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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 11, 2015

Legislature Verges on Gaveling Out; ‘Erin’s Law’ Unanimously Passes In the Senate; Murkowski Votes ‘Nay’ on Icebreaker Provision in Defense Bill; Rep. Young Lobbies To Offer Land Allotments For Alaska Native Vietnam Vets; ACA Subsidies For Alaskans May Be In Jeopardy; Orthodox Cathedral Desecrated During Vandalism Spree in Kodiak; Low Oil Prices Haven’t Reached Dillingham; Flight Service from Alaska to Russia’s Far East To Resume; Feds to Investigate Groundwater Contamination in North Pole; State Study Shows 60% Wolf Decline on POW; Race To Alaska Competitors Close In On Ketchikan

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June 11, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Key Provisions of Erin’s Law Restored; Village Crime Victims Need Intervention, Senators Told; State Consolidates Two Divisions in Dept. of Labor; Lawyers Say Walker Can Act On Medicaid Without the Legislature; Fairbanks Man Likely Contracted Measles in Mongolia; State Budget Cuts Squeeze Wildland Firefighters; New Marijuana Restrictions Regulate Secondhand Smoke; Nikiski Seeks More Law Enforcement as Petty Crime Booms; Study Investigates Water Contamination in North Pole; With Seconds to Spare, Coast Guard Rescues Crew of Kupreanof

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June 10, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Budget Negotiators Agree on Per-Pupil School Funding; Coal Lawsuit Results In Little Change; Coastal Communities Protest Naval Activity in the Gulf of Alaska; Rep. Don Young Marries on 82nd Birthday; NOAA Survey Ships Depart for Arctic; Wood Bison Get Acquainted With Their New Habitat; Deciphering the Journey of Bristol Bay Smolt; Budget Woes Hurt Small Spuds; Kinetic Energy, A Ball and An Unlikely Path to Art; Odess: ‘Sitka Opened Her Arms To Me’

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June 9, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 8, 2015

North Pacific Council Cuts Bycatch Caps; Critics Say It’s Not Enough; Governor’s Weekend Think Tank Hits on PFD, Tax Structure; Sen. Sullivan Moves D.C. Office to Hart Building; Army Combat Camp Focuses on New-School Techniques; Innovative Program Brings Dental Care to Underserved Alaskans; Homeless Teens Find Help at ‘My House’; Juneau Symphony Names Troy Quinn its Newest Conductor

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June 8, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: June 5, 2015

FEC Hits Sullivan Campaign With $3k Fine; Governor’s Weekend Retreat To Look Beyond Budget Impasse; Bragaw Extension Stumbles Over Land-Use Regs; Court Allows Pebble v. EPA to Proceed; Rotating Propeller Kills Wasilla Man in Wrangell-St. Elias; Panel Advises Trimming Halibut Bycatch in the Bering Sea; Kuskokwim River Residents Face Early Season Restrictions; On International Donut Day, Kobuk Has You Covered; AK: Tundra Love; 49 Voices: Sheila Arkell of Eagle River

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June 5, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 4, 2015

Senate Spokesperson Arrested For DUI After LIO Hit-And-Run; Criminal Justice Commission Gets an Earful in Nome; Tracking State Layoff Notices From the Mailroom to the Mailbox; Regents Nominate Ex-Exec. For UA System President; The Gray Eagle Has Landed… In Fairbanks; Crews Battle 14,000-Acre Fire Near Kalskag; Magnuson-Stevens: Concerns Abound Over Exempting Fisheries Decisions From NEPA; Mat-Su Borough Board Upholds Shooting Range; Ketchikan Welcomes A Canine to Search And Rescue Squad

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June 4, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Lawmakers Grapple With Budget Impasse; State Shutdown Could Mean ‘Conservative’ Fishing Season; Ketchikan Candidate Faces Up to $6,000 in Fines for Campaign Violations; On A Mission: Educating Alaskans About Advance Directives; Dalton To Re-Open, But Repairs Still Needed; Urban Gatherers Find Free Salads Outside Their Doors; Alaska Eagles Help Supply Lower 48 Tribes

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June 3, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Alaska Senators Vote to Reform Patriot Act; No Budget Deal, No Ferry Service; Court Employees Assigned 2 Days Unpaid Leave; The Blob expands from Gulf of Alaska to Baja California; Seniors Find Few Options Beyond Medicaid; Juneau to Be The Third City in Alaska to Shelter High-Risk Homeless; Fort Yukon Goes Solar; Strings on the Bus: Anchorage Has A Conflux

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June 2, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 1, 2015

Walker Hires Mediator to Help Lawmakers Pass A Budget; Permanent Fund CEO Abruptly Retires; Premera Alaska Files For Another Large Rate Increase; Rep. Young’s Fisheries Bill Passes the House; North Pacific Council to Vote on Halibut Bycatch Limits; U.S. House Votes to Sell Midtown Lot to Muni; City Holds Job Fair for Marijuana Industry; Medicaid Denials May Boot Some Seniors From Assisted Living

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June 1, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 29, 2015

As Marijuana Rules Take Shape, Focus is On Control; Supreme Court: DNR Wrongfully Issued Pebble Permits; AIDEA Holds Off On F.N.G. Decision; Earthquake Rattles Southwest Alaska; State Reacts To Study Linking Childhood Obesity to Domestic Violence; UAS Chancellor John Pugh Leaves Behind a Legacy of Caring for Students; AK: A Teenager And His Past; 49 Voices: Amanda Cash and ‘The Magpie’

