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Thousands expected to rush to beat Permanent Fund dividend deadline

If the recent past is any guide, the most common surnames among Permanent Fund dividend applicants will be Smith, Johnson, Williams, Brown and Jones. About 20,000 applicants gave one of those five last names a year ago.Dermot Cole

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