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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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Juneau slashes funding request

Juneau’s state funding requests are being axed after the state of Alaska recently announced an unexpected $3.5 billion deficit due to plummeting oil prices.

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Obama to waive sanctions authority in Hill bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama does not plan to immediately impose new economic penalties on Russia.

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Saudi says oil decisions not linked to politics

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's oil chief said in comments published Thursday that there are no links between the kingdom's decision to oppose production cuts and political objectives — an apparent response to accusations last week from Shiite powerhouse Iran.

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Gauge of US economy rises 0.6 percent in November

WASHINGTON (AP) — An index designed to predict the future health of the economy posted a third straight solid gain in November.

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Walker: Alaska will weather fiscal storm

Gov. Bill Walker is reaching out to community and business leaders to help guide him through some tough times with the state budget. In a speech to the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Dec. 15, Walker’s first address to a major business group since taking office Dec. 1, the governor promised to be honest and “blunt” about the state’s deteriorated fiscal position.

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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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