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Anchorage Edition: October 31, 2008

Anchorage Edition: October 31, 2008

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

  • Ted Stevens: Guilty
  • Sarah Palin and John McCain call for Ted Stevens to resign in the

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October 31, 2008 - 6:01 pm

Debate for the State: U.S. Senate Candidates

Alaska’s public television stations — KAKM, KTOO, KUAC, KYUK — produced the following debate between the leading (polling more than 5%) candidates for Alaska’s U.S. Senate seat:

  • incumbent Republican Ted Stevens
  • challenger Democrat Mark Begich

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October 31, 2008 - 5:22 pm

Debate for the State: U.S. House Candidates

Alaska’s public television stations — KAKM, KTOO, KUAC, KYUK — produced the following debate between the leading (polling more than 5%) candidates for Alaska’s U.S. House seat:

  • incumbent Republican Don Young
  • challenger Democrat Ethan Berkowitz

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October 31, 2008 - 5:16 pm

Political opposites face off in east side senate race

In Anchorage’s Senate District K, the Democrat incumbent, Bettye Davis, finds herself fending off a determined campaign by Republican Dave Harbour.

Len Anderson, KSKA – Anchorage

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October 31, 2008 - 12:03 pm

A look inside NPR in NYC

Slate‘s video team recently stopped by the New York City offices of National Public Radio and took a little (humorous) tour through the “cubez” with NPR reporter Mike Pesca. NPR is based in Washington, DC and has a… Read More

October 25, 2008 - 8:00 am
Anchorage Edition: October 24, 2008

Anchorage Edition: October 24, 2008

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

  • Ted Stevens corruption trial takes several strange turns — the jury seems to be losing its

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October 24, 2008 - 5:35 pm
Anchorage Edition: October 17, 2008

Anchorage Edition: October 17, 2008

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

  • Ted Stevens takes the stand in his own defense this week as the trial appears to

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October 17, 2008 - 4:04 pm
Anchorage Edition: October 10, 2008

Anchorage Edition: October 10, 2008

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

  • The results of the Troopergate “abuse of power” report on Sarah Palin’s termination of Paul Monegan

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October 10, 2008 - 6:13 pm

Republicans protest candidate's residency and name

The State House race for District 29 has taken a legal turn as the Republican party protested the right of the Democrat candidate to run.

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October 10, 2008 - 11:03 am
Anchorage Edition: October 3, 2008

Anchorage Edition: October 3, 2008

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

  • Sarah Palin and Joe Biden debate in St. Louis for the VP spot
  • Ted Stevens trial

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October 3, 2008 - 4:21 pm

Harvest of Wines 2009

The Annual Harvest of Wines is coming up Friday, October 16!

All proceeds benefit public broadcasting in Alaska, including KAKM Public TV – Channel 7, KSKA-FM and the Alaska Public Radio Network.

For more information and to buy tickets online, click here.

September 27, 2008 - 12:00 pm
Anchorage Edition: September 26, 2008

Anchorage Edition: September 26, 2008

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

  • Ted Stevens trial begins in Washington, DC as the campaign goes on at home in Alaska

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September 26, 2008 - 5:27 pm

Anchorage tending to trees as they grow in value

The municipality of Anchorage is a “Tree City, USA” designee, and now the city has started a 3-year program to assess the health and safety of all its publicly-owned trees. Ellen Lockyer speaks with tree expert Jim Flott and city park superintendent Monique Anderson.

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September 20, 2008 - 9:00 am
Anchorage Edition: September 19, 2008

Anchorage Edition: September 19, 2008

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

  • All Sarah Palin, all the time in the national media frenzy
  • “Troopergate” story continues; legislators falling

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September 19, 2008 - 3:46 pm

Spanish-speaking parents can help children prepare for English-speaking schools

Alaska parents whose first language is Spanish and whose English skills are limited now have a new tool to help prepare their young children get ready for school. Actually, three new tools.

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September 19, 2008 - 3:16 pm
Anchorage Edition: September 12, 2008

Anchorage Edition: September 12, 2008

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

  • All Sarah Palin, all the time in the national media and as Palin has returned to

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September 12, 2008 - 6:09 pm
Anchorage Edition: September 5, 2008

Anchorage Edition: September 5, 2008

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

  • Sarah Palin as VP choice for Republican party and all the reaction from our neighbors in

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September 5, 2008 - 6:06 pm
Anchorage Edition: August 29, 2008

Anchorage Edition: August 29, 2008

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

  • National attention turns to Alaska (again) — this time because Sarah Palin was picked as VP

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August 29, 2008 - 3:59 pm

Audio: John McCain introduces Sarah Palin as his VP choice

Today in Dayton, Ohio John McCain celebrated his 72nd birthday by announcing his choice for Vice President on the presumptie Republican Presidential ticket: Alaska’s own governor, Sarah Palin.

As a service to listeners, we’re providing the audio from the Palin introduction and her first speech… Read More

August 29, 2008 - 3:38 pm
Palin VP coverage blitz begins

Palin VP coverage blitz begins

Join KSKA Public Radio, KAKM Public Television and the Alaska Public Radio Network for complete coverage of the Sarah Palin VP story starting today and running through next week’s Republican National Convention. Here’s what we’ve got on tap:

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August 29, 2008 - 3:19 pm