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Alaska News Nightly: April 30, 2015

Legislature Votes To Allow Hearings Outside Of Juneau; Mat-Su Gets First Look at Borough’s FY16 Budget; ASD’s revised budget cuts 57 filled positions; Death Toll Now at 2 in Shooting Near Talkeetna; U.S. House Panel Advances Fisheries Law; UAF Steps Into Spotlight Amid Arctic Council Transfer; Kick The Bucket: With Fleeting Funding, Projects Die; Campaign Silent On Revelations Of Military Service, Divorce; Red Chris Mine Inches Forward After Settlement; YWCA Alaska Holds Summit On Gender Pay Gap

April 30, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 29, 2015

Walker Denies Request To Move Special Session To Anchorage; As PAC Money Pours Into Runoff, Some Numbers Still Missing; EPA Head: Alaska ‘Uniqueness’ Could Mean Immunity From CO2 Rule; Bethel City Council Votes To Deny Liquor Licenses; A Moving Target: Postal Inspectors Root Out Liquor By Mail; Kick The Bucket: Lack Of Funding Hampers Development Of Modern Sanitation In Rural Alaska; Anchorage Men Arrested For Stabbing Moose To Death; ‘Story Map’ Reveals Hidden Lives Of Anchorage Bears

April 29, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 28, 2015

The Coast Guard wants cutters before icebreakers; Lawmakers ask for a break and relocation for special session; Marriage equality advocates ask Governor to stop gay marriage challenge; Akiak’s approach to stopping the flow of alcohol; Health implications for third world conditions in rural Alaska; Unalaska prepares for cruise ship season; The U.S. Army ‘Sugar Bears’ fly supplies to Denali

April 28, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 27, 2015

Lawmakers May Gavel Out; Law Enforcement Battles Bootlegging In YK Delta; Anchorage Nepalese Community Reacts To Quake; BOEM Explains Arctic Oil Spill Risk Estimate; Trident To Open New Fishmeal Plant In Naknek; Strong Tourist Season Is Forecast For Alaska; House Bill 147 Gives Pets Special Legal Considerations.

April 27, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 24, 2015

Republican Lawmakers Looking To Avoid Constitutional Budget Reserve Vote; More National Guard Records Released; The Blind Spot: Beyond No-Man’s Land; Testing Refusals Hit Haines, Put Star Rating And Funding At Risk; Southwest’s Healthy Sea Stars Could Shed Light on Wasting Disease; AK: Small Town Newspaper; 49 Voices: Tom Irons of Homer

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April 24, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 23, 2015

US To Assume Arctic Council Chair Amid Dispute Over Russian Military Moves; US Senate Confirms Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch; Alaska Miners Dispute Claim That ‘Much’ Of Alaska’s Federal Lands Are Open To Mining; Jury Convicts Tanana Man In Evidence Tampering Case; The Blind Spot: Quitting Meth Alone, Together; UAF Announces Academic Program Cuts, Changes; Cessna 185 Makes Emergency Landing In Nome; PSP: With New Lab, STA Takes A Gamble On Shellfish Testing; Gov. Bill Walker Adopted Into Tlingit Clan

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April 23, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 22, 2015

With Legislature In Limbo, Walker Calls For Action On Bills; Sen. Sullivan Adds Amendment To Human Trafficking Bill; Rep. Young Advocating For Transfer Of Air Force Land To Galena; The Blind Spot: Harm Reduction at the Transit Center; Unalaska’s Geothermal Hopes Stall Without City Backing; Two Face Felony Charges for Alleged $25,000 Theft from Nome Schools; Bethel Team Envisions Greywater Recycling; PSP: Tribal Partnership Seeks Modern Solution To An Ancient Problem

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April 22, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 21, 2015

Lawmakers Still Searching For Elusive Budgetary Compromise; Investigators: Suspect Tampered With Slain Troopers’ Guns; Snaring Death Of Denali Wolf Prompts Push For Protection; The Blind Spot: A System of Order Over Chaos; Raven Landing Gets Financing to Expand, Meet Growing Need for Senior Housing; Town Hall Meetings Tackle Alaska’s Food Security Issues; Cultivating Native Values, NYO Tournament Continues Growing

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April 21, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 20, 2015

The Blind Spot: Spaces Between Statistics; Lawmakers Still Searching For Budgetary Consensus; Bill Establishing Marijuana Control Board Poised To Become Law; Federal Government Proposes Taking Humpback Whales Off Endangered Species List; Migrating Birds May Carry Viral Baggage; Long-Term Weather Models Point Toward A Warm Summer; Homer Road Sloughs After Rain; Erin’s Law Stuck In Senate Education Committee; Cama-i Celebrates Tradition For All Generations

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April 20, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 17, 2015

Key Issues Linger As Legislative Session’s End Closes In; Arctic Priorities Questioned on Eve of U.S. Chairmanship; Refined Fuel Tax Measure Heads To Governor’s Desk; Anchorage Church Officials Lead Rally For Medicaid Expansion; UAF To Cut Several Low-Enrollment Programs; AK: Fur Fashion; 49 Voices: Wayne Constantine

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April 17, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 16, 2015

Battle Over Medicaid Spills Onto Capital Steps; As Deadline Looms, Gov. Walker Says Legislature Could Gavel Out On Time; Emergency Regulations Strengthen Indian Child Welfare Act; Petitioners ask Governor to Stop Supporting Same-Sex Marriage Bans; Coast Guard Says Remains Of Missing Alaska Pilot Found; FBI Looks Into Bethel Incident; Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Defends Federal Land Management; Oil Price Likely To Dip Again After Brief Surge; Ninth Circuit Denies Big Thorne Injunction; Anchorage Students Rally Against Education Funding Cut; Juneau School District Seeking Special Election For School Bonds

