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Update News: October 16th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Pilgrim Hot Springs revises geothermal energy forecast based on recent drilling; Red King Crab fishery stalled amid gov’t shutdown, but Norton Sound Region spared; Official candidacy announcements come from Dan Sullivan, Byron Mallot, and Hollis French. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-10-16-knom-update-news.mp3

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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: October 3rd, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Nome Chamber of Commerce hosts meeting to give community update on Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal project; Thousands of federal employees across the state affected by government shutdown; Subsistence status hearing in Bethel canceled due to government shutdown; NSRH hosts experts from ANTHC to explain new Affordable Care Act measures. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/09/2013-10-3-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: October 2nd, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Nome’s preliminary city election results have been released; Hear in brief how the federal government shutdown affects Alaska; Teller hosted its 9th annual Cultural Festival this weekend; The NWS is changing its marine weather forecast for the Bristol Bay region. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/10/2013-02-10-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Friday, August 16, 2013

In Friday’s news: Conservatives in Congress threatening to shut down the federal government; Alaska State Troopers still looking for 28-year-old Peter Jackson of Unalakleet; Dry weather and warm temperatures continuing to spread interior Alaska wildfires; Nome gold miner Kenny Hughes says mining has a big impact on city economy; Committee deciding whether Anchorage should bid…

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