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  • Alaska Sending Oil Spill Gear To Louisiana

    Alaska Sending Oil Spill Gear To Louisiana
    Cargo planes from Elmendorf Air Force Base are flying equipment to New Orleans to help clean up crude oil in the Gulf of Mexico. The Anchorage Daily News reports 250 tons of booms, skimmer boats and other equipment belonging to the Navy and the BP oil...
  • AP Exclusive: Spill panel may look at energy needs

    AP Exclusive: Spill panel may look at energy needs
    The new presidential commission investigating the Gulf oil spill will include two experts who have been active on the subject of global warming, including one who wrote just last month that the country should redouble efforts to lessen its dependence on...
  • Gas prices on the rise again

    Gas prices on the rise again
    The national average price of regular unleaded gas jumped nearly 18 cents over a two-week period. It's the first spike in national gas prices since late July. The national average is now up to $2.66. Tucson, Arizona has the lowest prices in the United...
  • Gas prices up across the nation

    Gas prices up across the nation
    Gas prices are down across Central Indiana this morning but that trend might not last. The average price of gas is up nationwide. According to the newest Lundburg survey gas prices went up about three cents a gallon in the past two weeks. The average...
  • Service honors Marines killed in Afghanistan chopper crash

    Service honors Marines killed in Afghanistan chopper crash
    Grieving family members and Marines gathered Monday to honor the service of four Camp Pendleton-based air crew members killed last month in a helicopter collision over southern Afghanistan. The late-morning ceremony in a chapel at the Marine base in...
  • U.S. Postal Service Ends Popular Santa Letter Program

    U.S. Postal Service Ends Popular Santa Letter Program
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Starry-eyed children writing letters to the jolly man at the North Pole this holiday season likely won't get a response from Santa Claus or his helpers. The U.S. Postal Service is dropping a popular national program begun in 1954...
  • Strong Earthquake Jolts Alaska

    Strong Earthquake Jolts Alaska
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A strong earthquake jolted a swath of southern Alaska on Monday, sending people diving under desks and huddling in doorways but causing little damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the 5.4 magnitude temblor...
  • Earthquake Rocks Alaska, 5.3 On The Richter Scale Hits Urban Areas

    Earthquake Rocks Alaska, 5.3 On The Richter Scale Hits Urban Areas
    Experts say a 5.3 earthquake hit urban centers in Alaska early Monday afternoon, apparently forcing people to seek refuge under desks and in doorways. For More Continuous Coverage, Check Q13 FOX's Earthquake Resource page The quake was reportedly felt...
  • Alaska Earthqauke Causes Scare, Not Much Else

    A strong earthquake gave people in Alaska a good jolt, but caused almost no damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck about 60 miles northwest of Anchorage. Witnesses say the rumbling lasted several minutes. It was...
  • I remember when: Anchorage had a hot time celebrating Alaska's becoming a state

    Fifty years ago, in 1959, Alaska became our 49th state. At that time, I was doing hospital duty at Elmendorf Air Force Base near Anchorage. Our medic unit received an invitation (aka an order) to march in the Fourth of July parade down the main street of...
  • Multi-Media Journalist

    Multi-Media Journalist
    Mike Rockwood joined 39 News in November of 2009 as a Multi-Media Journalist. Raised in Katy, Mike is glad to be back home in the Houston area. He's a proud graduate of Katy High School and Texas A&M University. Mike comes to 39 News from WALA-TV in...