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Sounding Board: Oil Tax Cut

This week on Sounding Board (Thursday, May 16 at 10am), we’re talking about the oil tax cut. The bill narrowly passed the legislature in April. Critics have begun collecting signatures for a referendum to repeal the controversial measure. Proponents say the tax cut will encourage production and boost Alaska’s economy. Opponents say it will devastate…

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Update News: Tuesday, April 23, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Wood boiler may be to blame for a fire that burned down a home in Dillingham last week; Fiscal analysis shows oil tax overhaul may cost state between $4.2 and 4.6 billion dollars through 2019; 2013 budget for Pebble Mine project is $80 million; Nome Common Council passes ordinance adopting Port of…

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Update News: Tuesday, April 16, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Several Alaskans share their experience at the Boston marathon when two bombs exploded; Body of 9-year-old boy recovered from crevasse in Alaska glacier; Unalakleet residents still don’t have drinkable water coming out of taps; Former legislator and political activist pushing for referendum on oil tax overhaul.

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Update News: Monday, April 15, 2013

In Monday’s news: Alaska Legislature wraps up in time – passes bill that gives oil companies a tax cut; Kotzebue investigates death of 7-year old Suyuk Brown; 9-year-old boy falls into glacier crevasse at Arctic Man, presumed dead; Joe Miller announces exploring running against Senator Mark Begich in 2014; Early breakup in Beaufort Sea underscores…

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Update News: Tuesday, April 9, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Unalakleet residents boil water due to out-of-order water treatment center; White Mountain attempts to avoid a water system freeze-up; City of Nome gets authorization to remove the Rustler; North Slope oil companies back proposed oil tax overhaul; Evan Booth wins Archie Ferguson Willie Goodwin Memorial Snowmachine Race.

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Update News: Thursday, April 4, 2013

In Thursday’s news: U.S. District court decides on Akiachak Native Community v. Salazar: Alaska tribes have the right to be treated the same as other tribes; National Transportation Safety Board investigates Trooper helicopter crash; Bethel considers amendment to make drunken walking illegal on city streets or ice roads; Nome officials debate film license applications; Governor…

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