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Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage.

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House votes to limit tax credit for immigrants

The House passed a bill Friday that would gradually increase the popular child tax credit and make it available to more families with higher incomes.

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Miller brings in nearly $130K, Treadwell $164K

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mead Treadwell raised $164,000 during the latest fundraising quarter.

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Governor asks feds to buy surplus canned salmon

Gov. Sean Parnell has asked a federal agency to buy about 1 million cases of canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen this year.

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Kenai king fishing closed

Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers announced a closure of the Kenai River king salmon fishery Thursday after continued low counts of returning fish into the river.

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Alaska’s First Hackathon

AEDC is teaming up with the Municipality of Anchorage to host Alaska's first Hackathon June 15th-17th.

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AEDC March 2012 Employment Report

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Making a Smarter Planet

Making a Smarter Planet

Last week, IBM experts on global innovation technology visited us in Anchorage for the “Alaska Smarter Planet Executive Conference” for an amazing opportunity to bring Alaska business leaders a one-of-a-kind conference, focusing on the future of global technology and innovation. At the conference, business leaders heard from Senator Mark Begich on his perspectives on Federal issues related to broadband and the changing world of technology.

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AEDC February 2012 Employment Report

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Week in Review: May 9

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Week in Review: May 2

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Week in Review: April 25

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Week in Review: April 18

Volatility continued this week but to the upside; this despite more saber rattling over Ukraine. S&P 500 stocks gained +2.7% in a holiday shortened week. The 10 year Treasury bond yield sits at 2.72%, up a dime over the week.

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Week in Review: April 11

It was roller coaster ride for stocks this week.

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Judge rules in favor of setnet ban ballot initiative

Voters could to be asked to decide whether to ban setnets in certain parts of Alaska under a court decision made today in Anchorage.

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Senate releases new MSA draft

A new draft of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, which guides fisheries management, was recently released by the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard.

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Court will determine Steller sea lion lawsuit reimbursements

The court will make a decision about reimbursements in the lawsuit over Steller sea lion protections after federal defendants and the fishing companies who sued them could not reach a decision during the original time allotted for the two sides to work it out.

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Pacific States looks for EM participants, helps with halibut survey

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Kenai River king salmon restricted to catch-and-release

After a slow start and declining return projections, the Kenai River king salmon fishery will move to catch-and-release fishing beginning Saturday through the season’s July 31 ending.

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Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage.

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House votes to limit tax credit for immigrants

The House passed a bill Friday that would gradually increase the popular child tax credit and make it available to more families with higher incomes.

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Miller brings in nearly $130K, Treadwell $164K

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mead Treadwell raised $164,000 during the latest fundraising quarter.

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Governor asks feds to buy surplus canned salmon

Gov. Sean Parnell has asked a federal agency to buy about 1 million cases of canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen this year.

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Kenai king fishing closed

Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers announced a closure of the Kenai River king salmon fishery Thursday after continued low counts of returning fish into the river.

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Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage.

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House votes to limit tax credit for immigrants

The House passed a bill Friday that would gradually increase the popular child tax credit and make it available to more families with higher incomes.

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Miller brings in nearly $130K, Treadwell $164K

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mead Treadwell raised $164,000 during the latest fundraising quarter.

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Governor asks feds to buy surplus canned salmon

Gov. Sean Parnell has asked a federal agency to buy about 1 million cases of canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen this year.

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Kenai king fishing closed

Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers announced a closure of the Kenai River king salmon fishery Thursday after continued low counts of returning fish into the river.

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