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Update News: October 23rd, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Unless the lawful definition of Alaskan Native is changed, thousands will not qualify for ACA benefits; Kawerak Wellness Center hosted a Green Dot Youth Training Day last Friday; Alaska’s Permanent Fund grew in the first three months of the fiscal year. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-23-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 22nd, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: A Tuntutuliak man has died from huffing propane, according to AST; AST says a 25-yr-old woman was shot in Buckland by her husband during a drunken altercation; Last summer’s fire in the interior was caused by US Army artillery exercises, according to new report; AK poet Joan Naviyuk Kane’s second book comes…

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Update News: October 21st, 2013

In Monday’s newscast: Community in Savoonga economizing as winter approaches amid worst walrus harvest on record; Alaska Native people from across state gathering for AFN and Elders & Youth conference; Rep. Neal Foster speaks to Nome Rotary about Alaska’s legislature, budget, and arctic policy. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-21-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 18th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Two Democrats, Dunbar and Moore, gear up for the House primaries; The NPR-A lease sale is scheduled for Nov. 6th; Effects linger from the partial federal shutdown. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-18-13-update-news-noon.mp3

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Update News: October 17th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: GCI and KTUU reach temporary agreement to keep channel broadcasting outside of Anchorage; Unseasonably warm October weather coming from high pressure system and storms from South and West; UAF vice chancellor Pat Pitney to represent US in leg of Olympic Torch relay this week; Award-winning poet Peggy Schumaker visiting Nome this week…

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Update News: October 16th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Pilgrim Hot Springs revises geothermal energy forecast based on recent drilling; Red King Crab fishery stalled amid gov’t shutdown, but Norton Sound Region spared; Official candidacy announcements come from Dan Sullivan, Byron Mallot, and Hollis French. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-16-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 15th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome Common Council discusses lowering the speed limit on Greg Kruschek Ave; Shishmaref  to vote next week on whether or not to repeal its local option law; Galena residents navigate assistance programs to repair homes damaged by spring flooding; Nanook wrestling team hosted the Nome Invitational on Saturday. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-15-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 14th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Statoil comes to Nome to discuss potential lease-holdings in Chukchi Sea; Museum and Library Commission in Nome gets update on Richard Foster Building; GCI to drop KTUU channel in nine communities over payment dispute; Company handling Alaska’s medical records defends its privacy protections. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-14-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 11th, 2013

In Friday’s news: AK fishermen lack easy access to healthcare; Haines Borough amends charter to end corporate personhood; AFN needs volunteers in advance of annual convention and Elders and Youth Conference; This year’s salmon harvest most lucrative in AK history. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-11-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 10th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome resident receives $53,722 in damages from a slip and fall; Alaska congressional leaders plan to get crab season on schedule; Great Bear Petroleum says data confirms new oil resource south of Prudhoe Bay; Introducing Au Gratin, a new Nome food truck serving Louisiana-style food. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-10-update-news.mp3

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