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Update News: Friday, January 4, 2013

In Friday’s news:

  • Two more assessments teams put on Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig, Kulluk, yesterday;
  • Two environmental groups calling for halt of federal permits for Arctic offshore petroleum drilling;
  • Representative Don Young sworn in as member of 113th Congress;
  • Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski will keep main committee assignments in 113th Congress;
  • Cup’ik/Yup’ik military officer, Major Wayne Don recently moved up in AK Army National Guard;
  • Alaska high school students eligible for summer science program in Greenland.