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Alaska dealing with higher unemployment than national rate

While doom and gloom surrounds the Alaska economy the rest of the nation celebrates low unemployment numbers in January.

MTA urging customers to vote for deregulation

Matanuska Telephone Association is campaigning via radio ads and other means to urge its customers to vote to exempt its landline telephone services from being regulated by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska.

Anchorage Business Owners Unsure About Future

FORECAST: Anchorage to lose 1,600 jobs in 2016

Anchorage businesses say they are less optimistic about the local economy than at any point in the past 8 years, while a livability rating has plummeted due in part to high rates of violent crime.

Walmart to close Juneau store among nationwide cutbacks

Walmart said it will close 269 stores in 2016, as the mega-retailer tries to revitalize its slumping finances. In Alaska, the Juneau store is expected to close Feb. 5, the company says.

BP to reduce Alaska workforce by about 270 jobs

BP is cutting about 270 Alaska jobs, employees learned today. A  spokeswoman says that amounts to 13 percent of the company's workforce in the state.

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RETAIL BEAT: Specialty liquor store La Bodega expands to new spot near REI

A popular specialty liquor store that specializes in craft beers is growing again in Anchorage.

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Muni fighting for day in court over troubled port project

The Municipality of Anchorage is asking for a jury to decide who's at fault in the troubled port project that's cost the city millions.

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Industry leaders talk oil and gas tax incentives

Alaska's budget crisis, a $3 billion deficit, was the heavy talking point starting off day two at the Alaska Resources Conference.

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