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April 16, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 15, 2015

U.S. Senate Favors Secure Rural Schools – Secure Docs, Too; Federal Agency Reviewing Yellow Cedar For Protection; House Bill Would Claw Back State Workers’ Raises; Opt Out Bill Could Cost Alaska $97 Million in Federal School Funding; Search Continues In Prince William Sound For Missing Pilot; Breakup Forecast: Sparse Snow, Slowly Warming Weather Lessens Flood Concern; Murkowski Campaign Shows Financial Might; Anchorage Announces Fiscal Surplus; House Passes Bill To Change Hunting And Fishing License Fees; Fuel Sale in Nome Targets Spring Subsistence Hunters; Kenaitze Candlelight Vigil Raises Awareness about Sexual Assault; Athletes Prepare For Native Youth Olympics

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April 15, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 14, 2015

House Steps Towards Full Legal Marijuana Sales; New Rules For National Guard To Wait Until Next Year; Eielson Will Keep F-16 Squadron; Lawmakers Opt To Keep Anchorage LIO Lease … For Now; Facing Budget Cuts, Aleutians East to Close Cold Bay School; Juneau Assembly To Decide Fate Of Haven House; Alaska Salmon Producers Seek To Rejoin MSC Certification; Private Funding Allows Round Island To Remain Staffed, Open; Search Continues For ‘Denali Highway Dog’

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April 14, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 13, 2015

Alaska Film Tax Credit Draws Spirited Debate As Lawmakers Tackle Subsidies; Lawmaker Sends Questionable Email On Medicaid Expansion; Dalton Highway Reopens After Flooding Closure; Greenpeace Activists Banned from Arctic Rigs; NPFMC Tightens Limits on Chinook Bycatch; Former Female Inmates Find Support And A Home In Juneau’s Haven House; Tax-Related Identity Theft Increasing; How Russian Easter Bread Became An Alaska Native Tradition

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April 13, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 10, 2015

Education Tops List Of Contentious Cuts; Gov Focused On Working With Legislators On Medicaid; Public Comment Period Opens Up For Shell’s Chukchi Plan; Shell Seeks Restraining Order Against Greenpeace; NPFMC Addresses Chinook Bycatch; Tanaina Announces Move To St. Mary’s Episcopal Church; AK: Exploring Identity; 49 Voices: Lupe Marroquin of Anchorage

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April 10, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 9, 2015

Kivalina School Nixed From State Budget; Media Awaits Release Of National Guard Emails; Lawmakers Discuss Medicaid Expansion, Meaning Of ‘Payment Reform'; With New Purchase, Shell May Be Less Keen on Arctic; Citizen Group Seeks Water Rights in Proposed Mining Area; Some Alaska Ferry Trips On The Chopping Block; Bill To Eliminate Time Change Stalls In House Committee; Juneau Schools Replace Controversial Texts With Book By First Nations Writer; Tlingit Language To Be Officially Recognized In Federal Maps Database; Arctic Man Turns 30

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April 9, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 8, 2015

Attorney General’s Action On Same-Sex Marriage Leaves Democratic Lawmakers In Uncomfortable Spot As Confirmation Looms; State House Passes Surcharge On Refined Fuel; Gov. Walker Issues Disaster Declaration For Dalton Highway Flooding; Ethan Berkowitz, Amy Demboski Heading For Mayoral Runoff Election; Long After Civil War’s End, Rebel Raiders Fought On in Bering Sea; Rural Subsistence Hunters No Longer Need Federal Duck Stamps; Rie Muñoz Leaves A Legacy Of Delight, Joy And Laughter

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April 8, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 7, 2015

Juneau Prison Deals With Overcrowding By Housing Women In A Tent; Seaton Suggests Income Tax for Diversification of Revenue Sources; Villages Seek Yukon, Kuskokwim Salmon Management Change; Greenpeace Protestors Board Arctic Rig; Bethel Faces Big Decision on Local Liquor Licenses; Co-op Herring Fishery Means Fewer Boats, Quiet Year In Sitka; Alaska Artist Rie Muñoz Dies At 93; Historic Auk Totem Pole Being Restored

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April 7, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 6, 2015

Bill To Seize Federal Land Goes To Vote In Alaska House; Anchorage School Board considers wide-ranging budget cuts; School District Faces Potential Revenue Loss of $8 Million; Dalton Highway Closed South Of Deadhorse; First Two VPSOs Graduate From Firearm Training; New Version Of Erin’s Law Targets Teen Dating Violence; Community Potluck Shows Support For Local Refugees; Chief Mat-Su Medical Services Official Resigns; Haines School Restricts Yoga Pants And Saggy Pants; Cim Smyth Wins The Kobuk 440

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April 6, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 3, 2015

Alaska Senate Debates State Operating Budget; Bill To Reinstate State Income Tax Introduced In Alaska House; Murkowski Optimistic About Eielson’s F-35 Prospects; Obama’s ANWR Wilderness Protection Plea Enrages Alaska Delegation; Hyder Residents Concerned Over Nightly Border Closure; Fairbanks Clean-Air Advocates: Slow Regulatory Startup Encourages Opponents; Community Support Surges For Sudanese Refugees Targeted By Vandalism; AK: Resetting The Stage; 49 Voices: Edna Grass and Betty Morehouse of Anchorage

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April 3, 2015