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Arctic blast brings wind-chill alerts to northern U.S

Arctic air blasting across the northern tier of the United States gripped parts of the High Plains, the Upper Midwest and New England on Monday, with wind-chill alerts posted from Montana to Maine, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.

Alaska agency commits to more spending on Arctic oil plans

The Alaska state agency that holds oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) has committed to spending more money to develop those tracts, even though prospects are dim for any oil activities there in the near future.

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