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  1. The Stingiest State in the UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    WASILLA, Alaska - This state has more money in the bank than most small countries. Decades of collecting royalties and revenues from the companies that drilled for oil on its slopes have endowed Alaska with a $50 billion savings account.

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  2. UA prioritizes its way through budget cutsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... nly 17 employees were laid off, according to a university release. UAA's satellite campuses in Kodiak, Kenai, Palmer-Wasilla and Valdez collectively took a $1 million hit. Academic departments in Anchorage will manage a $3.4 million shortfall, while

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  3. Washington WhirlATTORNEY for Blago's Brother Goes on the RecordRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... was linked to a rumored federal investigation of Palin in connection with the construction of a sports complex in Wasilla, Alaska, a community of 7,000 where Palin was mayor from 1996 to 2002. Palin had pushed for construction of the complex as ...

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  4. Wasilla tops SoHi to defend Shayna Pritchard tourney winRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    The Wasilla Warriors defended their crown at the Shayna Pritchard Memorial volleyball tournament Friday and Saturday at Nikiski High School with a 2-1 victory over Soldotna in the championship game. Wasilla topped SoHi with scores of 25-23, 10-25 and notched a clutch 16-14 win to emerge victorious.

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  5. Fire destroys car dealership near WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    A barrage of firefighters knocked down a fast-moving blaze at the Motor Rage of Alaska car dealership near Wasilla Friday afternoon, but not before it destroyed the business and displaced a tenant sleeping inside who escaped unharmed. The fire, first reported in the green two-story metal building around 2:45 p.m., sent thick black smoke billowing into the air near Mile 50 of the Parks Highway once it got going.

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  6. Firefighters respond to blaze at car dealership near WasillaRead the original story

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    Firefighters were responding to a large blaze at Motor Rage Auto Sales in Meadow Lakes, near Wasilla, Friday afternoon, according to Alaska State Troopers. The fire is near Mile 50 of the Parks Highway, according to Mat-Su Borough Department of Emergency Services administrative assistant Stephanie Vitt.a .

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  7. Huggins relieved at Shell's permittingRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Petroleum News

    Wasilla Republican, former Senate Resources chair says progress being made on the oil and gas front, awaits call for special session Senate Rules Chair Charlie Huggins may not have seat on the Senate Resources Committee this year, but the one-time committee chair still keeps a watchful eye on resource development.

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  8. ZAGULA, Michael JosephRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Dayton Daily News

    ... outside of Trapper Creek, AK, where she continues to reside. Also surviving are his daughter Tiffany Marie Zagula of Wasilla, AK, a sister Bambi-Linn Crews and brother Matthew Zagula, both of Dayton, OH. His loss is mourned by Gailyn's children and ...

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  9. Local businesses reflect on summer 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KTNA

    ... one new company has seen increasing popularity with Alaskans. "I would say our biggest shoppers are people from Wasilla, Palmer, Eagle River, Anchorage. We're getting people coming back. I even had a girl this week that said, 'I told my friends I ...

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  10. Troopers: Gunman attempts to rob Wasilla woman at mailboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    A man attempted to rob a woman at gunpoint Wednesday night in Wasilla as she checked her mailbox, Alaska State Troopers said. A white man dressed in dark clothing jumped out of the woods at the intersection of Williwaw Way and Tanana Drive and "demanded money" from the woman as he brandished a firearm, troopers spokesperson Megan Peters said.

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  11. Unexpected spike in student numbers maxes out Mat-Su schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... this year than last. But they didn't expect 150 over that prediction, with much of the rapid growth centered around Wasilla. The district now has 434 more students than last year, according to Superintendent Deena Paramo. Usually the 18,000-student ...

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  12. Sudden spike in student numbers maxes out Mat-Su schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... than last. But they didn't expect another 150 over that prediction, with much of the rapid growth centered around Wasilla. The district now has 434 more students than last year, according to Superintendent Deena Paramo. Usually the 18,000-student ...

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  13. Mat-Su voters to weigh commercial pot bans in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... elections that aim to ban marijuana cultivation, manufacturing and testing facilities and retail stores. The city of Wasilla, where voters narrowly opposed legalization, does not. That's because the city clerk denied the initiative petition on the ...

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  14. Chance of getting second cancer diagnosis on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Globe and Mail

    ... the known," and having to face treatment all over again. Robert Ulrich, 58, a contractor and building inspector in Wasilla, Alaska, said that when doctors told him in 2013 he had advanced colon cancer, two decades after he had overcome Hodgkin's ...

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  15. Paul says federal workers who used Ashley Madison shouldn't be punished: Rand Paul in the newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Cleveland.com

    Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul, center, hands an autographed card to a young supporter at a campaign rally in Anchorage, Alaska Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. At left are supporters Sally and Chuck Heath of Wasilla, Alaska.

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  16. Second cancers are on the rise; 1 in 5 US cases is a repeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    ... the known," and having to face treatment all over again. Robert Ulrich, 58, a contractor and building inspector in Wasilla, Alaska, said that when doctors told him in 2013 he had advanced colon cancer, two decades after he had overcome Hodgkin ...

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  17. Telling your story with picturesRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2012 | Alaska Star

    ... as a book called, of course, "Your Square Life." In 2010, he had a retrospective show of his work at a gallery in Wasilla. With a new baby in the house, producing a couple children's books seemed liked a logical progression. And, most recently, he ...

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  18. Eklutna Lake's Twin Peaks Trail: Elevation and ice creamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of the trail, an offshoot of the Twin Peaks Trail, also leads to Pepper Peak (elevation, 5,450 feet), Parts of Wasilla (left) and Palmer (right) are visible from the summit of Pepper Peak (elevation, 5,450 feet), which is reached via the Twin Peaks ...

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  19. Paul kicks off Western swing in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WSB-TV

    ... at a campaign rally in Anchorage, Alaska Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. At left are supporters Sally and Chuck Heath of Wasilla, Alaska. Paul's stop in Alaska is the first stop of a Western states tour. (AP Photo/Michael Dinneen) Republican presidential ...

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  20. Obituary- Aug 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Homer Tribune

    ... but his smile could light up a room. Billy's life was celebrated Saturday at the Palmer Elks Lodge No. 1842 in Wasilla. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the American Kidney Foundation at www.kidney.org/ in Billy's full name. ...

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