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ANCHORAGE, merc. law. A toll paid for every anchor cast from a ship into a river, and sometimes a toll bearing this name is paid, although there be no anchor cast. This toll is said to be incident to almost every port. 1 Wm. Bl. 413; 2 Chit. Com. Law, 16.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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While some living in the Lower 48 may think Anchorage is at the end of the world, in reality the city is located right in the middle of the world.
United Airlines spokesman Charlie Hobart says 245 passengers were aboard the flight, which is set to depart Anchorage on Friday.
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The Q400 will operate eight daily round-trip flights between Anchorage and Fairbanks currently flown with Boeing (NYSE; BA) 737 aircraft.
The small airplane left from Anchorage on Monday morning, around 10 a.m., and was supposed to transport the Sorvojas to Takotna before returning to Anchorage and picking up more passengers, notes AP.
That's why, beginning in February, Perseverance will offer a sit-down "satellite season" in Anchorage while continuing to mount shows in Juneau.
DMCA has set up two lay-up anchorages near Jebel Ali Port, called Jebel Ali Lay Anchorage (Jala), and another near Port Rashid.
The Anchorage CVB--in partnership with the city government and the economic development arm--launched the new brand, "Anchorage Big Wild Life," this past January.
Now it's going to cost you $5 on all mealtime flights between Anchorage and Fairbanks and points in the Lower 48 States and between Seattle-Tacoma International and both Chicago's O'Hare International and Dallas/Fort Worth International.
Alaska MTNA held its spring adjudications May 6-18, 2006, in Sitka, Fairbanks and Anchorage. Kenneth Christensen, Northwest Division director, was the invited adjudicator along with being the judge for the Marguerite Downey Memorial Piano Competition.
To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, September 2004: In this sequel to the wonderful British fantasy Mortal Engines (an ALA Best Book for YAs: reviewed in KLIATT in November 2003), set in a post-apocalyptic future in which cities travel on great tractor treads and hunt down other towns, our heroes Tom and Hester find themselves passengers on the city of Anchorage, heading across the ice to the rumored green wilderness of America.