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Could Alaska choose the republican presidential nominee? It's possible. - KTVA.com - Alaska News and Weather

Alaska News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 21:55

KTVA.com - Alaska News and Weather

Could Alaska choose the republican presidential nominee? It's possible.
KTVA.com - Alaska News and Weather
Cruz claimed 12 of Alaska's 28 delegates in the Presidential Preference Poll, while Trump took 11. There are 159 people vying for 25 national delegate seats. Another three seats are assigned to party leaders. Judy Eldge, co-chair of the Alaska Ted Cruz ...
At Fairbanks convention, Alaska GOP wrestles with likely Trump nominationAlaska Dispatch News
Alaska GOP votes to let Rubio keep delegates through conventionFox News
Fairbanks Republicans fight to become delegatesAlaska Public Radio Network
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Apr. 29, 2016 - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 17:45

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Apr. 29, 2016
Alaska Public Radio Network
The Legislature didn't do much work Friday, as lawmakers moved into their temporary digs in the Bob Ray Center while the Capitol is under construction. When House members return on Monday, they'll debate whether to overhaul the state's criminal ...

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With test fishing, Alaska earns money to defray some costs - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 16:50

Alaska Dispatch News

With test fishing, Alaska earns money to defray some costs
Alaska Dispatch News
The Copper River salmon website gets clicks aplenty when Cordova pulls off its headline-making media move: partnering with Alaska Airlines for a First Fish promotion that on opening day whisks salmon to awaiting chefs in Seattle, Anchorage and the ...

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Alaska's Folly: Politicians Contemplate a State Income Tax - Wall Street Journal

Alaska News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:54

Wall Street Journal

Alaska's Folly: Politicians Contemplate a State Income Tax
Wall Street Journal
The first and only state to ever abolish an existing income tax was Alaska. It happened in 1980 when the oil boom in Prudhoe Bay and the construction of the Alaska pipeline brought gushers of windfall-drilling royalties and fees into the state coffers ...

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Gearing up for Alaska's wildfire season - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:02

Gearing up for Alaska's wildfire season
Alaska Public Radio Network
Fire season has already started. The mild winter and lack of snow in Southcentral Alaska has firefighters nervous about the tinder dry conditions in and around the state's largest urban center. Interior Alaska is also an area of high fire danger this ...

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Why is Gardens man driving 5000 miles to Alaska to build a log cabin? - MyPalmBeachPost

Alaska News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 09:48

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Why is Gardens man driving 5000 miles to Alaska to build a log cabin?
MyPalmBeachPost
“A few years ago, those Alaska shows came on, and I started watching them, and I was like, 'I wonder if I could do that,” said Strickland, who grew up in St. Thomas and has lived in Palm Beach County for 27 years. “It's getting crowded down here. It's ...

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United Continental Should Follow Alaska Air's Winning Playbook - Motley Fool

Alaska News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 09:25

Motley Fool

United Continental Should Follow Alaska Air's Winning Playbook
Motley Fool
In 2002, Alaska's unit costs were 35% higher than the low-cost carrier average and just 12% below the network carrier average. By contrast, Alaska claims that its unit costs are now just 5% above the low-cost carrier average and 36% below the network ...

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Alaska Assisted Living Home Faces $75K Fine for Workplace Death - Insurance Journal

Alaska News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 08:42

Alaska Assisted Living Home Faces $75K Fine for Workplace Death
Insurance Journal
State labor officials have fined an Anchorage assisted living home $75,000 for alleged safety and health violations in the death of a caregiver who was killed by a resident of the home. The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced ...

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A Strong Quarter For Alaska Bodes Well For The Virgin America Acquisition - Seeking Alpha

Alaska News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 08:18

Seeking Alpha

A Strong Quarter For Alaska Bodes Well For The Virgin America Acquisition
Seeking Alpha
Alaska Air Group reported excellent Q1 financial results, as much of the industry delivered mixed results. Virgin America Q1 results lag Alaska substantially, with the airline seeing higher operating costs and lower yield than Alaska. If Alaska can ...

