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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

Alaska News Nightly: July 11, 2014

Denali Commission Money Survives House; Fairbanks Wind Energy Battle Continues; Rep. Guttenberg Looks To Jumpstart Fairbanks LNG; Fairbanks Rains Approach Record Levels; ‘Among Wolves’ Details Researcher’s Lifelong Passion; Alaska Native Leader Don Wright Passes Away; AK: Bear Aware; 300 Villages: Palmer

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July 11, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 10, 2014

Sportsmen’s Bill Falls To Senate Gridlock; Mead Treadwell, ‘Big-Picture Guy,’ Runs for U.S. Senate; Gov’s Office Considers Suing Xerox Over Botched System Rollout; Ellis, Gara Ask DOT To Delay Demolition Of Two Anchorage Houses; Alaska Harnesses Power of Tides, Rivers, and Waves; Preliminary Figures Show Dismal Walrus Harvest From Poor Weather; Rare Ribbon Seal Sighting In Prince William Sound; TODAY Show Live From Juneau; ‘Finding Bigfoot’ in the Y-K Delta in Search of Miluquyuliq

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July 10, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 9, 2014

Begich Co-Sponsors Bill Responding To Hobby Lobby Decision; State To Spend $500,000 To Furnish New Anchorage Office; Two Properties Up For Demolition To Make Way For KABATA; Fairbanks Borough Pursuing Drone Park; State’s 10 Most Endangered Historic Properties Announced; The Alaska Marine Advisory Tracks The Effectiveness Of Whale Pingers; Big Rule Change Comes To Yukon Quest; Subsistence Fishermen Say Commercial Chum Fishing Is Too Early; Foundation Hears Funding Aims of Bering Strait Communities

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July 9, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 8, 2014

Kodiak CommSta Killer Sentenced To 4 Consecutive Life Terms; Helicopter Service To Diomede Halted Amid Contract Snag; Merged Alaska Dispatch News Website Launches; National Geographic Remaps Melting Arctic; Study Says Wolf Deaths Have Implications For Pack; Southeast Housing Project Targeting Rural, Native Communities; Mushers Relieved As Kusko Fishing Restrictions Loosened; Dairy Farm Doubles As Educational Opportunity

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July 8, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 7, 2014

Bears Maul Hiker Near Bird Ridge; First Marijuana Shops Open In Washington; Juneau Police Arrest Suspect in Gold Street Racial Incident; May Also be Suspect in Celebration Case; Alaska Highway Projects Likely Safe Despite Federal Shortfalls; Refugees Finding Employment Opportunities In Anchorage; Nonprofit Touts Alaska Dental Therapists As Oral Health Pioneers; The Silver Screen Comes Back To Bethel; Alaska Dispatch News Debuts Tuesday

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July 7, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 4, 2014

Holly Brooks Reclaims Mt. Marathon Title; Historic Quake Disrupts Life, Habitat In Aleutians; White House Makes Economic Case For Expanding Medicaid In Alaska; Atka Camp Serves Up Subsistence Lessons; Smithsonian Channel Program Attempts To Encapsulate 49th State; Charter Vessel With Exotic Dancing Gets Mixed Reception; AK: Farming; 300 Villages: Tanana

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July 4, 2014

Alaska News Nightly: July 3, 2014

Lawsuit Challenging Native Language Needs at Polls Winds Down; Shaktoolik Erects Coastal Berm to Delay Relocation; After Floods, Huslia Earmarked $356,000 In Federal Funds; Honor Flag Arrives in Anchorage; Air Force Delays Scrapping Research Facility, UAF Seeks Takeover; Bear Urine Tested as Musk Ox Repellent in Nome; Despite Higher Fees, Sitka’s ANB Harbor A Welcome Upgrade; Juneau Utility Sold for $170 Million to Outside Purchaser.

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July 3, 2014