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Update News: Wednesday, February 27, 2013

In Wednesday’s News: Chinook salmon research may get permanent funding from state; Voting identification bill explained by Representative Bob Lynn; Shell’s Kulluk leaves Kodiak Island for Dutch Harbor; Alaska promoting natural gas to buyers in Japan and South Korea; Senators Begich and Murkowski split votes on Chuck Hagel’s confirmation as Defense Secretary.

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Update News: Tuesday, February 26, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Alaska House has passed anti-firearms regulation bill; Eligibility requirements to receive Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend may change as Alaska House passes bill; Bethel Representative Bob Herron calls for full vetting of proposed amendment regarding school vouchers; Nome City Council passes five ordinances amending city’s FY 2013 Budget; Sunken gravel barge near Kwethluk may…

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Update News: Monday, February 25, 2013

In Monday’s news: Dusty Van Meter and Marc McKenna have done it again, taking first place in 2013 Iron Dog Snowmachine Race; First changes have been made to Governor Sean Parnell’s oil tax proposal; Nome Utility Manager updated NJUS Board at meeting last Friday; Join Ishmael Hope tomorrow night for an evening of storytelling.

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Update News: Friday, February 22, 2013

In Friday’s news: Leaders in 2013 Iron Dog Snowmachine Race in middle of final 10-hour layover; Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has signed management plan that allows access to oil & gas resources on nearly half of NPR-A; Nome Public Schools personnel investigation has been forwarded to State Commissioner of Education; Nome’s Port Commission approves 2013…

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Update News: Thursday, February 21, 2013

In Thursday’s News: Iron Dog restarting in Nome today, McKenna and Van Meter leading the pack as of 12 noon; Steven Gast to serve as Interim Superintendent for Nome Public Schools; Alaska’s oil-wealth portfolio hits all-time high of $45 billion; Legislative efforts to let voters decide whether public funds can be used for private schools…

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Update News: Wednesday, February 20, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Team #17 had fastest time to Nome from Big Lake in Iron Dog Snowmachine Race; First bill to land on Governor Parnell’s desk is one he introduced; Senator Lisa Murkowski wants government to look at all aspects of Shell’s Arctic drilling; Alaskan leader, Albert Kookesh, listed in critical condition after suffering heart…

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Update News: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Former State Senator Albert Kookesh suffered apparent heart attack; Federal investigators say plane crashed near Rainy Pass; Superior Court Judge Ben Esch retires after seventeen years of service to Nome; Bill in Alaska House would criminalize federal gun regulation; House Education Committee advances bill that would allow for pilot, four-day school week…

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Update News: Friday, February 15, 2013

In Friday’s news: President of National Congress of American Indians says state of Indian Country is strong; Senators in Alaska, New England, New York and Mississippi asking President Obama to request disaster aid for fisheries; 2013 Iron Dog Snowmachine Race begins Sunday in Big Lake; Parents can get free developmental check-ups for children birth to…

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Update News: Thursday, February 14, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Violence Against Women Act’s tribal provisions limit tribal authority, according to Association of Village Council Presidents;  Nome Schools welcome Governor Parnell’s visit on Wednesday; Kwethluk watering hole contaminated by sunken barge; Vietnam Veterans Day to be established by Alaska House legislation.

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Update News: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Nome School Board accepts Superintendant Mike Brawner’s resignation; U.S. Senate passes reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act; Bethel City Council finalized ordinance to impose tax on all tobacco products sold in the city; Nome Public Schools aims to increase student success by strengthening adult community support of youth.

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