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Despite IRS Concession, Aviation Tax Issue Still Threatens Small Carriers

An aviation tax issue stinging small Alaska carriers with hundreds of thousands of dollars in back taxes remains unaddressed Monday, despite a recent announcement from the Internal Revenue Service promising relief.

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Alaska's National Parks Have Huge Economic Value, Report Finds

In Alaska, more than 16,000 jobs were supported by the 2.4 million visitors to the state's federal parks, which are made up of 54 million acres of land.

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City Sees Increase in Business Licenses

Since 2011, the amount of business licenses purchased in Anchorage has more than doubled.

Lawsuit on BP's North Slope Spills Reinstated

Lawsuit on BP's 2006 North Slope Spills Reinstated

Shareholders claim BP management knowingly or recklessly made misleading statements about the conditions of the company's pipelines and its maintenance and leak detection program.

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Railroad Fears More Cutbacks After Flint Hills Closure

The Alaska Railroad says the impact of the Flint Hills refinery closing will be very significant, with millions in revenue lost.

BP Says Tax Reform Has Helped

BP Lauds Oil Tax Reform As August Referendum Looms

Oil giant BP says Alaska's new oil tax reform has made a difference in the scale and pace of the company's activities on the North Slope. An effort to repeal the new oil tax system will go before voters in August.

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UAA Needs $2.7 million Before Opening Alaska Air Center

The Alaska Airlines Center on the University of Alaska-Anchorage campus is set to open this summer, but the $2.7 million needed to finish paying for the arena is not yet approved.

Pebble Mine Project 2013 Budget is $80 Million

New CEO Takes Over Pebble Partnership

John Shively, CEO of the group behind the proposed Pebble Mine project, transitioned to a Board of Directors position as new CEO Tom Collier takes over.

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