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Update News: Monday, January 7, 2013

In Monday’s news: Royal Dutch Shell drilling vessel, Kulluk, refloated from Sitkalidak Island, last night; NOAA Fisheries explains reason for classification of ringed and bearded seals as threatened; Number of endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales up from last year; ADEC contacting communities to apply for BEACH grant to monitor recreational water for fecal contamination.

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Last Tuesday KNOM Volunteers experienced our first election, Nome-style– with no lines at the polls, Inupiaq “I Voted!” stickers, and beluga whales. Josh, Margaret, Lucus, Dayneé and I all registered to vote in Alaska when we got our Alaskan drivers licenses. We were among the 19000 Alaskans who voted this year. Alaska has one Representative,…

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