|More than 600,000 Alaskans will each receive $3,269 starting this week, as the oil-rich state distributes its eagerly anticipated annual dividend from the Alaska Permanent Fund a month earlier than usual. The checks include a one-time $1,200 bonus, paid out of a treasury surplus, to help offset soaring fuel prices.
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