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Alaskan Cruises Top 2015 Travel Trends

By EDGE | Dec 23
There is a major shake-up among the most popular U.S. destinations heading into the New Year - the rugged beauty of Alaska, enjoyed via cruising, has dethroned Las Vegas and stands at number one in a tight contest tha also includes Orlando, Maui and NYC.

Alaska Files Appeal of Gay Marriage Ruling

The state of Alaska is seeking to have an 11-judge panel of the federal appeals court for the West review a lower court's ruling that struck down gay marriage.

Supreme Court Denies Request to Stay Gay Marriage in Alaska

NATIONAL | By Mark Thiessen | Oct 17
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday denied the state of Alaska's request to put a stop to gay marriages pending an appeal.

Gay Marriage Developments: Alaska Couples Wait

It's been more than a week since a flurry of gay marriage developments began with the Supreme Court's denial of appeals from five states, allowing for expansion of marriage rights.

Gay Marriage Battle Turns to Alaska Courtroom

NATIONAL | By Mark Thiessen | Oct 10
The first gay marriage ban that was passed in the U.S. will be tested before a judge in Alaska on Friday, the culmination of a week when a federal appeals court struck down similar bans in two states and the U.S. Supreme Court refused to weigh in.

Police Report Released With Details of Palin Family Drunken Brawl

CRIME | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 10
A police report that is equal parts "Rashomon" and "WrestleMania," detailing the events surrounding the drunken brawl involving Sarah Palin's family, was released by police in Anchorage, Alaska, Thursday.

Attorneys in Alaska: Right to Marry Is Fundamental

NATIONAL | By Becky Bohrer | Oct 6
Attorneys for the gay couples challenging Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage say the right to marry is fundamental and due to all individuals.

State of Alaska Defends Gay Marriage Ban

NATIONAL | By Becky Bohrer | Sep 27
Citizens, not the courts, should decide whether the definition of marriage includes same-sex couples, the state of Alaska said in court papers filed Friday.

Sarah Palin and Family Reportedly Involved in Drunken Brawl

FAMILY | By EDGE | Sep 11
Several news sources report that former GOP vice presidential hopeful and half-term governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin and her family were involved in a drunken melee outside of Anchorage last weekend.

Alaska Tourist Train Halts Runs After Derailment

By Mark Thiessen | Jul 24
A vintage rail company that hauls hundreds of thousands of tourists every year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush has suspended operations while it investigates a derailment that injured nine people.

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