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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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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

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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 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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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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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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Story and photos by Nancy Wiechec, Catholic News Service FARGO, N.D. -- Native American Catholics are being urged to become language "warriors" and to help preserve their culture in liturgy and song.

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Grounded Freighter Refloated in Lake St. Clair

The Hong Kong-flagged freighter vessel Federal Rideau sits hard aground in the downbound shipping channel of Lake St. Clair near the Detroit River, July 28, 2014.

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Anchorage Daily News

Hometown U: The students behind the smoke-free campus initiative

Last April, UAA students voted for a smoke-free campus. They specifically banned cigarettes, cigars, pipes, hookahs, bidi , clove cigarettes and e-cigarettes on the Anchorage campus, including dorms and apartments.

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Borough calls for rate investigation of Fairbanks private gas utility

The small private natural gas utility in Fairbanks, which has about 1,100 customers, "engaged in numerous highly irregular transactions" that warrant a state investigation, according to the Fairbanks North Star Borough.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Medred: Shannyn Moore's shot against Parnell went too far

OPINION: What has become of Alaska? Has partisanship caused us to lose our humanity? Pictured: A sign from a "Choose Respect" rally to show support for ending domestic violence and sexual abuse sits along a road in the Western Alaska town of Bethel in May 2013.

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Territorial court records will remain in Alaska

Not all of Alaska's research materials and government records will move to Seattle when the National Archives and Records Administration closes its Anchorage branch.

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Eagle freed after rescue from fire

Volunteers from the Bird Treatment and Learning Center in Anchorage have released a young bald eagle that was injured in a fire.

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Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Palin launches online news site

Palin launches online channel: Exhorting viewers to "live life vibrantly, purposefully and boldly" former half-term Alaska Governor Sarah Palin Sunday announced on Facebook the launch of her own online media site .

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State Supreme Court rules same-sex partners can access death benefits

The Alaska Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex partners are eligible for death benefits, even though they are prohibited from marrying by the state Constitution.

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SSWC 2014 Locals Only

SSWC 2014 was a marathon in drinking beer, hanging out with awesome folks, shredding local trails, and staying up waaaay past my bedtime.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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Malaysia plane shoot-down response recalls Soviet evasiveness after 1983 Korean jet downing

Those searching for the truth about what happened in the shoot-down of the Malaysia airliner over Ukraine can take little comfort from the history of another passenger jet that was blasted out of the sky over the Soviet Union more than three decades ago: The Kremlin at the time dodged, weaved and obfuscated.

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ABL glance: Roundup through Friday, July 25

Thursday's games Pilots cruise past Chinooks The visiting Pilots racked up 14 hits and held the Chinooks to just four as Anchorage cruised to a 9-0 win.

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Riding herd on Kenai's wacky, wonderful fish-killing rodeo

Kenai Police patrol vehicle makes a pass on the beach after the 11 p.m. closure at the mouth of the Kenai River on Friday, July 11, 2014.

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Dipnet trial finds favor on Yukon, but not on Kuskokwim

On the Yukon River, an experimental commercial dipnet fishery was wildly successful this year, landing more than 250,000 chum salmon, providing $1 million in income for village residents and saving thousands of threatened king salmon, says the buyer of the fish.

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