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Update News: Monday, August 5, 2013

In Monday’s news:

  • Buckland resident indicted on 9 counts in the shooting of VPO;
  • Coast Guard calls of search for third of three people missing after boat sank in southeast Alaska, Washington man survived by swimming to shore;
  • Five Alaska oil & gas leases extended and approved by Alaska Department of Natural Resources;
  • Rep. Don Young votes yes on legislation that would prevent the IRS from implementing any part of federal health care overhaul;
  • For World Breastfeeding Week, NSHC raising awareness of benefits of breastfeeding;
  • U.S. government officials meeting with Interior tribal leaders in Fairbanks to share info about federal programs;
  • 13 mushers have signed up for 2014 Yukon Quest.