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Update News: January 20th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Nome pursues funding options for it’s top fiscal priority, the Middle Dock project; Alaska’s population is growing faster than the nation’s at large, according to labor dept. Laureli Kinneen reports on this weekend’s K300 Sled-Dog race from Bethel; Nome’s elected officials are heading to DC to lobby for the city’s federal funding…

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Profile: Government Shutdown

On Tuesday the federal government shutdown, sending an estimated 13,000 Alaska federal employees on furloughs and closing down or restricting many federal services. So what does this mean for Alaska— the state with the third highest number of federal employees, the state with one-third of its jobs receiving federal funding, and the state with the…

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Update News: Friday, July 29, 2012

In Friday’s news: Bering Strait/Norton Sound healthcare providers discuss local implications of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling; Governor Sean Parnell and Alaska’s Congressional delegation react to the court’s decision; Rep. Neal Foster running against primary challenger Woodie Salmon from Chalkyitsik; Up to 20,000 red salmon expected in the Pilgrim River as reds begin to arrive…

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