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State to unveil renovated Capitol


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – More than three years of renovations at the Alaska State Capitol have wrapped up and the building’s expected to be fully open for business in January.

About $36 million has been spent to reinforce the structure against earthquakes, improve its heating system and freshen up the look of the 85-year-old building. Six new rooms have also been added to the Capitol, The Juneau Empire reported.

With all the work that’s been put in, project manager Jeff Goodell said it’s still hard for some people to notice the changes. He said the exterior renovations are more noticea...

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