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Soldotna mobile food vendor regulations approved

...vehicles and wagons "capable of moving easily daily from location to location and from which any food, beverage, or retail sale occurs," according to the new code.Each vendor must go through an approval procedure, which includes a $50 fee...
Got goat's milk? state on raw milk sales. Alaska is one of seven states where herd-shares are legal. Ten states allow for the retail sale of raw milk, on-farm sales are legal in 15 states, four states do not have any regulations on raw milk, and only...
Marijuana becomes legal in Alaska. Now what?

...criminalized any possession at all. Where can I buy it? You can't, legally, and won't be able to, for months to come. Retail sales likely won't begin until May 2016; some lawmakers are pushing for further delays. But how can I get it? Through...
Lawmakers look at new draft of marijuana bill

...for youth possessing marijuana may need to be reviewed.Committee members also noted that the bill would not address retail sales, and those will remain prohibited on Feb. 24.According to the timeline in the ballot initiative, the state has...
Grocery tax relief measure makes 2015 ballot

...revenue generated through tourism. Proceeds from the 3 percent consumer's sales tax levied by the borough on all retail sales are dedicated to Kenai Peninsula Borough schools. The route taken to get the proposition on the ballot was challenging...
In on the deals: Peninsula shoppers keep merchants hopping

...their holiday shopping at smaller businesses. According to Wallethub, the National Retail Federation estimates total retail sales in November and December will reach more than $616 billion, an increase of more than 4 percent from last year. The...

...after each posted weak sales for the fall.Teen retailers are facing ho-hum results at a time when overall U.S. retail sales are up 5.1 percent over the past 12 months, the Commerce Department said Thursday.It's a major shift for teen...

...water sales among consumers since the national "Drink Up" campaign launched in September.The 3 percent increase in retail sales of bottled water was reported in a study released Tuesday by Nielsen Catalina Solutions.The first lady is also announcing...
Low-wage jobs unexpectedly a way of life for many

...Nir Jaimovich.That leaves many workers remaining in jobs as cashiers earning an average of $9.79 an hour, or in retail sales at roughly $10.50 - jobs that used to be entry points to higher-paying work. Hourly pay at Wal-Mart averages...
Cans off a fencepost: Plinking is alive and well

...state-by-state statistics for the number of target shooters, retail sales, taxes and jobs supported by target-shooting - ranging...California and Texas are the top two states ranked by retail sales, and there are more target-shooters in America than...


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