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Even in Alaska, temps as low as -59 are hard to handle

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cynthia Erickson woke up early, hoping her four furnaces were working. She owns a grocery store and the building that houses the post office in the village of Tanana, Alaska, which ranked as the coldest place in the state Wednesday. The official temperature at the airport with a single gravel runway...

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