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Premera Alaska allows 5,200 customers to keep insurance plans

Premera Alaska allows 5,200 customers to keep insurance plans

Health Insurer Premera Alaska will allow 5,200 customers in the state to keep their insurance plans.

Begich proposing more insurance options for ACA

Begich proposing more insurance options for ACA

Senator Mark Begich is proposing a change to the Affordable Care Act that would make cheaper insurance options available.

Fairbanks Man Frustrated With Obama’s ACA “Fix”

President Obama announced new rules that may allow some residents to keep their plans for another year. But for Fairbanks knife maker Mark Knapp, that “fix” doesn’t go far enough.

Alaska leaders attend White House Tribal Nations Conference

Alaska leaders attend White House Tribal Nations Conference

Tribal leaders from Alaska and the rest of the country had a chance this week talk with the highest powers in the federal government.

Obama’s ACA ‘fix’ will be tricky to implement in Alaska

Obama’s ACA ‘fix’ will be tricky to implement in Alaska

President Obama said yesterday insurers can continue offering the plans they intended to cancel as part of the Affordable Care Act.

Obama Apologizes To Those Who Lost Health Plans

Obama Apologizes To Those Who Lost Health Plans

In addition to his apology, the president pledged to help those who have complained that the new law is forcing them to sign up for a more expensive plan.

Obama’s ‘Keep Your Health Care Plan’ Pledge Fails Fact Checks

Obama’s ‘Keep Your Health Care Plan’ Pledge Fails Fact Checks

Nonpartisan fact checkers are giving failing grades to President Obama’s oft-repeated pledge to Americans that “if you like your health care plan, you can keep your health care plan.”

Diplomacy better than bombs rally set for Saturday

Diplomacy better than bombs rally set for Saturday

Juneau’s peace groups are re-mobilizing to protest the possible U.S.-led intervention in the war in Syria.

Obama: American Ideals, National Security At Stake In Syrian Crisis

Obama: American Ideals, National Security At Stake In Syrian Crisis

In a prime-time speech that followed two weeks of high-stakes drama, President Obama asked the American people to support a military strike against Syria, even as he pursued a diplomatic solution to the standoff.

Nation Pauses To Mark Sept. 11 Attacks

Nation Pauses To Mark Sept. 11 Attacks

It was just after 8:45 a.m. ET on Sept. 11, 2001, when the first jet struck the World Trade Center in New York City and the worst terrorist attack in the nation’s history began. Nearly 3,000 people died.