Occupy Anchorage: Hundreds turn out for march on Key Bank branch, declare foreclosure

ANCHORAGE — Organizers say hundreds of people marched on a Key Bank branch in Anchorage in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York.

Occupy Anchorage spokeswoman Amy Katz said the protesters declared the bank to be in foreclosure.

The event coincided with demonstrations around the globe in support of the Wall Street protests, which argue that corporations exert an undue influence in politics.

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Mon, 02/27/2017 - 16:26

Alaska Senate leader: Passing a Permanent Fund bill critical

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The majority leader of the Alaska Senate says he will consider this session a success if lawmakers pass the state operating and infrastructure budgets and a bill that allows for structured draws from Alaska’s oil-wealth fund.

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Mon, 02/27/2017 - 10:06

Fairbanks man accused of setting occupied vehicle on fire

FAIRBANKS — Alaska State Troopers say they have arrested a Fairbanks man suspected of setting a vehicle on fire while people were inside the car.

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Mon, 02/27/2017 - 16:24

Two Alaska highways reopen after weekend snow closures

Two northern Alaska highways closed by heavy snowfall reopened Monday.

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Mon, 02/27/2017 - 10:02

Biologists begin moose count pilot study in Anchorage

ACNHORAGE — Alaska wildlife officials have begun a study to learn more about Anchorage’s urban moose population and the most efficient way to count the animals in the metropolitan area.

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