alaska alaska  /ə ˈlæ skə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union

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News

  1. Alaska volcano spews 5-mile-high plume of cinders

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Alaska volcano spewing ash and lava for the past six weeks erupted with new intensity on Tuesday, belching a plume of cinders 5 miles into sky and onto a nearby town and disrupting local flights, officials said.The eruptions from Pavlof Volcano, on the Alaska Peninsula 590 miles southwest of Anchorage, were its most powerful since its current eruptive phase began with low ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Alaska volcano erupts with new intensity, disrupts local flights

    By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - An Alaska volcano spewing ash and lava for the past six weeks erupted with new intensity early on Tuesday, belching a plume of cinders 5 miles into sky and onto a nearby town and disrupting local flights, officials said. The eruptions from Pavlof Volcano, on the Alaska Peninsula 590 miles southwest of Anchorage, were its most powerful since its ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Alaska sweating through brutal blast of heat

    Famed for its biting cold, Alaska is now sweating through a brutal heat wave that has gone from an oddball curiosity to a worrisome danger.Spring never happened for many parts of the state, as a never-ending winter until mid-May gave way to record-breaking heat in June."It was an incredibly rapid transition," Michael Lawson, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service based in Alaska, told ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

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Quotes

  1. "The notion that any questions about her work in Alaska is somehow not relevant to her potentially being vice president of the United States doesn't make too much sense to me," Obama said. "I think she's got a compelling story, but I assume...
    on Sep 4, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. "I'm confident Senator Stevens will do what's right for the people of Alaska," Palin said in a statement.
    on Oct 27, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: FOXNews

  3. "No matter how bad it is, it could be worse - we could be in Anchorage, Alaska," Johnson said.
    on Jan 16, 2009 By: Allen Johnson Source: FOXNews

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