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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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3 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Reality Check: Even in Alaska, there's a reality too boring for TV

"Whatcha wanna eat? Also, do you want to be on Buying Alaska?" read a text message I received on Sunday night from my significant other, Zac.

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7 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Third-party candidates could tip scales in Alaska's US Senate race

One's a former Republican legislator who pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy in 2011 as part of the FBI's investigation of Alaska political corruption.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Beatles tribute band Britbeat perform anniversery show in Anchorage

This weekend, Eli, Chris, Geoff and David will do their best to make up for that oversight when they present three shows as a Beatles tribute band called BritBeat.

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Anchorage Daily News

Fireweed 400 bike race kicks off long journey for two Anchorage men

A couple of Anchorage men hope to parlay this weekend's Fireweed 400 bike race into a two-day road trip that puts an Alaskan spin on planes, trains and automobiles.

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Peninsula Clarion

Borough threatened with lawsuit due to K-Beach Flood

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Water encroaches on a horse barn Wedneday July 2, 2014 on Buoy Avenue near the Kalifonsky Meadow Subdivision in Kenai, Alaska.

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Anchorage Daily News

Anchorage man sentenced to 5 years for robbing 2 banks

A 25-year-old Anchorage man was sentenced in federal court Thursday to five years for robbing two South Anchorage banks earlier this year.

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Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Begich brings in $1.3 million in latest fundraising quarter

Begich brings in $1.3 million in the latest fundraising quarter: Alaska Sen. Mark Begich brought in $1.3 million in the fundraising quarter that ended in June, a slight bump up from the $1.1 million raised during the previous quarter.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

Movers & Shakers 07/13/14

Harry W. Need IV has been hired as the director of gift planning for the University of Alaska Foundation.

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Anchorage Daily News

Chris Thompson: Four steps to a visitor-friendly church service

Blogging and writing about Anchorage area churches has occupied my time for more than six years.

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Anchorage Daily News

Cuts to Alaska refugee services could result from unaccompanied minors crisis at U.S. border

The mounting tide of unaccompanied minors crossing the Southwest U.S. border to flee poverty and violence in Central America might be felt in Alaska through deep cuts to services designed to help newly-arrived refugees start their lives here.

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Anchorage Daily News

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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Daily Kos

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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