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Archive for June 2012

WWD: When is it okay to lie?

Today’s dilemma was all about white lies. Is it ever OK to tell them? Hear what current hosts Matty and Matt have to say, and also take a listen to what past WWD host, Leah Radde has to say on the difficult subject.

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In Wednesday’s News: Nome Public Schools calendar

Nome Public Schools released their calendar for the 2012-2013 school year at Tuesday’s school board meeting. The calendar includes Early Release Days marked with an “M”.  The schedule for Early Release Days is found on the school district website. Each school in the district has a different Early Release Schedule. The calendar also reflects a…

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Profile: Unique Marathon Bird, The Bar-tailed Godwit

The bar-tailed godwit will later migrate from Western Alaska to New Zealand without stopping. It will travel five to seven days straight. While a majority of bar-tailed godwits nest in Asia, some raise their young in Alaska – from Bethel to Barrow. Nome’s resident expert birder Sister Alice Sullivan explains characteristics of the “unique marathon…

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Update News: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Local and national groups meet in Nome to discuss ways the Bering Strait & other arctic environments can be protected; Two Shell vessels leave Seattle for exploratory drilling in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas; The Nome School Board considers expanding Anvil City Science Academy charter school; TriWest Healthcare and Norton Sound Health…

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Update News: Tuesday, June 26, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: The Nome City Council discusses the city’s stance on upcoming Coastal Management ballot initiative; Alaska legislature moves alcohol regulation to Department of Commerce; A federal three-judge panel to hear arguments Thursday on state’s redistricting plan; State health officials say the percent of overweight or obese students in Anchorage schools declined last year;…

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Update News: Monday, June 25, 2012

In Monday’s news: Two people found dead following a Friday house fire in Galena; A 4 year old boy dies from injuries after falling off a bulldozer driven by his father; State biologists say low king salmon returns are likely a result of problems in the ocean, not freshwater; Norton Sound crab fishermen could make…

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New-to-You Music Monday

Monday is great time to play new music! Today, we also discussed the passing of Lonesome George, the world’s last Pinta Island Tortoise, and we reviewed what happened at the box office this past weekend.

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