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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 30, 2015

Fed Judge Slaps Greenpeace Protesters With $2,500/Hr. Fine; ‘Shell No’ Protesters Turn Back the Fennica; A Tale of 2 Murkowski Bills – One Partisan, One Not; Instrument Data ‘Another Piece of the Puzzle’ in Fatal Plane Crash; Under Alaska Management, the Mosquito River is Open for Business; Bethel Advances The Possibility of A City-Run Liquor Store; Ketchikan Borough To Vote on Tobacco Tax; BC tribal protest stops mine exploration, for now; Wrangell Opens A New Cultural Center, Carving Shed

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July 30, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Alaska Senators No Fans of Iran Deal; Psychiatric Facility For Vets Opens In Anchorage; In Blow To the State, Court Strikes Down Roadless Rule Exemption in the Tongass; Jim Johnsen Named New University of Alaska President; Wrangell Doc Found Guilty of Sharing Child Porn; Saxman Regains Rural Status; Dalton Highway Gets A Post-Flood Facelift; Report: Alaska Falls Short on Curbing LBGT Discrimination In The Workplace; On Love, Adoption and Raising 3 Kids With FASD

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July 29, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Sockeye Fire Defendants Plead Not Guilty; Matanuska River Erosion Continues to Threaten Homes; Without Troopers, Girdwood Looks For New Law Enforcement; Anchorage’s Homeless Community Endures 6th Death in 2 Weeks; Murkowski Fends Off Thorny Add-Ons To Energy Bill; Wet Weather Gives Firefighters The Edge; As Subsistence Foods Become More Scarce, Kivalina Welcomes A New Store; Teachers’ Field Trip: Lessons from the Mendenhall Glacier; Watzituya: Naknek’s One-Stop Shop for Nets, Coffee, Counseling

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July 28, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 27, 2015

Elections Director Resigns Abruptly at Lt. Gov’s Request; Berkowitz Transition Report Draws on Community, Corporate Solutions Alike; Erosion Along the Matanuska Continues to Imperil Homes; Dead Fish, Wildlife In Aleutians May Be Victims Of Toxic Algae Outbreak; Forgiving Without Forgetting: A Tlingit Village Up in Smoke; Denali Wolf Hunt Nears Opening, Despite Low Population Numbers; Groups Seek Halt to POW Wolf Hunting, Logging

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July 27, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 24, 2015

Matanuska River Claims A Home Plus 3 Other Structures; Mallott: US-Canada Commission Won’t Take Up BC Mines; Despite Stiff Competition, Alaska Airlines Logs Record Profits; Fairbanks Voters To Decide on 5% Pot Tax; Bethel Appeals ABC Rejection of Liquor License Protest, Could Bring Decision To A Vote; In Remote Alaska, High-Speed Internet Comes By Land – Not Satellite; Village of Wales Starts Polar Bear Patrol to Protect Community; 49 Voices: Verna Haynes of Anchorage; AK: An 80-Year Love Affair With Flowers Still Blossoms

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July 24, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 23, 2015

Young Votes Yes, Meant No, On Bill Gutting GMO Labeling Laws; 2nd Murkowski Energy Bill Has Controversies Lacking in 1st; Gov. Walker Travels to Pentagon to Make Case for Alaska Troops; 5 Fires Threaten Tanana On the Yukon; Anchorage To ‘Revisit’ Knik Arm Bridge; Suspect Arrested for Threatening Calls To Arizona Schools, Which Were Similar to Alaska’s; 4 Charged with Theft of Oysters from Kachemak Bay Farm; With Ever-Changing Restrictions, 2015 Marks a Summer of Flexibility on the Kuskokwim; Pains of Trooper Cuts Felt At Small Community Jails; Haines Climbers Likely First Women to Summit Cathedral Peaks

