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Alaska, Flint Hills reach agreement on sulfolane cleanup at refinery -10/21/14
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
By Weston Morrow

FAIRBANKS -- The state of Alaska reached an agreement Monday with Flint Hills Resources for cleanup methods on-site at the company’s North Pole refinery.

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State grants permit to Usibelli in disputed Wishbone Hill mine project -10/19/14
Alaska Disptach News
By Zaz Hollander

WASILLA -- After four years of trying, Usibelli Coal Mine Inc. finally has the state surface mining permit it needs to start work at the Wishbone Hill mine near Palmer.

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Photos: Restoration of Steam Locomotive 557 -10/19/14
Alaska Disptach News
By Bill Roth

Volunteers from the Engine 557 Restoration Company, an Alaska nonprofit corporation, are working on the "restoration to operation" of an Alaska Railroad S-160 class 2-8-0 steam locomotive built in 1944 and originally used by the U.S. Army during World War II. The Alaska Railroad Corp. plans to operate the locomotive on excursions to Portage during the summer.

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Railroad Alaska New Season Premieres Fall 2014 -10/5/14
Discovery Channel.com

RAILROAD ALASKA returns for a second season chronicling everyday challenges faced by homesteaders living along Alaska's critical 650-mile-long railroad and the elite crew of workers that must keep the train rolling to deliver life-sustaining supplies.

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