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A city of central Alaska north-northeast of Anchorage. It was founded in 1902 as a gold-mining camp.
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(Placename) a city in central Alaska, at the terminus of the Alaska Highway. Pop: 30 970 (2003 est)


1. (Biography) Douglas (Elton), real name Julius Ullman. 1883–1939, US film actor and producer
2. (Biography) his son, Douglas, Jnr. 1909–2000, US film actor
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1. Charles Warren, 1852–1918, vice president of the U.S. 1905–09.
2. Douglas, 1883–1939, U.S. actor.
3. a city in central Alaska, on the Tanana River. 73,164.
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Noun1.Fairbanks - United States film actorFairbanks - United States film actor; son of Douglas Elton Fairbanks, (1909-2000)
2.Fairbanks - United States film actor noted for his swashbuckling roles (1883-1939)Fairbanks - United States film actor noted for his swashbuckling roles (1883-1939)
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska A newlywed woman from Belarus who was swept away by a river in Alaska was trying to reach an abandoned bus made famous by the book and film "Into the Wild."
In this picture book that's based on the true story of Felice Pedroni, a miner sifts through the creeks of Fairbanks, Alaska, at the turn of the nineteenth century.
Also, on 13 January, Gray closed on the acquisition of KTVF, KXD, and KFXF in the Fairbanks, Alaska, television market from Tanana Valley Television Co.
International Tower Hill Mines Ltd (TSX: ITH)(NYSE-MKT: THM), a company that controls a 100 percent interest of the Livengood Gold Project, located along the paved Elliott Highway, 70 miles north of Fairbanks, Alaska, has completed non-brokered private placement financing of 45,833,334 common shares.
Yes, that's not stopped Gray Television 's Northern Lights Media from consummating a deal that gives it three television stations in Fairbanks, Alaska.
In the days leading up to Veterans Day, the company said the plane will fly to cities near military bases, including Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska; San Diego, and Washington D.C.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska, Shawwal 16, 1436, Aug 1, 2015, SPA -- Alaska was on pace for a record-breaking year of wildfires, but an uptick in precipitation has cooled things, UPI reported.
The competitive start will be held March 9, 2015, in Fairbanks, Alaska. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
FAIRBANKS, Alaska -- A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester, Alaska, home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner.
The Yukon Quest, a one thousand-mile sled dog race between Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, and Fairbanks, Alaska, begins February 7, this year beginning in Whitehorse and ending in Fairbanks.
Corporation hosted an Arctic Roundtable at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center in Fairbanks, Alaska, on the topic, "The Peopling of the Americas: Who, Where, and When?" The Roundtable panel consisted of three professors from the University of Alaska Fairbanks: Daniel Mann from Geology & Geophysics, Mike Kunz from the Bureau of Land Management and the School of Natural Resources and Extension, and Ben Potter from Anthropology.

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