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Update News: Friday, March 1, 2013

In Friday’s news: Iditarod 41 starts tomorrow morning in downtown Anchorage; Starting order for 2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race decided; Senator Lisa Murkowski requested full review of Denali Commission; Governor Sean Parnell says he will not ask legislators to broaden Medicaid program; School vouchers subject of two hearings today; Heavy lift ship traveling from…

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Update News: Wednesday, February 20, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Team #17 had fastest time to Nome from Big Lake in Iron Dog Snowmachine Race; First bill to land on Governor Parnell’s desk is one he introduced; Senator Lisa Murkowski wants government to look at all aspects of Shell’s Arctic drilling; Alaskan leader, Albert Kookesh, listed in critical condition after suffering heart…

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Update News: Wednesday, January 30, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Nome’s Northwest Campus has new Director; Alaska did not receive any money from Sandy relief bill, but bill does allow for tribes to apply directly for future aid; Board of Fisheries adopts new management plan for Kuskokwim River; Alaska’s Senior Senator introduces legislation to rename Mount McKinley to Denali; Co-chair of State…

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Update News: Friday, January 4, 2013

In Friday’s news: Two more assessments teams put on Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig, Kulluk, yesterday; Two environmental groups calling for halt of federal permits for Arctic offshore petroleum drilling; Representative Don Young sworn in as member of 113th Congress; Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski will keep main committee assignments in 113th Congress; Cup’ik/Yup’ik military officer, Major…

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Update News: Thursday, January 3, 2013

In Thursday’s News: Grounded Shell rig has remained stable and no fuel spill has been observed; Oil spill response consultant says Shell isn’t prepared for Arctic drilling; Senator Lisa Murkowski alarmed at recent ringed and bearded seal classification as threatened species; Fiscal cliff bill also postpones pay raise for Congress; An Anchorage Senator plans to…

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Update News: Wednesday, January 2, 2013

In Wednesday’s News: Nome resident Frank Carruthers stranded on an ice floe over the weekend, rescued by helicopters; Shell Oil drilling ship grounded in Gulf of Alaska, high winds and stormy seas preventing marine experts from boarding ship to check for damage; FDA releases draft report on genetically engineered salmon, Alaska’s Congressional delegation up in arms, report…

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Update News: Monday, December 31, 2012

In Monday’s News: Alaska State Supreme Court ordering redistricting board back to work; Fiscal cliff approaching, Senator Begich says Republicans need to offer more in negotiations; Disaster relief bill passes in Senate, awaiting vote in House; AVCP Regional Housing Authority celebrating grand opening in Bethel; Senator Begich appointed to Indian Affairs Committee; Rasmusson Foundation urging…

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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: Wednesday, December 12, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Domestic violence act facing reauthorization in DC, key provisions for Alaska at stake; Second former executive director of Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission sentenced for embezzlement; Nome Elementary School battling low reading scores with individual skills tests; School District and Nome Eskimo Community developing Alaska Native Education Program in Nome; Sheep Mountain 150…

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Update News: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: No active oil spill near St. Lawrence Island, Coast Guard and State still looking for source of oil that covered oiled wildlife this fall; Two people in Bethel died in cold, abandoned buildings last week; Burned body in St. Mary’s identified; Alaska’s congressional delegation aiming to change a federal monitoring program on…

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