Alaska's partnership with TransCanada on the $55 billion Alaska LNG project ended Tuesday after the state bought out the pipeline company's interest for $65 million. 

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Statewide there were about 333,000 jobs this October, up from 331,000 last year.       Jeannette Lee Falsey
Representatives from the real estate and residential construction industries were markedly absent from the panel. It took an audience question to bring panelists back to the ostensible reason behind the event. Jeannette Lee Falsey
State jobs and population numbers show Alaska may be on the cusp of an economic recession or already in one, a UAA economist said Friday.Jeannette Lee Falsey,Zaz Hollander
A new report predicts that the bulk of combined jobs and investment in Alaska's oil, gas and mining sectors over the next decade will come from a proposed liquefied natural gas project.Jeannette Lee Falsey
For the second month in a row, Alaska has lost jobs, but evidence of that isn't showing up in unemployment numbers. The state unemployment rate was 6.4 percent in September, compared to 6.8 percent last September.Pat Forgey
Alaska today has less oil, more savings and a larger, more stable economy than it did 30 years ago. But there's no consensus what those differences mean for the future. Jeannette Lee Falsey
Some big retailers plan to open on Thanksgiving Day, while others are staying true to traditional Black Friday schedule of early openings and late closings.Jeannette Lee Falsey
From a wine shop to a toy store and a clothing boutique, Alaska retailers eschew the cookie-cutter approach to Black Friday. But will any local shops join the recent movement to opt out of the retail holiday?Jeannette Lee Falsey
In rural Alaska, residents are far removed from all the frenzy that goes with the nation's most intense shopping day of the year.Rachel D'Oro | Associated Press