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Update News: Wednesday, March 13, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: No injuries in morning fire on Front Street in Nome; Association of Village Council Presidents says VAWA still doesn’t protect Alaska Native women; Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell announces $2000, multi-year study of Arctic marine shipping; 20 teams have crossed the 41st Iditarod finish line in Nome and Mitch Seavey is the 2013…

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Update News: Tuesday, March 12, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Alleged Kiana criminal Teddy Kyle Smith to face trial in May;  NSHC moves patients to new hospital without a hitch; Teachers might have to wait longer for tenure, if House bill passes; State would take responsibility for dredge-and-fill permits, thanks to Senate bill; ConocoPhillips not extending natural gas export license for Nikiski…

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Update News: Monday, March 11, 2013

In Monday’s news: Nome teachers and school district butting heads on teacher contracts; Public comment period for salmon “Franken-fish” extended; First ever genealogy of King Island presented today at Nome museum, compiled by Nome nun after forty years of research.

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Update News: Friday, March 8, 2013

In Friday’s news: Martin Buser wins First Musher to the Yukon Award; Two Alaska legislators concerned over search for new BIA Alaska Regional Director; Y-K Delta commuter airline makes second emergency landing in a week; Senator Lisa Murkowski addresses Interior Department nominee at hearing Thursday; Southeast Alaska tribal leader supports banning assault weapons; Killing of wolves…

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Update News: Thursday, March 7, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Alaska Natives met with legislators to express concern over resource development bills; Governor Sean Parnell explains appointment of Timothy Dooley to Nome Superior Court; Small airplane servicing Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race flipped while taking off; State elections official calling Senator Begich to correct statements about voting in Alaska; Senator Mark Begich…

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Update News: Wednesday, March 6, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Nome teachers standing their ground on contract negotiations; Nome’s next Nome Superior Court Judge to be Timothy Dooley of Anchorage; Three bodies found in Iditarod plane wreckage; Federal sequester will have sweeping impact in Alaska, says AFN President Julie Kitka; Nome Elementary School Library may be renamed after Joy Hewitt; Alaska House passed…

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Update News: Tuesday, March 5, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Plane missing on Iditarod trail, three people aboard; Bethel veterans’ grave preserved, thanks to Alaska Department of Transportation; Sen. Begich requests $2 billion towards Alaska’s ports; Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission allocates 67 bowhead strikes for 2013; Bethel’s Irene Washington reappointed to state veterans council; Lady Nanooks basketball get one last win at…

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Update News: Monday, March 4, 2013

In Monday’s news: Iditarod 41 in full swing; Tribes to get more votes at AFN conventions; Polar bears’ endangered species listing upheld by US Court of Appeals; Nuiqsut files law suit against US Army Corps of Engineers for alleged Clean Water Act violations.

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Update News: Friday, March 1, 2013

In Friday’s news: Iditarod 41 starts tomorrow morning in downtown Anchorage; Starting order for 2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race decided; Senator Lisa Murkowski requested full review of Denali Commission; Governor Sean Parnell says he will not ask legislators to broaden Medicaid program; School vouchers subject of two hearings today; Heavy lift ship traveling from…

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Update News: Thursday, February 28, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Shell cancels 2013 Arctic drilling season; Alaska’s redistricting plans waiting on outcome of US Supreme Court case, case challenging need for federal oversight of state redistricting in states with a history of voting discrimination; Abortion bill debate continues in Juneau, developmental psychologist testifies against abortion on mental health grounds; Parnell’s oil tax…

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