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Soup to warm the winter, with cheer from Boston

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Descent into Grand Canyon a journey back in time

Descent into Grand Canyon a journey back in time

The two main trails leading into Arizona’s Grand Canyon from the South Rim are gradual, wide and painstakingly well-constructed, with switchbacks to ease a descent of some 5,000 feet to the Colorado River. These trails – the Bright Angel and South Kaibabare – are so hiker-friendly that people might overlook a deep and fundamental aspect of the experience. Hiking the Grand Canyon is not simply an excursion from one destination to another. It is a journey back in time.

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In mother’s death, the healing power of God delivers

My mom died in an unexpected and tragic way from a preventable complication of back surgery. I was there when it happened. I noticed she wasn’t breathing and initiated first response care. I felt responsible for successfully applying CPR on my mother, and I felt her ribs crack under my hands while I watched her face, looking for signs of response. The memory of it would haunt me later. I prayed for a multitude of things I don’t even remember, and I prayed for His presence.

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Marijuana goes from illicit drug to household herb

Marijuana goes from illicit drug to household herb

On Feb. 24, Pizza Man posted a special to its Facebook page “in observance of the start of Legalized Marijuana in Alaska,” a “Cheech and Chong” pizza with two smoked cheeses, oregano, pizza sauce and choice of shrimp or hamburger. Also on offer: the “Amy Demboski,” same ingredients, hold the oregano.

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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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Upper Cook Inlet forecast

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Soup to warm the winter, with cheer from Boston

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Descent into Grand Canyon a journey back in time

Descent into Grand Canyon a journey back in time

The two main trails leading into Arizona’s Grand Canyon from the South Rim are gradual, wide and painstakingly well-constructed, with switchbacks to ease a descent of some 5,000 feet to the Colorado River. These trails – the Bright Angel and South Kaibabare – are so hiker-friendly that people might overlook a deep and fundamental aspect of the experience. Hiking the Grand Canyon is not simply an excursion from one destination to another. It is a journey back in time.

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In mother’s death, the healing power of God delivers

My mom died in an unexpected and tragic way from a preventable complication of back surgery. I was there when it happened. I noticed she wasn’t breathing and initiated first response care. I felt responsible for successfully applying CPR on my mother, and I felt her ribs crack under my hands while I watched her face, looking for signs of response. The memory of it would haunt me later. I prayed for a multitude of things I don’t even remember, and I prayed for His presence.

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Marijuana goes from illicit drug to household herb

Marijuana goes from illicit drug to household herb

On Feb. 24, Pizza Man posted a special to its Facebook page “in observance of the start of Legalized Marijuana in Alaska,” a “Cheech and Chong” pizza with two smoked cheeses, oregano, pizza sauce and choice of shrimp or hamburger. Also on offer: the “Amy Demboski,” same ingredients, hold the oregano.

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Working Benefits Blog


30 or 40? The full-time work week debate

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5 More Questions to Ask When Shopping for a One-Source Human Resource Solution: Part 2

Last week we brought you five must-ask questions when shopping for an all-in-one source HR solution.

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5 Questions to Ask When Shopping for an One-Source Human Resource Solution: Part 1

With the emergence of technology, All-In-One Human Resources (HR) solutions software have been popping up

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Same-Sex Marriage and Group Health Insurance

In the 2013 Supreme Court case United States v. Windsor, the Court ruled that restricting the U.S. Federal interpretation of “marriage” and “spouse” to apply only to heterosexual unions is unconstitutional.

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A look into the tax implications of the Affordable Care Act

Persons with certain income levels are eligible for subsidies for health insurance bought through the Federal Marketplace.

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Why working with a broker is your best choice

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Buying Health Insurance: The Marketplace vs Buying Direct

If you are an individual in need of healthcare coverage for yourself and/or family, it is likely that you have come upon the question of whether it would be more beneficial to buy through the Federal Marketplace or directly from an insurance carrier.

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3 Way to Cut Employer Health Care Costs

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Get the skinny on Skinny Plans

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To audit or not to audit?

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Are you Being Overbilled for Services?

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Understanding Your Health Insurance Fees

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COBRA: Do you still need it in spite of Health Care Reform?

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Modern Medicine: Can You Live Without It?

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Upper Cook Inlet forecast

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Soup to warm the winter, with cheer from Boston

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Descent into Grand Canyon a journey back in time

Descent into Grand Canyon a journey back in time

The two main trails leading into Arizona’s Grand Canyon from the South Rim are gradual, wide and painstakingly well-constructed, with switchbacks to ease a descent of some 5,000 feet to the Colorado River. These trails – the Bright Angel and South Kaibabare – are so hiker-friendly that people might overlook a deep and fundamental aspect of the experience. Hiking the Grand Canyon is not simply an excursion from one destination to another. It is a journey back in time.

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In mother’s death, the healing power of God delivers

My mom died in an unexpected and tragic way from a preventable complication of back surgery. I was there when it happened. I noticed she wasn’t breathing and initiated first response care. I felt responsible for successfully applying CPR on my mother, and I felt her ribs crack under my hands while I watched her face, looking for signs of response. The memory of it would haunt me later. I prayed for a multitude of things I don’t even remember, and I prayed for His presence.

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Marijuana goes from illicit drug to household herb

Marijuana goes from illicit drug to household herb

On Feb. 24, Pizza Man posted a special to its Facebook page “in observance of the start of Legalized Marijuana in Alaska,” a “Cheech and Chong” pizza with two smoked cheeses, oregano, pizza sauce and choice of shrimp or hamburger. Also on offer: the “Amy Demboski,” same ingredients, hold the oregano.

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