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Update News: Monday, July 16, 2012

In Monday’s news:

  • Governor Sean Parnell seeks federal disaster declaration for king salmon fisheries on Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers;
  • Alaska Nanuuq Commission, U.S. Fish & Wildlife in Shishmaref detailing new international quota for subsistence harvest of polar bears;
  • Body of woman found south of Barrow identified as 28-year-old Eliza Mae Simmonds;
  • Shell Oil’s drill rig Noble Discoverer drifts dangerously close to shore in Unalaska;
  • Staff at College of Rural & Community Development holding fundraiser for cancer-fighting vice chancellor Bernice Joseph.