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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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1 hr ago | APRN

Food Bank Seeks Donations After Spike in Users

The bank purchased nearly 40,000 pound of bulk food, but needs more. The bank provides food to more than 100 partners that serve people in Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and 200 partners across the state.

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5 hrs ago | APRN

Anchorage economic outlook slow to moderate

Consumers in Anchorage are feeling positive. The city's Consumer Optimism Index has reached a four-year high - 63 out of 100.

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5 hrs ago | Homer News

Gulls descend on cleaning tables

Cries of "fish on" and the splash of jumping silver salmon are welcome signs that after years of no activity, the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon is once again a hot spot on the Spit.

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6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Former UAA long jumper 'disappointed' with Commonwealth Games showing

Anchorage long jumper David Registe had three chances in the final round of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, in Glasgow, Scotland, to leap closer to a medal.

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12 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Anthony N. Banker Wins Top 10 Client Satisfaction Award from AIOPIA

This prestigious award is given to attorneys who exceed client expectations in performance and in personal care for their cases.

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17 hrs ago | NJ.com

Foodie vacation destination: Reindeer dogs from Alaska's cranky hot dog vendor

Hot dogs sizzle on the grill at Michael Anderson's popular hot dog stand, where spicy reindeer dogs are the hands-down crowd favorite in downtown Anchorage, Alaska.

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21 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

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

In-depth Africa

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 Daily News

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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Anchorage Daily News

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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Anchorage Daily News

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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KFQD-AM Anchorage

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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KFQD-AM Anchorage

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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