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The company seeking state help for a 200-mile one-lane road to mining prospects in Northwest Alaska says “substantial doubt exists as to our ability to continue as a going concern,” a statement it has repeated to investors as recently as Oct. 14.Dermot Cole
Ted Nugent and a former Miss USA are among the features touted for season two of "Amazing America with Sarah Palin," coming to the Sportsman Channel in January.Maia Nolan-Partnow
A second credit ratings agency raised a warning flag Thursday about Alaska’s state budget. Standard & Poor’s said that “to avert credit quality deterioration, we believe the state must make material progress in reducing the deficit in its fiscal 2016 budget.”Dermot Cole
Anchorage marijuana activist Charlo Greene has clashed with her business neighbor, causing the two to file multiple restraining orders against each other.Suzanna Caldwell
An ordinance that would have banned commercial marijuana in Anchorage failed after four hours of public testimony and debate in Assembly chambers Tuesday night. Several Assembly members expressed concern that a ban would disconnect them from conversations regarding marijuana regulations at the state level.  Suzanna Caldwell
Midtown Assemblyman Dick Traini was elected to lead the Anchorage Assembly at its regular Tuesday-night meeting. Elvi Gray-Jackson, also representing Midtown, was elected co-chair. Suzanna Caldwell
 Moody's Investors Service said Tuesday it lowered the credit outlook for Alaska because the plunge in oil prices "threatens to rapidly and significantly reduce the state's budgetary reserves."Dermot Cole
Alaska’s U.S. Sen.-elect Dan Sullivan ended the first campaign finance reporting period after his Nov. 4 election victory with more than $275,000 in the bank, according to a filing this month with the Federal Election Commission.Nathaniel Herz

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