Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Alaska. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Anchorage bureau at 800-770-7549 or at apanchorage@ap.org. News Editor Mark Thiessen can be reached at 907-272-7549 or mthiessen@ap.org.

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Alaska at 8:30 a.m.

AROUND THE STATE:

PERMANENT FUND-GROWTH

ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Permanent Fund, boosted by strong market returns, grew by $6.3 billion during the state's 2018 fiscal year and reached a value of nearly $65 billion. SENT: 250 words.

MARIJUANA TAX REVENUE

ANCHORAGE — Alaska collected more than $11 million in marijuana tax revenue during the state's 2018 fiscal year, exceeding projections by nearly $2 million. SENT: 310 words.

JUNEAU-RED WATERS

JUNEAU — Residents of Juneau are seeing red in the waters of Gastineau Channel and the leading theory is that it's an algae bloom brought on by the capital city's warm summer temperatures. UPCOMING: 300 words by noon. AP photo pursuing.

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MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Alaska and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click "All" or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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