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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 $302,900 which is roughly $191/per square foot. More Anchorage information.

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Miller hits Senate rivals over immigration stances

As President Barack Obama travels to Texas this week to grapple with a surge of migrants hitting the border there, tea party darling Joe Miller is highlighting immigration as a key issue in the race for the U.S. Senate seat in Alaska that's currently held by Democrat Mark Begich.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Legislators approve $500,000 furniture budget for new Anchorage offices

Legislators will have to make do with old furniture from storage and state surplus when they move into their remodeled digs in Anchorage next year, but the Legislative Council approved a $500,000 budget for new furnishings in hearing rooms, public spaces and staff offices.

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Anchorage Daily News

Bring new life to Anchorage public spaces by encouraging use

Great public spaces are what keep cities vibrant and interesting. In evaluating thousands of public spaces throughout the world, Project for Public Spaces found that successful public spaces share several key characteristics: They are accessible and convenient, there are activities taking place there, people feel comfortable and safe in the space, ... (more)

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Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage police seek suspect in shooting near downtown

Police have yet to release a description of the suspect but are continuing to search within a two-block radius of where the shooting occurred in Fairview, said Jennifer Castro, police spokeswoman.

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Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage Assembly approves plan for new Rustic Goat parking lot

The approval came after a tense public hearing at which numerous people who live near the Rustic Goat restaurant testified about traffic problems and fears about accidents in the neighborhood.

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NTSB find misrigged control on plane that crashed

Federal investigators have found that elevator cables on a plane that crashed in Anchorage last week, killing the pilot, weren't connected correctly.

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Anchorage Daily News

Parnell's challengers, mainstream and otherwise, make their case for election

Six candidates for governor wait their turn to speak Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at a "meet and greet" luncheon sponsored by the Wasilla Chamber of Commerce.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

EDITORIAL: Another election, another frivolous complaint

Following a misinformed opinion column penned by lieutenant governor-hopeful Craig Fleener, where he accused Gov. Sean Parnell of skipping a planned event at the National Congress of American Indians conference in Anchorage earlier this month, a state Democratic party officer has now filed an ethics complaint against Parnell.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Appeal of staying in Anchorage often trumps lure of leaving for wilderness

In my mind I'm always pursuing some kind of Alaskan wilderness adventure. However, in reality I'm frequently chained to my desk at work, or at home sprawled out on my bed, gazing at Instagram photos.

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AK-Sen: Begich (D) & Alaskan Women Speak Out Against SCOTUS' Ruling On Hobby Lobby

A political strategist said recently that the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision doesn't translate up here in Alaska because there aren't any single, Alaska women.

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US News & World Report

Alaska man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

This July 2, 2011 file photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows, from left, Jim Wells, retired Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle, Coast Guardsmen Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins and Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Cody Beauford as they help erect a communications antenna on Shemya Island, Alaska.

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Despite an apparent bust for the 2014 nesting season, a Pacific loon that returns to Connors Lake in Anchorage every year laid eggs late, on an unknown day -- which means they could hatch at any moment.

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KFQD-AM Anchorage

Woman dies of injuries suffered in ATV crash

A Wasilla woman has died of injuries suffered in a crash of an all-terrain vehicle.

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Holtville Tribune

Earthquake researchers get online primer for simulation method

Researchers from around the world now have access to expert instruction for an emerging simulation method to study seismic effects on structures and to design buildings that better withstand strong earthquakes.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Woman medevacked after bear mauling on Bird Valley trail

Troopers responded to a call at 10:20 a.m. of a mauling on the Bird Valley trail, according to troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters.

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Troopers respond to reported bear mauling

Alaska State Troopers have responded to a reported bear mauling on a hiking trail south of Anchorage.

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Schwamb-Dellis

Stephanie Schwamb of New Berlin and Nick Dellis of Anchorage, Alaska, were married Nov. 23, 2012, at Muldoon Road Baptist Church in Anchorage.

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Anchorage Daily News

Alaska SeaLife Center gives seal pups a second chance

On the Homer Spit on Saturday, a butter-soft but bone-skinny harbor seal pup appeared on a crowded stretch of beach between an ice cream parlor and fishing charter office.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

With opening of Anchorage clinic, two for-profit Alaska businesses now provide methadone treatment

LOREN HOLMES / Alaska DispatchAnchorage Treatment Solutions, a new methadone clinic in midtown, is getting ready to open for business in the coming weeks, pending final approvals.

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Anchorage Daily News

Hidden and horrific: Downtown Anchorage breezway a smelly problem

Hang out, say, at a hot dog stand on the corner of Fourth Avenue and F Street in Anchorage, and if the wind is right, an aroma assaults your nostrils.

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