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Bugs inside, drugs outside. Is this subsidized hotel really catering to tourists?

Alaska awarded 165 liquor licenses to hotels that claim to ... The hotel is now for sale with the liquor license highlighted as a prime selling point in real estate listings. Alcohol & Marijuana Control Office Director Erika McConnell said the regulatory ...

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ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Imagine you are a tourist planning to visit AnchorageYou Google downtown hotelsYou book a nice-looking room. And when you arrive, you see this Tonight at 6 on Channel 2Alaska awarded 165 liquor licenses to hotels that claim to attract tourists1 in 5 don't meet legal requirements— Kyle Hopkins (@kylehopkinsAK) November 10, 2017 Stained wallsCockroachesJust outside your window, a man can be seen tying a band around his arm, producing a needle and shooting drugs That was our experience on a recent weekday evening at the Black Angus Inn, one of 165 hotels that the state has awarded with a little-known government benefit: A liquor license that is supposedly reserved for businesses that fuel the struggling Alaska economy by attracting out-of-state tourists.

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