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Julia Roberts Reportedly Takes Husband Danny Moder on a Surprise Trip to Alaska for His 50th Birthday

Homecoming star Julia Roberts seems so in love with her husband, Danny Moder! The actress, 51, reportedly surprised her hubby by recently taking him, their 14-year-old twins, Phinnaeus and Hazel, and a few of their friends to stay at a private mountain house in Alaska to celebrate Danny’s 50th birth

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Alaska man arrested in case of a stolen gold nugget, chopped up for resale

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - One man is in police custody, and another man is still being sought as a suspect involving a case of a stolen gold nugget. The theft took place on Feb. 15, when an unidentified man allegedly stole a large gold nugget from a display case at Wells Fargo Corporate Headquarters in Anc

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Alaska Airlines deepens Bay Area commitment with plans for new San Francisco International Airport lounge

Alaska Airlines has unveiled plans to build a new 8,500-square-foot top floor lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Located in Terminal 2, guests will be treated to the highest viewpoint of any other domestic lounge at SFO with stunning sights of the Bay and runway. Expected to open i

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Alaska Airlines plans a new San Francisco International Airport lounge

Alaska Airlines unveiled plans to build a new 8,500-square-foot top floor lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Located in Terminal 2, guests will be treated to the highest viewpoint of any other domestic lounge at SFO with stunning sights of the Bay and runway.

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The political debate over Alaska's universal cash program shows how important it's become over the past 37 years

The Alaska Permanent Fund is a $65 billion fund managed by a state-owned corporation and fueled by oil and gas revenues. The fund was created in 1976 and began giving an annual dividend (the PFD) to every Alaskan who registered for it — ranging from roughly $1,000 to $2,000 — in 1982.

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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag strikes near Valdez in Alaska

A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 63 km WSW of Valdez, Alaska (39 miles). Exact location, longitude -147.4651° West, latitude 60.9478° North, depth = 19.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/19 / 2019-02-21 10:29:31 / February 21, 2019 @ 10:29 am UTC/GMT. The

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Alaska Airlines Customers In San Francisco Can Look Forward To A Brand New 8500 Sqf Lounge Opening In 2020

Alaska Airlines has unveiled plans for a brand new 8,500-square-foot, top floor lounge at San Francisco International Airport (Terminal 2) to be opened sometime in 2020. The exact date of the opening hasn’t been announced yet but Alaska did provide some glimpse inside the F&B options to be offered a

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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Nikolski in Alaska

A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 63 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (39 miles). Event id: us2000jl1p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jl1p. The temblor was detected at 21:52:20 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/02/1

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Alaska is set to be the next great reckoning for conservatives

Conservatives who want to shrink government are despairing over the debt-fueled Washington spend-fest. They tend to blame out-of-touch leadership for the failure to cut spending, but public opinion is likely the real culprit. Turn north and look at the ongoing budget fight in Alaska to see why.

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State signs $2M timber sale contract for southeast Alaska

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — The state has signed a $2.1 million contract with ALCAN Timber Inc. for a timber sale on state and federal forest land in southeast Alaska. The timber sale includes about 481 acres (195 hectares) within the Southeast State Forest and Tongass National Forest on the northwest

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Rookie mistake: Bernie Sanders misplaces Alaska, Hawaii

Sen. Bernie Sanders has exploded back on the scene, raising $6 million on his first day after announcing his run for president. His social media team was still trying to get out of the starting gate, however, with their map of “ALL 50 STATES” that excluded Alaska and Hawaii, and had Nevada squeezing

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Alaska governor offers use of National Guard troops along US-Mexico border

JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska is about 3,000 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, but the state’s new Republican governor is offering President Donald Trump the use of the Alaska National Guard to patrol it, the Anchorage Daily News reports.

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Western Alaska village in ‘dire need’ of a postmaster

BETHEL - Residents in the Western Alaska village of Napakiak are getting desperate for mail because the village postmaster has been on maternity leave for two weeks. The village post office has been closed and the U.S. Postal Service has yet to find a replacement postmaster, KYUK-AM reported Tuesday

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Alaska Marine Highway System not scheduling services past Oct. 1

JUNEAU, Alaska (KTUU) - The Alaska Marine Highway System is not scheduling sailings past Oct. 1 amid funding uncertainty in the governor’s budget proposal for FY2020. Sen. Mike Shower, R - Wasilla, told the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday that he had received a letter from the Department of Tr

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'This crisis is real and a potential threat to every American': Alaska governor offers Trump use of troops along 3,000 miles away US-Mexico border

Alaska's new Republican governor offered President Donald Trump use of the Alaska National Guard to patrol the U.S.-Mexico border Friday, but a spokesperson for the politician said there's no planned movement for the troops.

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This Entire Town In Alaska Was Turned Into A State Park You Can’t Pass Up

Chisana, Alaska, is an honest to goodness ghost town! With a census designated population of zero people, it swells to 25 seasonal residents during the summertime. It’s now known as the Chisana Historical Site, and is located in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park!

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Auburn man charged in Alaska murder was fired for making women uncomfortable

LEWISTON — The Auburn man arrested Friday and charged with the 1993 rape and murder of a college student in Alaska was fired in 2016 from his job at a Livermore Falls residential facility and received an official warning from the state nursing board — in part because two female co-workers complained

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New testing helps nab nurse, 44, in brutal Alaska killing from 25 years ago, authorities say

A relatively new type of genetic testing was credited Friday with helping authorities in Alaska solve a case in which a 20-year-old woman was found brutally murdered in the bathroom of a university dorm room more than 25 years ago.

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Auburn man fights murder extradition to Alaska

LEWISTON — A 44-year-old Auburn man charged with raping and killing a college student in 1993 in Fairbanks, Alaska, is fighting extradition to that state, telling a judge Tuesday through a lawyer that he thinks “there must be some mistake.” Eight District Court Judge John Martin ordered Steven Harri

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Man, 44, appears in court for the first time accused of the rape and murder of a former Alaska University student in 1993 after being tracked using controversial new DNA technique

The man accused of murdering a woman 25 years ago at the University of Alaska using controversial new DNA techniques appeared in court for the first time Tuesday. Steven Downs, 44, vowed to fight his extradition from Maine to Alaska so he can be tried for the 1993 rape and killing of Sophie Sergie.

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