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Alaska News Nightly: October 1, 2014

Minimum Wage Campaign Running Without Organized Opposition; Federal Grants Boost Services at Aleutian-Pribilof Clinics; No Confirmed Cases Of Unusual Respiratory Illness In Alaska; Federal Agency Expresses Concern With Dam Studies; Frontier Airlines Pulling Out Of Fairbanks Market; Cruise Traffic Level, But Could Grow Soon; ‘Targeted Hunting’ Permits Considered In Fairbanks Area; Health Policy Innovators Gather In Anchorage

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October 1, 2014

300 Villages: Coffman Cove

This week, we’re heading to Coffman Cove, in Southeast Alaska. Heather Hedges is the tourism coordinator for the city of Coffman Cove.

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September 26, 2014

300 Villages: Chignik

This week, we’re heading to Chignik, on the Alaska Peninsula. Adam Anderson is the Mayor of Chignik, Alaska.

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September 19, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 19, 2014

Mott to Lead Alaska Guard Response Team; Alaska Delegation Review 113th Congress; Tribes Request King Bycatch Reduction as Pollock Season Wraps Up; Panel Completes Review of Standard Used to Set Refinery-Pollution Cleanup Level; Student Greenhouses Prompt Thorne Bay Restaurant Purchase; Closing Date Looms For The Senior Center In Bethel As ONC Looks For New Venue; AK: Mushrooms; 300 Villages: Chignik

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September 19, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 18, 2014

Alaska Delegation Divided on Arming Syrian Rebels to Fight ISIL; One-Man PAC to Target Four House Races; State Takes Step Toward Recognizing Tribal Sovereignty; Researchers, Academics Convene On Arctic Development Issues; DOT Puts Out New Juneau Access Project Document; Groups Hope MSA Update Won’t Move Fish Conservation ‘Backwards’

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September 18, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 17, 2014

2014 Permanent Fund Dividend Will Be $1,884; Walker-Mallott ‘Unity Ticket’ Faces Legal Challenge; Feds Investigate University of Alaska For How It Deals With Sexual Assault; State OKs Linc Energy’s Tyonek Coal Exploration Plan; Energy Development Proponents Meet In Anchorage; Ride-Sharing Service Uber Coming To Anchorage; ‘Polaris’ Sculpture Is New Fairbanks Centerpiece; Alaska’s Glaciers Shrinking Faster Than Expected; Youth Climate Lawsuit Dismissed

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September 17, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 16, 2014

Sullivan Supports State Minimum Wage Boost He Once Opposed; BP Plans Alaska Layoffs; Towing Drill Tests Emergency Mooring Buoy; Friday Is Deadline To Comment On EPA’s 404-C Determination; Wasilla Officer-Involved Shooting Leaves 1 Dead; Cheaper Turboprops Lower Some AK Jet Fares; Pinks Come In Better Than Expected In Southeast; Cuauhtemoc Docks In Seward; Upper Valley Agriculture: Yaks at Sunny Hill Ranch

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September 16, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 15, 2014

BP Alaska Plans Layoffs Following Hilcorp Sale; State Files To Participate In Big Thorne Lawsuits; The Tongass Tightrope: Balancing Diverse Interests By Committee; Anchorage Port Project Is Downsized To Deal With Corrosion, Not Expansion; Officers Say Searches, Civil Rights Must Balance In Fight Against Illegal Drugs; Motorcyclists Celebrate Life On The Road; Alaska SeaLife Center Names Sea Lion Pup; Red Fox Expansion Causing Problems On North Slope

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September 15, 2014

300 Villages: Kaltag

This week, we’re heading to Kaltag on the Yukon River. Justin Esmailka is the first chief of the Kaltag tribe.

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September 12, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 12, 2014

Outside Money Favors Begich, But He Assails It; Attorneys Respond to State’s Proposed Translation Plan; Parnell Searching For New Head For Alaska National Guard; Search Suspended For Missing Kayaker; Alaska State Troopers Want To Recruit In-State Applicants; Veterans Explore Old Nuclear Missile Sites in Anchorage; AK: Going Green; 300 Villages: Kaltag

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September 12, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 11, 2014

Alaska Delegation Critical Of President’s ISIS Plan; Anchorage Courthouse Evacuated for Bomb Threat, Nothing Found; Alaska National Guard Sexual Assault Victim Steps Forward; Sheraton Workers Continue Rallying For Contracts 6 Years Into Negotiations; Extra-Tropical System Makes Way Up Alaska’s Southwest Coast; Marijuana Coalition To Court Conservative Voters Despite GOP Opposition To Measure; Testimony Begins In Unalaska Murder Trial; Statistics Show Downward Trend In Alaska Drug Arrests; Juneau Remains Part of ‘Battle for Seattle’ Between Delta, Alaska

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September 11, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 10, 2014

