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  1. Most Alaskans to receive nearly $1,900 for 2014 dividends from state's oil savings accountRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Star Tribune

    Most Alaskans will receive nearly $1,900 for this year's share of the state's oil wealth that's distributed annually to residents just for living here. Gov. Sean Parnell announced the amount of the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend on Wednesday.

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  2. American Separatists Are Thrilled About Scotland And Think It Will Lead To A 'Paradigm Shift'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Silicon Alley Insider

    On Thursday, Scottish voters will head to the polls to decide whether Scotland should break from the United Kingdom and become an independent nation . Here in America, members of various separatist groups are closely watching the referendum and hoping it will boost other independence movements.

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  3. Atlanta Falcons host rapidly sinking BuccaneersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | ABC 27

    14, 2014, in Cincinnati. . Atlanta Falcons head coach Mike Smith yells on the sidelines in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Sept.

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  4. Sheriff: Burned armpit hair led to Idaho car crashRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Most Alaskans will receive nearly $1,900 for this year's share of the state's oil wealth that's distributed annually to residents just for living here. It's a highly anticipated day of the year in Alaska, when residents learn how much money they'll receive from the state's oil wealth savings account - a payout people receive just for living in The Last Frontier.

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  5. More Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Most Alaskans will receive nearly $1,900 for this year's share of the state's oil wealth that's distributed annually to residents just for living here. It's a highly anticipated day of the year in Alaska, when residents learn how much money they'll receive from the state's oil wealth savings account - a payout people receive just for living in The Last Frontier.

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  6. Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intactRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | ABC 27

    Most Alaskans will receive nearly $1,900 for this year's share of the state's oil wealth that's distributed annually to residents just for living here. It's a highly anticipated day of the year in Alaska, when residents learn how much money they'll receive from the state's oil wealth savings account - a payout people receive just for living in The Last Frontier.

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  7. State, BP reps travel to Asia to launch marketing efforts for Alaska...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Sept. 17--A delegation of state officials and BP executives spent four days in Asia last week meeting with utilities and others entities that could one day be involved in buying natural gas from the massive Alaska liquefied natural gas project that continues to advance but remains years from reality.

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  8. Alaska Senate Dem Under Fire for Obamacare Rate HikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | National Review Online

    With insurance rates set to spike in Alaska, a new ad faults Senator Mark Begich, one of the most vulnerable Democrats in the country, for supporting Obamacare and missing votes. would reduce costs, we believed him," the narrator says.

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  9. In Alaska, Dan Sullivan Ad Says Mark Begich Is 'Pretending' to Ride SnowmobilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Wall Street Journal

    Alaska Democrat Mark Begich drew high praise from fellow Democrats and Republicans for his TV ads that have, among other things, depict him riding a snowmobile across his state's frozen tundra, then hopping off to tout his support for oil drilling. But Republican challenger Dan Sullivan 's campaign isn't so sure that it's actually Mr. Begich.

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  10. Trying the triathlon: How to make the blood, sweat and tears pay offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    The night before my triathlon I got a call from my parents. They wanted to know what exactly I was doing again.

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  11. Nikiski orchard hosts rare taste testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Cana Howard, Ibri Howard and Vellena Howard blind taste tested and rated 15 apples, Sunday, September 14, 2014 in at O'Brien Garden and Trees in Nikiski, Alaska. Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Attendees at the O'Brien's apple tasting blind taste tested and rated 15 apples, Sunday, September 14, 2014 in at O'Brien Garden and Trees in Nikiski, Alaska.

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  12. Comments: 1Read the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Peninsula Clarion

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan said he doesn't support raising the federal minimum wage but backs a state initiative to raise Alaska's minimum wage. Sullivan, in a statement, said Alaskans know best when it comes to strengthening the state's economy and supporting its workers and businesses.

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  13. Engineering studies to begin on Alaska LNG projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ConocoPhillips, BP, Exxon Mobil Corp. and other parties have signed an agreement to advance the state's long-sought multibillion-dollar liquefied natural gas project. The signing of the agreement will allow the parties to move toward a permitting phase and to conduct work that will be needed to apply for a license to export the North Slope's massive natural gas reserves.

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  14. Questions raised about Bristol Bay mine initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Seattle Times

    Questions were raised Tuesday about when the Legislature would have to get involved in authorizing a large-scale mine in the Bristol Bay region if a ballot initiative passes this November. The initiative states that, in addition to permits and other authorizations required by law, a final authorization would be needed from the Legislature for any large-scale metallic-sulfide mining operation within the watershed of the Bristol Bay Fisheries Reserve.

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  15. Walker and Parnell at odds over Point Thomson lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker says Gov. Sean Parnell is wrong to accuse him of wanting to delay progress at ExxonMobil's Point Thomson project, a field that sat undeveloped for decades but is now less than two years from production. Walker, owner of Anchorage law firm Walker & Richards, filed a lawsuit in 2012 challenging a settlement between the state and Exxon and partners that essentially created a development plan behind closed doors.

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  16. Gov. Parnell: Walker's gas line criticism is recklessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    We've had a run of great news on the natural gas front in Alaska. A thousand people spent the spring developing a massive new gas field on the North Slope; hundreds of others spent the summer logging field work through the Interior for the Alaska LNG Project.

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  17. Senator Begich Discusses Tight RaceRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | KTNA

    The race for one of Alaska's Senate seats is one of the most closely watched in the country. The Republican Party believes that it can take control of the senate by defeating Democratic incumbents in traditionally red states.

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  18. Home rule tool used historically for local power balanceRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Homer Tribune

    Editor's note: What will Homer look like under Home Rule? This four-part series explores a proposition voters will consider on the Oct. 7 ballot. Part four focuses on the political tensions that historically created home rule and local tensions that make it an appealing alternative today.

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  19. Division of Forestry harvests spruce cones for future reforestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | DNR Public Notices

    While many Alaskans focus on berry picking and moose hunting at this time of year, foresters with the Division of Forestry in the Fairbanks area were busy in recent weeks gathering thousands of white spruce cones to provide seeds for future timber sale plantings. Seeds harvested from the cones are planted in areas where the division has held timber sales.

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  20. Moda: Extending policies creates divided poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    It doesn't make sense for Moda Health to continue to extend health insurance policies that are not in compliance with the federal health care overhaul, a spokesman for the company said Tuesday. Jonathan Nicholas said the company will not extend past this year such policies in Alaska, Oregon and Washington.

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