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Update News: September 12th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Alaska Rescue Coordination Center’s search for a missing pilot is being hampered by bad weather; Emmonak seeks funding to build only port the Yukon River, expand energy capacity in region; State commits to formal working relationship with Japanese financial firm on LNG projects; Legislative committee on ethics finds State Rep. Alan Dick…

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Update News: September 11th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Air Force and Coast Guard continue looking for a pilot who went missing Monday in the Gulf of Alaska; A bail hearing was held yesterday in Nome for Wilma Osborne; Calista Corp. has acquired STG Inc., a new subsidiary with state-wide experience in wind farming; Nome Board of Education discussed survey results,…

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Update News: September 10th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome City Council discusses issues ranging from candidacy ordinances to speed limits; Volunteer Fire Dept. responds to a blaze in the small boats harbor; AST says one man is dead, a second injured, after a plane crash north of Wasilla; USGS and Alaska agencies release first round of updated state maps. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-09-10-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: September 9th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Kivalina’s water tanks need 16 more days of pumping to reach capacity before winter freeze, but still lack filters; Alaska chlamydia rates are going down, but still highest in the nation; Moose hunting in Unit 22B is now close; Alaska Federation of Natives creates an advisory panel to look for advancement opportunities…

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Update News: Friday September 6th, 2013

In Friday’s News: A controversial tax cut on oil companies will be put to a referendum vote in August; Shell Oil agrees to pay $1.1 million in fines after violating Clean Air Act permits in the Arctic; Sen. Lisa Murkowski makes first visit to Little Diomede; Western Arctic Caribou Herd begins southward migration towards Seward…

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Update News: Thursday September 5th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Tests will reveal amount of geothermal energy available from Pilgrim Hot Springs in as few as 3 weeks; State’s Permanent Fund Dividend for the year will be announced Sept. 18; Fishermen protest outside an Anchorage Wal-Mart over salmon dispute; Nome Public School receives an Obesity Prevention and Control grant. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-09-05-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Wednesday September 4th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Three package store licenses transferred to AC Value; Gov. Sean Parnell declares an economic disaster on St. Lawrence Island; Byron Mallot announces plans to run for governor on the Democratic ticket; A 6.5 magnitude earthquake recorded in waters near the Aleutian Islands; The Arctic Winter Games are in need of more than…

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Update News: Tuesday September 3rd, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Governor Parnell declares economic disaster for Savoonga and Gambell; New coalition of village native corporations, the Bering Sea Alliance, is announced; Single engine plane crash on Friday outside McGrath; Federal officials and nonprofit groups work to set up health insurance marketplaces by Oct. 1. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-09-03-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Friday August 30, 2013

In Friday’s news: Oil prices continue to surge; Victims of Spring floods have additional time to apply for assistance; Conditions set for Wilma Osborn’s release; State court to challenge Alaska’s redistricting plan; Sen. Joe Miller promises to defund Obamacare if elected; Meet Igor Sudarkin, the final gold-miner in our summer profile series. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-30-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Thursday August 29, 2013

In Thursday’s news: White House seeking to mobilize military strikes against Syrian government; Arraignment scheduled for Nome resident accused of assault; State Troopers arrest 3 residents in St. Mary’s for drug trafficking; Old Norton Sound Hospital for sale; Sen. candidate Joe Miller says he would support de-funding Obamacare if elected. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-29-knom-update-news.mp3

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