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Investigation continues into downtown fuel spill

Investigation continues into downtown fuel spill

About 300 gallons of heating oil from Prospector Hotel tank believed drained out into Gastineau Channel

Parnell signs abortion bill

Parnell signs abortion bill

Gov. Sean Parnell has signed a bill that restricts state Medicaid payments for abortions.

Comment period opens for cruise waste permits

The state has developed a permit process based on new regulations for cruise ship waste water, and that permit process is now open for public comment.

Widow called to testify in Coast Guard murder case

The wife of a Coast Guardsman shot to death two years ago at a Kodiak communications station says she didn’t shoot her husband and his co-worker.

House approves $3 billion transfer to pension system

House approves $3 billion transfer to pension system

The Alaska State House has voted in favor of Gov. Sean Parnell’s plan to shore up the state’s pension system.

State House OKs refinery subsidy plan

State House OKs refinery subsidy plan

The Alaska State House has a approved a deal to give the state’s refineries – and one fertilizer plant — up to $200 million in subsidies.

Texan confirmed to Alaska Gasline Board

Texan confirmed to Alaska Gasline Board

Gov. Sean Parnell’s choice of Richard Rabinow drew criticism on two fronts: That he’s not Alaskan and that he spent a career at Exxon.

Delta vs. Alaska: Dueling airlines benefit Juneau

Delta vs. Alaska: Dueling airlines benefit Juneau

Alaska travel analyst Scott McMurren says the power of competition goes a long way in lowering airfares.

Lawmakers grapple with UAF power plant funding

Lawmakers grapple with UAF power plant funding

At $245 million, the biggest item in the capital budget before the Legislature is a power plant for the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

USDA files complaint against Alaska university for muskoxen deaths

USDA files complaint against Alaska university for muskoxen deaths

The 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.