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Update News: January 14th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Murkowski secures $66m for AK tribal healthcare facilities in massive Congressional spending package; Nome Common Council distributes most of NSEDC benefits share money to Nome Youth; New figures show 3,300 Alaskans have signed up for private insurance under new healthcare law; Numbers are out on fundraising efforts by different groups behind ballot…

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Update News: January 13th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Gov. Parnell announces new approach to large-scale natural gas pipeline in Alaska; At Thursday’s NJUS meeting updates on state funding, Pilgrim Springs project, NSEDC subsidy, and Nome’s water fluoridation; As state legislature convenes, more than 50 bills are pre-filed in hopes of quick passage; New depression recovery program starts this week in…

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Update News: January 10th, 2014

In Friday’s news: Unusual trends with sea ice in the Bering Sea and across Alaska; Nome Common Council meets to hear proposals for NSEDC’s community benefits share program; Alaska Native languages could become officially recognized, pending current bipartisan efforts; http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-10-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: January 9th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Army Corp of Engineer’s economic forecast in upcoming port study anticipates offshore oil and graphite production in region’s future; Alaska to lose around 400 soldiers by the end of 2015; World Wildlife Fund set to release a report next month on international trade-status of walrus ivory; Supporters of a state marijuana legalization…

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Update News: January 8th, 2014

In Wednesday’s News: Rep. Neil Foster briefed constituents in Nome on upcoming legislative session, addressing budget cuts, deep-draft port, HB-77, and redistricting; U.S. District Court sentences former president of Native Village of Tatitlek on misapplication charges; Bernice Joseph, renown Native leader and educator, passed away Tuesday morning; Climate scientist Dr. Jennifer Francis explains how alterations…

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Update News: January 7th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: US Army Corp of Engineers scrutinize data coming out of Nome’s port; A newly refurbished Coast Guard icebreaker is en route to Antarctica to free two stuck vessels; Proposals are in for NSEDC’s community benefits share program; Norton Sound Sled Dog club cancels the 2014 Paul Johnson Memorial. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-07-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: January 6th, 2013

In Monday’s News: Health officials say two adult Alaskans died from the flu last week; Fed Agency announces it should have draft recommendations for deep-water port in Alaska in early March; Sen. Begich writes letter asking Fed Gov’t to exercise restraint in approaching policies for combating ivory trade; Nome magistrate drops charges against Wilma Osborn;…

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Update News: January 3rd, 2014

In Friday’s News: Recent filings show Exxon and Chevron have made large contributions towards efforts at preserving governor’s oil tax law; Washington, DC taking up energy measures likely to affect Alaska in 2014; Chairman of Sealaska’s board of director’s stepping down; Era Alaska changing name to Ravn Alaska, but otherwise remaining the same. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-03-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: January 2nd, 2014

In Thursday’s news: Nome wraps up its Christmas Bird Count; Gov. Sean Parnell’s oil tax repeal now in effect; AK Health Dept implementing pilot program to replace current Care Management Program. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-02-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: January 1st, 2014

In Wednesday’s news: Kwethluk man safe after a night in sub zero temperatures; AK Division of Public Health continues fee wavier for flu vaccines; Reviewing the top 10 news stories of 2013; AK could receive federal bonus for boosting child enrollment in health insurance program. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-01-knom-update-news.mp3

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