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June 1, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 28, 2015

Fed. Jugde Hears Oral Arguments from EPA, Pebble Over Alleged FACA Violations; Coast Guard Adds Response Vessels in Anticipation of Shell’s Arrival; Nome Judge Accused of Misconduct; Alaska LNG Wins Conditional Export Approval; Federal Officials to Meet With Forty-Mile Gold Miners; Heroin Hits Home: Small Airlines Are A Major Inroad; #StickFigureAK Uses Art To Spark Community; Salmon Skin Wallets and Crab Shell Shirts for the Masses; Need to Get Away? Why Not Build An Airplane

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May 28, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 27, 2015

House Republicans: Take It Or Leave It; Protests Continue Over Education Funding, Medicaid Expansion; Heroin Hits Home: City of Bethel Forms Heroin Task Force; Fairbanks Navigates Pot Legalization; Going Undercover With APD Vice’s Kathy Lacey; Norwegian Monarch Visits Alaska, Urges Action on Climate Change; Yup’ik Singer, Drummer Performs in WDC; Chemical Tags in Ear Bones Reveal Chinooks’ Life Histories

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May 27, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Heroin Hits Home: A Bethel Woman’s Struggle to Get Clean; With Legislature At An Impasse, One Alaskan Suggests A Kickstart; Nome Neighbors’ Lawsuit on Sled Dog Noise, Smell Dismissed; Smokejumpers Race to Divert Seventy Mile Fire From Community of Eagle; Alaska Muskrat Populations Are Rebounding; ‘Summer of Blubber’ Broadcasting Live From Round Island; Houston: Ready To Turn Out the Lights; Building a Community, One Hip Hop Move At A Time

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May 26, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 25, 2015

As Negotiations Continue, Little Public Action From Legislature; Repair Work To Begin On Dalton Highway; Body Found in Bethel Park Identified; Alaska Native Medical Center Starts Construction Of Patient Housing; Tyonek Tribe Grateful For Land Donation; Eielson Air Force Base Investigates Ground Water Contamination; Scientist Maps Spill Potential For Seabirds; Klukwan Seniors Graduate In Class Of Two.

May 25, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 22, 2015

Budget Battle: Republicans Search for Workaround In Lieu of Courting Democratic Support; For $1B Radar, It’s Clear; State Takes Control of Nursing Facility, Citing History of Violations; Dalton Flooding: DOT Digs Trenches to Keep Airport Open; Museum of the North Rolls Out A New Exhibit: DINOSAURS!; AK: A 12-Year-Old Cultural Ambassador; 49 Voices: Jean Aspen of Homer

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May 22, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 21, 2015

Legislature Gavels Out, Sort Of; Utility to Revive Long-Idled Coal Plant In Healy; Hyder Border to Reopen for 24-Hour Access; Sen. Sullivan: Prepare for A Long War; Alaska National Guard Welcomes New Leadership; Wood Bison Bulls to Join Reintroduced Herd; Data: Positive Skill Building Improves Youth Behavior; ‘Baby Raven Reads’ Program Nurtures A New Generation of Tlingit Speakers

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May 21, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 20, 2015

White House Says A Veto Is Likely On Rep. Young’s Fisheries Bill; Research Identifies Massive Underwater Waves; El Nino Returns; Diomede Graduation Speaker Found Dead at Community School; Neighbors Aim to Take Concerns Over Halfway House to Court in Juneau; Salmon Run Leaves Juneau Stream 2 Weeks Early; M/V Redeemer Heads for Scuttling, After Decades of Salvage Work; ‘Seeking the Source’ of Anchorage’s Trails and Their Community

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May 20, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Murkowski: OCS Revenue-Sharing is ‘Simple Fairness’; ‘Erin’s Law’ Hangs On For a Bumpy Ride; Walker Allows Legislature to Convene in Anchorage This Week; Anchorage Mayor-Elect Announces Community-Driven Transition Process; Hot, Dry Weather Fuels an Early Start to Fire Season; Rare Thunderstorms Move Through Southeast Alaska; ‘Ridiculously Resilient Ridge’ Returns This Winter; Bandit the Runaway Wave Buoy Back in Service; Grocery Shopping to Cross the Stikine Icefield

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May 19, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Monday, May 18, 2015

Walker Threatens Budget Veto, Warns of Layoffs; Alaska’s Capital City Braces for Potential Layoffs; Flooding Closes Dalton Highway; First Kuskokwim Restrictions Expected May 21; Girl Dies After Boat Falls on Her; Thirsty California: A Potential Market for Alaska Water?; M/V Susitna Racks Up As Much As $1M in Rain Damage; Conference to Focus on Traditional Knowledge, Resource Management; Alaska’s First Cannabis Convention

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May 18, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, May 15, 2015

Parents Sue ASD Over Vague Suspension Notification Policies; Sealaska Unveils Its New Building in Downtown Juneau; Rep. Young Riles Indian Country with Hearings on ‘Land In Trust’ Powers; Wolf Hunt Adjacent to Denali Closes Early; 5 Ill After Eating Fermented Seal Flipper; NOAA Seeks Public Comment on Beluga Recovery Plan; Anchorage: Activists Rally for Medicaid Expansion, Oil Tax Law Revision; 49 Voices: Seth Landon of Wasilla; AK: Biking A Century

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May 15, 2015