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Alaska blasts Meralco for 2-1 semis lead - Inquirer.net

Alaska News - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 05:29

Inquirer.net

Alaska blasts Meralco for 2-1 semis lead
Inquirer.net
With their dreaded pressing defense working again, the Alaska Milk Aces clipped the Meralco Bolts, 92-72, and gained the pivotal 2-1 lead in their side of the Oppo PBA Commissioner's Cup Final Four faceoff at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Friday night.
Defense leads Alaska past Meralco in critical Game 3 winRappler
Meralco Bolts determined to give defense-oriented Alaska a dose of its own medicineSports Interactive Network Philippines
Meralco Bolts, Alaska Aces gun for 2-1 series leadBusinessWorld Online Edition

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Attorney: Alaska's political contribution limits founded on shaky ground - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 19:45

Alaska Dispatch News

Attorney: Alaska's political contribution limits founded on shaky ground
Alaska Dispatch News
A past leader of campaign finance reform in Alaska said Thursday he relied on average incomes and nationwide contributions to set the $500 individual candidate contribution limit that has long been a mainstay of Alaska politics, addressing a central ...

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Attorney: Alaska's political contribution limits founded on shaky ground - Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 19:45

Alaska Dispatch News

Attorney: Alaska's political contribution limits founded on shaky ground
Alaska Dispatch News
A past leader of campaign finance reform in Alaska said Thursday he relied on average incomes and nationwide contributions to set the $500 individual candidate contribution limit that has long been a mainstay of Alaska politics, addressing a central ...

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Alaska GOP votes to let Rubio keep delegates through convention - Fox News

Alaska News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 19:23

Fox News

Alaska GOP votes to let Rubio keep delegates through convention
Fox News
The Florida Senator wrote two letters to the Alaska GOP asking to keep his votes through all rounds of voting in Cleveland. This was affirmed by a majority vote of the Alaska party's Central Committee on the first day of their state convention in ...
Political intrigue at the Alaska Republican ConventionAlaska Public Radio Network

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Alaska on track to be first state to allow toking in pot shops - The Cannabist

Alaska News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:56

The Cannabist

Alaska on track to be first state to allow toking in pot shops
The Cannabist
Alaska's Marijuana Control Board is weighing rules for allowing onsite consumption at pot shops. "I think that we would be doing a disservice to the public if we did not have cannabis cafes," says board member Brandon Emmett of Fairbanks, who ...
Alaska weighing rules to allow use of pot at licensed storesStatesman Journal
Alaska considers allowing pot users to blaze at licensed storesCBS News
Denver and Alaska Set to Push Legalization EnvelopeNORML Blog (blog)
The Register-Guard -Alaska Dispatch News
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Political intrigue at the Alaska Republican Convention - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:55

Political intrigue at the Alaska Republican Convention
Alaska Public Radio Network
Suffice to say Alaska, the massive state with such a small population, might have a bigger influence on the selection for the Republican nominee for the presidency, than you might think. And the rest of the nation may find that out tomorrow.” TOWNSEND ...

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Former Alaska Senator Gravel to speak at UAA - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:49

Former Alaska Senator Gravel to speak at UAA
Alaska Public Radio Network
Former Alaska U.S. Senator Mike Gravel is in Alaska this week. The outspoken Democrat is known for being fiercely independent, famously reading the Pentagon papers on the floor of the Senate in 1971 at a time when President Richard Nixon refused to ...

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Alaska cities brace for reduced state funding - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:27

Alaska cities brace for reduced state funding
Alaska Public Radio Network
Alaska's larger cities could see a drop in state funding as Community Revenue Sharing is scaled down. Anchorage takes the biggest hit. Juneau could lose over a million dollars in the next few years. Meanwhile, some rural communities could receive more.

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Alaska's oil bust results in crude reality for state budget - CBS News

Alaska News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 15:06

CBS News

Alaska's oil bust results in crude reality for state budget
CBS News
JUNEAU, Alaska -- Oil closed on Thursday at $46 a barrel -- that is a 20 percent drop from a year ago. The oversupply has oil-producing states like Alaska over a barrel. The nation's tallest state is in a $4 billion hole. Alaska is known for peaks that ...
Alaska's Political RevolutionAnchorage Press

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Laid-off Alaska oil worker goes back to school amid economic turmoil - CBS News

Alaska News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:29

CBS News

Laid-off Alaska oil worker goes back to school amid economic turmoil
CBS News
April 28, 2016, 5:18 PM |Frank Dias Jr., an unemployed oil worker, enrolled in NIT vocational school to gain more skills. He's not alone -- the falling price of oil per barrel has left Alaska's economy in turmoil. Governor Walker is now considering ...

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I am an Ice Climber | INDIE ALASKA - Alaska Public Radio Network

Alaska News - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 13:25

I am an Ice Climber | INDIE ALASKA
Alaska Public Radio Network
John Giraldo constantly sets his sights on new heights. Nothing can stop him…not even a wall of ice. Since his teenage years he's been perfecting the art of climbing. His passion for conquering some of Alaska's highest peaks, has given him the vantage ...

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