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Sly rainbow-crosswalk painter reappears in Alaska's capital


August 25, 2017

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A crosswalk in Alaska's capital city has turned into an anonymous painter's canvas.

Someone keeps painting each white strip a different color, mimicking a rainbow.

Residents who've walked through the downtown crosswalk feel it brings them color in a city of gray, but officials said the rainbow-painting has become expensive to clean up and repaint so it meets city code.

"The first time I saw it, I was kind of having a hard time and I was walking to work on a sunny morning," Juneau resident Sue Warner said. "It just was bright and cheerful and it made me smile. And the...

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