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A woman was taken to the hospital after hit by a sport utility vehicle in Anchorage Thursday while walking across the street, according to police.

Pete Zamarello, colorful 'King of the Strip Malls,' dies at 86

October 29, 2014 - 7:26pm -- benanderson
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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.

Norm Stamper, a former Seattle police chief, and Bill Parker, a former deputy commissioner for the Alaska Department of Corrections, canvass the Inlet View area of Anchorage in support of the marijuana initiative and the Yes on 2 campaign on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014.  

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.
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.
Three Alaska Army National Guard recruiters investigated for past misconduct, and the leader who supposedly let them get away with it, are suing the Army to find out how investigative documents were leaked.    
The Anchorage Police Department said Wednesday that the victim and suspect were fighting over a bottle of alcohol.
Mayor Dan Sullivan referred to the ordinance as "government intrusion" but said he would support voluntary efforts to avoid metal palisade fencing. 
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.  
The proposed Chugach Access Plan, developed jointly by the state and the municipality of Anchorage, has stirred controversy in recent weeks over how it dedicates future public access into the park, including potential access points on private property.

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