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Alaska News Nightly: December 17, 2014

What’s on Gov. Walker’s Federal Wish-List?; Federal Spending Bill Appropriates $100 Million for Missile Defense in Alaska; Governor Cuts Funding for Mining Road Project That is Subject of 2-Day Meeting in Fairbanks; Togiak Clinic Remains Closed After Monday Night Burglary; Broker Enrolls About 1K Alaskans In Latest Signup; Proposed Anchorage Ban on Commercial Pot Fails in Assembly; Meeting Teaches Immigrants How Proposed Reforms Affect The Immigration Process; Melting Permafrost Threatens Infrastructure, Homes; Sitka Sound Slayers: A Women’s Movement on Wheels

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December 17, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: December 16, 2014

President Obama Makes Bristol Bay Off-Limits For Oil, Gas Development; State Hires Project Lead for Medicaid Expansion; North Slope-Bound Tanker Wrecks, Spills 1,200 Gallons of Diesel, Catches Fire; Anchorage School Board Puts Money into Savings, Rilke Schule Facility; Juneau School Board to Decide if Montessori Borealis Should be its Own School; Troopers Release Names of Missing Kuskokwim Travelers; Alaska Power Company Customers Will See 11 Percent Rate Hike; Are Agencies Prepared for Effects of Climate Change?

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December 16, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: December 15, 2014

Gov. Walker Submits Capital Budget; Sullivan Delighted with U.S. Senate Committee Assignments; Ballot Measure to Combat Corruption Has A Year To Gather 30,000 Signatures; UA President Announces Retirement Date; EPA To Use North Pole Air Data; Bethel Winter House Reopens with New Rules; Akeela House Celebrates 40 Years of Successful Sobriety Treatments; Friends, Family Mourn Avalanche Victim; Expert Advises Recovery Operation Delay; Climate Change And Alaska Natives: Health

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December 15, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: December 12, 2014

U.S. Senate Considers $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill; Sealaska Lands Bill Passes Congress; SAGA to Cease AmeriCorps Program, Hopes Another Org Will Save It; University of Alaska Regents Approve Tobacco Ban; Butler to Return as Alaska’s Top Doctor; Study: Climate Change Hurting Salmon Habitat; 10 Years On, Selendang Ayu Spill’s Legacy Still Evolving; AK: Maps; 300 Villages: Kluti Kaah

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December 12, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: December 11, 2014

With Lower Oil Prices, State Expecting Major Deficits; Port Funding Tops Anchorage Mayor’s Budget Wish List; Outgoing Senator Mark Begich Bids Farewell On Senate Floor; Anchorage School Board Discusses Charter Schools’ Facility Issues; Senior Care Center Key to Development Plan; Arctic Expedition Uncovers Previously Undiscovered, Ancient Mollusk Specimens; Former NBA Coach Leads Haines Girls’ Basketball

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December 11, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: December 10, 2014

Police: Felon Killed Prosecutor in Jealous Rage; Senate Gives Fishermen 3-Year Reprieve from EPA Regs; New Report Questions Susitna-Watana Economics; AEA Responds; Walker To Begin Reviewing Candidates For National Guard Post; Medicaid Expansion, Child Welfare Top Priorities For New DHSS Commissioner; Avalanche Survivor Says He’s Shaken, Humbled After Ordeal Near Rainbow Ridge; Eek Fisherman Catches Silver Salmon in December; After Lobbying Effort, Haines Distillery Opens Newly Legal Tasting Room

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December 10, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: December 9, 2014

Assistant District Attorney Killed In Barrow; How Murkowski Played Dealmaker to Get Controversial Lands Package; Bill to Remove Alaska Exception to VAWA Passes in U.S. Senate; Sullivan Announces New Hires for DC Office; St. Vincent de Paul to Build 41 Affordable Housing Units for Seniors; New Hoonah Dock Could Boost Tourism Numbers; Climate Change and Alaska Natives: Food; ‘Sandbar Mitchell’ Restoration Takes New Approach

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December 9, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: December 8, 2014

Noble Drilling Fined $12.2 Million For 2012 Incidents; Review Focuses On Socioeconomic Aspects Of Proposed Knik Arm Crossing; Alaskans March In Anchorage To Support Justice For All; Skier Dies In Alaska Range Avalanche; Fishermen Debate Merits of Possible Southeast Mine; Nine Months In, Orthodox Bishop Takes Stock; Operation Santa Claus Draws Attention To Rural Alaska’s Environmental Challenges

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December 8, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: December 5, 2014

Gov to Release Parnell Budget Without Endorsements; Walker Administration Preparing Energy Disaster Declaration; Anchorage DJ Arraigned On Child Porn Charges; Fire Destroys Kivalina’s Only Store; Anchorage NAACP Hosting Peaceful Rally; Juneau Schools To Replace Controversial Texts With Local History; Land Conservation Project Preserves Over 1,000 Acres Of Eklutna Land; Santa Steers Blackhawk Sleigh to Newtok; AK: Drumline; 300 Villages: Noorvik

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December 5, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: December 4, 2014

Alaska Communications Sells Wireless Customer Base To GCI; Community Showing Support For Vandalized Anchorage Church; DEC Gets Feedback on Fairbanks Air Quality Plan; UAF Student Found Dead; State’s New Attorney General To Review Gay Marriage Case, Guard Issues; Alaska’s Top Military Commander Checks In After A Year On The Job; Hoonah Sound’s Herring Spawn-on-Kelp Fishery Will Remain Closed in 2015; Alexandria House Project Hits Permitting Snags; Bryan Bearss Named as Substitute for Injured Musher Karin Hendrickson

