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Alcohol can be explicitly banned in Alaska's rural communities, but for marijuana, a long-standing court ruling could keep villages from going completely "dry" on pot.Suzanna Caldwell
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
A torrent of money has flooded into the U.S. Senate race between incumbent Sen. Mark Begich and his challenger, Dan Sullivan. The more than $50 million spent so far has shattered statewide records, and Alaskans can expect the deluge of radio, television and online ads to grow before the Nov. 4 election.Sean Doogan
A proposed construction and demolition debris recycling landfill near Palmer is headed back to Mat-Su Borough planning officials for another try after failing last year over environmental and trash concerns. A public comment period on the Central Monofill Services site closes Friday. Zaz Hollander
A Canadian mining company has offered to modify a proposed mining lease to accommodate a popular downhill ski area northeast of Fairbanks, a spokesman for the ski area said.Dermot Cole
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
Three oil companies with billions invested in Arctic drilling leases are pleading with the Obama administration for extra time to hunt for crude under waters north of Alaska, but so far federal regulators have been skeptical.Jennifer A. Dlouhy | Houston Chronicle
Gov. Sean Parnell and challenger Bill Walker differ on whether the plan for the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline is a sensible insurance policy or a waste of resources.Dermot Cole
When you're pregnant and job-hunting, how honest do you really have to be? Plus, dealing with workplace bullies is one thing, but what do you do when the bully is your manager?Lynne Curry
The challenge with regulatory reform is that it can be nebulous. However, today there is an Anchorage chamber member that has become the poster child for regulatory reform: Uber. Andrew Halcro

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