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Anchorage Edition: March 6, 2009

By | March 6, 2009

mcarey-100thumbnailEach week, host Michael Carey gathers commentators for a review of the week’s news, politics and public affairs in Anchorage and Alaska. Topics this week include:

  • Legislators head to an “Energy Council” conference in Washington, DC, yet there’s no discoverable information about the purpose or content of the meeting; why are so many going, and what’s the purpose of the meeting?
  • University of Alaska budget may be getting significant cuts in the Legislature’s plans
  • Stimulus money is headed to Alaska — what will it fund in Fairbanks and beyond?
  • Cole has been campaigning against illegal campaign signs — how’s that going?
  • Former Senator John Cowdery, 79, asks for home confinement rather than prison time
  • Governor Palin announces support for a “bullet line” to deliver North Slope natural gas to southcentral Alaska
  • Does a bullet line project impact a gas line project that feeds Canadian and lower 48 markets?
  • Anchorage Assembly still wrangling with deficit and expensive union contracts
  • ConocoPhilips announces 40 job cuts in Alaska and 40 job transfers out of Alaska; famous investor Warren Buffett admits he made a huge mistake investing in ConocoPhilips in 2008
  • Iditarod race launches this week; how is it covered on TV?

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HOST: Michael Carey, freelance editorial writer for the Anchorage Daily News


KSKA (FM) BROADCAST: Friday, March 6, 2009 at 2:30 p.m.

KAKM (TV) BROADCAST: Friday, March 6 at 9:30 p.m.; repeats Saturday, March 7 at 5:00 p.m.


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