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December 4, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: December 3, 2014

Sealaska Selections in Tongass Added to Defense Bill; Lawmakers Prepare To Address Marijuana Issues; Fairbanks Municipal Leaders Hold Joint Meeting to Consider Pot-Legalization Law; Anti-Corruption Measure Cleared For Signatures; Search Goes On for Missing Crew of Sunk Pollock Boat; University of Alaska Delays Survey on Sexual Assault on Campus; Southeast Divers Finish Up Sea Cucumber Season; Juneau Homeless Shelter To Be Closed At Least A Month; Traditional gut sewing at the Anchorage Museum; Toksook Bay Teen’s Yup’ik Music Videos Gain Popularity

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December 3, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: December 2, 2014

NOAA Proposes Critical Habitat For Ringed Seals; BOEM Report Says Chukchi Sea Drilling Runs Heightened Risk Of Large Spill; ASD Seeking Solutions To Staff Morale, Hiring And Retention Problems; Iditarod Boosts Payout to $70k for 2015 Winner; Caribou, Reindeer Compete For Space On The Seward Peninsula; State Releases Design Study For Tustumena Ferry Replacement; Burst Water Pipe, Flood Temporarily Shut Down Juneau Homeless Shelter; Compliance Ordered for Ketchikan Water Supply; Artists Flock To Juneau’s Public Market

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December 2, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: December 1, 2014

Walker, Mallott Sworn Into Office; Anchorage Assembly Member Pushes For Pot Ban In Municipality; Native Municipal Leaders: Pot-Legalization Law Could Harm Youths, Communities; Experimental Pollock Seine Fishery Opens in Cook Inlet; Wrangell Hospital Project Closes Contracts, Starts Fresh; New Palmer Landfill Proposal Up For Public Comment; Researchers Say Dementia Risk Increases With Age; Buying A Landmark

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December 1, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: November 28, 2014

EPA Regs Hit Fishing Industry; Parnell Interview; Walker to Be Sworn In Monday; Juneau Housing for Homeless; North Pole Looks at Increasing Sales Tax; Warm Temps Mean More Salt for Roads; Alaskan Writers Project; AK: eCommerce in the Bush; 300 Villages

November 28, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: November 26, 2014

Alaska Gov.-elect Walker names 4 to positions; Industry Blames Pirate Fishing as Red King Prices Drop; Iditarod Musher Hospitalized After Vehicle Strikes Dog Team; Palmer Man Sentenced To 50 Years On Child Sexual Exploitation Charges; Regional Committee Votes to Hold Governance Convention; Decision Due Soon on ‘Distorted’ School Texts Depicting Native Tragedies; APU Nordic Skier To Compete In World Cup; Design Challenge Encourages Innovative Solutions For Cabin Fever; Finding the Perfect Thanksgiving Wine

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November 26, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: November 25, 2014

Anti-Begich Ad in Voter Guide Prompts Bill to Ban Parties From Booklet; Lobbyist: State budget shortfall will affect Juneau; Ketchikan Assembly Responds to Education Lawsuit Ruling; NMFS Expands Fishing Near Steller Sea Lion Habitat; Sitka herring forecast lowest in a decade; Calista Shareholders Reconsider Enrolling Descendants; ANSEP tripling enrollment in middle school program; Nome Churches, Nonprofits Keep Sales Tax Exemption; Orphaned Bear Cub Finds Temporary Home At Alaska Zoo; When missing person isn’t found, Juneau SEADOGS search for happy ending

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November 25, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: November 24, 2014

Judge Temporarily Halts EPA’s 404(c) Process on Pebble Mine; Walker Transition Team Brings 250 Delegates to Shape Policy; Details Sketchy on Expanded Deferred Action for Illegal Immigrants; New Activity Seen At Mount Shishaldin; BBAHC Testing All Expectant Mothers For Opioid Use; For Better Storm Warnings, NWS Goes Local; Interior’s Dry Weather To Continue; Report: Subsidized logging costs feds millions; “Frost” Brings Art Seekers into Anchorage Parks

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November 24, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: November 21, 2014

LNG Project Gets Export Approval; Regional Tribal Government Considered by Calista Regional Committee; Kennels Protected Under New Mat-Su Ordinance; Another Orphaned Alaska Bear Cub Needs A Home; NOAA Designates Kachemak Bay a Habitat Focus Area; Federal Court Rejects Alaska’s Appeal; Listen: What Marriage Means For One Alaska Same-Sex Couple; AK: Eagles Up Close; 300 Villages: South Naknek

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November 21, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: November 20, 2014

Begich Bill Would Shush Political Calls; Hoffman, Halford Prepare for Walker Transition Weekend; Gov.-Elect Walker Wants To Expand Medicaid. Can It Happen?; Anchorage School District Could Have Up To $22 Million Surplus Next Summer; Report: ‘Rural Governance Remains Unfinished in Alaska’; North Pole City Council Considering Sales Tax Hike; Community gives input on Anchorage plan to end homelessness; President Obama Highlights Sitka Schools on Technology

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November 20, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: November 19, 2014

Senate Committee Holds Hearing On High Violence Levels In American Indian, Alaska Native Communities; Platinum Creek Mine Operator Indicted For Alleged Illegal Mine Waste Water Discharges; Charlo Greene Facing Subpoena Over Campaign Finance Questions; What’s Next For Sen. Mark Begich?; Japan Eyes Port MacKenzie LNG Facility; Tongass Advisory Committee meets in Sitka; Weatherization Program Brings Energy Savings and Safety; Alaska Ocean Observing System Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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November 19, 2014