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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Obama proposes new oil tax; Medicaid decision hangs on a word; Hanley steps down; Hanley's departure comes at critical time for Edgecumbe; Wal-Mart sticking with policy; Kenai wants new school; Smithsonian to explore crashes. Download Audio
February 4, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Permanent Fund earnings targeted; AK House passes military code reforms; Court to hear Medication expansion; ANSP has ideas for Mt. Edgecumbe; Zika low risk in Alaska; First Alaskans Institute hosts equity summit; Anchorage paramedic travels to Greece to help with rescues
February 3, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

New earthquake warning system unveiled; pot laws missing key language; BP announces layoffs; deadline hits for LIO building; insurer proposes fix for health market; Walker makes fish board appointments; Wasilla shooting deaths investigated; Fairbanks endures dry conditions; Yukon Quest gets underway Saturday
February 2, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

State agency rakes in dough from gun sales; retired workers file dental suit; court rules for munis in pipeline case; House bill would restrict AG; Congress OKs land transfer; BlueCrest updates drilling plans; Reports differ on Donlin's effects; 3 Togiak men die in boating accident; how deer can cause a plane crash.
February 1, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

LNG project faces economic headwinds; lawmakers consider easing use of anti-opioid drug; state reassures Moda members; fish and game commission flush with funds; APD identifies victims; filing for Anchorage Assembly starts; beloved writer to be honored in Homer; AK Juneau artist; 49 Voices, Altharia Fields-Roberts.
January 29, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

Moda exits Alaska's individual health insurance market; Railbelt communities consider a business model overhaul; Scientists say murre die-off comparable to Exxon Valdez spill; APD investigates 2 unusual deaths at Point Woronzof; Corrections nominee pledges to stop incarcerating the intoxicated; Police, public health officials unite to combat Spice; Homeless count sheds new light on Alaska needs; Special election announced to recall North Slope mayor; Cyrano's theater honored with Governor's award; Middle Way restauranteur branches into pizza Download Audio
January 28, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

Education commissioner tosses controversial AMP test; New Medicaid reform committee strives for savings; Report: Alaska prisons, justice system need efficacy overhaul; On Kenai, cracked K-Beach Road re-opens to traffic; Spice conference convenes as overdoses in Anchorage persist; UA looks to consolidate programs at major campuses; New arrivals in Kotzebue Sound preying on belugas; American Polar Society honors UAF professor; Yukon Quest racers drop off food, gear for checkpoints; Mongolia looks to Alaska for help handling domestic violence Download Audio
January 27, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Alaska's Future campaign urges lawmakers to tap Permanent Fund; Alaska job forecast holds steady despite plunging oil prices; Proposal to boost min. enrollment makes little headway; Rash of car thefts unnerves Anchorage; Juneau weaver adds to family legacy of Chilkat robes; Bronze artist Pat Garley received Governor's Award Download Audio
January 26, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Richter scale a poor measure of localized shaking; 4 homes lost to gas fire after Cook Inlet earthquake; Senate to take up energy modernization bill; Sullivan moves to halt proposed ban on predator control in Alaska refuges; Denali Park proposes to better protect wolves; Plans announced for new state Public Integrity Unit; Redington first in Northern Lights 300, despite quake; Inupiaq tattoos to make big screen at Sundance Download Audio
January 25, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

Sen. Gardner: Lawmakers need committee to vet budget bills; Gov. Walker on budget: 'It's time to fix the hole in the boat'; Mass seabird deaths prompt federal attention; On methane emissions, Alaska tells feds 'clean up your own act first'; Alaska soldiers weigh in on Bergdahl's desertion, radio fame; Buser dropped to last, dinged with 2 penalties; AK: Among wolverines, lynx and fox, a man finds his pack; 49 Voices: Davante Owens of Anchorage Download Audio
January 22, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Meyer: Savings can mitigate budget overhaul impacts; State of the State: What do Alaskans want to hear?; Name is 'Pollock' -- just 'Pollock'; Top Army nominee says he's not keen to cut Alaska troops; Mat-Su mayor wants share scheme for future gas line; Board: Aye to Yukon pinks fishery; First Alaskans to host public forum on racial equity; ‘Our Voices Will Be Heard’ brings child sexual abuse saga to stage; Sitka raptor center bids farewell to iconic eagle HALi Download Audio
January 21, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Supreme Court hears hovercraft case; Poll: Most Alaskans support statewide sales tax; Rep. Tuck: Budget burden shouldn't fall on middle class; Fairbanks conditions also lacking for Iditarod restart; Weather, land rule cancel Tustumena 200 race; BIA settlement closes, Alaska tribal groups net $100M; Fairbanks paper adds new publisher after sale; Scientists get 'Blobby' with it in Seattle; UAF anticipates new chancellor hire by spring; Story correction uncovers a Soldier's Medal story from '95 Download Audio
January 20, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Tues., Jan. 19, 2016

