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Fairbanks, Alaska is located in Fairbanks North Star County. Zip codes in Fairbanks, AK include 99710, 99790, and 99709. The median home price in Fairbanks is $209,900 which is roughly $120/per square foot. More Fairbanks information.

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Touring by Tesla

Guy Hall poses with a battery cell in hand. His Tesla Model S has more than 7,000 of the cells built into the undercarriage.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Union leader urges Mallott, Walker to join forces in race for governor

The state's top union official said Wednesday he doesn't believe the Alaska AFL-CIO will endorse anyone for governor if the two leading challengers to Gov. Sean Parnell can't agree to merge their campaigns, with one becoming the other's lieutenant governor.

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Capital City Weekly

Alaska Science Forum: Canned history helps archaeologists

The year is 1905. You are a prospector in Alaska relaxing in your cabin after a chilly day of working the tailings pile.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

Repeal fails, tax reform upheld

A referendum to roll back an oil production tax change made in 2013 was defeated by voters in the state's primary election held Aug. 19. Ballot Measure 1, which would have reinstated the state's previous tax known as ACES that was repealed in 2013, was voted down 52 percent to 48 percent, or a margin of about 6,800 votes, the Division of Elections ... (more)

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Alaska News Nightly: August 19, 2014

The state is a step closer to proving its North Slope to Fairbanks natural gas trucking project can work.

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2014 Candidates for Alaska Legislature a " Primaries

Current vote tallies are being updated at the top of the hour; data is being pulled from the Alaska Division of Elections webpage.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska should consider combined heat and power as an energy solution

Alaska is big place that offers big opportunities, but also presents some big challenges.

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APRN

Modeling Indicates Fairbanks LNG Project is a Go

The state is a step closer to proving its North Slope to Fairbanks natural gas trucking project can work.

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Anchorage Daily News

Odds of infant death higher in remote villages than in rural hubs, research shows

Alaska Native babies in small, remote villages die at twice the rate of Native infants in cities, according to new research from the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Magnitude 4 earthquake in Cook Inlet region

A magnitude 4 earthquake was recorded at 2:11 a.m. Tuesday in the Cook Inlet region of Alaska.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

SF Signal

Special Needs in Strange Worlds Guest Post: Kameron Hurley on...

Kameron Hurley is an award-winning author, advertising copywriter, and online scribe.

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Anchorage Daily News

Last-second US Senate race endorsements: Huckabee for Miller, Aldrin for Treadwell

Republican U.S. Senate candidates Joe Miller and Mead Treadwell announced a last-second pair of endorsements Sunday and Monday, with Miller getting support from 2012 presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, and Treadwell getting a lift from Buzz Aldrin, the astronaut who in 1969 became the second-ever person to set foot on the ... (more)

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Anchorage Daily News

Click Bishop: 'If voting No doesn't work, I'll lead the charge for changes'

OPINION: When I cast my key Senate vote in favor of SB 21, I had to take a leap of faith.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

CNN

50 States

There is a small town near Fairbanks, Alaska called "North Pole" and there is a community named "Hell" on the Cayman Islands - woo hoo! Select one of the options below.

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Anchorage Daily News

At 50, Alaska Raceway Park still has tires burning and hearts pumping

Karen Lackey checks racers into the pit on Saturday, July 5, 2014. Lackey says she has three generations of racers in her family.

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North Texas e-News

NASA to investigate climate impacts of Arctic Sea ice loss

A new NASA field campaign will begin flights over the Arctic this summer to study the effect of sea ice retreat on Arctic climate.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

If leaders had done their job, Alaskans wouldn't be voting on oil taxes

OPINION: Alaskans must vote yes to repeal SB21 because Gov. Parnell and the majority have so badly failed to create a political consensus that the lack of public faith threatens the future of other projects important to the future of Alaska.

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The China Post

The Alaskan town where it's Christmas every day

The mail comes in sackloads to the town of North Pole every day, all addressed to Santa Claus.

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Resource Investing News

NovaCopper Provides Update on Summer Activities

NovaCopper Inc. today provided an update on its ongoing summer program activities.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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House District 3 Primary Race: Mostly Agreement - " And a Few Key Differences

Redistricting has thrown two incumbent North Pole Republican lawmakers into a new district, and created one of the more unusual political matchups in this year's primary: District 1 Representative Tammie Wilson versus District 2 incumbent, Doug Isaacson, for the new District 3 seat.

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