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Alexandra Gutierrez, APRN - Juneau

Legislature Adjourns Special Session, Only To Call New One

The Alaska State Legislature has gaveled out of special session, without voting on any of the items on the governor’s agenda. But almost immediately, lawmakers called themselves back — but on their own terms. They have formally relocated to Anchorage, and have set aside Medicaid expansion.

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Dan Bross, KUAC - Fairbanks

Utility to Revive Long-Idled Coal Plant In Healy

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Golden Valley Electric Association plans to start up a long-idled Healy area coal fired power plant next week.

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Liz Ruskin, APRN

Sen. Sullivan: Prepare for Long War

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan is one of five freshmen on the Senate Armed Services committee, and he’s carving out a place for himself among the national security hawks. Today, as the committee heard from two architects of the 2007 surge in Iraq, Sullian said the president should prepare Americans for prolonged war and win their support for ongoing combat.

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Zachariah Hughes, KSKA - Anchorage

National Guard Welcomes New Leadership

National Guard Welcomes New Leadership

Since the start of the year there have been several major changes in leadership at the Alaska National Guard. Laurie Hummel is now Adjudant General, and Col. Joe Streff is heading the more embattled half of the organization, the Army National Guard.

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Lisa Phu, KTOO - Juneau

‘Baby Raven Reads’ Program Nurtures A New Generation of Tlingit Speakers

‘Baby Raven Reads’ Program Nurtures A New Generation of Tlingit Speakers

Sealaska Heritage Institute is helping to foster the next generation of Tlingit speakers in Juneau. It recently launched a free early childhood program.

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I am an Ultrarunner


Through inclimate weather, injuries, and even hallucinations, David Johnston just keeps running. As of 2015, Johnston is the Iditarod Trail Invitational record holder for the 350-mile run from Willow to McGrath. He completed the trek in just four days, one hour, and 36 minutes.

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Air Quality and Lung Health for Athletes

Air Quality and Lung Health for Athletes

The air you breathe keeps you alive, and it should always be pure and healthy, but for outdoor athletes, air quality means much more, whether you’re an elite runner or if you are just huffing and puffing up a hill on your bicycle. On today’s show, we’re going to learn about both parts of this equation: the quality of our air in Anchorage and around Alaska, and how our bodies handle the air, including how our lungs respond to pollution.

KSKA: Thursday, May 21, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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Identity theft: “Not if. When”

Identity theft: “Not if. When”

Learn how to protect yourself Wednesday on the next Hometown Alaska. Ask questions, tell your own story, hear from the experts.

KSKA: Wednesday, May 20, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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‘State of the Force’ with Anchorage Police Chief Mark Mew

Anchorage Police Chief Mark Mew addresses the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce. Hear the police chief’s take on the status of the city’s police force and on what you’ve been hearing about police in the media.

KSKA: Tuesday, May 19, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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Staying safe in bear country

Everywhere is bear country in Alaska, even the urban areas. From encounters on the trails and along fishing streams, to bears raiding trash cans and chicken coops, it’s spring and bears are awake and on the move. How do we keep ourselves and them safe?

APRN: Tuesday, 5/19 at 10:00am

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Adolescent Eating Disorders

Adolescent Eating Disorders

Anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating – they’re all serious eating disorders that pack serious health consequences. Dr. Woodard and his guest, Dr. Ellen Rome, head of Adolescent Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, will define these problems, discuss in whom they occur and why, and what can be done to treat them.

KSKA: Monday, May 18, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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How can Alaska solve its fiscal crisis?

We’ve been hearing for months about Alaska’s fiscal crisis. The budget is being cut and we’ll have to dip into reserves. Some economists predict that the state will run out of savings in less than a decade. But is there an alternative? Can the state make money for the general fund from sources other than oil revenue? Some economists say yes.

KSKA: Friday, 5/15, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, 5/16, at 6:00 p.m.
KAKM: Friday, 5/15, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, 5/16, at 4:30 p.m.
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Acting Up at ACT

Acting Up at ACT

Acting Up is a new theatre that grew out of Off Their Rockers and they are presenting their first play May 27-29 at Anchorage Community Theatre. The play, Moonlight Lady promises to be a “romp” with offbeat characters and twists in storyline. Playwright Gail High and Director Linda Benson join Stage Talk this week to talk about both the new company and this new exciting play.

KSKA: Friday, May 15, at 2:45 p.m.
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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 21, 2015

Legislature Gavels Out, Sort Of; Utility to Revive Long-Idled Coal Plant In Healy; Hyder Border to Reopen for 24-Hour Access; Sen. Sullivan: Prepare for A Long War; Alaska National Guard Welcomes New Leadership; Wood Bison Bulls to Join Reintroduced Herd; Data: Positive Skill Building Improves Youth Behavior; ‘Baby Raven Reads’ Program Nurtures A New Generation of Tlingit Speakers

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