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Alaska News Nightly: July 31, 2014

ASRC Gets Option To Buy Into Offshore Chukchi Drilling Operations; Gold Miners Push Back Against Nome Over ‘Negative Social Impacts’; NOAA Investigating Ferry, Humpback Collision; Higher Wildfire Potential Could Impact Northeastern Alaska Caribou Herds; GCI Completes Purchase of 3 Southeast TV Stations; No Plans Yet For Commercial Kuskokwim Opening; Aniak Youths Rescue Bald Eagle; Eight-Year-Old Busks For A Cause

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July 31, 2014 - 5:10 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 30, 2014

KSM Mine Wins Environmental Approval From British Columbia Government; SEARHC to Receive $53 Million Settlement from Federal Government; Food Bank Seeks Donations After Spike in Users; In Tok, Some Grumbling Over Electricity Rate Hikes vs. Energy Sustainability; 2015 Yukon Quest Purse Over $127,000; Meetings To Highlight Southeast Transportation Projects; As Budget Deficit Looms, Juneau Assembly Eyes Tax Breaks; Parnell Signs Bill Honoring Late Walter Soboleff; Juneau Turns Out For Downtown Cleanup; Why Does Southeast Alaska Have A Daycare Crisis?

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July 30, 2014 - 5:14 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 29, 2014

Southwest, Southeast Alaska Face Highest Risks From Ocean Acidification; Research Team Sets Out For Islands of Four Mountains; UA President Offered Bonus at Time of Budget Cuts; ConocoPhillips to Operate New Doyon Drill Rig; Questions Arise Over Profitability of Port MacKenzie; New UAF Vice Chancellor for Rural, Community & Native Ed; Why Juneau Should Be Next For Housing First; Peony Industry Blooming in Alaska

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July 29, 2014 - 4:59 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 28, 2014

YouGov Model Shows Treadwell Within Reach of Begich; Campaign Profile: For Joe Miller, 2010 Looms Large; Seismologists Uncertain if Southeast Quake Activity is Related; Coalition Forms to Address Downtown Juneau Problems; Fecal Bacteria Contaminates Many Anchorage Waterways; Clearwater Lodge Owners Opt to Rebuild After Devastating Fire; Inaugural Beringia Arctic Games Brings Indigenous People Together in Russia

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July 28, 2014 - 5:18 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 25, 2014

Earthquake Rattles Southeast Alaska, Likely Damaging Communications Network; State Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Partners Can Access Death Benefits; Complaint Filed Against Anti-Marijuana Campaign; Comments Sought on Possible Beaufort Lease Sale; Report Finds Beaufort Sea Oil Spill Response Inadequate; Officials Consider Proposed Federal Takeover of Kuskokwim Salmon Fishery; Usibelli Submits Coal Bed Methane Plan; AK: Welding; 300 Villages: Thorne Bay

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July 25, 2014 - 5:43 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 24, 2014

Oil Tax Heavyweights Spar At Packed Debate; Effort to Ban Commercial Set Netting Moves Forward; Investigation Continues Into Tourist Train Derailment; Tribal Leaders Discuss Ambler Road; Over 11,000 Alaskans Receiving Health Insurance Refunds; Business leaders and Politicians Meet in Whistler BC for Economic Summit; Commercial Chum Bustling, But Causing Anger on the Yukon; Japanese Fishermen Visit Alaska for Ideas on Sustainability

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July 24, 2014 - 5:26 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 18, 2014

EPA Rolls Out Proposed Restrictions on the Pebble Mine; Alaska Supreme Court Affirms Tribal Court Jurisdiction; State Confirms Rabies in Bat in Southeast Alaska; Diomede Helicopter Service Resumes; Governor Signs Bill in Bethel to Ease Autopsy Burden; Fort Yukon Plans New Landfill to Improve Safety, Facilitate More Recycling; AK: Weaving; 300 Villages: Dry Creek

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July 18, 2014 - 4:52 pm

300 Villages: Dry Creek

This week we’re heading to the tiny Interior village of Dry Creek. Tom Nerbonne runs a saw mill in Dry Creek.

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July 18, 2014 - 3:05 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 17, 2014

NASA Testing Arctic Sea Ice Monitoring Technology With High-Flying Ex-Spy Plane; Report Investigates Coal Dust Hazards In Seward; Musk Ox Killed After Attacking Sled Dog; In Transition: When a Family of Five Calls One Room Home; FERC Nominee Approved Despite Murkowski’s Objection; Earthquake Rattles Yakutat; Felt in Whitehorse; No Damage Reported; Skiing on Eagle Glacier Connects Alaska to the World; People Mover Teams Up With Google To Make Bus Route Planning Easier

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July 17, 2014 - 5:01 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 16, 2014

Tuck Fined $14,000 For Campaign Finance Violations; Kerry Names Ex-Coast Guard Boss Special Rep to Arctic; Murkowski Joins Democrats on Vote for Birth Control Coverage; Judge Blocks Law Limiting Medicaid Payments For Abortion; Authorities Investigate Explosion in Petersburg; Permitting Officials Explore Alternatives For Donlin Gold Mine; Alaska LNG Project Community Meeting Provides Questions and Hope; Fall Chum Season Opens on the Yukon; Arctic Climate Researchers Zoom in on Plankton; Scientists Find Climate Cooling Effect in Ancient Thermokarst Lakes

