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Zachariah Hughes, KSKA - Anchorage

Conservative Mayoral Candidates Compete With Each Other to Run Against Lone Liberal

With less than a week until the election, Berkowitz has tens of thousands more in cash than anyone else, suggesting he is budgeting for a runoff while conservative candidates fight just to be part of one.

Liz Ruskin, APRN

House OKs Timber Payments, But Alaskans Can’t Count on It

A federal revenue-sharing program called Secure Rural Schools has been a million-dollar boon to some Alaska cities and boroughs, mostly in Southeast. Despite the name, the money doesn’t just go to schools, and these days it’s not at all secure. But a two-year extension of Secure Rural Schools has advanced in Congress.

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Proposal Would Reject Pay Increases For Public Employees

The Senate Finance Committee has included in its version of the state budget language rejecting monetary terms included in contracts for more than a dozen units for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Alexandra Gutierrez, APRN - Juneau

Legislature Votes To End School Bond Reimbursements, But Uncertainty Lingers For Anchorage

The Legislature has passed a bill that would put its school bond reimbursement program on hiatus. But the big question is whether it will affect Anchorage’s $60 million bonding proposition.

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Lisa Phu, KTOO - Juneau

How A Juneau Kid Turned His Passion Into A Profession

Jon Devore started skiing and skydiving as a kid growing up in Juneau. Now, he skydives, speedrides and performs Hollywood stunts for a living.

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Zachariah Hughes, KSKA - Anchorage

Official Day of Remembrance for Good Friday Earthquake Becoming Law Across Alaska

Official Day of Remembrance for Good Friday Earthquake Becoming Law Across Alaska

Both the state bill and local version in Anchorage came about from one man, the lone survivor of the National Guard unit that died leaving Valdez.

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Geocaching

Geocaching

Geocaching is sort of like outdoor treasure hunting, and it’s getting really big in Anchorage. Host Charles Wohlforth gave it a try with his daughter. They had an iPhone app and a mission to look for hidden caches logged on a website powered by GPS equipment. The result? A fun, and somewhat addicting, new hobby. Join us on air to learn more about geocaching.

KSKA: Thursday, April 2, 2015, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.

Seriously?!: Stories of Skepticism, Opportunity, and Getting Blindsided

Seriously?!: Stories of Skepticism, Opportunity, and Getting Blindsided

Every community has a place, where people gather and stories are told. The east coast has stoops, the south has porches and in Alaska we have Arctic Entries. Here, Alaskans share their personal stories – funny, sad and sweet. Originally told at the Arctic Entries monthly storytelling event in Anchorage, listen to seven people tell a 7-minute-long true story related to the show’s theme.

This week, the theme is “Seriously?!: Stories of Skepticism, Opportunity, and Getting Blindsided”

KSKA: Tuesday, March 31, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.

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TBA’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

TBA’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The King and Queen of the Faeries (aka Wayne Mitchell and Dana Mitchell from TBA Theatre) visit Stage Talk this week to share with us the magic that is William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream currently performing through this weekend at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium on the campus of UAA.

KSKA: Friday, March 27, at 2:45pm

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What was Anchorage like 50 years ago?

What was Anchorage like 50 years ago?

What was Anchorage like for black Americans in the 1950s and ’60s. Find out through the stories of three who lived it, as they talk about community, opportunity and why they made Anchorage their home.

KSKA: Wednesday, April 1, at 2:00 pm and 9:00 pm

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Alaska’s Housing Issues

Alaska’s Housing Issues

Only 10 percent percent of the people in Alaska who experience homelessness are chronically homeless. Families and individuals often become homeless because they lost their jobs or the cost of housing is too high. So what can we do about it?

APRN: Tuesday, 3/31 at 10:00am

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Trauma — America’s Biggest Health Threat?

Trauma — America’s Biggest Health Threat?

This week, host Prentiss Pemberton joins one of the world’s leading experts on trauma, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, for a discussion about the mechanisms and areas of the brain that are activated and altered during prolonged or intense exposure to extreme fear or isolation.

KSKA: Monday, March 30, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.

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Alaska News Nightly: April 1, 2015

House OKs Timber Payments, But Alaskans Can’t Count on It; Proposal Would Reject Pay Increases For Public Employees; Legislature Votes To End School Bond Reimbursements, But Uncertainty Lingers For Anchorage; Medicaid Expansion Bill Clears First Hurdle; Study Says Terrestrial Foods Can’t Replace Polar Bears’ Energy-Dense Diet; NOAA Report Shows Slight Increase In Cook Inlet Beluga Population; Youth Courts of Alaska Students Train to be Leaders; Avalanche Fatality Blamed On Underestimation Of Slide Potential, Insufficient Safety Gear; How A Juneau Kid Turned His Passion Into A Profession; Ski, Biathlon Championships in White Mountain Earn Western, Interior Athletes Trip to Arctic Winter Games

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