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Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

The Sitka Tribe of Alaska is planning to build a lab to test shellfish for naturally occurring toxins that could pose a health threat to subsistence harvesters in the region.

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Edna Bay is newest Alaska city

A state commissioner signed off this week on Edna Bay’s cityhood, making it Alaska’s newest second-class city and the first to incorporate in a decade.

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Yellen: Greatly concerned by widening inequality

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesting that America's longstanding identity as a land of opportunity was at stake.

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Obama announces plan to tighten card security

Saying more must be done to stop data breaches affecting consumers, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a government plan to tighten security for the debit cards that transmit federal benefits like Social Security to millions of Americans.

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Feds: Don't expect winter to be polar vortex redux

If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts from the polar vortex and a lack of California rain, here's some good news: No sequel is expected this year, federal forecasters say.

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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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GUEST COMMENTARY: Alaska’s Eye on Wall Street: No summer economic slump

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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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Feds reject emergency bycatch cap reduction

Federal fisheries managers rejected a request for an emergency reduction to the king salmon bycatch cap in the Bering Sea.

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American Seafoods Co. to pay $1.75 million for flow scale settlement

American Seafoods Company will pay $1.75 million to settle three cases related to flow scale issues, according to an Oct. 14 announcement from the National Marine Fisheries Service.

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North Pacific council asks for analysis of pooled halibut quota purchases by charter industry

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council unanimously agreed to initiate an analysis of a program that could change how the charter halibut industry purchases quota from the commercial fleet.

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Council asks for analysis of Gulf of Alaska catch shares

After more than a day of staff reports and public testimony on a possible Gulf of Alaska bycatch management program, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council unanimously agreed to a motion asking for formal analysis of a program that would allocate pollock and Pacific cod harvest privileges to trawl fishermen participating in voluntary cooperatives.

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Council hears Gulf of Alaska salmon bycatch breakdown

King salmon caught by Gulf of Alaska trawlers in 2013 primarily was mostly headed toward the west coast of the U.S., British Columbia, and Southeast Alaska.

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Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

The Sitka Tribe of Alaska is planning to build a lab to test shellfish for naturally occurring toxins that could pose a health threat to subsistence harvesters in the region.

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Edna Bay is newest Alaska city

A state commissioner signed off this week on Edna Bay’s cityhood, making it Alaska’s newest second-class city and the first to incorporate in a decade.

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Yellen: Greatly concerned by widening inequality

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesting that America's longstanding identity as a land of opportunity was at stake.

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Obama announces plan to tighten card security

Saying more must be done to stop data breaches affecting consumers, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a government plan to tighten security for the debit cards that transmit federal benefits like Social Security to millions of Americans.

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Feds: Don't expect winter to be polar vortex redux

If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts from the polar vortex and a lack of California rain, here's some good news: No sequel is expected this year, federal forecasters say.

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Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

The Sitka Tribe of Alaska is planning to build a lab to test shellfish for naturally occurring toxins that could pose a health threat to subsistence harvesters in the region.

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Edna Bay is newest Alaska city

A state commissioner signed off this week on Edna Bay’s cityhood, making it Alaska’s newest second-class city and the first to incorporate in a decade.

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Yellen: Greatly concerned by widening inequality

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sounded an alarm Friday about widening economic inequality in the United States, suggesting that America's longstanding identity as a land of opportunity was at stake.

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Obama announces plan to tighten card security

Saying more must be done to stop data breaches affecting consumers, President Barack Obama announced on Friday a government plan to tighten security for the debit cards that transmit federal benefits like Social Security to millions of Americans.

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Feds: Don't expect winter to be polar vortex redux

If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts from the polar vortex and a lack of California rain, here's some good news: No sequel is expected this year, federal forecasters say.

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