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July Issue 4 2014

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.

Breaking News 2014

Exxon defies low oil price with refining strength

NEW YORK (AP) — ExxonMobil Corp.'s refining and chemical operations rescued the company's third-quarter results amid falling global oil prices and lower oil and gas production.

Breaking News 2014

Oregon, Alaska are ground zero in pot fight

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — From slick video ads online to scrawled chalk messages on college campus sidewalks, intense get-out-the-vote drives are mobilizing in Oregon and Alaska to legalize retail sales of marijuana to anyone old enough to drink.

Breaking News 2014

US consumer sentiment index reaches 7-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers expect better economic growth and rising incomes in the coming months, pushing a measure of confidence to a seven-year high in October.

Breaking News 2014

Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officials said Friday.

Breaking News 2014

TV space for campaign ads hard to find this late

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire's one network station — and was even willing to shell out the $10,000 that the station demanded.

Breaking News 2014

Mining company says it will exclude ski area land

A Canadian gold exploration company has revised its application for a state land lease to exclude ground occupied by one of the only downhill ski areas near Fairbanks.

Breaking News 2014

Alaska LNG holds open house in Nikiski

Very few things seemed as interesting to the crowd as finding bird’s-eye-views of the homes in Nikiski in the two oversized map-books on a table near the back of room Tuesday in the Nikiski Middle-High School cafeteria.

Breaking News 2014

Anchorage mayor vetoes law aimed at protecting moose

The mayor of Anchorage has vetoed an ordinance passed to protect moose from impaling themselves on fences with metal spikes.

Breaking News 2014

Small business community divided over minimum wage votes

Some small business owners say raising the minimum wage will pressure their companies, forcing them to cut employees' hours or jobs. Others say it's the right thing to do for workers and the economy.