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Overhead bins on planes are getting bigger, and it's turning air travel into a less stressful experience for both passengers and crew

Boeing Space Bins Boeing Aircraft overhead space has evolved with bigger bins, like Boeing's Space Bins and Airbus' Airspace XL Bins. The bins offer twice as much room for passenger luggage, ensuring every traveler has a spot for their carry-on. Larger bins alleviate the stress put on flight attendants when doing last-minute gate checks. Finding overhead bin space has been a challenge for travelers, but Boeing and Airbus' larger bins have eased the stress. Boeing Space B...
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US Agency Releases Report Aimed at Alaska Aviation Safety

A federal report aimed at improving aviation safety in Alaska recommends improvements in providing weather information to pilots and continued work to update maps with information on mountain passes, among other steps.
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FAA Releases Report Aimed at Alaska Aviation Safety

A federal report aimed at improving aviation safety in Alaska recommends improvements in providing weather information to pilots and continued work to update maps with information on mountain passes, among other steps.
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Anchorage Mask Rule in Effect After Override of Mayor's Veto

The governing body of Alaska’s largest city has overridden the mayor’s veto of an emergency order instituting a mask mandate for 60 days.
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A group of anti-Trump Republicans is campaigning for vulnerable Democrats in the 2022 midterms to stop the GOP from winning

Rep. Liz Cheney. J. Scott Applewhite/AP The Renew America Movement plans to campaign for Democrats and centrists in the midterms. The group said US democracy is at risk from a Republican Party still in Donald Trump's thrall. Renew America will campaign for 11 Democrats and nine GOP Trump critics including Rep. Liz Cheney. A group of anti-Trump Republicans said they will campaign for vulnerable Democrats and other centrists in a bid to prevent the Republican Party from seizing back co...
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Credit Unions in Alaska, Washington Intend to Merge

Two credit unions, one based on Washington and one in Alaska, say they are seeking regulatory approval of their intent to merge.
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Partial Denali Park Road Closure in Alaska Expected for 2022

About half the main road through Denali National Park and Preserve will be remain closed next year as officials work to address a long-running landslide issue.
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Wreck of legendary naval cutter USS Bear found off coast of Boston

The Bear served in two world wars, carried out daring Arctic rescues and was the first government ship with a Black captainThe wreck of a legendary US naval ship that served in two world wars, performed patrols in waters off Alaska for decades, and at one point was captained by the first Black man to command a government vessel has been found.A wreck thought to be the USS Bear, which sank in 1963 about 260 miles (418km) east of Boston as it was being towed to Philadelphia, where it was going to ...
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Airline-Banned Anti-Mask GOPer Gets COVID, Predictably Treats It With Horse Pills

Alaska state Sen. Lora Reinbold (R), who has been banned from Alaska Airlines for refusing to wear a mask, announced earlier this week that she has been diagnosed with COVID-19. [Author: Cristina Cabrera]
Tags: News, Masks, Alaska, Alaska Airlines, Cristina Cabrera, COVID-19, Sen Lora Reinbold


Alaskans Get Annual Boost of Free Money From Oil Wealth

The check Alaska residents receive from the state's oil wealth was once a joyous fall rite.
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Republican lawmaker banned from Alaska Airlines over mask rules tests positive for COVID

An Alaska state lawmaker who was banned from Alaska Airlines flights has tested positive for COVID-19.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Alaska state senator who was banned from airline for refusing to wear a mask tests positive for COVID-19

In this Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 file photo, Alaska state Sen. Lora Reinbold, an Eagle River Republican, holds a copy of the Alaska Constitution during a committee hearing in Juneau, Alaska. AP Photo/Becky Bohrer An Alaska state senator who was banned from Alaska Airlines for not wearing a mask tested positive for COVID-19. "It's my turn to battle Covid head on," State Sen. Lora Reinbold announced on her Facebook page Tuesday. The state senator has not been able to travel to Alaska&#...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Trends, Gop, Alaska, Fda, Alaska Airlines, State, Anchorage Daily News, Reinbold, Juneau Alaska, Eagle River, Vicks, Lora Reinbold, BECKY BOHRER


Q3 2021 U.S. Foreclosure Activity Begins To See Significant Increases As Foreclosure Moratorium Is Lifted

Average Time to Foreclose Nationwide Increases 11 Percent From a Year Ago; U.S. Foreclosure Starts Increase 67 Percent From a Year Ago Irvine, CA – Oct. 14, 2021 (PRNewswire) ATTOM, licensor of the nation’s most comprehensive foreclosure data and parent company to RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com), the largest online marketplace for foreclosure and distressed properties, releasedits Q3 2021 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows there were a total of 45,517 U.S. properties with foreclosure...
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Netflix’ Maid half mir, meinen eigenen Missbrauch zu verarbeiten

Triggerwarnung: Der folgende Artikel beinhaltet Schilderungen von häuslicher Gewalt. Achtung: Der folgende Artikel enthält Spoiler zur Netflix-Serie Maid. Es ist Nachmittag, und ich habe eine Packung Marlboros in der Jackentasche. Ich soll eigentlich gar nicht rauchen, weil die Mutter meines Freundes das nicht mag – aber Zigaretten erinnern mich daran, wie ich richtig ausatme. Ich denke mir also eine Ausrede aus, verlasse das Haus seiner Familie und mache mich auf den Weg zu dem kleinen Ba...
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Anchorage Institutes Mask Mandate Under Emergency Ordinance

