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1. Sarah Palin: Sarah Palin was the Wasilla mayor from 1996 to 2002. She was elected governor of Alaska in 2006 and has been wildly...  
2. Hockey Mom: A mother of youth hockey players or a cheesy political gimmick to help mobilize the conservative base of the Republ...  
3. Bridge to Nowhere: A politically charged project that got huge national attention when Sarah Palin was propelled into vice-presidentia...  
4. Gravina Island Bridge  
5. Nowhere, Alaska 99901: The message displayed on local t-shirts to counter the "Bridge to Nowhere" label in ironic fashion. Palin famously ...  
6. Cheechako: A newcomer to Alaska. The word comes from the Chinook and can be used nicely, or disparagingly to describe an ignor...  
7. Sourdough: An old, experienced Alaskan, the opposite of cheechako  
8. Resurrection Bay: Resurrection Bay is a very long and narrow bay roughly 20 miles long. Seward Alaska is located at the north end of ...  
9. Alaskan Bible College: A private college that specializes in ministry and biblical education, located in Glennallen, AK.  
10. Alaska Pacific University: A Private Liberal Arts College.  
11. City of Lights: City of Lights is one of the many nicknames for Anchorage.  
12. Air Crossroads of the World: Air Crossroads of the World is just one of many nicknames for the glorious city of Anchorage.  
13. Anchor Town: Anchor Town is just one of the many nicknames for the city of Anchorage.  
14. Hanging Basket Capital of the World: Hanging Basket Capital of the World is one of the nicknames for the city of Anchorage.  
15. Clam Town: Clam Town is one of the nicknames for Cordova. Another popular one is Razor Clam Capital.  
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A person so transfixed by gambling machines that he or she becomes virtually oblivious to the rest of the world.

Trenton's unique vision of a pizza pie, light on the cheese and heavy with big chunks of tomato drizzled with olive oil.

This is a reference to the historic 1834 Herkimer County Jail, located at the historic Four Corners on N. Main St. in Herkimer. This jail is famous for housing "American Tragedy" murderer Chester Gillette during his trial for the murder of Grace Brown in 1906.

Marinara Sauce

Keep Austin Weird was a slogan initiated by the Austin Small Business Alliance to help promote the city and its local businesses. Local street character Leslie Cochran didn't come up with the phrase, but...