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Alaska News Nightly: March 27, 2015

Alaska Senate Delays Vote On Pot Legislation; Legislative Analyst Offers Gloomy Budget Outlook; Alaskans Testify On Governor’s Medicaid Expansion Bill; Murkowski Adds Federal Land Disposal Measure to Budget; Court of Appeals Affirms Lower Court in Yup’ik Fishermen’s Case; Warm Interior Weather Turns Attention To River Breakup; Round-the-world Bicycle Traveler Stops Over in Fairbanks; Family of Four Starts 500-mile Trek to Kotzebue; AK: The Middle Ages; 49 Voices: Dan Distor of Mountain Village

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March 27, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 26, 2015

Lawmakers Consider Audit Of Determine Number Of Untested Rape Kits; Choose Respect Rally Marches Through Juneau; Anchorage Marijuana Club Navigates Shifting Legal Landscape; Fairbanks School Board OKs Budget That Cuts 60 Jobs; Member May Seek Salary Freeze; Conservation Groups Appeal Big Thorne Ruling; Prolific Glacial Melt Is 10% Of Annual Fresh Water In The Gulf Of Alaska

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March 26, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 25, 2015

Bill Stopping State Reimbursement Of New School Bonds Passes Alaska Senate; Alaska Senate Bill Would Treat Marijuana As Controlled Substance; Rep. Young Co-Sponsors Pot Bill to Let States Decide; Alaska Joins Investigation Into Premera Cyber Attack; MDA: Fort Greely Missile System Ready for Iran ICBMs, Too; Report: Ship Trouble in the Arctic on the Rise; Truck Rolls Over, Spills Fuel On Dalton Highway; Discovery Southeast honors teacher Allie Smith; Bethel Citizens Urge Council to Stop Liquor Stores; More Than Half Of Bering Strait Women Report Experiencing Violence In Their Lifetime

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March 25, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 24, 2015

Demonstrators protest Shell’s Chukchi drilling plans at ‘Wilderness Week'; Bill to seize federal land in Alaska nears vote on state house floor; House passes bill to constrain Walker’s gasline plan; DOT diverts $1.3M meant for Anchorage bike infrastructure to other projects; Bairdi quota could increase again as busy season winds down; Investigating historical trauma endured by Native Americans, Alaska Natives; Rural designation process could impact Saxman’s subsistence status

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March 24, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 23, 2015

Police Confident Remains Belong To Missing Kenai Family; Shell Oil Replaces Pete Slaiby; Sen. Sullivan: Alaska One Family, Obama Not Its Friend; Committee Takes Up Gas Line Board Appointments; State Senators Question Need For Water, Sewer Construction Dollars; USFS Celebrates Big Thorne Decision As Environmental Groups Weight Options; Potential Alaska State Park Cuts Rile Valdez Residents; After 3 Failed Attempts, Freeride Holds Haines Competition; Cindy Abbott Claims 2015 Iditarod Red Lantern Award

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March 23, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 20, 2015

Big Thorne Timber Sale Lawsuit Dismissed; Young Introduces Major Fishing Bill; Soldiers to Train Near Bethel; Streff to Take Guard Command; Army Confirms Investigation; Immersion Charter Schools Proposed; Tribal Group Gets Federal Help with Building; BC Adds More Requirements for Proposed Mines; Fish Board Takes No Action on Cook Inlet Clams; AK; Hip Hop; 49 Voices: Grace Bolling

March 20, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 19, 2015

Daylight Saving Stalls in House; Pentagon to Study Native Contract Reforms; Native Corp to Open Bethel Liquor Store; Stryker Brigade Investigated; DOJ Following Fairbanks Four Case; AHFC Wants Updated Housing Supply; Mat-Su Paying for Ferry Storage; UAS Expanding to Wrangell; Food Bank Needs More Space

March 19, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 18, 2015

Dallas Seavey Repeats as Iditarod Champ; Missile Defense Head Says Greeley Central to Operations; Murkowski Sees No Good News for Timber Families; House Pushes Back Disclosure Deadline; Walker, Mallott File Reports; State Pulls Knik Arm, Juneau Road Funds; Officials ID Port Victim; Food: Source of Comfort or Division?; Freeride Tour Comes to Haines

March 18, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 17, 2015

Walker Introduces Medicaid Expansion Bill; Visas Approved for Roe Technicians; Dallas Seavey Keeps Iditarod Lead; Premera Warns of Breach; Iditabike Racers Hit Nome; Rupert Delegation Lobbies for Continued Connections; UAF Rifle Team Falls Short; Emergency Teams Train in Dutch Harbor

