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Alaska News Nightly: June 10, 2014

Sullivan Calls On Begich To Sign Pledge Discouraging Outside Influence; Mallott, Walker Criticize Gov. Parnell For Skipping Debates; HAARP Demolition Reportedly ‘Put On Hold’; FAA Approves BP’s North Slope Drone Use; Land Trust For Alaska Tribes Is A Popular Concept; National Archives Departure Impacts Broad Community; AIDEA Briefs Federal Commission On Ambler Road; Utah Official Advocates For Land Transfer In Alaska; Wells Fargo Donates Land To Eklutna; Sitka Wood Carver Tommy Joseph Comes To The Anchorage Museum

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June 10, 2014 - 5:21 pm

Alaska News Nightly: June 9, 2014

State To Fight Challenge To Same-Sex Marriage Ban; As Festival Season Kicks Off, So Does Campaign Season; New Effort To Repeal SB21 Kicks Off Around State; Justice Department To Work With Tribes To Enhance Voting Access; State Challenged On Native Translations Of Election Materials; First Sport Fishing Restriction For Any Targeted King Salmon Fishing in The Kuskokwim; Graduation Marks 10th Anniversary Of Dental Health Aide Therapist Program; Anchorage Museum Becomes Smithsonian Affiliate

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June 9, 2014 - 5:32 pm

Alaska News Nightly: June 6, 2014

Federal Fisheries Money Heads to Senate; Kerttula Takes Ocean Policy Job In Obama Administration; AEA Holds Public Meetings In Upper Valley, Anchorage; Indignant JDHS Alum Rallies Stanford Campus Around Rape Case; Volunteers Still Searching For Missing Juneau Hiker; Chitina Dip Net Salmon Fishery Opens At Midnight; Video Collars Provide Polar Bears’ Point Of View; AK: Police Dogs; 300 Villages: Togiak

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June 6, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Alaska News Nightly: June 5, 2014

Court Says Alaska Must Translate Election Materials Into Alaska Native Languages; What Do The EPA’s New Carbon Rules Mean For Alaska?; Company Operating Red Dog Mine Opts For Fine Over Wastewater Pipeline; NPFMC Meets in Nome; Bering Sea Pollock Remains Flat, Chinook Bycatch Is Up; NPFMC Looking to Reduce Salmon Bycatch; Shipwrecks Take Long Path To Cleanup; Mat-Su School District Seeks Pre-K Funds; Remembering The Internment Of 83 Alaska Natives During WWII

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June 5, 2014 - 5:07 pm

Alaska News Nightly: June 4, 2014

King Cove Road Advocates Sue Federal Officials; Exxon Mobil Developing Point Thomson Into Natural Gas Field; Pavlof Eruption Grounds Some PenAir, Grant Flights; Earthquake Shakes Southeast Alaska; BLM Completes Land Transfer For Alaska Village; Bergdahl’s Hometown Unprepared For Public Backlash; Wolf Population Declining In Denali National Park; Over 4,250 Show For Anchorage’s Bike To Work Day; Anchorage Assembly Considers Labor Law Options; Canadian Man Embarks On 6,700 Mile Horseback Trip; Ketchikan Assembly Cuts Library Funding

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June 4, 2014 - 5:18 pm

Alaska News Nightly: June 3, 2014

Ketchikan Gateway Borough, State Argue Education Funding; Pavlof Volcano Eruption Sends Ash Toward Cold Bay; Unusual Seismic Activity Continues Near Noatak; Increased Mat-Su Property Crimes May Be Linked To Increased Drug Use; Kobuk Meeting on State-backed Ambler Mining Road Weighs Promise of Jobs against Local Concerns; Anchorage Ranks Among Nation’s Top Bike Commuting Cities; Shipyard Program Sets Students On Career Path

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June 3, 2014 - 5:01 pm

Alaska News Nightly: June 2, 2014

Bergdahl Release Ignites Political Controversy; New EPA Carbon-Pollution Rules Will Spark Rate Hikes In Fairbanks; Crews Discover Years-Old Human Remains On Kenai Peninsula; Prescribed Interior Fire Extends To Over 6,000 Acres; New Alaska Chief Medical Examiner Named; Katie John Honored In 375-Mile Walk For Subsistence Rights; 12-Year, Human-Powered Expedition Summits Denali; Layoffs Begin At Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation; Bethel Native Reimagines Qaspeq

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June 2, 2014 - 5:09 pm

Alaska News Nightly: May 30, 2014

Drug Stockpile Recovered From Unalaska Home; Amid Green Peace Protests, ExxonMobil Readies for Summer Project in Russian Chukchi; Alaska Journalist Bob Tkacz Found Dead; Bethel Test Fishery Starts Early; Rain Gives Crews Leg Up On Funny River Fire; AK: A Musical Celebration; 300 Villages: Rampart

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May 30, 2014 - 4:09 pm

Alaska News Nightly: May 29, 2014

Committee Moves Bill Updating Magnuson-Stevens Act; Kuskokwim Inter-Tribal Fish Commission Comes Together In Bethel; Begich Speaks On VA Care In Alaska; Rain Helping Firefighters Maintain Containment Lines; Funny River Residents Meet After Evacuation Order Lifted; Alaska Zoo Caring For Orphaned Wolf Pups; 2-Year State Predator Control Program Claims 153 Interior Bears; Secretary of Defense Visits JBER

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May 29, 2014 - 5:22 pm

Alaska News Nightly: May 28, 2014

Rains Helping on Kenai; Firefighters Shifted to Funny River; Parnell Signs Budgets; Sealaska Names New CEO; Ferry Workers OK Strike Authorization; Search Continues for Missing Hiker

