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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 22, 2015

Budget Battle: Republicans Search for Workaround In Lieu of Courting Democratic Support; For $1B Radar, It’s Clear; State Takes Control of Nursing Facility, Citing History of Violations; Dalton Flooding: DOT Digs Trenches to Keep Airport Open; Museum of the North Rolls Out A New Exhibit: DINOSAURS!; AK: A 12-Year-Old Cultural Ambassador; 49 Voices: Jean Aspen of Homer

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May 22, 2015

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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May 21, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 20, 2015

White House Says A Veto Is Likely On Rep. Young’s Fisheries Bill; Research Identifies Massive Underwater Waves; El Nino Returns; Diomede Graduation Speaker Found Dead at Community School; Neighbors Aim to Take Concerns Over Halfway House to Court in Juneau; Salmon Run Leaves Juneau Stream 2 Weeks Early; M/V Redeemer Heads for Scuttling, After Decades of Salvage Work; ‘Seeking the Source’ of Anchorage’s Trails and Their Community

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May 20, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Murkowski: OCS Revenue-Sharing is ‘Simple Fairness'; ‘Erin’s Law’ Hangs On For a Bumpy Ride; Walker Allows Legislature to Convene in Anchorage This Week; Anchorage Mayor-Elect Announces Community-Driven Transition Process; Hot, Dry Weather Fuels an Early Start to Fire Season; Rare Thunderstorms Move Through Southeast Alaska; ‘Ridiculously Resilient Ridge’ Returns This Winter; Bandit the Runaway Wave Buoy Back in Service; Grocery Shopping to Cross the Stikine Icefield

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May 19, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 18, 2015

Walker Threatens Budget Veto, Warns of Layoffs; Alaska’s Capital City Braces for Potential Layoffs; Flooding Closes Dalton Highway; First Kuskokwim Restrictions Expected May 21; Girl Dies After Boat Falls on Her; Thirsty California: A Potential Market for Alaska Water?; M/V Susitna Racks Up As Much As $1M in Rain Damage; Conference to Focus on Traditional Knowledge, Resource Management; Alaska’s First Cannabis Convention

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May 18, 2015

Algo Nuevo: May 17, 2015

Here’s the Sunday, May 17, 2015 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the… Read More

May 18, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 15, 2015

Parents Sue ASD Over Vague Suspension Notification Policies; Sealaska Unveils Its New Building in Downtown Juneau; Rep. Young Riles Indian Country with Hearings on ‘Land In Trust’ Powers; Wolf Hunt Adjacent to Denali Closes Early; 5 Ill After Eating Fermented Seal Flipper; NOAA Seeks Public Comment on Beluga Recovery Plan; Anchorage: Activists Rally for Medicaid Expansion, Oil Tax Law Revision; 49 Voices: Seth Landon of Wasilla; AK: Biking A Century

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May 15, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 14, 2015

House Finance Committee Blocks Medicaid Expansion Bill; UAF Gets A Federal Boost for Unmanned Aircraft; Death of 4 Believed to Be of Domestic Violence Incident; Body of Argentine Climber Found High on Denali; Fairbanks Police Experiment with Body Cams; Historially Low Hooligan Run On the Chilkoot Is a Mystery; Eyesore to Eye Candy: Juneau Rebuilds A Historic Treasure; ‘Republic of the Arctic’ Proponent And Native Rights Activist Charles Etok Edwardsen Dies

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May 14, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Anchorage Hospitals Compete for New ER Beds; Marijuana OK’d At State’s First Pot Convention, But Only for Display; 4 Found Dead In South Anchorage Home; Man Survives More Than An Hour Adrift After Skiff Capsizes; Sitka Parks Feel the Strain of Fiscal Belt Tightening; Budget Cuts Sideline Taku Ferry July Through Sept.; Sow With 3 Cubs Stands Her Ground On Juneau Trail; Re-Introduced Wood Bison Faring Well; Ancient Buzz Saw Shark Fossil Returns to Alaska

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May 13, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 12, 2015

