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Update News: March 10th, 2014

In Monday’s News: Senate to hear controversial AK constitutional amendment that would allow public funds to pay for private and religious schooling; HB77 has been brought back up in the house with permitting provisions adjusted; With mushers just hours from reaching Nome, a housing crunch means some race finishers don’t have a place to stay;…

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Update News: March 7th, 2014

In Friday’s news: Nome’s Simon Kinneen nominated by Gov. Parnell to North Pacific Fisheries Management Council; Sen. Begich addresses Economic Summit of the Southwest AK Municipal Conference; Rural AK communities to receive 3G and 4G data service; Borough mayors asking to be part of LNG project discussion. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-07-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: March 6th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Kuskokwim fishermen petition dipnet solution to salmon restrictions; BSNC accepting nominations for Young Providers Award; Nome Trading Company closing shop, new ownership shutting down Alaska stores; Fairbanks cyclist demolishes Iditarod Trail Invitational speed record by almost full week. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-06-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: March 5th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Alaska’s Bypass Mail system caught in Congressional skirmish; Proposed legislation could open post-mortem options for bereaved families; Feds investigate bald eagles succumbing to burning landfills in Aleutians. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-05-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: March 4th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Sen. Begich chastises state lawmakers’ approach to education; Iditarod.com shut down Sunday after attack on the site’s operations; Oregon man’s plane loses power, lands on frozen lake outside Nightmute; Senate racers employ professional fundraisers but refuse to talk about it; Bering Straits Region had successful finishers in Sunday’s Tour of Anchorage ski…

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Update News: March 3rd, 2014

In Monday’s News: EPA announces it’s starting a formal process to stop development at the proposed Pebble Mine; Iditarod Ceremonial Start in Anchorage is a festive affair; Small businesses in Nome gear up for economic bump with influx of Iditarod visitors. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-03-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: February 28th, 2014

In Friday’s news: Fishing industry stakeholders defend Magnuson-Stevens Act; Sen. Begich introduces legislation towards suicide prevention; Free tax services coming to Bering Straits communities; 42nd Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race starts tomorrow, ceremoniously. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/02/2014-02-28-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: February 27th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: NOAA sends $21 million to AK in disaster funds for poor salmon returns; Nome Board of Education discusses next year’s budget; Yukon moose hunts extended due to travel conditions; Savoonga launches ivory carving class; Cyclists set new speed records in the Iditarod Trail Invitational. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/02/2014-02-27-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: February 26th, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: BLM issues report on oil and gas drilling in Nat. Petroleum Reserve AK; Man arrested in Quinhagak for recent death of Lisa Johnson; Scientists confirm waters surrounding St. Lawrence Island as important bowhead feeding areas; Troopers investigate ATV crash near Aniak as possible criminal case; Nome landfill expands its recycling capabilities. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/02/2014-02-26-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: February 25th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Opponents of oil tax system offer alternatives; Nome police request budget for canine unit; BLM plans to stop Red Devil toxins from entering river; AK Army National Guard investigates sexual misconduct; Mekoryuk seeking higher musk oxen harvest allocations. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/02/2014-02-25-knom-update-news.mp3

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