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Update News: April 8th, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Alaska House passes sweeping education bill; Rio Tinto divesting its stakes in Northern Dynasty, proposed Pebble Mine owner; Synthetic drugs transporting through postal service, Sen. Murkowski tells Attorney General; First day of whaling season, Savoonga harvests 26-foot bowhead. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/04/2014-04-08-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: March 3rd, 2014

In Monday’s News: EPA announces it’s starting a formal process to stop development at the proposed Pebble Mine; Iditarod Ceremonial Start in Anchorage is a festive affair; Small businesses in Nome gear up for economic bump with influx of Iditarod visitors. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-03-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: January 21st, 2014

In Tuesday’s news: Legislative Finance Division reviews state’s budget; Sen. Begich takes stand against Pebble Mine; AST arrests man accused of striking a VPO; Nome-based musher Rolland Trowbridge completes Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-21-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: December 24th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell certifies a proposal to require legislative approval of large-scale mining activity in the Bristol Bay region; Gambell households receive walrus tusks, but ivory eludes monetary translation; Magnetometers gaining prominence in Alaska arctic drilling. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-24-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: September 17th, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Edward Moses of Tununak held on $500,000 bail in Bethel in connection with the murder of his 2-year-old son; Mining giant Anglo American has pulled out of proposed Pebble Mine project; Sen. Begich held a listening session on the Magnuson Stevens Act in Nome this past weekend; DPS commissioner Joe Masters will…

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Update News: Tuesday, August 6, 2013

In Tuesday’s news: Archeologists uncover site of 200-year-old village near Kiana; Several airlines experience flight delays due to nationwide problem with computer system; PFD posts highest year-ending balance; Alaska Energy Authority granting $900,000 to help rural Alaskan communities become more energy efficient; Republicans hoping to stop EPA from blocking Pebble Mine development; Airship enthusiasts preparing…

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Update News: Thursday, August 1, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Toddler dies after being struck by slow-moving pickup in Pilot Station; Nome Common Council votes to begin investigative work at future site of Richard Foster Building; Congress is debating funding levels that will impact Alaska; California appeals court panel rules against special protections for developers of proposed Pebble Mine; Sarah Palin to…

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Update News: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: About 40 people gathered in Bethel on Monday for subsistence rights; Companies spearheading development of proposed Pebble Mine anticipate permitting before end of 2013; Leading Spanish oil company finds oil on Alaska’s North Slope; Subcommittee of U.S. Senate Energy Committee appears to have no objections to renaming Mount McKinley.

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