Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...of this year alone nearly 200 trips out of state were reimbursed by the 25 people have flown out of state for surgeries this year so far...question before you give up" and fly out of state, she said.For Merrill, the...
Blast levels New Jersey home 'like a pancake,' killing one

...pancake" Wednesday and knocked a next-door neighbor out of bed killed one resident and left two other people...explosion actually tossed my bed upward, tossed me out of bed and knocked my phone out of my hand. I'm just happy to be alive."Pryce...
Nation and World
Empire Editorial: Keep feds out of Alaskans' private data

...are vulnerable to hacking.If you decide that you, an individual, don't want your records shared, well, you're out of luck. CISA prohibits you from suing to block the transfer. The companies are supposed to clear all identifying marks...
Alaskans opt out of insurance, choose health care ministries

...rate from Moda Health totaling more than $2,000."We were put in a position where we really have no choice but to opt out of the traditional insurance because we just simply can't afford the premiums in the individual market," he said.Chesley...
Photos: USS Juneau

...was a United States Navy Atlanta-class light cruiser which sunk at the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal on Nov. 13, 1942. Out of the nearly 700 crewmembers on board, only around 100 men made it off the ship, and only ten men survived the open sea...
Independent ferry service to resume after mechanical issues

...Coffman Cove on Prince of Wales Island, Wrangell and Petersburg.The Ketchikan Daily News reports that the ferry was taken out of service in mid-October for transmission repairs.Since launching in August, the new ferry service has dealt with outages...
Rampant Rabbits: Invasive, feral rabbits overrun Valley Neighborhood

...consequences for it."We don't want people moving them out of ground zero down there in the Valley," Sell said. "That's...the shelter will continue to accept rabbits "until we run out of money." But when the average cost of care per rabbit...
Local | Outdoors

...Mockingjay" moves into a greater war, where Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), the reluctant participant plucked out of the mining region of District 12, discovers a wider network of like-minded rebels.In part two, the march toward the...
Bills beat Jets in Ryan's return

...flying headset, when Bacarri Rambo clinched it with a last-minute pick."Our guys stood on their heads and held them out of the end zone," said Ryan, who did not come out to the field during pregame warmups. "It felt weird. Two things dawned...
Health insurance marketplace navigation

...person's estimated credit can be paid in advance directly to their insurance company on their behalf to lower what is paid out-of-pocket on monthly premiums ? this is called advance payments of the premium tax credit or advance credit payments...


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