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Update News: February 7th, 2014

In Friday’s news: Release of Arctic Deep Draft Port feasibility study delayed; Sen. Begich says USPS will roll back Parcel Post rate hike for shipments to rural Alaska; GCI and NBC affiliate KTUU reach agreement in time for rural Alaskans to watch opening ceremonies at tonight’s Olympics. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/02/2014-02-07-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: February 3rd, 2014

In Monday’s news: Postal increases hit rural Alaskans with the end of parcel post for most of the state; Chamber of Commerce meeting brings news of new Alaska Airlines schedule and info on energy audits for small businesses; Alaska Food Policy Council holds meeting in Nome addressing local food systems. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2014/02/2014-02-03-knom-update-news.mp3

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Update News: Monday, May 14, 2012

Ten men from Savoonga receive federal citations for selling raw ivory to non-Natives, violating the Marine Mammal Protection Act; Kuskokwim River contamination linked to the Red Devil mercury mine sparks community meetings with BLM; an Eagle River man treated for wounds from a grizzly bear attack; and retail hours at rural Alaskan post offices may be cut under a cost-saving plan by the postal service.

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