With No Budget Deal In Sight, Lawmakers Hold Brief Technical Session; Walker Administration Says Medicaid System Is On The Mend; FCC Investigates Bid Discounts for Doyon-Owned Firm; Climbers Heli-Rescued After Slide in the Alaska Range; Coalition Uses A Data-Driven Approach To Hunt For Behavioral Health Solutions; Sitka Gets Creative To Pay For Its Dam; Treat Your Soil With A Little TLC, Reap The Benefits During Harvest; ‘TV Doesn’t Do It Justice': First Cruise Ship Visitors Arrive in Skagway

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May 12, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 11, 2015

Shell Gets Conditional Approval For Arctic Drilling; Sealaska Earnings Up, But Losses Continue; Army Drawdown Felt in Alaska; Minority Democrats To Hold Own Hearings; Can Free Pregnancy Tests In Bars Prevent Fetal Alcohol Syndrome?; Dillingham Fires Up New Incinerator at Landfill; Law Firm Gifts $3.5M to Tribal Health; Ninilchik Community Library Hires New Director; Galena Elder Turns 100

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May 11, 2015

Algo Nuevo: May 10, 2015

Here’s the Sunday, May 10, 2015 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the… Read More

May 11, 2015

Two New Wolf Kills Add to Denali Population Decline

The recent killing of two Denali National Park wolves, has increased calls for protection of the animals on state land adjacent to the park, where hunting and trapping are legal. The animals were shot in the Stampede area near Healy, the same region where other park wolves have been trapped and killed.  AThe annual harvest is fairly low, but is garnering concern as the Park wolf population continues to decline.

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May 8, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 8, 2015

With Foster Care Cases Up, Lawmakers Consider Funding Triage; Lawmakers Seek Audit of State Crime Lab; Prenatal Pot Use On The Rise in Alaska; Two New Wolf Kills Add to Denali Population Decline; Hovercraft To Shuttle Cruise Tourists to Taku Glacier; Alaska WWII Vet Enjoys Bird’s Eye View of D.C. Flyover; 49 Voices: Michelle Troll; AK: Samurai Musher

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May 8, 2015

49 Voices: Michelle Troll of Ketchikan

This week we hear from Michelle Troll of Ketchikan, who moved to Alaska to work at the Ketchikan Daily News more than 30 years ago and never, ever intended to stay.

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May 8, 2015
Asthma

Asthma

Current U.S. statistics suggest about 8 percent of us have asthma. This highly variable lung problem can range in severity from so mild it may be difficult to diagnose, to a disabling condition. On the next Line One program, guests Marge Stoneking of the American Lung Association in Alaska and Anchorage allergist Dr. Melinda Rathkopf will be discussing asthma while answering your questions.

KSKA: Monday, May 11, at 2:00 and 9:00 p.m.
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May 8, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 7, 2015

Russian Fish Called ‘Alaska Pollock': OK By FDA; ‘Buffer Zones’ Devised to Keep Protesters From Shell’s Fleet; Afognak Native Corp. Loses $3.8M In Cyber-Swindle; Can Alaska Lawmakers Break The Gridlock?; Right to Mush? Kennel Conflict Heads to Court in Nome; Fairbanks Schools Among Those Fielding Threatening Calls; Wasilla Scholar Garners Presidential Recognition; Graduating the 5th Grade With A Javelin Toss

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May 7, 2015

Algo Nuevo: May 3, 2015

Here’s the Sunday, May 3, 2015 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the… Read More

May 7, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Sen. Sullivan Lashes Out Against ANWR Management; Berkowitz Nabs Mayoral Victory After High Voter Turnout; Gov. Walker Establishes Pot Board; Program Provides Housing, Life Skills To Help Youth Succeed; Education Department Funding for Mt. Edgecumbe Preserved; Seward Struggles to Contain Lagoon Sewage; Tidal Echoes: Capturing Southeast Culture in Print

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May 6, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Ice Retreat Linked to Low Pollock Numbers; Return of the Blob; Budget Cuts Mean Less Lawyers, Trying Fewer Cases; B.C. Promises Alaska A Larger Voice in Mine Permitting; Grizzly License Plates Are Back; Kick the Bucket: The Future of Rural Sanitation in Alaska; Body Recovered Believed to be Akiak Woman; Record Cruise Ship Season Forecast for Unalaska

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May 5, 2015