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Update News: Friday, August 24, 2012

In Friday’s news:

  • A low front from Siberia brings strong winds, high water, and rain to the Seward Peninsula/Norton Sound;
  • A Navy SEAL with Aniak roots publishes a book about his experience in the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden;
  • Initial drill results at a graphite deposit 40 miles north of Nome could be “one of the most significant” graphite resources in the world;
  • U.S. Senator Mark Begich to introduce legislation creating a national seafood marketing effort;
  • NOAA charges American Seafoods with fish fraud, 39 violations of Magnuson-Stevens Act;
  • Alaska State Museum seeks entries for biennial exhibition on Alaskan photography.