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Alaska

Alaska" is a distorted Aleut word Alakshak, meaning "big land" (or "that which blocks the sea", "peninsula").

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By MARK THIESSEN
December 2, 2021
AP NEWS
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The remains of a man found on Fire Island just west of Anchorage in 1989 have been identified through DNA and genome sequencing, Alaska State Troopers said Wednesday.Troopers said the victim was Michael Allison Beavers, who owned an excavation business in Chugiak.
November 30, 2021
AP NEWS
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska could receive more than $1 billion from the recently passed federal infrastructure package for high-speed broadband networks, which an official with the Alaska Telecom Association said would be "transformational."
By BECKY BOHRER
November 17, 2021
AP NEWS
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- Members of the Biden administration on Wednesday launched a series of events aimed at exploring the Arctic's potential to act as a "living laboratory of clean energy innovation."
November 8, 2021
AP NEWS
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A pilot died when his amateur-built kit airplane crashed near an elementary school in Alaska on Sunday, officials said.The pilot was the only person on board the Wag-Aero 2+2 when it crashed soon after taking off from the Kodiak Municipal Airport, Clint Johnson, chief of the National Transportation Safety Board's Alaska Division, told the Anchorage Daily News.
October 11, 2021
AP NEWS
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska early Monday in what the Alaska Earthquake Center called an aftershock of a 8.2 quake from late July.Monday's earthquake was felt throughout the Alaska Peninsula and Kodiak Island, according to the Alaska Earthquake Center.
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