in Juneau's history  Last update: 12:01am

From Kotzebue to Juneau, Alaska sweltered in the warmest May since modern recordkeeping began.
According to the National Weather Service, which has kept records in Alaska's capital city since 1890, no May was drier or warmer.

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