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In Alaska town packed with cabs, bootleggers give you a ride

ANCHORAGE — A far-flung Alaska town is known for having streets that are among the most taxi-congested in the U.S. in proportion to the...

GOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 states

WASHINGTON — Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose...

Alaska Gov. Walker proposes head tax to boost state revenue

ANCHORAGE — Gov. Bill Walker's latest proposal for closing the gap between state revenue and spending is a limited tax on payroll wages and...

President’s criticisms spark more protests at NFL games

President Donald Trump's criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked angry protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200...

Facebook may be facing an ‘era of accountability’

NEW YORK — The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them...

Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence

NEW YORK — In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this...

Alaska Native tribes, villages win HUD grants

ANCHORAGE — Federal officials say 14 Alaska Native tribes and villages have won grants totaling more than $7 million for housing projects and economic...

Alaska Eskimo group seeks hike in whaling harvest quotas

ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission is seeking a significant increase in the number of bowhead whales that can be harvested annually by...

Indian Health Service sets standards for patient wait times

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Indian Health Service has set standards for patient wait times more than a year after being criticized by a government...

Alaska court reverses Ketchikan man’s murder conviction

ANCHORAGE — A former Ketchikan assistant district attorney made so many improper points in his closing arguments that it undermined the fundamental fairness of...

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