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Channel 2 NewsThe state House spent nearly five hours deliberating over amendments before it passed a $9 billion operating budget Thursday afternoon, voting 29-8 to move the budget to the Senate Finance Committee. Eight amendments introduced by the House’s...
Channel 2 NewsUpdate (Feb. 4): A company from Kent, Washington has expanded its recall to include all varieties of sprouts, wheatgrass, and pea shoots for a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the Alaska Department of Environmental...
Channel 2 NewsAlaska and 18 other states have reached a settlement with debt collector NCO Financial Systems, Inc. (NCOF) resolving allegations of deceptive and unfair debt collection practices. The State of Alaska will receive a share of $26,562. NCOF has agreed to...
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Matt Buxton, Fairbanks Daily-News MinerA North Pole legislator wants to get rid of state safety regulations for food sold by Alaska producers directly to consumers. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/GQ7T2z) reports the goal of Republican Tammie Wilson is to assist the growth...
Channel 2 NewsA controversial glass of milk sits on the countertop of Galen Yoder’s kitchen at the Byers Farm in Point MacKenzie -- sweet, creamy, frothy and snow-white. The milk is raw and unpasteurized, and it comes directly from the cows browsing grass in...
Tags: Politics, Human Interest, Alaska, Farms, Economic Sanctions
NBC NewsThe annual Consumer Electronics Show is underway in Las Vegas with a first look at the coolest, cutting edge gadgets. It’s a firsthand look at the future. It’s technology that many believe will begin to reshape our lives.. “Habits...
NBC NewsDecember wasn't the month retailers had banked on, but overall, holiday sales were up compared to last year. Retailers reported a robust start to the holiday shopping season But high unemployment and the fragile economy still had many consumers keeping a...
Arctic Cat Inc. is voluntarily recalling about 16,500 snowmachines because of a possible loss of control. Arctic Cat and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall Wednesday. The Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald reports the recalled...
Channel 2 NewsA consumer group says most states do not do a good job detecting and investigating contaminated food outbreaks. The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) studied how states detect and investigate tainted food over a ten year period...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — House lawmakers are ready to pass legislation that links student loan rates to the financial markets in spite of a veto threat from President Barack Obama. Supported by Republicans, the bill would avoid a rate increase for...
— Lawmakers on Wednesday rejected Gov. Pat Quinn's effort to block ComEd from raising rates in exchange for promises to digitize the electrical grid. The House voted 71-44 to override Quinn's veto of the original legislation, which would allow the...
Associated PressSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It was the customer service disaster heard around the Internet. An Arizona restaurateur, fed up after years of negative online reviews and an embarrassing appearance on a reality television show, allegedly posted a social...
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