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July 23, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Interior Dept. OKs Arctic Drilling—With Limits; Murkowski Unveils Her National Energy Policy Bill; Southeast Village Brings Its Subsistence Designation Battle To Capitol Hill; Murkowski Balks At Proposed Funding Source for Highway Plan; Dozens Testify Against Megaprojects In Anchorage; AMHS Looks To Dwindling Coffers As Southeast Leaders Plea for Restored Ferry Service; Chum Salmon Flood Western Alaska Waters As Buyers Struggle to Keep Up; As Chinook Cross Into Canada, Fall Chum Begin Running on the Yukon; BC Withholds Key Permit from Transboundary Mine

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July 22, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 21, 2015

General Says Decision on JBER Cuts Not Final Without An Arctic Plan; Government Attorneys Seek Dismissal In Guards Records Case; Bush Carriers Keep A Close Eye on Aviation Safety; City Puts Its Chips On Providing Housing For Those Most In Need; Explosion Shakes Aleutians’ Cleveland Volcano; Fairbanks Police Launch Website to Crowdsource Tips On Cold Cases; UAF Removes Mississippi Flag; State Funding Advances St. Mary’s Wind Farm Plan; Marine Debris Barge to Skip Southeast; No Second King Opening for Southeast Trollers; King Salmon Sees a Unique, And Invasive, Visitor From Afar

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July 21, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 20, 2015

NTSB Investigates ‘Man, Machine, Environment’ in Friday’s Plane Crash Near Juneau; Trapper Creek Man Dies When Plane Strikes Tree; Shell Ship ‘Fennica’ Heads to Oregon for Repairs; Rain Helps Slow A Vigorous Fire Season In the Interior; Legislative Committee Won’t Take Up Medicaid Expansion Wednesday; Fire Destroys Oyster Company Boat, Dock, Equipment in Little Jakolof Bay; Alaska Supreme Court Upholds Ruling Against ‘Save Our Salmon’ Initiative; Senate Ed Bill Bolsters the Role of Alaska Tribes; State Lifts Spending Freeze on Susitna-Watana Hydro Project; Need for Food Assistance Rises as Alaskans Struggle To Make Ends Meet; Ketchikan Pastor Goes Barefoot to Raise Money For Those Who Need Shoes

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July 20, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 17, 2015

Wings of Alaska Flight From Juneau to Hoonah Goes Down, Survivors Confirmed; President Obama Will Attend Glacier Conference In Anchorage in August; Shell Rigs Leave Dutch Harbor For Chukchi, To Wait; Former Permanent Fund CEO Dies; Mississippi Flag To Be Removed From Downtown Juneau; Aniak Fire Base Battles Stubborn Fires: Fatal Plane Crash Wreckage Awaits Removal; AK: Nimbus Sculpture and 49 voices visits Chuck Sassara

July 17, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 16, 2015

Walker Announces Plan to Expand Medicaid Unilaterally; North Slope Mayor Under Investigation for Corruption; Dirt Bike Dermatoloy: For Army Medic, Specialty is Adaptability; Accidental Overdose Suspected In Wainwright Soldier’s Death; Anchorage Sees Three Indigent Deaths Overnight; Canned Salmon: A New Face on an Old Product; Alaska Shoppers Greet H&M With Gusto; Bethel Democrat to Lead PNWER Arctic Caucus; K-9 in Training to Combat Juneau’s Heroin Problem

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July 16, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Short $1B, Icebreaker Advocates Consider Leasing, Sharing; State Raises Concerns Over Costs As Anchorage Hospitals Vie For More ER Beds; Barge Arrives To Courier Alaska’s Marine Debris To the Lower 48; Ocean Acidification: A Grim Reaper For Wild Shellfish Stocks?; Walker OKs Further Work On The Juneau Access Project; UAF To Acquire HAARP Science Program

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July 15, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Coast Guard Gears Up For Shell’s Chukchi Season; Shellfish Genetics Could Be The Key to Climate Change Adaptation; Report: Heroin Use is Skyrocketing in Alaska; Education Lawsuit Heads Through Appeals Process; Knik Arm Project Gets A Tentative Green Light from Administration; Falling Debris From Decrepit Apartments Closes Juneau Park; City Considers Amending Land Use Code to Address Child Care Shortage; Nome Reindeer Ranch Cultivates A New Generation of Herders

