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Alaska News Nightly

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, August 8, 2014

Project Chariot – A Nuclear Legacy in Point Hope; With Capitol Renovations on Schedule, Contractors Get More Work; Early Tests Show B.C. Tailings Spillwater Is ‘Safe’; Westward Plant Workers Face Air Pollution Charges; New Geotags May Shed Light on Auklet Migrations; Fairbanks Fimmaker Rolls Out Plans For Yup’ik Themed Movie; AK: Farming Off the Grid; 300 Villages: Port Lions

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August 8, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: August 7, 2014

Eielson A Frontrunner to House F-35 Fighter Jets; Mat-Su Asked to Return $12.3M in Federal Grants for Ferry Project; Mud-Slinging Ratchets Up In U.S. Senate Republican Primary; Murkowski Demands Begich Stop Using Her Image in Campaign Ads; Teen Who Allegedly Struck, Killed Anchorage Cyclist To Be Tried As An Adult; Anchorage Candidate Stares Down Residency Dispute; Alaska Entrepreneurs Host Pitch Slam Aboard A Moving Train; Juneau Whale Watching Captain Arrested for Allegedly Driving Boat Intoxicated.

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August 7, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: August 6, 2014

Litigation Blamed For Port MacKenzie Rail Spur Delays; Assembly Repeals AO-37, Adopts New Ordinance But Mayor Considers Veto; AFCA Responds to State’s Challenge of Setnet Ruling; Children’s Home Featured at Bethel Cultural Center; One Company Bids In Sealed Bid Lease Sale; RFP Released For Alaska Class Day Boat Construction; Four-Day Southeast Troll Closure Starts This Weekend; Crew OK After Seiner Capsizes In Prince William Sound; Seldovia Tribe Awarded $40,000 For Cultural Preservation; Autopsy Reveals No Answers In Sea Lion Death

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August 6, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: August 5, 2014

BC Mine’s Tailings-Dam Break Could Impact Southeast Salmon; Tanana River Bridge Eases Training Area Access For Military; APD Arrests Alleged Serial Rapist; Conservationists Line Up For Izembek Lawsuit; VA Stand Down Brings Benefits To Kuskokwim Veterans; Saxman Files Lawsuit Over Non-Rural Status; Linc Energy Pushes For Coal Exploration Near Tyonek; Fishermen Receive Fine, Probation For Fishing Violations; Begich Calls For Park Service To Honor Aleut Internment; Alaska Territorial Guard ‘Wall of Honor’ Dedicated in Bethel; Former Haines Exchange Student Now Living In War Zone

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August 5, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: August 4, 2014

Alaska Native Family Takes Part In Circumpolar North Gathering; Voting Season Begins For Alaska Primary Election; Republican Senate Candidates Debate Social Issues; Anti-Marijuana Group Asks Muni To Pull Pro-Initiative Advertising; Troopers Looking for Missing Missouri Man on Willow Creek; 21 Mushers Add Their Names To 2015 Yukon Quest Roster; New Boat Lift Expected To Boost Wrangell’s Growing Marine Industry; New Eagle and Raven Totem Poles to Rise This Month; Wounded Warriors Go Fishing With Bethel Guide Company

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August 4, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: August 1, 2014

Former Governor Sarah Palin Calls For Oil Tax Repeal; Dan Sullivan’s Mailers Target Opponent Mead Treadwell; Troopers Investigate Inmate Overdose at Juneau Prison; Former Creamery Executive Convicted in Fraud Case; Search Underway for Alaskan Missing in Costa Rica; Human Remains Found Believed to be Missing Man; Pollock Fleet Sees Spike in Squid Bycatch; Homer Chef to Represent Alaska at Alaska at National Seafood Cook-Off; AK: Moving On; 300 Villages: Cantwell

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August 1, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 31, 2014

ASRC Gets Option To Buy Into Offshore Chukchi Drilling Operations; Gold Miners Push Back Against Nome Over ‘Negative Social Impacts’; NOAA Investigating Ferry, Humpback Collision; Higher Wildfire Potential Could Impact Northeastern Alaska Caribou Herds; GCI Completes Purchase of 3 Southeast TV Stations; No Plans Yet For Commercial Kuskokwim Opening; Aniak Youths Rescue Bald Eagle; Eight-Year-Old Busks For A Cause

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July 31, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 30, 2014

KSM Mine Wins Environmental Approval From British Columbia Government; SEARHC to Receive $53 Million Settlement from Federal Government; Food Bank Seeks Donations After Spike in Users; In Tok, Some Grumbling Over Electricity Rate Hikes vs. Energy Sustainability; 2015 Yukon Quest Purse Over $127,000; Meetings To Highlight Southeast Transportation Projects; As Budget Deficit Looms, Juneau Assembly Eyes Tax Breaks; Parnell Signs Bill Honoring Late Walter Soboleff; Juneau Turns Out For Downtown Cleanup; Why Does Southeast Alaska Have A Daycare Crisis?

