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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 $293,000 which is roughly $190/per square foot. More Anchorage information.

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Motivation for STEM empowerment prevalent in PBC schools

Motivation is instilling valuable knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in students across the United States and around the world through programs such as THE FLYING CLASSROOM whereby students from Verde Elementary School will take part in this "one-of-a-kind" virtual field trip which will take them around the world during the ... (more)

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

APRN

Freedom Summer Marks 50th Anniversary

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, when civil rights activists from across the United States joined together to register black voters in the Deep South.

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The Daily Caller

Alaska Senate Challenger Dan Sullivan Accuses Mark Begich Of Lying In Ad

Republican Alaska U.S. senate challenger Dan Sullivan is accusing Democratic incumbent Mark Begich of lying in a television ad blaming Sullivan for the early prison release of a man accused of murdering two elderly people and sexually assaulting their young granddaughter.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Lujan Takes Jacks Reigns After Sumner Injury

South Dakota State starting quarterback Austin Sumner broke three bones in his foot after tripping during the Jacks 38-18 loss at Missouri yesterday.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Mat-Su officials meet with feds over ferry bill

Matanuska-Susitna Borough officials are prepping for negotiations with the U.S. Transportation Department to resolve $12.3 million the borough owes the feds for its failed ferry plan.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Moderate earthquake hits region near Fairbanks

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.

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Anchorage Daily News

Alaska VA moves nurse practitioner to shorthanded Wasilla clinic

The Alaska VA Healthcare System has moved a nurse practitioner from Anchorage to Wasilla to treat patients at the Mat-Su VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic, a staff-strapped facility that Sen. Lisa Murkowski has flagged for investigation by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Anchorage Daily News

Archaeologists rush to save ancient Yup'ik treasures threatened by melting permafrost

Darren Cleveland, left, hands his delighted grandmother Mary Cleveland a wooden bowl with a bent wood rim to hold as they attend the show and tell for the Nunalleq archaeological site on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, in Quinhagak.

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Anchorage Daily News

RIP Suby Sam: The story of my stolen car

My 1995 Subaru Legacy after being recovered from a ditch in the Interior community of Glennallen, nearly 200 miles away from Anchorage, in August 2013.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Troopers nab driver accused of playing cop

Anchorage man uses phony badge to avoid traffic: An Anchorage man was arrested Saturday for allegedly flashing a phony law enforcement badge so he could avoid traffic while speeding down the Old Glenn Highway, Alaska State Troopers write.

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Anchorage Daily News

Miscovich parlayed mining camp innovation into firefighting advance

An ad for an early version of John Miscovich's "Intelligiant," a device that helped automate hydraulic mining and led to improvements on big city fire trucks in New York City, Los Angeles and elsewhere.

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Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage police Crimes Against Children Unit deals with sadness, constant flow of cases

The epidemic of sexual abuse of minors in Alaska remains a problem with an ever-elusive solution -- a problem confusing and rage-inducing enough that it's tempting to try to put it out of mind.

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Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: 'Polar Code' will govern Arctic ships

Safety rules being developed for Arctic vessels: Progress is being made by the International Maritime Organization on a " Polar Code " that will establish new safety and environment-protecting rules for vessel operations in the circumpolar Arctic, as well as the Antarctic, U.S. Coast Guard officials said at a meeting Friday in Anchorage.

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Anchorage Daily News

Sullivan wants 'deceitful' ad about Mountain View killings off air; Begich campaign stands by it

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan is demanding that Democratic incumbent Mark Begich remove a hard-hitting TV ad But the Begich campaign isn't budging.

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Anchorage Daily News

Police: Woman trying to cross Gambell Street hit by car

Anchorage police say a woman was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after she was hit by a car Friday evening in Midtown Anchorage.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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NSF Earmarks $1.5M for Native Students Studying STEM Subjects

A $1.5 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation will fund a five-year pilot project to help American Indian and Alaska Native college students achieve advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM subjects.

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Anchorage Daily News

Lumberjack act a fair favorite, year after year

Sam Fenton, representing Camp Anchorage, chops his way to a win in springboard chopping in the Fred Scheer's Lumberjack Show on Friday, August 22, 2014, at the Alaska State Fair.

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Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage man dies while crossing Little Susitna River

An Anchorage man died Thursday while attempting to cross the Little Susitna River in Southcentral Alaska, Alaska State Troopers write.

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Anchorage Daily News

Alaska mayors group opposes legalizing marijuana

A group of Alaska mayors has come out in opposition of the ballot measure to legalize, tax and regulate recreational marijuana in Alaska.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Shell files revised Arctic offshore drilling plan

Shell is preserving its options to drill for oil in Arctic waters next year by filing a revised exploration plan with federal officials.

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