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July 16, 2014 - 5:14 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 15, 2014

Questions Remain About Alaska’s Prison Deaths; Protesters Speak Out On Demolition Of Two Government Hill Homes; House Considers Bill To Provide Advance Funding To IHS; Sullivan Reports Almost $1.2M In Donations In 2nd Quarter; World Eskimo Indian Olympics Start Wednesday; No Alcohol at Marijuana Initiative Fundraiser; Hazardous Material Containers Cleaned Up In Galena; Sunken Barge Irks Kuskokwim Residents; Healy Frees Sailboat Trapped in Arctic Ice; Commercial Fishing Season Ramping Up In Cook Inlet

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July 15, 2014 - 5:17 pm

300 Villages: Palmer

This week on AK we’re heading to Palmer, home to the state’s only musk ox farm. Mark Austin is director of the musk ox farm in Palmer.

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July 11, 2014 - 4:24 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 11, 2014

Denali Commission Money Survives House; Fairbanks Wind Energy Battle Continues; Rep. Guttenberg Looks To Jumpstart Fairbanks LNG; Fairbanks Rains Approach Record Levels; ‘Among Wolves’ Details Researcher’s Lifelong Passion; Alaska Native Leader Don Wright Passes Away; AK: Bear Aware; 300 Villages: Palmer

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July 11, 2014 - 4:13 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 10, 2014

Sportsmen’s Bill Falls To Senate Gridlock; Mead Treadwell, ‘Big-Picture Guy,’ Runs for U.S. Senate; Gov’s Office Considers Suing Xerox Over Botched System Rollout; Ellis, Gara Ask DOT To Delay Demolition Of Two Anchorage Houses; Alaska Harnesses Power of Tides, Rivers, and Waves; Preliminary Figures Show Dismal Walrus Harvest From Poor Weather; Rare Ribbon Seal Sighting In Prince William Sound; TODAY Show Live From Juneau; ‘Finding Bigfoot’ in the Y-K Delta in Search of Miluquyuliq

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July 10, 2014 - 5:07 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 9, 2014

Begich Co-Sponsors Bill Responding To Hobby Lobby Decision; State To Spend $500,000 To Furnish New Anchorage Office; Two Properties Up For Demolition To Make Way For KABATA; Fairbanks Borough Pursuing Drone Park; State’s 10 Most Endangered Historic Properties Announced; The Alaska Marine Advisory Tracks The Effectiveness Of Whale Pingers; Big Rule Change Comes To Yukon Quest; Subsistence Fishermen Say Commercial Chum Fishing Is Too Early; Foundation Hears Funding Aims of Bering Strait Communities

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July 9, 2014 - 5:18 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 8, 2014

Kodiak CommSta Killer Sentenced To 4 Consecutive Life Terms; Helicopter Service To Diomede Halted Amid Contract Snag; Merged Alaska Dispatch News Website Launches; National Geographic Remaps Melting Arctic; Study Says Wolf Deaths Have Implications For Pack; Southeast Housing Project Targeting Rural, Native Communities; Mushers Relieved As Kusko Fishing Restrictions Loosened; Dairy Farm Doubles As Educational Opportunity

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July 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 7, 2014

Bears Maul Hiker Near Bird Ridge; First Marijuana Shops Open In Washington; Juneau Police Arrest Suspect in Gold Street Racial Incident; May Also be Suspect in Celebration Case; Alaska Highway Projects Likely Safe Despite Federal Shortfalls; Refugees Finding Employment Opportunities In Anchorage; Nonprofit Touts Alaska Dental Therapists As Oral Health Pioneers; The Silver Screen Comes Back To Bethel; Alaska Dispatch News Debuts Tuesday

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July 7, 2014 - 5:07 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 4, 2014

Holly Brooks Reclaims Mt. Marathon Title; Historic Quake Disrupts Life, Habitat In Aleutians; White House Makes Economic Case For Expanding Medicaid In Alaska; Atka Camp Serves Up Subsistence Lessons; Smithsonian Channel Program Attempts To Encapsulate 49th State; Charter Vessel With Exotic Dancing Gets Mixed Reception; AK: Farming; 300 Villages: Tanana

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July 4, 2014 - 4:57 pm

300 Villages: Tanana

This week, we’re visiting the interior village of Tanana. Donna May Folger is mayor of Tanana.

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July 4, 2014 - 4:39 pm

Alaska News Nightly: July 2, 2014

One Person Dies in Fatal Crash at Merrill Field; Alaska Arctic Policy Commission Listens to Community Input; Soboleff Wins Sealaska Board Seat, Nelson Becomes Chairman; Parnell: Pipeline Agreement Signed; U.S. Senator Still After ANC Contracting Advantages; Rainy Weather Continuing Into July; Rain Causing Problems On Interior Roads; Largest Bristol Bay King Salmon Run Reaches Minimum Escapement; Strong Chum Runs Mean Salmon Openings In Norton Sound; UAA Undergoes Prioritization Process; Rural Housing Loans Open Doors For Affordability In Juneau

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July 2, 2014 - 5:12 pm