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Many Alaskans Unhappy with Amount of Yearly Dividend Checks

FINANCE | By Rachel D'Oro | Oct 5
Yes, you could call it free money. But that doesn't mean all Alaskans are happy about the $1,022 dividend checks nearly every resident will receive starting Thursday from the state's oil wealth fund.

9 Tips for Cruising Alaska

May 3
Hot and humid is just around the corner, so if you're looking for a summer escape that offers everything from high-octane adventure to luxury digs, consider cruising to Alaska.

Alaska Weighing Rules to Allow Use of Pot At Licensed Stores

LEGAL | By Becky Bohrer | May 1
Alaska could soon become the first state in the nation to allow on-site consumption of marijuana in some businesses that will sell pot.

Alaska Regulators Taking Applications for Pot Businesses

CORPORATE | By Becky Bohrer | Feb 26
A regulatory board in Alaska on Wednesday began accepting applications for marijuana business licenses - the next step in setting up the state's legal pot industry.

Alaska Regulators Are 1st to OK Marijuana Use at Pot Shops

CORPORATE | By Becky Bohrer | Nov 24
The board tasked with writing rules for Alaska's recreational marijuana industry voted Friday to allow for people to use pot at certain stores that will sell it, a first among the four states that have legalized the drug.

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

NATIONAL | Oct 26
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.

Alaska Resumes Issuing Licenses to Gay Couples

NATIONAL | Oct 20
Gay couples can start getting married in Alaska on Monday.

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

NATIONAL | Oct 16
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.

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