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2014-08-05 12:20:46

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Portland, Oregon is the U.S. city with the highest car rental rates this summer. That finding is the result of a new survey from CheapCarRental.net. The survey compared the cost to rent a car at over 100 destinations across the United States during the current month of August. In Oregon's most populous city, car renters will have to pay an average of $111 per day for the cheapest available rental car in August. Slightly less expensive and...

2014-07-28 20:23:57

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Communication Inc. ("GCI")(NASDAQ:GNCMA) announced today the closing of the transaction between GCI's wholly-owned subsidiary, Denali Media Holdings, and Ketchikan TV, of Evergreen, Colo. The transaction grants GCI ownership of three CBS broadcast stations in Southeast Alaska: KXLJ in Juneau, KTNL in Sitka and KUBD in Ketchikan. The Federal Communications Commission granted authority to Denali Media Holdings in May to purchase...

2014-07-18 12:22:01

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Furie Operating Alaska, LLC ("Furie"), a growth-oriented independent oil & gas company, announced today the completion of a $160 million investment commitment from Energy Capital Partners Mezzanine Opportunities Fund. The investment will fund the build-out of infrastructure for the installation of an offshore natural gas production platform, marine pipeline, and onshore production facilities to bring proven natural gas reserves to...

2014-05-22 08:23:23

VANCOUVER, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") announces that the Pebble Limited Partnership ("Pebble Partnership" or "PLP") has filed suit in U.S. District Court for Alaska to halt a regulatory process initiated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") under the Clean Water Act ("CWA"). PLP's complaint asserts that, in the absence of a permit application, EPA's Section 404(c)...

2014-05-21 16:22:19

Alaska Trucking Association (ATA) presents annual awards ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska West Express received the Alaska Safe Truck Fleet of the Year Award from the Alaska Trucking Association (ATA) at its annual awards banquet this spring. Alaska West Express was recognized for its safety performance in 2013, including accident frequency rates, Compliance, Safety and Accountability (CSA) scores and OSHA recordable injuries. It also received three other...

2014-05-20 23:06:40

Company to Showcase Industry Leading IT Solutions and Technology Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Meet the Futaris team at the upcoming Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson (JBER) Information Technology Expo. The high-tech communications and IT security solutions provider owns a global satellite communications system and provides industry leading solutions that address and mitigate emergent concerns in the IT security arena. Futaris has also earned the esteemed designation as an approved...

2014-05-19 12:21:57

ANCHORAGE, Ala., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alaska Railroad is introducing all-inclusive dining for its GoldStar service, to launch in summer of 2015, which will mark the 10(th) anniversary of the Railroad's GoldStar Service. "This is another example of the Alaska Railroad's commitment to continuously improving its services," said Alaska Railroad Director of Guest Services and Passenger Marketing Bruce LaLonde. "All-inclusive dining for GoldStar passengers brings added value...

2014-05-09 12:25:53

Kurt D. Mentzer, M.D., to join practice June 30, 2014 ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurt D. Mentzer, M.D., is the newest orthopedic surgeon to join the expert team of doctors at Anchorage Fracture & Orthopedic Clinic, located at 3831 Piper Street, Suite S-220 in Anchorage. Patients in need of experienced hand or upper extremity care are encouraged to call (907) 563-3145 to schedule an appointment. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/86025 As a...

2014-04-19 23:01:35

The Homewood Suites Anchorage hotel looks forward to welcoming attendees and exhibitors of the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering this May. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 The Homewood Suites by Hilton Anchorage hotel excitedly awaits the arrival of the 2014 Great Alaska Aviation Gathering, happening May 3rd and 4th at the FedEx Hangar in Anchorage, Alaska. This show, now in its 17th season, expects over 23,000 pilots and aviation enthusiasts to participate in two days of presentations,...

2014-04-17 23:13:26

MillionaireMatch.com, a leading Internet dating site for over 13 years, recently reveals the top five cities to meet millionaires. Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Where’s the best place to meet a millionaire? What city has the most millionaires? MillionaireMatch.com, a leading Internet dating site for over 13 years, recently reveals the top five cities to meet millionaires on 15th, April. Millionaires are all over the country but these top five cities have a higher concentration...


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Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
2013-04-18 01:16:09

Lake Clark National Park and Preserve is located in the southwestern portion of Alaska in the United States of America. The park holds 4,030,015 acres of land and water that was once inhabited by Native Americans, with the northern Athabaskans till residing there today. The first explore of European ancestry to visit the area was James Cook, a British Captain who visited the Cook Inlet in 1778. Americans began visiting the area in the 1890’s for trading purposes, by which time the once...

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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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