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GCI buys ACS wireless business

Alaska Communications System Group Inc., has agreed to sell its wireless subscriber business to General Communications Inc. for $300 million in cash. Alaska Communications will also sell its 33 percent share of the Alaska Wireless Network to GCI.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Change, opportunity in Alaska Communications’ new focus

Roaming, campaign ads drive ‘extraordinary’ 3Q for GCI

Broadband helps offset operating revenue decrease at ACS

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NOAA proposes huge critical habitat area for ringed seals

The federal agency that oversees the U.S. seal population has proposed 350,000 square miles of ocean off Alaska’s north and west coast as critical habitat for the main prey of polar bears. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Dec. 2 that it’s proposing critical habitat for ringed seals throughout U.S. jurisdiction in the Beaufort and Bering seas and in much of the western Bering Sea.

USS Anchorage to retrieve NASA Orion capsule from ocean

Scientists: US-China pact won’t slow warming

Q&A: What the US-China climate deal means to the world

Study: sharks may be killing sea lions

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From text to touch, a look at Microsoft Windows 8

From text to touch, a look at Microsoft Windows 8

NEW YORK (AP) — With the Nov. 2 release of the touch-centric Windows 8 software, Microsoft continues more than three decades of making operating systems for personal computers.

Navajo council online stream draws new viewers

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — When the Navajo Nation Council met for its fall session, it had a whole new set of eyes watching. From behind their computers, people around the country were listening as tribal lawmakers discussed a tax measure, adding land to the reservation and their fondness for rock music.
5 more minutes? New clock answers resounding 'no'

5 more minutes? New clock answers resounding 'no'

There is no snooze button. If you unplug it, a battery takes over. As wake-up time approaches, you cannot reset the alarm time. It could be the world's most exasperating alarm clock.

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