March 17, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 16, 2015

State Asks for More Time on Adoption Case; Reinbold Loses Chairmanship; Feds Seek Feedback on Drilling; Interior Secretary to Decide Soon on Shell Leases; Seavey, Burmeister First to Koyuk; Anchorage Officials See Spike, Not Trend, in Crime; Two Named to Fisheries Council; Scrubbers to Cut Cruise Ship Pollution; Juneau Library to Launch Alaska Native Stories Project

March 16, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 13, 2015

House Passes Leaner Budget; Board Says No to Denali Buffer Zone; Worker Killed At Port; Three Advance in VPSO Program; Gray Named Bethel DA: New Route Makes Some Mushers Feel Like Rookies; Women’s Hall of Fame Inducts New Members; AK: Blogger LIbby Bakalar

March 13, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 12, 2015

Arctic Rep Questions Russian Military Buildup; Tax Credit for Nikiski Plant to Cost State Millions; Demboski Gets Mat-Su PAC Support; Coffey and Halcro Lead Anchorage Mayoral Fundraising; State Sends Team to Help With Bethel Store Closing; SE Alaska Food Bank Expects to Expand; Village Corp and Tribe at Odd Over Mineral Deposits; More Dogs in Tow in ’15 Iditarod; NCAA Rifle Champsionships

March 12, 2015

NCAA Rifle Champions Showcase Expert Shooters

The National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1 Rifle Championships are being held at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Friday and Saturday. The championships bring together shooters capable of extreme accuracy.

March 12, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 11, 2015

Marijuana Efforts Draw Disapproval; Senate OKs Eliminating Daylight Savings Time; Mackeys Want Iditarod Title; Supreme Court Issues Stay in Education Case; Skier Injured in Avalanche; Fish and Game Relocate Wood Bison; Lemon Creek Offers Re-Entry Programs

March 11, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 10, 2015

Sullivan Signs Letter to Tehran; AFN Wants Walks to Change on Adoptions; House Reduces Cuts to Pub Broadcasting, Universities; Fairbanks Seeks Cheaper Fuel; Buser Regains Iditarod Lead; Allen Takes Sitka Hospital Reins; Fast Ferry Fairweather down; YK Health Corp Announces New Campaign; Transgender Support Group Forms in Juneau

March 10, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 9, 2015

Sullivan Removed From Military Assignment; GOP Previews Medicaid Reform Bill; Buser Takes Early Iditarod Lead; Swanson’s Store Closing; Petersburg Processor to Test Shrimp Market; Sikuliaq Commissioned; Homeless Advocates Seek Solutions

March 9, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 6, 2015

Plenty Of Work Left Before An Alaska LNG Pipeline Becomes A Reality; Bethel Prosecutor Chris Carpeneti Resigns; Unusual Weather Prompts Concerns Over Early Fire Season Possibilities; Walker Administration Renews Medicaid Push; Radio Stations Weigh Rural Impact of Proposed Public Media Cut; Traditional Chief Paul John Passes Away; AK: Women Who Mush; 49 Voices: Wilma Distor

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March 6, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 5, 2015

Arctic Opportunities Hearing Continues Despite Widespread Closures In DC; Rep. Don Young’s Homeless Comments Draw Public Ire; Feds Turning Tongass Land Over To Sealaska; Lawmakers Discuss Federal Issues With Pot Legalization; How Will Retreating Glaciers Affect Whales, Seals?; Church, Non-Profit Cooperation Working To Provide Low-Income Housing; Anchorage Police Identify Man Killed At Busy Intersection; Anchorage Museum Exhibit Works To Spark Innovation; Robotics, Spelling, Poetry: Skagway School Expands Academic Extracurriculars

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March 5, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 4, 2015

Alaska House Finance Committee Hearing Public Input On Budget; Murkowski Seeks Lease Extensions for Shell; Sullivan Jousts with EPA’s McCarthy; Medicaid Expansion Event Brings Out Lawmakers, Davidson; Budget Cuts Would Eliminate Health Care Commission; P/V Stimson Likely to Move From Unalaska to Kodiak; Researcher Investigating Alaska’s Sexual Assault Issues; Mayor, Chief Pitch ‘Community Policing’ At South Fairbanks Meeting; ‘Iditarod Adventures, Tales from Mushers Along the Trail’ Documents Race Stories

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March 4, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 3, 2015

Legislation Eliminating Daylight Savings In Alaska Advances; Developing State Regulations on Marijuana Mirror Alcohol, Cap Personal-Use Plants at 12; Cuts To Early Education Now Could Cost The State Later; Secretary of Defense Affirms Need For Arctic Emphasis; BOEM collecting comments on proposed OCS lease sale in Arctic, Cook Inlet; Crews Work To Clean Up Milne Point Oil Spill; Iditarod Restart Route Moves Off Chena River; Iditarod Trail Invitational Racers Set Record Times Into McGrath; National Geographic Photographer Reflects On Three Decades Of Work

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March 3, 2015