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Inflation: 2014 PFD dividend is tenth-largest, not third

This year’s payout is $1,884, a windfall for Alaska families that will inject more than $1 billion into the state. While it may be the third-largest dividend on paper, however, it drops to No. 10 when you account for inflation.

Official: Sullivan didn't receive improper credits, was Maryland resident

A tax official says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan did not receive improper tax credits on a home he owned in Maryland.

Murkowski silent on whether she'll endorse Parnell for governor

Who does Murkowski plan to vote for in the governor’s race? “I’m not going to tell you that,” she said.

Judge sides with state in Alaska ballot lawsuit

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A judge sided with the state of Alaska Friday against a lawsuit challenging the merged campaigns of two candidates in the governor's race.

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Pro-pot Alaska newscaster who quit on air: 'I reported fairly ... until Sunday'

Former KTVA reporter Charlo Greene, who announced she is the owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club following broadcast of a her story on the group, talks about her departure. 


$9.75 an hour? Alaska debates proposal to raise minimum wage

Alaskans will soon decide if the state's minimum wage is due for an increase.

U.S. Pacific Air Forces

NORAD: Russian Military Plane Intercept 'Very Routine'

While the story is making a national and international splash, a military leader says the intercepts happen often.

Alaska U.S. Senate Candidates Are Funded Mainly by Outside Sources

According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Mark Begich, D-Alaska, receives 75 percent of his campaign contributions from out of state. That’s the third-highest percentage of all active senators running for re-election.

Secret Service director resigns

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