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A moderate earthquake has rattled the interior portion of Alaska, but there's been no immediate reports of damage.

Associated Press
The oldest downhill ski area near Fairbanks may be turned into a gold mine.Associated Press
A coalition of officials and nonprofit organizations is surveying the public on how Anchorage should tackle homelessness. Alaska Dispatch News
Clear, sunny skies will offer Alaskans a view of today's partial solar eclipse.Alaska Dispatch News
A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Rachel D'Oro
If the legislation to recognize 20 Alaska Native languages as official state languages was wrought with emotion, the ceremony to turn the bill into law with the governor’s signature is fraught with politics. Lisa Demer
The endorsement came at a reception hosted by Palin on Tuesday night in which she told about 100 guests that she supports Walker and his running mate, Byron Mallott, because she trusts them to responsibly develop Alaska’s resources, said a release from the Walker-Mallott campaign. Alex DeMarban
A proposal to outlaw metal palisade fences, singled out by biologists for goring moose, squeaked by the Anchorage Assembly Tuesday night.Devin Kelly
A national tea party group on Wednesday endorsed Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan, with tea party favorite Joe Miller appearing in a new radio commercial on Sullivan's behalf.Nathaniel Herz
The U.S. Senate race in Alaska has featured a ferocious debate over incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich’s record, with Republicans relentlessly casting him as a tool of President Barack Obama while Begich, meanwhile, runs television ads asserting his independence from Washington. But a series of comments from Obama this month have complicated Begich’s message.Nathaniel Herz

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