December 21, 2009 2:04 PM

Winter's arrived, which in Alaska means spring is coming

Between the winter solstice and Jan. 1, Anchorage will pick up one minute more of daylight every day as the sun sets later. On Jan. 2, dawn will begin coming earlier as well, meaning that while the rest of the United States has just seen winter arrive, Alaskans are seeing spring on the horizon.

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