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US rig count decreases by 2 this week to 950

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by two this week to 950.A year...

Jobless rates fall below 4 pct. in nearly half US states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hiring rose last month in 14 U.S. states in June, and the unemployment rate fell to record lows in two states,...

Service dog gets help for owner suffering from seizure

SITKA, Alaska (AP) — Yellow Labrador retriever Thorr is more than his owner Eric Lamount Skousen's best friend. As a trained service dog, Thorr...

International date line that splits US, Russia, explained

THE ARCTIC CIRCLE — The international date line is an imaginary border that runs through the middle of the Pacific Ocean and marks the...

Washington man pleads guilty to $2.7M Alaska fraud scheme

ANCHORAGE — A 55-year-old Washington state man who defrauded Alaskans out of $2.7 million has pleaded guilty to federal charges. Floyd Mann, Jr., of...

Agency: Alaska radio station faces more than $60K fine

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska radio station is facing a possible fine of $66,000 for violations that include undermining the Emergency Alert System,...

House backs road in remote Alaska wildlife refuge

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved legislation allowing a proposed road through a remote national wildlife refuge in Alaska that was rejected by...

Research ships find Alaska crab boat that sank in Bering Sea

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal research ships have found a crab boat that sank with six men on board in the Bering Sea.The National...

Newly found fungus could threaten Southeast Alaska trees

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A fungus that damages trees is making its way through the state of Alaska.The fungus, spruce bud blight, has left...

DOJ: Safeway to pay $3M over lax controls at pharmacies

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice says the Safeway grocery store chain has agreed to pay $3 million to settle allegations of...