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Anchorage, Alaska is located in Anchorage County. Zip codes in Anchorage, AK include 99521, 99520, and 99510. The median home price in Anchorage is $299,900 which is roughly $190/per square foot. More Anchorage information.

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17 min ago | APRN

Aniak Youths Rescue Bald Eagle

An Aniak woman came across an injured bald eagle earlier this week. With help from her community in remote Southwest Alaska, she gave the bird a second chance and brought it to the care of veterinary experts.

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4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Debate on ballot measure to hike minimum wage gets audience, despite lack of organized opposition

In the almost 20 years Alaska Common Ground chair Cliff Groh has been involved in the organization, he has spent a lot of time organizing, participating and moderating debates.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Rainiest 60-day span in over a half-century soaked Anchorage in June-July

Anchorage recorded its second-rainiest 60-day period since 1952 from June 1 through July 30, falling only a handful of raindrops short of the 1958 record, the National Weather Service says.

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Anchorage Daily News

Former Valley dairy exec found guilty in fraud coverup

A former federal agriculture official in Alaska was found guilty this week of making false statements to the U.S. Department of Agriculture to cover up the fraud of a business partner in Valley Dairy Inc. Karen Olson, 68, of Wasilla, was found guilty by an Anchorage jury of two felonies, both involving federally backed state loans for the dairy, ... (more)

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NewsOK.com

Shell, Alaska Natives to share in offshore profits

You now have an easier online way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman .

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Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Video of border incident doesn't support Boy Scouts' claim that gun was drawn

An Iowa Boy Scouts official says video produced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection does not support claims made by Boy Scouts who reports that representatives from the U.S. Inspector General's office met Wednesday with troop leader Jim Fox and Bob Hopper, head of the local Boy Scouts council.

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CNN

Flames shoot out of United Airlines aircraft

While taking off from George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, TX this afternoon on UA1079 enroute to Anchorage, AK flames shoot out the right engine of the Boeing 757 followed by loud popping noise.

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Anchorage Daily News

Photos: 2014 Bird Creek salmon fishing

Colin Hillberg of San Francisco holds up a stringer full of pinks as he walks across the pedestrian bridge after a successful salmon fishing trip to Bird Creek south of Anchorage along the Seward Highway on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

APRN

Food Bank Seeks Donations After Spike in Users

The bank purchased nearly 40,000 pound of bulk food, but needs more. The bank provides food to more than 100 partners that serve people in Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and 200 partners across the state.

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APRN

Anchorage economic outlook slow to moderate

Consumers in Anchorage are feeling positive. The city's Consumer Optimism Index has reached a four-year high - 63 out of 100.

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Homer News

Gulls descend on cleaning tables

Cries of "fish on" and the splash of jumping silver salmon are welcome signs that after years of no activity, the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon is once again a hot spot on the Spit.

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Anchorage Daily News

Former UAA long jumper 'disappointed' with Commonwealth Games showing

Anchorage long jumper David Registe had three chances in the final round of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, in Glasgow, Scotland, to leap closer to a medal.

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Sys-Con Media

Anthony N. Banker Wins Top 10 Client Satisfaction Award from AIOPIA

This prestigious award is given to attorneys who exceed client expectations in performance and in personal care for their cases.

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NJ.com

Foodie vacation destination: Reindeer dogs from Alaska's cranky hot dog vendor

Hot dogs sizzle on the grill at Michael Anderson's popular hot dog stand, where spicy reindeer dogs are the hands-down crowd favorite in downtown Anchorage, Alaska.

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Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Dome unveils new entryway, new athletic offerings

After a countdown, a black plastic tarp fell away from the front of the Alaska Dome Tuesday morning, revealing vibrant hues of green and yellow and images of running athletes.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

From Andropov to Putin: The Last Spasm of a Decrepit Dictatorship

Kremlinology is back on the daily agenda. This can hardly be considered good news.

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Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Anchorage police say driver in fatal Seward Highway crash was intoxicated

Anchorage police say driver in fatal Seward Highway crash was intoxicated: Anchorage police have determined the head-on collision that killed 29-year-old Whittier resident Salafai Iosefa in March was the result of drunk driving.

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Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage electric utility to issue refunds after rate increase re-evaluation

Municipal Light and Power, an Anchorage electric utility that serves more than 32,000 customers in the Anchorage Bowl, is issuing a small refund to customers who were hooked up to its power supply during an eight-month span from March 1-Oct. 24, 2013.

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Anchorage Daily News

Southeast, southwest Alaska communities at highest risk from ocean acidification, study says

A chart produced by NOAA to accompany a study of economic impacts of ocean acidification show Alaska's southeast and southwest coasts -- heavily dependent on the most vulnerable species -- are likely to be hit hardest.

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Business Insurance

Same-sex partner of murdered woman due comp death benefits: Alaska high court

The same-sex partner of a woman who was murdered while working in an Anchorage, Alaska, hotel is eligible for workers compensation death benefits, the Alaska Supreme Court has ruled.

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