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July 30, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 29, 2014

Southwest, Southeast Alaska Face Highest Risks From Ocean Acidification; Research Team Sets Out For Islands of Four Mountains; UA President Offered Bonus at Time of Budget Cuts; ConocoPhillips to Operate New Doyon Drill Rig; Questions Arise Over Profitability of Port MacKenzie; New UAF Vice Chancellor for Rural, Community & Native Ed; Why Juneau Should Be Next For Housing First; Peony Industry Blooming in Alaska

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July 29, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 28, 2014

YouGov Model Shows Treadwell Within Reach of Begich; Campaign Profile: For Joe Miller, 2010 Looms Large; Seismologists Uncertain if Southeast Quake Activity is Related; Coalition Forms to Address Downtown Juneau Problems; Fecal Bacteria Contaminates Many Anchorage Waterways; Clearwater Lodge Owners Opt to Rebuild After Devastating Fire; Inaugural Beringia Arctic Games Brings Indigenous People Together in Russia

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July 28, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 25, 2014

Earthquake Rattles Southeast Alaska, Likely Damaging Communications Network; State Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Partners Can Access Death Benefits; Complaint Filed Against Anti-Marijuana Campaign; Comments Sought on Possible Beaufort Lease Sale; Report Finds Beaufort Sea Oil Spill Response Inadequate; Officials Consider Proposed Federal Takeover of Kuskokwim Salmon Fishery; Usibelli Submits Coal Bed Methane Plan; AK: Welding; 300 Villages: Thorne Bay

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July 25, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 24, 2014

Oil Tax Heavyweights Spar At Packed Debate; Effort to Ban Commercial Set Netting Moves Forward; Investigation Continues Into Tourist Train Derailment; Tribal Leaders Discuss Ambler Road; Over 11,000 Alaskans Receiving Health Insurance Refunds; Business leaders and Politicians Meet in Whistler BC for Economic Summit; Commercial Chum Bustling, But Causing Anger on the Yukon; Japanese Fishermen Visit Alaska for Ideas on Sustainability

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July 24, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 23, 2014

Fishers in Tell State to Stop Commercial Openings; State Releases New Mercury Guidelines; Enstar Hearing Packed; Judge Rules in Set Netting Case; Canadian Environmental Officials Give OK to Mine Near Ketchikan; Arctic Birds Show More Signs of Mercury; Cup’ik Language Gets App; Daniels Leads Jazz Workshop

July 23, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 22, 2014

Former Foster Parent Sentenced; Fundraising Reports Released; Canadian Mining Projects Worry Critics; Friends Mourn Friend Killed in Biking Accident; Denali Climbing Season Ends; Dipnetters Converge on Kenai

July 22, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 21, 2014

Campaign Profile: Senate Candidate Dan Sullivan; Companies Seek LNG License; Scientists Looking for Dinosaur Remains; AK Bat Population Probed; Students Inspired by GeoForce, Oil Spill Drill Conducted; Services Held for Bethel Woman

July 21, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 18, 2014

EPA Rolls Out Proposed Restrictions on the Pebble Mine; Alaska Supreme Court Affirms Tribal Court Jurisdiction; State Confirms Rabies in Bat in Southeast Alaska; Diomede Helicopter Service Resumes; Governor Signs Bill in Bethel to Ease Autopsy Burden; Fort Yukon Plans New Landfill to Improve Safety, Facilitate More Recycling; AK: Weaving; 300 Villages: Dry Creek

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July 18, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 17, 2014

NASA Testing Arctic Sea Ice Monitoring Technology With High-Flying Ex-Spy Plane; Report Investigates Coal Dust Hazards In Seward; Musk Ox Killed After Attacking Sled Dog; In Transition: When a Family of Five Calls One Room Home; FERC Nominee Approved Despite Murkowski’s Objection; Earthquake Rattles Yakutat; Felt in Whitehorse; No Damage Reported; Skiing on Eagle Glacier Connects Alaska to the World; People Mover Teams Up With Google To Make Bus Route Planning Easier

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July 17, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 16, 2014

Tuck Fined $14,000 For Campaign Finance Violations; Kerry Names Ex-Coast Guard Boss Special Rep to Arctic; Murkowski Joins Democrats on Vote for Birth Control Coverage; Judge Blocks Law Limiting Medicaid Payments For Abortion; Authorities Investigate Explosion in Petersburg; Permitting Officials Explore Alternatives For Donlin Gold Mine; Alaska LNG Project Community Meeting Provides Questions and Hope; Fall Chum Season Opens on the Yukon; Arctic Climate Researchers Zoom in on Plankton; Scientists Find Climate Cooling Effect in Ancient Thermokarst Lakes

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July 16, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 15, 2014

Questions Remain About Alaska’s Prison Deaths; Protesters Speak Out On Demolition Of Two Government Hill Homes; House Considers Bill To Provide Advance Funding To IHS; Sullivan Reports Almost $1.2M In Donations In 2nd Quarter; World Eskimo Indian Olympics Start Wednesday; No Alcohol at Marijuana Initiative Fundraiser; Hazardous Material Containers Cleaned Up In Galena; Sunken Barge Irks Kuskokwim Residents; Healy Frees Sailboat Trapped in Arctic Ice; Commercial Fishing Season Ramping Up In Cook Inlet

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July 15, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 14, 2014

Satellites Tracking Polar Bears; Lt. Gov. Candidates Debate; Cleanup Starts in Juneau; Entrepreneurs Get Second Chance at Award; Calista Looking to Expand; Memorial to Internees Dedicated; Palmer Gets Link to Culinary Past

July 14, 2014