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Update News: January 30th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: State legislature discusses HB 181, the mining tax revenue bill; Bering Straits small businesses have opportunity to receive free commercial energy audits; AK Food Policy Council holding meeting in Nome to discuss local food system; Dust in Antarctic ice cores could provide clues to future polar melting. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-30-knom-update-news.mp3

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MINER Profile – David Olson

This summer for KNOM Profiles we’re talking to a miner every week. With 205 off-shore mining permits issued by the Department of Natural Resources this summer, Nome is in the midst of the second gold rush. This week, we spoke with the man who was the very first to put a suction dredge in the…

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