The governing body of Alaska’s largest city has passed an emergency ordinance instituting a mask mandate.
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The best wildlife photos of the year show a curious grizzly, dueling reindeer, and fish swimming through a cloud of sperm

Laurent Ballesta/Wildlife Photographer of the Year The London Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest awards images that showcase the diversity and fragility of life. This year, the contest drew a record of more than 50,000 entries from photographers in 95 countries. The winning photos show reindeer fighting over mates, seals giving birth, and a mountain gorilla enjoying the rain. The camouflage grouper is declining due to overfishing, but each July, beneath...
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2021 Holiday Shipping Deadlines For USPS, FedEx, And UPS

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Previously Unpublished Photos of Indigenous Culture in Alaska Circa 1927

In 1927, photographer and ethnologist Edward S. Curtis travelled to the US territory of Alaska to photograph indigenous peoples and their cultures for his seminal work, The North American Indian. Some of the photos he took in Alaska were never published and make up a new exhibition at the Muskegon Museum of Art, Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Alaska, The Lost Photographs. Begun in 1906, The North American Indian was the defining passion of Curtis’s life, an attempt to record, in writing an...
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US stocks fall as investors receive inflation warnings from the IMF and the Fed

Trader Leon Montana works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks closed lower Tuesday, a third consecutive loss for Wall Street's major benchmarks. Stocks turned lower as the inflation warnings came from the IMF and a New York Fed survey. Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said "elevated inflation is episodic," and tied largely to the pandemic. US stocks closed lower Tuesday after a wave of inflation warnings washed away earlier gains, highlig...
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A Change in Seasons Means Long Migrations

Wildlife all over the world migrates, from north to the south, up and down mountains and water columns, and even in vast circles around the oceans.  We have birds in Alaska and northern Canada that migrate from Polar Bears to Lions -- and back again -- every year.  The map, above, shows a GPS-tracked Honey Buzzard's flight path as it flew from Finland to South Africa in a grueling 10,000 kilometer journey that lasted 42 days.  Honey Buzzards mostly eat wasps. From: Terrierman's...
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'Into the Wild' Bus on Display During Preservation Work

An abandoned city bus that people sometimes went on deadly pilgrimages to Alaska’s backcountry to visit can now safely be viewed at the University of Alaska Fairbanks while it undergoes preservation work.
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Eagle Island Sea Kayaking Shore Excursion in Ketchikan

We awakened to a sunny day in Ketchikan, the last port on our Majestic Princess Alaska cruise. One of the rainiest cities in the state, was a treat to see sunshine. Especially a treat, since my husband and I chose... Read More The post Eagle Island Sea Kayaking Shore Excursion in Ketchikan appeared first on Cruise Maven.
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US stocks edge higher as investors assess economic growth and inflation risks

Traders Aaron Ford, left, and John Panin work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. AP Photo/Richard Drew Stocks moved modestly higher Tuesday after growth and inflation concerns sparked a retreat Monday. The IMF trimmed its 2021 growth outlook, citing broken supply chains and continued pandemic stress. Investors are heading into a "make or break" earnings season, says Bank of America. US stocks gained modestly Tuesday following a selloff in the previous session but investors re...
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Alaska cashed out 75% of its GameStop stock last quarter - and boosted its Tesla bet by 5%

A dog race in Alaska. Associated Press Alaska sold 75% of its remaining GameStop stake in the third quarter. The US state's revenue arm likely pocketed about $5 million from the disposals. Alaska grew its Tesla stake by 5% to 134,000 shares, worth $104 million as of September 30. The state of Alaska, one of the surprise winners from the GameStop short squeeze in January, cashed out most of its profits from its bet on the video-game retailer last quarter.The US state's revenue depa...
Tags: Elon Musk, US, Trends, Tesla, Alaska, Gamestop, Securities And Exchange Commission, Theron Mohamed, Alaska Associated Press Alaska


Longtime ‘NCIS’ Star Exits Show During Episode In Alaska

“Our north star has always been staying true to our characters," showrunner Steve Binder said.
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Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Strikes off Alaska Coast

A magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska early Monday in what the Alaska Earthquake Center called an aftershock of an 8.2 quake from July.
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Montway Auto Transport: Reviews, Cost & Services (2021)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Montway Auto Transport Review In Our Opinion: Montway Auto Transport is one of the most popular auto shipping companies, and customer reviews show a provider with a reputation for good service and competitive prices. For customers looking for a streamlined and hassle-free shipping experience, Montway can be a logical choice. Reputation: Prices: Services: ...
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Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Strikes off Coast of Alaska

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 has struck early Monday off the coast of Alaska.
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UK takes on Elon Musk in the broadband space race

  Image credit: The Observer  They are invisible to the naked eye, but can leave a streak of light across an astronomer’s telescope. Above our heads, the constellation of small satellites orbiting the Earth is expanding every month. Often no bigger than a fridge, they are part of a new space race as rivals compete to beam broadband internet to the hardest-to-reach places on Earth. The frontrunners are Starlink, backed by US tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, and OneWeb, which is part- ...
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