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Cleaning up Town Square with Classical Music?

By | November 14, 2013

ATMI stories air on KNBA 90.3 FM

ATMI student stories air periodically on KNBA 90.3 FM

Anchorage community members have been brainstorming ways to make Town Square a safer place. One proposed solution is to play classical music into Town Square to discourage illicit behavior and loitering.

Alaska Teen Media Institute’s Barae Hirsch interviewed teens and park goers about what they thought of this idea. Check out her story, which aired on “In Other News” on KNBA 90.3 FM October 26.

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