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July 14, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 13, 2015

State Says Sockeye Fire Sprung From A Burn Pile, 2 Face Charges; Marriage Ruling Doesn’t Protect LBGT Alaskans Against Workplace Discrimination; Calista Shareholders Vote to Enroll ‘Afterborns’; Lessons for Alaska: Oregon Shellfish Hatchery Tackles Ocean Acidification; On the Nushagak, Sportfishers Struggle to Reel In the Kings; New RX Drug Drop Gives Community a Chance to Safely Purge Meds; Haines Sees A Spike in Avian Rescues

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July 13, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 10, 2015

A $23M Military Exercise: A Last Hurrah for JBER’s 4-25th?; BC Mount Polley Mine To Re-Open After 2014 Dam Breach; Metlakatla’s Tourism Industry Blossoms; Hoonah Vets Recount Vietnam War in New Documentary; AK: Adventure-Bound Couple Moves Into $8,600 House on Wheels; 49 Voices: Michelle Spark of Princeton, New Jersey

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July 10, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, July 9, 2015

Dept. of Revenue Report: Oil Tax Credits Are A Poor Investment; On A Mission in Australia, News Of Army Cuts Trickles In Via Family, Social Media; Bristol Bay Run Nears 20 Million Sockeye; UA System Presidential Candidate Promises to Listen and Share; Inside A Juneau Prison’s Sex Offender Treatment Program; FLOTUS Wows Crowd at Native Youth Confab; Cleaning Alaska’s Remote Beaches, One Piece of Debris at a Time

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July 9, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Army to Cut 2,600 Soldiers from JBER; Ocean Acidification Threatens Shellfish Hatcheries; Fire Crews Scramble to Protect A Village on the Koyukuk; Nakeen Homepack: Processing Salmon With A Little TLC; POW Ferry Service Suspended; Brother Francis Shelter Fields Complaints About Bullying; A Pilgrimage To Minidoka: ‘We Can See The Memories Slipping Away’

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July 8, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Shell Finds Fracture in Icebreaker Hull; Rep. Young Files an Amendment To Block ANWR Wilderness Plan; Alaska Ablaze: Fires Activity Puts State On Track For A Record-Setting Year; Report: Ketchikan Flightseeing Plane Was Equipped with Adequate GPS Tech; Berkowitz Hopes to Swing Knik Arm Funding Over to the Port of Anchorage; Homer Feels the Squeeze of State Budget Cuts; Some Juneau Whale-Watching Companies Commit To A Higher Standard; Historic WWII Bomber, Recovered in Nome, Offers Russian Twist to Iconic American Plane

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July 7, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 6, 2015

Analysis of National Guard Records Released Under Walker Yields Few Significant Findings; From Alaska to Australia: A $23M Military Exercise Takes Flight; Missing Hiker Found Dead Near Juneau; Troopers Detain Man After Standoff in Selawik; Couple Missing from Denali Highway Found Dead; Juneau’s state flags display receives attention as nation debates Confederate flag; East Coast Theology School Selling Off Alaska Native Art, Feds to Investigate; Caribou Emigrate From Adak, Feds Struggle to Stop the Spread; Mt. Marathon Attracts A Deep Field of Competitors This Year

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July 6, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, July 3, 2015

Wade Hampton Census Area Gets A New Name; Coast Guard Cutter Sherman Returns To Port To Address Engine Trouble; Computers Aid Firefighting Efforts; State Fish And Game Officials Warn Of ‘Rabbit Fever’ Outbreak; Haines Assembly Approves Lower Cruise Ship Moorage Fees; UAF Addresses Water Quality Concerns; AK: Seward’s Mount Marathon Race Hits The Century Mark

July 3, 2015