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Court rules same-sex couples have equal tax rights

The Alaska Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples are entitled to the same state property tax exemptions for senior citizens and disabled veterans as married couples.

USDA files complaint against Alaska university for muskoxen deaths

USDA files complaint against Alaska university for muskoxen deathsThe USDA has accused the UAF of possible Animal Welfare Act violations in the starvation deaths of 12 musk oxen at its large-animal research station.

Gov handles range of questions in online town hall

Gov handles range of questions in online town hallGov. Sean Parnell says repealing the state's oil tax structure would "kill" oil production.

Senate passes proposed amendment on student loans

Senate passes proposed amendment on student loansThe Alaska Senate has passed a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at helping lower the cost of student loans.

Man charged with murder says woman died in fall

A 26-year-old Quinhagak man charged with the murder of a 25-year-old village woman told troopers she died after she fell and hit her head on a board outside his home.

Parnell: 2014 should be education session

Parnell: 2014 should be education sessionGov. Parnell says he will introduce legislation to increase school operating funds.

Begich: Pebble will harm salmon

Begich: Pebble will harm salmonBegich is first of Alaska's congressional delegation to take a firm stand against the mine

Alaska needs new revenue

The state needs a combination of reductions and new sources of revenue

A new year means new laws for Alaska

A new year means new laws for AlaskaSeveral new Alaska laws go into effect on January 1st , including a major change in the state's oil production tax.

Wash. closes geoduck harvesting area

Chinese reportedly detected arsenic in shipment of clams harvested in October by the Puyallup Tribe in Poverty Bay