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Alaska health department and Xerox reach settlement over botched Medicaid payment system - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 20:21

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Alaska health department and Xerox reach settlement over botched Medicaid payment system
Alaska Dispatch News
Jon Sherwood, Alaska's deputy commissioner for Medicaid and health care policy, said Tuesday that since the department filed its claim in 2014, the state and the company have reached an agreement and established "a path forward for having an accurate, ...

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FBI releases new stats, revealing increase in crime in Alaska - KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 19:53

KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

FBI releases new stats, revealing increase in crime in Alaska
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
The latest statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation show an upward trend in violent crime in Alaska. The information in the Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR) reveals Alaska is not alone in this development; violent crime is up nearly ...

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Support your park: Alaska State Parks gear goes on sale Friday - KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 19:23

KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Support your park: Alaska State Parks gear goes on sale Friday
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
The Alaska State Parks system is the largest in the country with 3.3 million acres. Right now it receives its $3 million budget from the Legislature. Ellis said with uncertain financial times, that money could be cut at any time. That's why it's ...

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When will marijuana stores open in Alaska? - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 19:18

Alaska Dispatch News

When will marijuana stores open in Alaska?
Alaska Dispatch News
In Juneau, Southeast Alaska Laboratories LLC's application is under review by the state, manager Jessica Dreibelbis said Tuesday. The company hopes to be reviewed at Marijuana Control Board's October meeting, with its earliest opening at the end of ...

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Alaska Airlines will fly to Cuba starting in January - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 17:09

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Alaska Airlines will fly to Cuba starting in January
Alaska Dispatch News
The Seattle-based airline announced Tuesday that starting Jan. 5, it will fly daily from Los Angeles to the Cuban capital. Alaska Airlines says it's the only company flying nonstop to Cuba from the West Coast. Alaska Airlines and other companies ...
Alaska volunteers help improve lives of those living in South SudanKTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
Alaska Airlines seeks to delay Cuba service until 2017 for 'operational and commercial challenges'Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)
Alaska Airlines will fly Los Angeles to Havana, Cuba, beginning Jan. 5, 2017Santa monica Observed
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When the urge to hunt Alaska waterfowl is impossible to resist - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 17:06

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When the urge to hunt Alaska waterfowl is impossible to resist
Alaska Dispatch News
When the urge to hunt Alaska waterfowl is impossible to resist. Author: Christine Cunningham; Updated: 3 hours ago; Published 3 hours ago. Christine Cunningham and her dog Cheyenne hunting along the Kasilof River in 2015. (Photo by Steve Meyer).

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Federal officials get earful from Alaska Natives about 2020 census questions - KTUU.com

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 15:58

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Federal officials get earful from Alaska Natives about 2020 census questions
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) When Alaska Natives fill out the 2020 census, they may be asked to list their tribal affiliation and shareholder status with regional and village corporations, an idea met with heavy skepticism at a meeting in Anchorage on ...

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'North to Alaska' song recalled from past BU Homecoming - Peoria Journal Star

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 14:39

'North to Alaska' song recalled from past BU Homecoming
Peoria Journal Star
Mike Pereira, the former vice president of officiating for the NFL, recently reflected on what "North to Alaska" by Johnny Horton meant to him. The 1960 hit was also the theme of a movie released that same year starring John Wayne and comedian Ernie ...

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Fitch Rates Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority's $113MM GOs 'AA'; Outlook Negative - Business Wire (press release)

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 13:02

Fitch Rates Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority's $113MM GOs 'AA'; Outlook Negative
Business Wire (press release)
STATE ANNUAL APPROPRIATION: The state of Alaska includes as part of its annual debt service appropriation in its operating budget an appropriation for reserve fund replenishment in the event of a draw related to default by a participating municipality ...