May 28, 2014 - 4:53 pm

Alaska News Nightly: May 27, 2014

Rains Help Combat Kenai Fire; Evacuation Lifted; Begich, Admiral Visit Aleutian Islands; Acid Levels To Be Monitored; Utility Has Plans for Fairbanks Area; Golden Valley Loses Biggest Customer; Help Available to Alaska Farmers; Uncertainly Hangs Over Fishing Season

May 27, 2014 - 6:29 pm

Alaska News Nightly: May 26, 2014

Crews Battle Funny Fire, Anchorage Air Affected by Fires, Tyonek Fire Almost Contained, China Lifts Ban on AK Shellfish, Feds Updating Chukchi Scenarios; New Fisheries Possible for Unalaska, StoryCorps: Paratrooper

May 26, 2014 - 4:38 pm

Alaska News Nightly: May 23, 2014

Anchorage Police Arraign 2 In 2003 Sexual Assault Case; Funny River Fire Tops 67,000 Acres; Tyonek Fire Holds Steady At 1,800 Acres; Ousted GOP Leader Plans Run For Governor; Union Leader Files Complaint Against Anchorage Mayor Sullivan; Pebble Partnership Files Suit To Stop EPA’s Halt On Development; Discretionary Voting Before Sealaska Shareholders; Kito: Will There Be Enough Return On Juneau Access To Justify Investment?; AK: Scavenger Hunt; 300 Villages: Kobuk

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May 23, 2014 - 4:08 pm

Alaska News Nightly: May 22, 2014

Shifting Power In Alaska’s Legislature; Senate Panel Approves Labeling for GM Salmon; Funny River Fire Consumes Nearly 50k Acres; Tyonek Fire Grows To 1,800 Acres; Wildfire Smoke Cloaks Anchorage; Rep. Young Pushing Land Bill for Port Clarence Site; Congress Passes Water Bill with Alaska Amendments; Money, Drugs Missing From Barrow Police Station Evidence Locker; UAF Expecting Over $12 Million Budget Deficit; New President At Premera Alaska Will Be Based In Seattle; Bethel Elders Home Certified

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May 22, 2014 - 4:59 pm

Alaska News Nightly: May 21, 2014

Investigators Find No Cover-up at Alaska National Guard; Funny River Fire Takes 20,000 Acres, More Firefighters On The Way; Tyonek Fire Grows To 1,500 Acres; Anchorage Scientist Studies Ancient Cancer For Clues To Modern Disease; Kuskokwim Working Group Grapples With Fishwheels, Threatened Weirs, And Confusion; Cannabis Entrepreneurs Preparing For Potential Legalization; Assembly Passes Special Zoning For Eklutna Village; British Kayakers Take On Aleutian Chain

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May 21, 2014 - 5:20 pm

Alaska News Nightly: May 20, 2014

Wildfire Continues To Burn On Central Kenai Peninsula; Tyonek Fire Draws Response From State Firefighters; USFW Wants to Regulate Oil & Gas on Refuges; Young; Fired Oil Tax Assessor To Run For State House; Seismologist Delivers Cautionary Notes; Ammo Shortages Still Hampering Rural Subsistence Hunters; New Equipment Means New Opportunities For Polar Bear Treatment; Former Sitka Principal Found Not Guilty On All Counts; ASD Passes Amended Budget, Adds Back In Teacher Positions

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May 20, 2014 - 5:09 pm

Alaska News Nightly: May 19, 2014

Report Says U.S. Participation In Arctic Council Lacks Coordination, Follow-Through; Former Executive Editor Pat Dougherty Speaks On ADN Sale; Crews Work To Contain Wildfire Near Tyonek; Assemblywoman Proposes Anchorage Labor Law Changes; Democrats Leave Nome With Updated Platform, Candidate Endorsements; State Finds No Health Impacts From Aurora Energy Plant; Bethel Novelist Wins Rasmuson Grant; Remembering Harvey B. Marvin

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May 19, 2014 - 5:08 pm

Alaska News Nightly: May 16, 2014

State Files Fairbanks 4 Response; Ravn Outlines Safety Improvements As NTSB Pushes For Investigation; Trial Program Aims To Increase Number Of Insured Alaska Natives; Special Exhibit Offers Hands-On Glimpse Of University’s New Research Vessel; AK: Rusty Blackbirds; 300 Villages: Point Lay

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May 16, 2014 - 4:06 pm

Alaska News Nightly: May 15, 2014

Earmarks: Congress Mulls Return of Practice that Enriched Alaska; Sealaska Reports $35 Million Net Loss Last Year; Oil Tax Referendum Groups Ramp Up Campaigns; How Much Is The Pipeline Worth?; TSA Offering Travelers A Chance To Streamline Security Experience; Clearwater Lodge Burns Down; Working Group Discusses Caribou Decline, Ambler Road; Olympic Aspirations: Training At The Alaska Boxing Academy

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May 15, 2014 - 5:12 pm

Alaska News Nightly: May 14, 2014

Couples’ Decision To Fight Alaska’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban A Personal One; Diesel Fuel Spilled Into Nushagak River; East High School Most Diverse In Nation; APICDA Tries to Draw Graduate Students Back Home; Unalaska Tallies Cost of Blasting Issues at Wastewater Plant, Landfill; Copper River Salmon Fishing Kicks Off Thursday; Old And Bold Pilots: Chuck Sassara

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May 14, 2014 - 5:10 pm