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A woman was taken to the hospital after hit by a sport utility vehicle in Anchorage Thursday while walking across the street, according to police.

Alaska Dispatch News
A Greek-Italian immigrant who became a real-estate magnate during the economic explosion that accompanied construction of the trans-Alaska pipeline-boom era, Zamarello leaves behind a collection of buildings that are now fixtures in Anchorage.Yereth Rosen
Mayor Dan Sullivan referred to the ordinance as "government intrusion" but said he would support voluntary efforts to avoid metal palisade fencing. Devin Kelly
The Municipality of Anchorage has blamed three companies for the failure of the Port of Anchorage expansion project in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, and on Tuesday it asked a federal judge to add a fourth name to the list of defendants.  Tegan Hanlon
The proposed Chugach Access Plan, developed jointly by the state and the municipality of Anchorage, has stirred controversy in recent weeks over how it dedicates future public access into the park, including potential access points on private property.Devin Kelly
A lawsuit between the Municipality of Anchorage and several companies tied to the troubled Port of Anchorage expansion is heating up, with one of the defendants seeking a pre-Thanksgiving deposition of former port director Bill Sheffield.Tegan Hanlon
When Cory Williams moved to Alaska earlier this year, he brought along some friends -- thousands of YouTube subscribers who follow his adventures through online videos. Michelle Theriault Boots
An interfaith event Thursday night that ended with the launching of paper lanterns in support of victims of domestic violence led officials at Merrill Field to briefly reroute airplane traffic, while at least one vehicle on the Glenn Highway was hit, according to Anchorage police.  Matt Tunseth,Tegan Hanlon
A coalition of officials and nonprofit organizations is surveying the public on how Anchorage should tackle homelessness. Alaska Dispatch News
At Tuesday night’s Anchorage Assembly meeting, Assembly members Dick Traini and Paul Honeman introduced an ordinance to toughen towing regulations, curb fees and penalties, and increase protection for vehicle owners.Devin Kelly

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