More Thanksgiving travelers; don't get stuck at airport

...gasoline is now $2.15 per gallon, 74 cents cheaper than the same time last year...year, with a mere 0.3 percent or 69 cent average increase, according to the Airlines...window or aisle seat becomes vacant. For 99 cents, it sends an email if two adjacent seats...
Nation and World
After poking Facebook, life ain't easy for a site named Tsu

...million in venture capital.Facebook's Tsu purge came without warning and affected a swath of users that included rap artist 50 Cent, who shared a link to a video on Tsu with more than 38 million Facebook fans. Facebook says that Tsu pays its users to post...
Nation and World

...than three weeks A total of 65 boats signed on for the fishery with a payout reported at $7 a pound for red king crab, up 90 cents from last year. Bering Sea boats will likely switch to the 20 million pound bairdi Tanner crab fishery after the red king closure...
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Fish Factor: Plummeting prices, flushed meds

...pushed PWS to the top spot.Bristol Bay ranked second in terms of salmon fishery value at nearly $95 million -due to 50-cent reds, that's down from $196 million. Southeast Alaska also experienced a huge salmon value decrease to just over $89 million...
House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warnings

...federal Highway Trust Fund teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, unwilling to raise the federal 18.4 cents-a-gallon gasoline and 24.4-cent diesel taxes. The fuel taxes, the trust fund's main source of revenue, were last raised in 1993...
Nation and World
Observing 'Back to the Future' Day with blasts from Juneau's past

...prices:? Ground beef was 33 cents per pound in 1955, $2.49 per...inflation calculator, that 33-cent price in 1955 would be $ Creamed corn was 19 cents per can in 1955, 44 cents per can in 1985 and on the shelf...
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to match polio run's fundraising 2 to 1

...for which there is no cure, once affected hundreds of thousands of children. Now, an oral vaccine can cost as little as 60 cents, and the disease is largely - but not completely - eradicated. Rotary International and other organizations have made it their...
Gov't: No benefit hike for Social Security next year

...Americans - are driving down consumer prices. Currently the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline is $2.30, about 90 cents less than it was a year ago, according to AAA.Regardless of inflation, the lack of a COLA isn't sitting well with many...
Nation and World
McDonald's fries return to Venezuela

...ordered on their own rather than in a combo, they cost nearly as much as a basic McDonald's hamburger here. The fries cost 64 cents at Venezuela's black market rate, but $79 at the strongest of the country's several official rates.Venezuela's widespread...
Nation and World
Legislature advances pipeline buyout

...questions at state officials familiar with the project, then took public comment from Alaskans.Most who offered their two cents were in support of the buyout."I support the 48-inch pipe, and I want to see TransCanada phased out in the honorable way...
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