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NTSB releases documents from Alaska plane crash - Greenville News

Alaska News - 1 hour 28 min ago

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NTSB releases documents from Alaska plane crash
Greenville News
The National Transportation Safety Board has not determined what caused an airplane crash that killed two Greenville families in Alaska last year, but on Wednesday released a passel of investigation documents from interviews with witnesses and the ...
Engine Sounds Heard Before Alaska Plane CrashABC News

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Engine Sounds Heard Before Alaska Plane Crash - ABC News

Alaska News - 4 hours 54 min ago

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Engine Sounds Heard Before Alaska Plane Crash
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Two witnesses on the ground described hearing a high-pitched sound from the engine of a small airplane before it crashed last year on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, killing all 10 people aboard. Another reported seeing a puff of black smoke from the engine ...
NTSB releases documents from Alaska plane crashGreenville News

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AK Beat: Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater in Southeast Alaska - Alaska Dispatch

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AK Beat: Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater in Southeast Alaska
Alaska Dispatch
Coast Guard suspends search for missing Southeast boater: The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for 52-year-old Paul Keithahn believed to be missing in the area of Coghlan Island near Auke Bay in Southeast Alaska. Multiple Coast Guard assets, ...
Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaterJuneau Empire (subscription)
Search continues for missing Juneau boaterFairbanks Daily News-Miner

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$1884: The amount of 2014 Alaska Permanent Fund dividend - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - 6 hours 53 min ago

Alaska Dispatch

$1884: The amount of 2014 Alaska Permanent Fund dividend
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
The dividend comes from Alaska oil royalties set aside into a special fund, which topped $50 billion this summer. Alaska officials transferred $1.2 billion of statutory net income to be used for the dividend payout, twice as much as in 2013. The ...
Parnell to announce PFD, prompting complaints of politicking from campaign rivalAlaska Dispatch
2014 PFD will be $1884KTNA
My Turn: Walker's statements threaten gasline progress, jobsJuneau Empire (subscription)
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NASA projects tracking changes in Alaska's glaciers and Arctic atmosphere - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - 8 hours 44 sec ago

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NASA projects tracking changes in Alaska's glaciers and Arctic atmosphere
Alaska Dispatch
NASA has launched three Alaska-based projects to better understand how warming is changing the size and behavior of glaciers, the release of carbon gases from thawing permafrost and the interplay between sea ice, clouds and weather in and above the ...
NASA Air Campaigns Focus on Arctic Climate ImpactsJet Propulsion Laboratory

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Parnell to announce PFD, prompting complaints of politicking from campaign rival - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - 9 hours 55 min ago

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Parnell to announce PFD, prompting complaints of politicking from campaign rival
Alaska Dispatch
Sean Parnell Wednesday will announce the amount of the 2014 Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend, after having skipped the last two dividend announcements, a move that prompted one of his political opponent to accuse him of politicizing the announcement.

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Navy War Games in Alaska Would Impact Thousands of Marine Mammals - Huffington Post

Alaska News - 11 hours 32 min ago

Navy War Games in Alaska Would Impact Thousands of Marine Mammals
Huffington Post
For the past few years, the U.S. Navy has been developing plans to expand its warfare training exercises in the Gulf of Alaska, which they admit will impact thousands of marine mammals. The exercises are planned each summer (Apr - Oct) for five years ...

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In Alaska, Dan Sullivan Ad Says Mark Begich Is 'Pretending' to Ride Snowmobiles - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Alaska News - 14 hours 18 min ago

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In Alaska, Dan Sullivan Ad Says Mark Begich Is 'Pretending' to Ride Snowmobiles
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Alaska Democrat Mark Begich drew high praise from fellow Democrats and Republicans for his TV ads that have, among other things, depicted him riding a snowmobile across his state's frozen tundra, then hopping off to tout his support for oil drilling.
Alaska Senate Dem Under Fire for Obamacare Rate HikesNational Review Online
Mark Begich has 5-point lead over Dan Sullivan in Alaska Senate race: pollWashington Times
Alaska Republican features X Games star in new ad, Begich fires backThe Hill (blog)
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As Alaska waters warm, odd fish show up - Yakima Herald-Republic

Alaska News - 16 hours 26 min ago

As Alaska waters warm, odd fish show up
Yakima Herald-Republic
In fact, it hasn't been this warm in parts of the Gulf of Alaska for this long since researchers began tracking surface water temperatures in the 1980s, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The warming began last year in ...

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Polling a tough — and often inaccurate — task for Alaska - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Alaska News - 17 hours 27 min ago

Polling a tough — and often inaccurate — task for Alaska
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
ANCHORAGE — Even with record campaign-related spending in Alaska this election cycle, it is unclear if public polling is any more reliable than in the past. The state has long been thought of as a difficult place to poll. For example, as The New York ...

