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  1. For Anchorage to Mat-Su commuter rail, a task force takes shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Gov. Bill Walker wants a task force to look into commuter rail service between Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Walker signed an order Tuesday establishing a nine-member group that includes various public officials, including several mayors in the region and the commissioners of the departments of Transportation and Commerce.

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  2. Education advocate plans to challenge Young in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Education Week

    Young is the longest-serving member of the House, first elected to the chamber in 1973. But Galvin said more needs to be done in areas such as early education, health care and in thinking about "the economy of the future."

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  3. SFE Investment Counsel Sells 150 Shares of Alphabet IncRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Daily Political

    SFE Investment Counsel lessened its stake in Alphabet Inc by 23.4% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 491 shares of the information services provider's stock after selling 150 shares during the quarter.

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  4. AAR (AIR) Lifted to Outperform at Credit Suisse GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on AIR. TheStreet cut AAR from a "b" rating to a "c+" rating in a report on Thursday, December 21st.

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  5. Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Shares Bought by Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | IntersportsWire

    Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. grew its position in Alphabet Inc by 1.0% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 49,051 shares of the information services provider's stock after acquiring an additional 498 shares during the period.

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  6. Weybosset Research & Management Lowered F M C (FMC) Position By...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 12 | Hill Country Times

    Weybosset Research & Management Lowered F M C Position By $424,085; Foxhaven Asset Management LP Has Increased Mercadolibre Holding By $21.98 Million Foxhaven Asset Management Lp increased Mercadolibre Inc stake by 69.1% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Foxhaven Asset Management Lp acquired 85,191 shares as Mercadolibre Inc 's stock rose 37.36%.

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  7. Juneau's state legislators field questions, cynicism at town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Rep. Justin Parish addresses a packed room at the Mendenhall Valley Public Library during a town hall with Juneau's state legislators on Thursday. Parish, Rep. Sam Kito III, left, and Sen. Dennis Egan make up Juneau's legislative delegation.

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  8. From exotic strawberries to - cucamelons,' day dreaming and ordering seeds goes hand in handRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    Melothria scabra, also known as cucamelons or mouse melons, are only about an inch long and are sometimes described as tasting like cucumber with a hint of lime. Melothria scabra, also known as cucamelons or mouse melons, are only about an inch long and are sometimes described as tasting like cucumber with a hint of lime.

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  9. Four decisions in three weeks: How Trump is transforming AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | APRN

    A male polar bear near Kaktovik. Polar bears have long been a powerful symbol for environmental groups fighting oil development in the Arctic.

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  10. $63 billion and counting: How long can Alaska's Permanent Fund keep growing so fast?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    In the last fiscal year, Permanent Fund Corporation Chief Executive Officer Angela Rodell said the corporation is up 12.5 percent. Right after the last big global financial crisis in 2008, Alaska's sovereign wealth fund had about $25 billion dollars in it.

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  11. Education advocate plans to challenge Young in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Powhatan Today

    Young is the longest-serving member of the House, first elected to the chamber in 1973. But Galvin said more needs to be done in areas such as early education, health care and in thinking about "the economy of the future."

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  12. Report: Health problems could arise as Alaska warmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Washington Times

    Climate change in Alaska has the potential to create serious physical and mental health problems for Alaskans, according to a new report from state health officials. Melting permafrost that damages infrastructure, increased wildfire smoke, disturbances in the harvest of wild fish, game and plants, and an expanded list of diseases, including tick- or mosquito-borne diseases, are the potential downsides, the Alaska Division of Public Health said.

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  13. Schools advocate announces bid for Alaska's U.S. House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alyse Galvin, center, and Evelynn Trefon, right, of Great Alaska Schools planted yard signs last year amid a state budget stalemate. Galvin is set to announce Thursday that she's running for U.S. House.

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  14. Fuel spills onto pad, wetland at Bethel learning centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation says an estimated 3,000 gallons of diesel spilled Tuesday outside the Yuut Elitnaurviat People's Learning Center.

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  15. Diesel spill contaminates building pad and wetlands at Bethel vocational schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    A spill of approximately 3,000 gallons of diesel was reported Jan. 9, 2018, at Yuut Elitnaurviat in Bethel. A spill of approximately 3,000 gallons of diesel was reported Jan. 9, 2018, at Yuut Elitnaurviat in Bethel.

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  16. Mumps outbreak doesn't hit the Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 11 | Homer News

    An outbreak of mumps that swept through Anchorage in late 2017 has so far not made its way down the Kenai Peninsula. Alaska ended the year with 168 confirmed and probable cases of mumps, but there have been no laboratory confirmed cases of the virus on the peninsula since the outbreak began last summer, said Leslie Felts, nurse manager with the Kenai Sub-region of the Alaska Department of Health &Social Services Division of Public Health.

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  17. Kilchers top Homer Bookstore best seller list for second yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Homer News

    The cover of "pH," Homer writer Nancy Lord's first novel. Published in September 2017, it is No.

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  18. 31.43% to Target, Wells Fargo Reconfirms Buy Rating for Dave &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Hill Country Times

    The company has market cap of $4.18 billion. The companyA's Cracker Barrel stores consist of a restaurant with a gift shop.

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  19. Economic troubles persist in new year but opportunities do, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    We start 2018 facing another year of recession the likes of which Alaska hasn't seen since the crash of the 1980s.

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  20. Warming Alaska poses threat to humansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Peninsula Clarion

    Polar bears aren't the only ones whose health will suffer from global warming, according to a new report from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. Alaskans may face a variety of health problems - from higher rates of infectious disease to increased anxiety and depression - because of the changing climate, according to a new report published by the Division of Public Health.

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