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Alaska's income tax fight heats up, with attack ad targeting pro-tax lawmakers - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - 2 hours 32 min ago

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska's income tax fight heats up, with attack ad targeting pro-tax lawmakers
Alaska Dispatch News
The original House plan set the state's tax rate at 15 percent of a person's federal tax bill. But Seaton said that calculation would make Alaska's revenue stream susceptible to changes in federal tax laws, which are high on President Donald Trump's ...
Seeking the Right Balance in AlaskaTax Justice Blog (blog)
Alaska Chamber launches campaign against income taxMust Read Alaska (blog)
Open ears at the CapitolJuneau Empire (subscription)

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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - 4 hours 17 min ago

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Alaska Public Radio Network
After a sudden resignation, Alaska's second largest school district finds itself in need of a superintendent for the second time in under a year. Mat-Su Borough budget proposals expect over $12M shortfall. Casey Grove, Alaska Public Media – Anchorage.

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Alcohol, drugs cost Alaska economy $3 billion a year - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - 4 hours 18 min ago

Alaska Public Radio Network

Alcohol, drugs cost Alaska economy $3 billion a year
Alaska Public Radio Network
Alaska Mental Health Trust Legislative Liaison Jeff Jessee and McDowell Group Vice President of Anchorage Operations Donna Logan address the Senate Health and Social Services Committee on March 29 about the economic costs of alcohol abuse in ...

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Alaska seeks your ideas on spending $8 million from Volkswagen settlement - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - 5 hours 3 sec ago

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska seeks your ideas on spending $8 million from Volkswagen settlement
Alaska Dispatch News
An Alaska agency wants your ideas on how it will spend more than $8 million to lower air pollution from diesel engines in Alaska, following a nationwide settlement related to Volkswagen's emissions scandal. The Alaska Energy Authority hopes to maximize ...

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Bicyclist Undeterred by Heavy Alaska Snow Fall - Salamanca Press

Alaska News - 6 hours 17 min ago

Salamanca Press

Bicyclist Undeterred by Heavy Alaska Snow Fall
Salamanca Press
One Alaskan was undeterred by a heavy snowfall in Achorage, Alaska - taking to a bike to ride along a highway, past motorists stuck in heavy traffic. (March 29). Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress. Get updates and more ...

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Alaska Air clashes with Richard Branson over licensing fees - Seattle Times

Alaska News - 6 hours 18 min ago

Seattle Times

Alaska Air clashes with Richard Branson over licensing fees
Seattle Times
Alaska last year acquired Virgin America, which Richard Branson helped create. Branson says Alaska has to continue paying royalties for the Virgin name until 2040, even if it stops using the brand. But Alaska's general counsel disagrees.
Alaska Airlines, Branson Clash Over Licensing FeesNew York Times
Richard Branson Has Some Words for Alaska AirlinesCondé Nast Traveler
Virgin Atlantic's Richard Branson bashes Alaska Airlines at Seattle launchUSA TODAY
KUOW News and Information -Nasdaq -Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) -CNNMoney
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Alaska senators introduce bill to clean up America's cluttered coasts - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - 6 hours 37 min ago

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska senators introduce bill to clean up America's cluttered coasts
Alaska Dispatch News
At the time, Chris Pallister, president of Gulf of Alaska Keeper, said that cleaning the most impacted shorelines in Alaska would cost at least $100 million. One area of shoreline in the state required cleanup of 30 tons of plastic trash per mile. And ...

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Alaska Airlines, Branson Clash Over Licensing Fees - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - 8 hours 53 min ago

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Alaska Airlines, Branson Clash Over Licensing Fees
U.S. News & World Report
Virgin Airlines paid more than $22 million in licensing fees to a Branson-controlled company over a recent three-year period. Branson has grumbled that he believed Alaska's leaders would value the Virgin brand but instead they have ripped the heart out ...
Richard Branson Has Some Words for Alaska AirlinesCondé Nast Traveler
Virgin Atlantic's Richard Branson bashes Alaska Airlines at Seattle launchUSA TODAY
Formerly All-Boeing Alaska Air To Keep Airbus Jets 'For The Foreseeable Future'KUOW News and Information
Nasdaq -Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) -CNNMoney -Virgin
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Why Russia Gave Up Alaska, America's Gateway to the Arctic - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - 13 hours 39 min ago

U.S. News & World Report

Why Russia Gave Up Alaska, America's Gateway to the Arctic
U.S. News & World Report
That sum, amounting to just $113 million in today's dollars, brought to an end Russia's 125-year odyssey in Alaska and its expansion across the treacherous Bering Sea, which at one point extended the Russian Empire as far south as Fort Ross, California ...

