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Craig Medred
Craig Medred
A federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., indicted long-term U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens Tuesday on seven counts of filing false financial disclosures, each a felony charge that carries a penalty of five years in prison and an unspecified fine.Lisa Demer,Richard Mauer,Erika Bolstad
Dropping values of stocks dragged down the return on Alaska Permanent Fund investments 3.6 percent last year. Chief executive officer Mike Burns says stocks were the weakest part of the portfolio, but positive bond returns helped mitigate some of the losses.
Craig Medred
Craig Medred
The Anchorage Economic Development Corp. predicts that the local economy will experience little growth, in terms of new jobs, until at least 2010.Elizabeth Bluemink