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Fairbanks Spent $7k Defending Mayor’s $37.50 Fine

The city of Fairbanks, Alaska, has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37.50 election-law fine leveled on the mayor.

09/01/2014

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ER Patient Attempts To Walk Out With $300 Worth Of Medical Supplies

A 60-year-old man treated in the emergency room of Alaska’s Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is suspected of trying to walk out with $300 worth of medical supplies, including bed sheets, 47 latex gloves and a bloody syringe

CBS Seattle–06/26/2014

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University Of Alaska Fined $127K After 12 Musk Oxen Die From Malnutrition

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has been penalized $127,100 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture after 12 musk oxen died from malnutrition at the school’s large animal research station

CBS Seattle–06/11/2014

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Troopers: Man Killed In Bear Mauling In Alaska

A 64-year-old Fairbanks man was mauled to death by a bear at a remote lake in Alaska’s interior, authorities said Friday.

06/07/2013

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Alaska Airlines Starting Fairbanks-Portland Flight

Starting June 9, Alaska Airlines will add daily, nonstop flights this summer between Fairbanks and Portland.

CBS Seattle–02/12/2013

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Fairbanks Gun Dealer Accused In Murder-For-Hire Plot

A 55-year-old Fairbanks man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in a murder-for-hire plot.

01/19/2013

Photo of the 1905 $5 Alaska bill.  (credit: Heritage Auctions)

Rare $5 Alaska Bill Sells For Nearly $250G At Auction

Jess Lipka was exhilarated at the chance of owning the rare $5 bill, even though his winning bid of nearly $247,000 terrified him.

10/24/2012

Photo of the 1905 $5 bill being auctioned off through Heritage Auctions in Dallas, TX.  (credit: Heritage Auctions)

Century-Old $5 Alaska Bill Expected To Fetch Hundreds Of Thousands At Auction

The $5 bill displayed for decades on Charles Fairbanks IV’s wall was long a treasured family heirloom from Alaska. Now, to the surprise of the grandson of a turn-of-a-century vice president, it’s also become a likely treasure trove.

10/03/2012

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Alaska Militia Members Convicted Of Conspiracy

The leader of an Alaska militia who gave speeches claiming Fairbanks was on the verge of having blood in its streets was convicted Monday of nine federal charges, including conspiracy to kill federal law enforcement officers and possession of illegal weapons.

06/19/2012

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