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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 1, 2015

Walker Hires Mediator to Help Lawmakers Pass A Budget; Permanent Fund CEO Abruptly Retires; Premera Alaska Files For Another Large Rate Increase; Rep. Young’s Fisheries Bill Passes the House; North Pacific Council to Vote on Halibut Bycatch Limits; U.S. House Votes to Sell Midtown Lot to Muni; City Holds Job Fair for Marijuana Industry; Medicaid Denials May Boot Some Seniors From Assisted Living

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June 1, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 29, 2015

As Marijuana Rules Take Shape, Focus is On Control; Supreme Court: DNR Wrongfully Issued Pebble Permits; AIDEA Holds Off On F.N.G. Decision; Earthquake Rattles Southwest Alaska; State Reacts To Study Linking Childhood Obesity to Domestic Violence; UAS Chancellor John Pugh Leaves Behind a Legacy of Caring for Students; AK: A Teenager And His Past; 49 Voices: Amanda Cash and ‘The Magpie’

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June 1, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 28, 2015

Fed. Jugde Hears Oral Arguments from EPA, Pebble Over Alleged FACA Violations; Coast Guard Adds Response Vessels in Anticipation of Shell’s Arrival; Nome Judge Accused of Misconduct; Alaska LNG Wins Conditional Export Approval; Federal Officials to Meet With Forty-Mile Gold Miners; Heroin Hits Home: Small Airlines Are A Major Inroad; #StickFigureAK Uses Art To Spark Community; Salmon Skin Wallets and Crab Shell Shirts for the Masses; Need to Get Away? Why Not Build An Airplane

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May 28, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 27, 2015

House Republicans: Take It Or Leave It; Protests Continue Over Education Funding, Medicaid Expansion; Heroin Hits Home: City of Bethel Forms Heroin Task Force; Fairbanks Navigates Pot Legalization; Going Undercover With APD Vice’s Kathy Lacey; Norwegian Monarch Visits Alaska, Urges Action on Climate Change; Yup’ik Singer, Drummer Performs in WDC; Chemical Tags in Ear Bones Reveal Chinooks’ Life Histories

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May 27, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Heroin Hits Home: A Bethel Woman’s Struggle to Get Clean; With Legislature At An Impasse, One Alaskan Suggests A Kickstart; Nome Neighbors’ Lawsuit on Sled Dog Noise, Smell Dismissed; Smokejumpers Race to Divert Seventy Mile Fire From Community of Eagle; Alaska Muskrat Populations Are Rebounding; ‘Summer of Blubber’ Broadcasting Live From Round Island; Houston: Ready To Turn Out the Lights; Building a Community, One Hip Hop Move At A Time

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May 26, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 25, 2015

As Negotiations Continue, Little Public Action From Legislature; Repair Work To Begin On Dalton Highway; Body Found in Bethel Park Identified; Alaska Native Medical Center Starts Construction Of Patient Housing; Tyonek Tribe Grateful For Land Donation; Eielson Air Force Base Investigates Ground Water Contamination; Scientist Maps Spill Potential For Seabirds; Klukwan Seniors Graduate In Class Of Two.

May 25, 2015

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

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

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

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

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