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EDITORIAL: Resolution of damages necessary 25 years after Valdez

March 24 marked the 25th anniversary of the soiling of Alaska shores and waters by the oil of the Exxon Valdez.

Aniak mayor: Flood ins. rate hikes a burden in rural Alaska

One small-town Alaska mayor worries that rising costs for national flood insurance could be another reason for people to abandon life in rural Alaska.

Flashback: Exxon Valdez runs aground

Editor’s note: Early on March 24, 1989, Dean Fosdick, the Alaska bureau chief of The Associated Press, was awakened around 5:30 a.m. by a phone call. The caller had a tip that a tanker had run aground outside Valdez.

25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

Before the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, there was the Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska, at the time the nation’s largest oil spill.

Holiday spirit lasts year-round for Pepperworth

Being a mechanical contractor is Nick Pepperworth’s day job. His second job — although he won’t admit it — is being a hero.

Federal managers seek to remove island cattle herds

There are herds of cattle on a pair of remote Alaska islands that have survived for decades despite any number of threats to their existence.
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House GOP sues administration over health care law

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans sued the Obama administration on Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying he had overstepped his legal authority in carrying out the program.

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Feds: Agency serious about Alaska forest changes

The Forest Service is serious about transitioning the nation's largest forest from old-growth to young growth timber harvests, an official with the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.

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Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 34 U.S. states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country.

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EPA delays decision on ethanol in gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Friday it is delaying a decision on whether to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation's fuel supply.

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Alleged violation revolves around job title

Kelly Hepler, whose title with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is either “assistant commissioner” or “special projects coordinator,” was the subject of a Wednesday APOC hearing on several complaints that claim he should have filed a Public Official Financial Disclosure form annually from 2009-2013 and, on those forms, he should have disclosed that he had received gifts from the politically influential Soldotna-based Kenai River Sportfishing Association.

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Alaska Permanent Fund Market Value
unaudited, as of Jan 12, 2012
US Bonds $6,030,500,000
US Stocks $6,224,400,000
Non US Stocks $7,151,500,000
Global Stocks $4,631,700,000
Non US Bonds $1,364,200,000
Real Estate $4,125,300,000
Cash $935,100,000
Alternatives $5,857,000,000
Real Return/External CIO $2,810,200,000
TOTAL $39,129,900,000
source: Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation
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