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Big dollars destined to leave mark on Alaska


Alaska's oil boom brings big paychecks, but also inflated prices. Nearly everything about Alaska's boom is bigger -- the distances, the physical discomfort, and the appetite for money. Download entire issue to view this article: http://www.hcn.org/issues/7.20/download-entire-issue

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