Russia Builds Military Bases in Arctic; Bill Aims To Create Arctic Port on Bering Sea Coast; Tropical Storm Headed Toward Prince William Sound, Kenai Peninsula; ADEC Estimates 1,640 Gallons of Diesel Spilled by NOAA Ship; EPA, Flint Hills Reach Settlement Over Alleged Hazardous Waste Violations; Transportation Grant For Alaska Railroad’s Seward Dock; UAA Receives Grant For FASD Prevention Work; Can The Tongass Support Sustainable Logging?; Juneau School District Receives Praise, Criticism For How It Handled Hazing; Health Officials Confirm Alaska Mumps Case; Collision With Ferry Likely Killed Whale; Permanent Fund Amount To Be Announced Next Week; Glenn Highway Project Aimed At Easing Eagle River Commute; Ferry System Plans For New Route In Southeast

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September 10, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 9, 2014

Board of Regents Rescinds President Gamble’s Retention Bonus At His Request; New Research Sheds Light On Late-20th Century Walrus Decline; State Presents Election Translation Plan; Man In Custody After Hours-Long Standoff; Fairbanks Schools Secured Following Unrelated Incidents; Alaska Schools At Forefront Of FASD Prevention Effort; Unalaska Could Face Fines For Wastewater Plant Delays; Thermal Imaging Cameras Donated To Villages For Use In Search And Rescue; Yupiit Nation Members Talk Tribal Sovereignty

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September 9, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 8, 2014

Gasline Partner Takes Steps Toward Permitting, Marketing of Project; U.S. House Passes Bill to Allow Sale of Feathery Art; Wasilla VA Clinic Without Doctors; Support Alliance Endorses Sullivan for Senate; NPS Proposes Permanent Ban on Predator Hunting Practices in Alaska’s Preserves; Anchorage School District Questions 6th Grade Placement; Aleutian Risk Assessment Unveils Spill Prevention Plan; Does Vigor Still Need Local Tax, Utility Breaks?

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September 8, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 5, 2014

Tour Bus Rollover on the Parks Highway Results in One Fatality; Kiana Teacher Arrested on Missouri Child Sex Abuse Charges; Huge Increase For Healthcare.gov Insurance Rates In Alaska; Snow Falls In Near Tok; Mayor Calls For Federal Review of Fairbanks Four Case; Reaction to Alaska Voting Rights Ruling; Foundation Swoops in to Save Sacred Alaskan Artifacts at Auction; AK: Military Training; 300 Villages: Edna Bay

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September 5, 2014

300 Villages: Edna Bay

This week we’re heading to Edna Bay, a tiny community on it’s own large island near Prince of Wales Island. Myla Poelstra is the treasurer for Edna Bay.

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September 5, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 4, 2014

General Katkus Resigns As Report Details Guard’s Failure In Addressing Sexual Assault; Dems Ask Maryland to Investigate Sullivan Tax Breaks; Seward Coal Dumping Case Referred Back To Lower Court; Archaeological Dig Near Quinhagak Provides a Look Into Ancient Yup’ik Culture; YWCA aims to close gender pay gap by 2025; California Company Exploring Port MacKenzie’s LNG Possibilities; Interior Earthquake Monitor Ramps Up; LKSD Moves Forward On Student-Based Health Center

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September 4, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 3, 2014

Court’s Says State Needs To Provide Assistance To Yup’ik, Gwich’in Speaking Voters; Alaska Natives Wait… And Wait, For Health Law Exemption; Politifact Rates Begich Ad “Pants on Fire”; Initiative Revives Air Regulation Debate; Only Arkansas Has Slower Internet Than Alaska; New UAS Dorm Provides Housing for About 100 Freshmen; Not My Town! ‘Grizzly Trade’ Ambles Through Places, Personalities of Southeast

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September 3, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: September 2, 2014

Walker, Mallott Form Unity Ticket To Oppose Parnell; Begich Campaigns Removes Controversial ‘Crime Scene’ Ad; UA President Pat Gamble Asks Regents To Review Retention Incentive; Southeast ‘Trashwood’ Finds New Markets; Brown Bear Hunting Suspended In Kenai National Wildlife Refuge; Former UAA Athletic Director Steve Cobb Passes Away; British Adventurer Begins 6,000 Mile Bike Ride Across North America; Upper Valley Agriculture: Bare Hands Farm

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September 2, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: August 19, 2014

Modeling Indicates Fairbanks LNG Project is a Go; Federal Requirements Burden Small Medical Practices In Alaska; Troopers Arrest, Charge Teen With Arson For Delta-Area Fires; Air Force Cleans Up Cold War-Era Radio Site In Southeast; King Salmon Trolling Ends On Slow Note; Observations of Kachemak Cranes Paints Detailed Picture; Bluegrass Camp For Kids Goes Busking

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August 19, 2014