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Update News: April 3rd, 2014

In Thursday’s news: US Senate Indian Affairs Committee hears bill from Begich and Murkowski on improving safety in Alaska Native communities; Researchers announce results of a new caribou habitat study along proposed development road route; Alaska Native Village Council members meet to in Anchorage to discuss contaminated land conveyed to tribes by Fed agencies under…

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Update News: February 7th, 2014

In Friday’s news: Release of Arctic Deep Draft Port feasibility study delayed; Sen. Begich says USPS will roll back Parcel Post rate hike for shipments to rural Alaska; GCI and NBC affiliate KTUU reach agreement in time for rural Alaskans to watch opening ceremonies at tonight’s Olympics. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/02/2014-02-07-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: January 31st, 2014

In Friday’s news; Elected leaders in Stebbins are organizing development priorities for federal assistance funds connected with November storms; Legislation challenging Parnell’s Medicaid decision is filed; Sen. Begich plans on addressing US Postmaster General over complaints by Alaskans on spotty mail service. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-31-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: January 6th, 2013

In Monday’s News: Health officials say two adult Alaskans died from the flu last week; Fed Agency announces it should have draft recommendations for deep-water port in Alaska in early March; Sen. Begich writes letter asking Fed Gov’t to exercise restraint in approaching policies for combating ivory trade; Nome magistrate drops charges against Wilma Osborn;…

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Update News: December 30th, 2013

In Monday’s news: Pressure is on Sen. Murkowski and Sen. Begich to get appropriations bills in before Jan. 15 deadline; MIT study looks at baseline levels of worrisome PAH toxins in Arctic; Organizers and mushers get ready for the K300 race. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-30-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 12th, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Outside political money from Super-PAC’s is already starting to pour into AK’s senate race; Nome is now accepting proposals for this year’s community benefits share program; A young drummer in Savoonga is using an unconventional material from the town’s recent bowhead harvest for drumheads: the womb. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-12-knom-update-news.mp3

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