Chenault: Balance budget with mix of cuts, revenue; Alaska, Inc: The roots of the Permanent Fund dividend; Market experts: Oil could go lower but prices will rebound; NANA intervenes on behalf of Red Dog in tax dispute; NPS eyes reg changes for subsistence use of animal parts for the arts; Vets concerned about Wasilla monument; Federal Subsistence Board votes to mend Alaska relations Download Audio
January 19, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Jan. 18, 2016

Gov's budget plan aims to reshape relationship with oil; Gov hopes nonpartisan politics will help cross party lines; Kaiser wins 2nd K300, Bethel crowns hometown champ again; Moose hunter's land jurisdiction lawsuit goes to Supreme Court; State, Native interests also ride on hovercraft case in Supreme Court; Pivotal Alaskan economist Arlon Tussing dies at 82; After corruption allegations, tribes call on AVCP to meet Download Audio
January 18, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Red Dog Mine owners sue borough over severance tax; An obscure rule may be contributing to Alaska's rising health care costs; Federal Subsistence Board votes to improve Alaska relations; Wal-Mart to shutter Juneau store; Homer authorities give Spit campers the boot; Amid icy trail conditions, mushers ready for K300; Musher Brent Sass' lead dog dies days before K300; AK: David Bowie's Alaskan name-twin adopts rocker's rebel streak; 49 Voices: Roger Sparks of Eagle River Download Audio
January 15, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Slaughterhouse shutdown prompts ag community to mobilize; City starts war on homelessness by sizing up the problem; PFD voter initiative nets needed signatures for ballot; Environmentalists say Tongass plan doesn't act fast enough; Marine Highway releases trimmed down summer schedule; Sitka to challenge state's setback for pot businesses; Board of Fish considers commercial Yukon pink salmon fishery Download Audio
January 14, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Report: EPA acted 'without bias or predetermination' in Bristol Bay; Obama's energy remark baffles Alaska senators; NTSB releases preliminary report in downtown crash; UA president paints bleak fiscal picture; Exxon Valdez litigation ends, but spill's legacy may be indefinite; On marijuana clubs, Fairbanks defers to lawmakers; Marijuana tax to go before Anchorage voters; Ninilchik: Future hub of Kenai public transit? Download Audio
January 13, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

VA contractor adds staff to better handle appointment scheduling; BP announces lay-offs in wake of low oil prices; Pre-filed bill aims to nix controversial school AMP test; Auditors review state Dept. of Ed policies; For 2nd consecutive year, Iditarod eyes Fairbanks start; Mat-Su grant targets parents in bolstering family well-being; Sitka Library settles in at new digs; Pre-filed bill would allow discrimination in performing marriage; Alaska Native Medical Center to host state's first Ronald McDonald House; A century of bird data informs modern surveying on Kenai Download Audio
January 12, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Jan. 11, 2015

Rep. Kito prefiles bill to revert to 120-day legislative session; White House invites Alaskan to State of Union; 'The Blob'... on vacation or gone for good?; Councilman calls on Fairbanks marijuana clubs to get retail licenses; Anchorage Assembly to vet commercial cannabis measures; Dillingham drug bust nets $19K cash, 12.5g heroin; Rasmuson Foundation, family gift $24M to Anchorage Museum; Matt Hall wins Copper Basin 300, Aliy Zirkle takes 4th; Former Anchorage Archbishop Francis Hurley dies at 88 Download Audio
January 11, 2016

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, January 8, 2016

Leaked documents point to misallocation of federal funds at tribal group; Supreme Court overturns education lawsuit ruling; FWS proposes tighter rules on predator hunting in refuges; Ahead of session, legislative bills trickle in; Judge sends LIO case to trial; UAF engineering chases sparse funding, looks to private sector; Facebook says Ketchikan is indeed in Alaska; AK: For Tlingit engineer, Juneau bridge connects Alaskans; 49 Voices: Ron Levy of Soldotna Download Audio
January 8, 2016