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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.

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.
Mayor Dan Sullivan referred to the ordinance as "government intrusion" but said he would support voluntary efforts to avoid metal palisade fencing. 
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.  
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.
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.
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. 
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.  
A coalition of officials and nonprofit organizations is surveying the public on how Anchorage should tackle homelessness. 
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.

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