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Searchers look for missing southwest Alaska seal hunter - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - 13 hours 48 min ago

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Searchers look for missing southwest Alaska seal hunter
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Visit newsminer.com/subscribe or call 907-456-6661. ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A ground, air and water search is underway for a southwest Alaska man missing on a seal hunting trip. Alaska State Troopers say 59-year-old Tom John of Newtok is missing.
Coast Guard suspends search for missing hunter near NewtokAlaska Dispatch News

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Searchers Look for Missing Southwest Alaska Seal Hunter - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - 14 hours 16 min ago

Searchers Look for Missing Southwest Alaska Seal Hunter
U.S. News & World Report
Searchers Look for Missing Southwest Alaska Seal Hunter. ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A ground, air and water search is underway for a southwest Alaska man missing on a seal hunting trip. Alaska State Troopers say 59-year-old Tom John of Newtok ...

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Troopers Release Names of 2 Officers in Fatal Shooting - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - 14 hours 38 min ago

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Troopers Release Names of 2 Officers in Fatal Shooting
U.S. News & World Report
Alaska State Troopers have released the names of two officers who fired their weapons in an incident in which a suspect died. | March 29, 2017, at 11:50 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Troopers Release Names of 2 Officers in ...
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Anchorage schools closed as snow blankets roads - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - 15 hours 52 min ago

Alaska Dispatch News

Anchorage schools closed as snow blankets roads
Alaska Dispatch News
A dog gets walked on the snowy sidewalk along G Street near downtown Anchorage. Several inches of snow fell overnight, causing the Anchorage School District to close schools due to road conditions. (Marc Lester / Alaska Dispatch News). Anchorage ...
Snowy Road Conditions Close Schools in AnchorageU.S. News & World Report
Accused airport gunman to appear in Alaska case by phone, report saysSun Sentinel
Accused Florida airport shooter to appear in Alaska case by phoneKTUU.com

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Tragedy of a village built on ice - CNN

Alaska News - 16 hours 54 min ago

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Tragedy of a village built on ice
CNN
Village elders and family members tell me he was crossing a narrow part of the lagoon that separates Shishmaref and its barrier island from mainland Alaska. It may sound strange to drive a snowmobile across ice-covered water in June. But elders tell me ...

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Rural Alaska Gets High-Speed Internet in Europe-Asia Project - U.S. News & World Report

Alaska News - 17 hours 41 min ago

Rural Alaska Gets High-Speed Internet in Europe-Asia Project
U.S. News & World Report
An Anchorage-based telecommunications company has recently finished installing 250 miles of fiber-optic cable connecting two communities in Alaska as part of a larger project to improve communications between Europe and Asia using the underwater ...

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Alaska Department of Corrections denies reports of Douglas expansion - KTOO

Alaska News - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 20:21

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Alaska Department of Corrections denies reports of Douglas expansion
KTOO
Alaska Department of Corrections officials say Senate Bill 91 mandates expanded supervision of parolees who would otherwise be incarcerated. Rumors that a downtown Douglas office building could be the future processing facility has a neighborhood ...

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Musicians honor sesquicentennial - Capital city weekly

Alaska News - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 20:04

Capital city weekly

Musicians honor sesquicentennial
Capital city weekly
JUNEAU, SITKA — On March 31 at 7:30 p.m. at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall, Juneau will join in on nationwide events celebrating the 150th anniversary of Alaska's treaty of cession between Russia and the United States. “Arctic Lights & Moscow Nights ...

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Lawmakers eye lower health care cost as way of lowering budget - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 18:01

Alaska Public Radio Network

Lawmakers eye lower health care cost as way of lowering budget
Alaska Public Radio Network
Alaska provides health care for a lot of different groups. There's Medicaid, but there's also state workers, retired state workers and retired teachers, University of Alaska employees and employees of state corporations like the Alaska Housing Finance ...
Alaska lawmakers are inching toward overtime again. So is their 90-day limit defunct?Alaska Dispatch News

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Alaska boy wins title of smelliest sneakers at national competition - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 17:46

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska boy wins title of smelliest sneakers at national competition
Alaska Dispatch News
A judge examines a sneaker during the Odor-Eater's Rotten Sneaker Contest at Ripley's Believe It or Not! in Times Square in New York City on Tuesday. (Shannon Stapleton / Reuters). NEW YORK — Seven young contestants from around the United States ...
Alaska boy wins 42nd National Rotten Sneaker Contest - UPI.comUPI.com
In Times Square, local boy wins putrid prizeAlaskastar

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Hilcorp aims to do things right in Alaska - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Tue, 03/28/2017 - 17:15

Alaska Dispatch News

Hilcorp aims to do things right in Alaska
Alaska Dispatch News
It's important to me, as an Alaskan, to address these questions personally. Before I do that, I want to emphasize that the Hilcorp Alaska team, state and federal regulators, local experts and emergency response crews are coordinating to ensure a safe, ...
Owner of leaking Alaska pipeline to reduce natural gas flowPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Cook Inlet: Oil Platforms Powered by Leaking Alaska Pipeline Forced to Shut DownInsideClimate News
Flow Reduced in Leaking Underwater Alaska Gas PipelineU.S. News & World Report
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