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Update News: April 14th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Nome Police investigate weekend collision that killed Savoonga man; Legislature moves through a minimum wage bill despite opposition from supporters of a similar ballot initiative; St. Lawrence Island awaiting a crowd-funded kit to test for radioactivity in ocean water; Jeff King wins the Kobuk 440 sled-dog race in Kotzebue. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/04/2014-04-14-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: April 7th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Legislature shelves HB77, effectively killing it for the session; House Rules Committee introduces minimum wage bill that could be contentious alternative to ballot measure; Conservation measures for summer fishing on the Kuskokwim passed by board. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/04/2014-04-07-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 20th, 2013

In Friday’s news: Nome Port Commission discusses how to deter boaters from hauling out on the causeway; AK State Troopers respond to snowmachine rescues outside Stebbins; Signature gathering is on track for a proposal to raise the state minimum wage. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-20-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Tuesday, June 25, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Nome residents unhappy with city decision on location of new museum and library; Three injured in a car rollover near Nome last weekend; Ballot proposition to raise the minimum wage in Alaska makes it to signature-gathering phase; Alaska Fire Service’s Galena Zone office still operating out of community after spring flood.

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