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Update News: April 28th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Republican candidates for U.S. Senate seat answer questions at forum; Bering Sea alliance hosting conference in Gambell on Arctic infrastructure this week; Fairbanks citizen groups suing state and EPA over Clean Air Act Violations; Nenana Ice Classic announces river breakup occurred Friday at 3:48 AST; Ice conditions in Y-K Region precarious say…

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Update News: April 3rd, 2014

In Thursday’s news: US Senate Indian Affairs Committee hears bill from Begich and Murkowski on improving safety in Alaska Native communities; Researchers announce results of a new caribou habitat study along proposed development road route; Alaska Native Village Council members meet to in Anchorage to discuss contaminated land conveyed to tribes by Fed agencies under…

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Update News: March 31st, 2014

In Monday’s news: Supreme Court will not hear State of Alaska’s challenge to the Katie Johns law; AK Senate votes to modify Courtview computer system; A technical breakdown of Nome’s new 20-year energy contract with Pilgrim Geothermal LLC; Senate Finance Committee puts forward $100m increase to education budget. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-31-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: March 17th, 2014

In Monday’s news: Iditarod 42 concludes at the Nome Rec Center with the Trail Awards Banquet; Health groups take advantage of Iditarod crowds to bump regional vaccination rates; State sues the Fed Government over rejection of exploration plan for ANWR; AK Senate passes sweeping crime bill to address dramatic incarceration rates. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/03/2014-03-17-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: March 10th, 2014

In Monday’s News: Senate to hear controversial AK constitutional amendment that would allow public funds to pay for private and religious schooling; HB77 has been brought back up in the house with permitting provisions adjusted; With mushers just hours from reaching Nome, a housing crunch means some race finishers don’t have a place to stay;…

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Update News: February 14th, 2014

In Friday’s news: The Senate Indian Affairs Committee reviews a controversial report portraying violence in rural Alaska as a national disgrace; Nome Common Council passes an ordinance to combat psychoactive designer drugs like spice and bath salts; House Education Committee begins taking testimony on Gov. Parnell’s omnibus education bill; Nome Port Commission meets to discuss…

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