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Update News: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Kawerak celebrates 40th anniversary with Regional Conference; ICC President and Ltn. Gov. talk Arctic Policy at Kawerak conference; Alaska Senate passes abortion bill that narrows definition of “medically necessary” abortions; Nome Board of Education opposes private school bill.

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Update News: Tuesday, April 9, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Unalakleet residents boil water due to out-of-order water treatment center; White Mountain attempts to avoid a water system freeze-up; City of Nome gets authorization to remove the Rustler; North Slope oil companies back proposed oil tax overhaul; Evan Booth wins Archie Ferguson Willie Goodwin Memorial Snowmachine Race.

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Update News: Monday, April 8, 2013

In Monday’s news: Environmental groups praise new federal report on arctic management; Alaska House passes bill that gives cities power to remove derelict and abandoned vessels; State Senate okays $2 billion capital budget; Alaska command cancels a second major military training exercise due to sequester; Iditarod veterans and local mushers sign up for Kobuk 440.

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Update News: Friday, March 5, 2013

In Friday’s news: Noorvik man in custody after pointing semi-automatic rifle at VPSO; City of Emmonak still working on water/sewer vacuum system; Senator Lisa Murkowski hosted Senate hearing on subsistence in Bethel; Bethel senator says Alaskans deserve better than proposal eliminating water reservation applications; Nome District Attorney responds to animal rights group regarding Iditarod dog…

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Update News: Thursday, April 4, 2013

In Thursday’s news: U.S. District court decides on Akiachak Native Community v. Salazar: Alaska tribes have the right to be treated the same as other tribes; National Transportation Safety Board investigates Trooper helicopter crash; Bethel considers amendment to make drunken walking illegal on city streets or ice roads; Nome officials debate film license applications; Governor…

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Update News: Wednesday, April 3, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: VAWA passage thrusts tribal jurisdiction debate into the spotlight again; Twelve Alaska Native Regional Corporations have come together supporting change in oil tax structure; Fairbanks lawmaker has asked to be excused from call of Alaska House for nine months; Non-profit group donates money for Anchorage soup kitchen equipment.  

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Update News: Tuesday, April 2, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Persons in Alaska State Trooper helicopter crash have been identified; Alaska House passes legislation advancing pipeline to transport natural gas to Southcentral Alaska; Alaska Senate passes Governor Parnell’s omnibus crime bill; More than 25,000 Alaska voters may also be registered in another state; Six horses running along Anchorage streets have been recaptured.

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Update News: Monday, April 1, 2013

In Monday’s News: Trooper helicopter down; Pipeline to study whether less water content will improve performance; State spending will require dipping into reserves; CDC grant to link HIV-infected Alaskans with doctors; Digital learning initiatives gathering steam in Juneau.

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Update News: Friday, March 29, 2013

In Friday’s news: Panel of experts at UAA Justice Center gave talks this week on tribal courts in Alaska; Nome Community Center hosting second social equity conversation tomorrow; Congressman Don Young say’s he’s not worried about investigation into whether he violated ethics rules; “Welcome to Nome” gold pan and “Three Lucky Swedes” landmarks have been…

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