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Update News: April 4th, Zach’s Birthday Edition

In Friday’s Newscast: Coast Guard investigation says equipment failure, human error, weather contributed to crewman’s death in December; Lawmakers gear up for vote on sprawling education bill; US Senate ratifies two treaties on international fishing; Kobuk traditional council passes resolution opposing state-sponsored road to Ambler Mining District; Kulluk oil rig grounded because of poor management,…

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Update News: Wednesday, August 14, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Senator Hollis French to run for Governor; Erosion threatening archaeological sites on coast of Northwest Alaska; Two people safe after crashing float plane near Paxson; Water tank levels still low in City of Unalakleet; Coast Guard report on grounding of Kulluk won’t be released until next year; Nome Public Schools receives completed…

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Update News: Thursday, May 30, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Ice jam causing river flooding in Galena is slowly breaking up; Department of Law reviewing previous cases of man accused of murdering elderly Anchorage couple; After Unusual Mortality Event last year, fewer seals reported with sores and hair loss this year; Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell calling on maritime industry to assist Alaska…

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Update News: Thursday, May 23, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Alaska will be able to evaluate schools next year based on state standards rather than federal standards; Shell rig manager says second tug could have prevented grounding of the Kulluk; Video contest held by Drew’s Foundation hopes to spread message that life is worth living; New volunteer organization is hosting its first cultural…

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Update News: Monday, March 18, 2013

In Monday’s news: U.S. increasing stockpile of interceptor missiles; Alaska Senate Finance Committee made adjustments to oil tax bill last Thursday; 2010’s Republican Senate candidate, Joe Miller, considering running for Senate next year; Shell’s Kulluk rig almost ready to leave Alaskan waters; Army Corps of Engineers starting to dredge small boat harbor in Bethel.

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Update News: Wednesday, February 27, 2013

In Wednesday’s News: Chinook salmon research may get permanent funding from state; Voting identification bill explained by Representative Bob Lynn; Shell’s Kulluk leaves Kodiak Island for Dutch Harbor; Alaska promoting natural gas to buyers in Japan and South Korea; Senators Begich and Murkowski split votes on Chuck Hagel’s confirmation as Defense Secretary.

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Update News: Wednesday, February 20, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Team #17 had fastest time to Nome from Big Lake in Iron Dog Snowmachine Race; First bill to land on Governor Parnell’s desk is one he introduced; Senator Lisa Murkowski wants government to look at all aspects of Shell’s Arctic drilling; Alaskan leader, Albert Kookesh, listed in critical condition after suffering heart…

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Update News: Friday, February 8, 2013

In Friday’s news: Environmental research program partnering with eight state universities to study Hanna Shoal in Chukchi Sea; City of Nome moves one step further in case against Mike Benchoff; Nome parents, teachers and community members gathered last night to discuss Community Engagement Project; Alaska Department of Revenue won’t charge state property tax on Royal…

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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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