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Update News: Monday, September 17, 2012

In Monday’s News: East-West runway to again close this morning until beginning of October; Shell changes plans, will not drill far enough to reach oil this season, containment system failed; Unalakleet public safety building fast tracked, funded this spring construction to begin next spring; Cordova hunter dies after falling during a goat hunt; Second wind…

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Update News: Monday, August 20, 2012

In Monday’s News: AK DOT to receive more than $20-million from unspent federal funds; Coast Guard rescues 72 people in sightseeing vessel in SE Alaska; Fall elections to decide control of state Senate; Inupiaq-Yupik actress Irene Bedard starts film production company in Anchorage; Anchorage softball team wins Little League Junior Softball World Series.

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Runway Closed All Week, No Work Done All Week

While the East-West runway in Nome has been closed since Monday due to a settling subsurface that created a big dip, no work has yet been done on the runway. So far seven Alaska Airlines flights have been cancelled this week due to winds and weather and the stricter flight restrictions. And the backed up…

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