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Update News: April 18th, 2014

In Friday’s news: NTSB releases preliminary report on recent Hageland crash; Federal Subsistence Board limits king salmon harvests on Kuskokwim River; Alaska House votes yes to shore up state’s pension system; Alaska House sunsets the Alaska Film Tax Credit; New law restricts state Medicaid payments for abortions; Inner harbor ramp crumbling and seawall damaged at…

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Update News: November 15th, 2013

In Friday’s news: At least four towns in the Bering Straits Region are working to declare disasters after back-to-back storms last week; Shishmaref City Council signs emergency declaration seeking state aid after storm damage; Bi-partisan commission reports Alaska’s approach to fighting crime in Native communities is not working. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/11/2013-11-15-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: November 8th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Individuals speak out against Gov. Parnell’s Road to Ambler mining district; NSEDC board of directors wrap up their 3rd quarter meeting today; Sen. Begich and Sen. Murkowski vote to bar workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity; UAF professor says Fukushima radiation will not reach unsafe levels in AK waters.…

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Sounding Board: State Oil Taxes

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 10:00am), we’re talking about the state’s oil taxes. Governor Parnell’s bill lowering the state’s oil taxes passed during the last session in Juneau. He says the tax structure will lure more oil companies to do business in Alaska. Some Alaskans believe his bill simply gives money to…

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Update News: Tuesday, August 27, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Two former staffers of AITC have been indicted on theft charges; Peter Jackson of Unalakleet has been found and arrested; Administrator of EPA visiting Alaska this week; Road to Pilgrim Hot Springs currently closed; Governor Sean Parnell signs new executive order to improve state government efficiency. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/08/2013-08-27-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Wednesday, July 10, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Richard Foster building relocated after Nome public outcry; Bodies of three people identified in Nunam Iqua fire; NOAA Fisheries rejects endangered species listing for ribbon seals; Governor Sean Parnell doubles down on plan to conduct seismic testing in ANWR; 78-year-old Anchorage man oldest person to summit Mount McKinley.

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Update News: Thursday, June 20, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Fires burning south of McGrath yesterday; Man killed and woman seriously injured after hitting a moose on Glenn Highway; State opening disaster assistance center in Galena; Senator Lisa Murkowski has written President Obama for federal aid for Galena and other flooded communities; Record temperatures were set again in Nome yesterday; Governor Sean…

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Update News: Friday, June 14, 2013

In Friday’s news: Subsistence harvests of bowhead whales at a record low this spring; Southwest Alaska woman hospitalized with symptoms of botulism; Pebble Partnership is pushing back at group of U.S. Senators; Governor Sean Parnell adds more communities affected by spring flooding to disaster declaration.

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