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Not invincible: Alaska teens pursuing risky outdoor recreation need guidance - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:19

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Not invincible: Alaska teens pursuing risky outdoor recreation need guidance
Alaska Dispatch
Alaska is full of rich opportunities for teens to explore the outdoors. From mountain biking to skiing, ziplining to kayaking, studies show that kids who grow up with access to outdoor activities are more likely to reap the benefits of physical fitness ...

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State, BP reps travel to Asia to launch marketing efforts for Alaska LNG - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 19:18

State, BP reps travel to Asia to launch marketing efforts for Alaska LNG
Alaska Dispatch
A delegation of state officials and BP executives spent four days in Asia last week meeting with utilities and others entities that could one day be involved in buying natural gas from the massive Alaska liquefied natural gas project that continues to ...

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Six Shot After Argument Outside Bar in Anchorage, Alaska - NBCNews.com

Alaska News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:10

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Six Shot After Argument Outside Bar in Anchorage, Alaska
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside an Alaska bar, police said. A group of family members and friends was outside the Kodiak Bar and Grill in Anchorage at 4:25 a.m. Sunday when one of the family members ...
Police: 6 Hurt in Shooting Outside Alaska BarABC News
Six Hurt, One Critically, in Shooting Outside Bar in AlaskaTheBlaze.com
Six Hurt In Alaska Bar Shooting, Suspects Remains At LargeHuffington Post
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Nissan gears pickup for titanic Alaska adventure - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 16:45

Nissan gears pickup for titanic Alaska adventure
Alaska Dispatch
Two veterans of the Wounded Warrior Project are touring Southcentral Alaska in a modified Nissan truck airlifted to Anchorage this week on a C-130. Nissan calls the Alaska adventure “Project Titan,” with two Army veterans putting the V-8 crewcab to the ...

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Regulator: Alaska needs $900M in transmission upgrades - Utility DIve

Alaska News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 16:39

Regulator: Alaska needs $900M in transmission upgrades
Utility DIve
Alaska needs about $900 million in upgrades to its transmission system in order to access the full benefit of recent improvements to generation, according to Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) Chair Bob Pickett. The state has already invested $1.2 ...

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Long delay in signing Alaska Native language bill is pure politics - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 16:36

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Long delay in signing Alaska Native language bill is pure politics
Alaska Dispatch
OPINION: Delaying a signature for a bill that has been passed for five months violates the spirit of the Alaska Constitution and that of the Uniform Rules of the Alaska Legislature. Pictured: Gov. Sean Parnell signing Senate Bill 21, the More Alaska ...

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Alaska Air Not So Chill - Barron's

Alaska News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 08:41

Alaska Air Not So Chill
Barron's
During the first two months of third-quarter 2014 Alaska has reported RASM growth of 0.1% in July and negative 1.8% in August. As a result, we are decreasing our third-quarter earnings-per-share estimate to $1.37 from $1.50 and decreasing our 2014 EPS ...
Empire Editorial: Keep Alaska neutral in the airline warsJuneau Empire (subscription)
Alaska Airlines preserves its enviable financial foundation while persevering ...CAPA - Centre for Aviation

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Alaska GOP Senate Candidate Backs State Minimum Wage Boost While ... - Huffington Post

Alaska News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 06:53

Washington Times

Alaska GOP Senate Candidate Backs State Minimum Wage Boost While ...
Huffington Post
"Because it is a state-driven initiative, I do support the motion to place a minimum wage question directly to the people of Alaska, and I personally intend to vote for it," Sullivan told The Wall Street Journal. He still, however, does not think it ...
Sullivan says he backs Alaska minimum wage measureFairbanks Daily News-Miner
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Mark Begich has 5-point lead over Dan Sullivan in Alaska Senate race: pollWashington Times
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Mark Begich has 5-point lead over Dan Sullivan in Alaska Senate race: poll - Washington Times

Alaska News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 06:45

Washington Times

Mark Begich has 5-point lead over Dan Sullivan in Alaska Senate race: poll
Washington Times
Incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich has a 5-point lead over Republican Dan Sullivan in Alaska, according to a new poll conducted for a leading Democratic Super PAC. Forty-five percent of likely voters favorMr. Begich, compared to 40 percent who ...
Alaska GOP Senate Candidate Backs State Minimum Wage Boost While ...Huffington Post
Sullivan says he backs Alaska minimum wage measureFairbanks Daily News-Miner
Alaska's FisheriesSitNews
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Alaska's Fisheries - SitNews

Alaska News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 22:54

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Alaska's Fisheries
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Alaska's U.S. Senator has to understand the unique needs of our coastal communities and the vital role commercial, subsistence and recreational fishing play in our economy and our culture. As chair of the Senate Fisheries and the Coast Guard ...
Sullivan says he backs Alaska minimum wage measureFairbanks Daily News-Miner
Alaska's Senate candidate under fire for linking opponent to crimeThe Daily Tar Heel (blog)
Begich's voting record has too many holesAlaska Dispatch

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