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Update News: Tuesday, September 4, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: August storms delay start of school year in Kivalina; State Attorney General asks that the Red Devil mine site be placed on National Priorities List; 61-year-old man dies in ATV crash in Mat-Su Borough; UAA Assistant Professor to study how many birds migrate to and from AK every year.

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Profile: Unique Marathon Bird, The Bar-tailed Godwit

The bar-tailed godwit will later migrate from Western Alaska to New Zealand without stopping. It will travel five to seven days straight. While a majority of bar-tailed godwits nest in Asia, some raise their young in Alaska – from Bethel to Barrow. Nome’s resident expert birder Sister Alice Sullivan explains characteristics of the “unique marathon…

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