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Update News: Monday, April 1, 2013

In Monday’s News: Trooper helicopter down; Pipeline to study whether less water content will improve performance; State spending will require dipping into reserves; CDC grant to link HIV-infected Alaskans with doctors; Digital learning initiatives gathering steam in Juneau.

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Update News: Thursday, December 27, 2012

In Thursday’s News: FDA okays genetically modified salmon; Begich, Murkowski and Young react; ConocoPhillips paying fines for 2006 & 2007 North Slope oil spills; Body of missing Coast Guardsmen recovered near Kodiak; Paul Johnson Memorial 450 Sled Dog Race returns for second year in 2013; Oil sheen discovered south of Homer; Phone books replaced by…

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Update News: Thursday, November 15, 2012

In Thursday’s news: U.S. Coast Guard still waiting for detailed report of oily substance samples taken from wildlife on St. Lawrence Island; Norton Sound Regional Hospital had Grand Opening Celebration, yesterday; Five crew members from Polar Wind were rescued after tug & barge went aground; Federal scientists say lack of summer sea ice is changing…

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Update News: Wednesday, October 24, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Nome Public Schools 5th & 6th graders are behind in reading; Alaska Natives from North Slope meeting with Obama officials this week; Alaska Native language preservation initiative present at the UAF Northwest Campus; Old Wein Building in Nome now in monofill. *Editors note for Nome Public Schools story: -Keith Conger chose to…

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Profile: Edward Itta at the Arctic Imperative Summit

At the close of the Arctic Imperative Summit, the announcement was made just yesterday that Arctic sea ice this summer has hit a record low. With the opening Arctic Ocean, much of the discussion the past few days has been centered around developing the Arctic sustainably. In his closing remarks to the summit, former North…

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Update News: Monday, July 16, 2012

In Monday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell seeks federal disaster declaration for king salmon fisheries on Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers; Alaska Nanuuq Commission, U.S. Fish & Wildlife in Shishmaref detailing new international quota for subsistence harvest of polar bears; Body of woman found south of Barrow identified as 28-year-old Eliza Mae Simmonds; Shell Oil’s drill rig…

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Update News: Thursday, June 21, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Several villages and dozens of boats protest subsistence fishing closures along the Kuskokwim; Small plane crash north of the Brooks Range injures 3; Governor Parnell appoints Anchorage attorney Chuck Ray to Bethel Superior Court; Nome City Council approves $10.7 million budget, considers property tax mill rate increase; Costs for this year’s special…

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Update News: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: With extremely low numbers in the Yukon Chinook salmon run, Fish and Game begin subsistence closures; US Supreme Court decision in Ramah Navajo case, seeking full payment of federal contracts with tribes, to have big implications in Alaska; US House passes Representative Don Young’s Sealaska bill; President of the National Congress of…

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Update News: Thursday, June 14, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Exxon Mobil tells Alaska’s Senate Judiciary Committee it’s on track to develop part of the Point Thomson oil and gas field; Senator Lisa Murkowski challenges top Pentagon officials about plans to remove F-16s from Eielson Air Force Base; Nome City Council passes budgets, Snake River regulations; A federal judge set to hear…

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