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Update News: Wednesday, August 7, 2013

In Wednesday’s news:

  • Nome Common Council authorizes completion of schematic design for Richard Foster Building;
  • Pilot escapes injury after helicopter crash at Pogo Mine;
  • Federal judge determines Shell’s spill response plan was legal during failed 2012 Arctic drilling campaign;
  • State environmental regulators approve permit of oil drilling waste storage in Nikiski;
  • Palmer math teacher plans to run for lieutenant governor;
  • U.S. Coast Guard celebrates its 223rd birthday.