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Only 1 Senate debate to feature 4 main Alaska candidates - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:50

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Only 1 Senate debate to feature 4 main Alaska candidates
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Miller's campaign said the debate schedule agreed to by Murkowski isn't fair to voters trying to make an informed decision, and suggested some of the venues might be friendly to Murkowski, such as the Alaska Native forum. However, spokesman Randy ...
Murkowski, Young, Lindbeck agree to debatesAlaska Dispatch News

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Alaska volunteers help improve lives of those living in South Sudan - KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:30

KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska volunteers help improve lives of those living in South Sudan
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
Volunteers in Alaska have been working hard over the years to bring clean water, agriculture and health to the people of South Sudan. Now, they are hoping to raise $40,000 to continue their mission. Tuesday, the program director of the Alaska Sudan ...

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Alaska Aces help fight breast cancer through 5K race - KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:30

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Alaska Aces help fight breast cancer through 5K race
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
The Aces and SMG's second annual 5K celebration kicks off Oct. 9. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Alaska Run for Women and go towards breast cancer research. Tuesday, Alaska Aces announcer Kurt Haider and Chelsa Adams joined Daybreak to ...

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The moose were really wild Monday at Point Woronzof - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:16

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The moose were really wild Monday at Point Woronzof
Alaska Dispatch News
Visitors to Point Woronzof view a large bull moose as it ambles across the road on Monday afternoon, September 26, 2016, in West Anchorage. Several moose made appearances along the road as bulls courted cows between Postmark Drive and the point.

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Former Anchorage middle school clerk charged with embezzling $50K - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 10:28

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Former Anchorage middle school clerk charged with embezzling $50K
Alaska Dispatch News
Anchorage School District Superintendent Deena Paramo and Anchorage Police Department Detective Anthony Pate discuss the embezzlement case against former Gruening Middle School Financial Data Clerk Kellie Fagan on Tuesday morning, September ...

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Alaska group asks governor to delay sale of Fox well - KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 06:50

KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska group asks governor to delay sale of Fox well
KTVA.com - Anchorage, Alaska
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – A grassroots group is appealing to Alaska's governor to keep a popular watering hole north of Fairbanks open to the public. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://bit.ly/2d3o5qd ) that the Fox Springs Task Force is ...

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Feds Steal 100 Million Acres of Alaska During Summer of 2016 - MRCTV (blog)

Alaska News - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 06:29

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Feds Steal 100 Million Acres of Alaska During Summer of 2016
MRCTV (blog)
The excellent writers at the Tenth Amendment Center have recently reported a huge story that is getting very little pop media coverage: the federal government has just seized 100 million acres of Alaskan land, a tract equal in size to the state of New ...

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Alaska state agency tweets criticism of Trump's debate performance - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 19:43

Alaska state agency tweets criticism of Trump's debate performance
Alaska Dispatch News
For a few minutes Monday night, it appeared that the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services had some pretty strong feelings about the presidential election. Tweets posted by the @Alaska_DHSS account dealt out harsh words directed at ...

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In an Anchorage sports bar, a microcosm of Alaska's electorate takes in the presidential debate - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 19:43

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In an Anchorage sports bar, a microcosm of Alaska's electorate takes in the presidential debate
Alaska Dispatch News
Emelin Jimenez and Flannery Dennison, both servers at the Peanut Farm Bar and Grill, take in a moment of the debate. The first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton was displayed on several televisions at the Peanut Farm on ...

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Unemployment insurance claims rise across Alaska - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 19:32

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Unemployment insurance claims rise across Alaska
Alaska Dispatch News
The number of people who collected jobless benefits in Alaska this summer grew year over year in several industries, suggesting that a long stretch of layoffs in the high-paying oil patch and the loss of income to the state is rippling through the ...

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Alaska State Trooper K-9 killed near Palmer is the 1st to die in the line of duty - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 18:50

Alaska State Trooper K-9 killed near Palmer is the 1st to die in the line of duty
Alaska Dispatch News
PALMER — The dog killed during a police pursuit near Palmer early Sunday is the first Alaska State Troopers "K-9" to be killed in the line of duty. A driver who troopers say sped away from a traffic stop — 25-year-old Palmer resident Almando Abarca ...
Suspect in trooper dog shooting charged with 4 feloniesFairbanks Daily News-Miner

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