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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

Alaska News Nightly: April 2, 2015

Senate Finance Committee Passes Budget With $700 Million In Cuts; Surveillance Video Shows Former Bethel Police Officer Slamming Man to Ground; Promise and Hazards of Arctic Oil Outlined at D.C. Forum; Russian Trawler Capsizes Near Kamchatka; State Signs Onto Amicus Brief To Uphold Same-Sex Marriage Bans; House Passes Bill About Municipal Role In Marijuana Regs; Alaska House Passes Measure Stopping Reimbursement Of School Bonds; Anchorage Community Members Protest Education Budget Cuts; Proposed Budget Cuts Could Hit Rural Broadband For Schools; Restrictions Planned For Northwest Alaska Caribou Hunters; Teen Play Explores The Complexities Of Date Rape

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April 2, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: April 1, 2015

House OKs Timber Payments, But Alaskans Can’t Count on It; Proposal Would Reject Pay Increases For Public Employees; Legislature Votes To End School Bond Reimbursements, But Uncertainty Lingers For Anchorage; Medicaid Expansion Bill Clears First Hurdle; Study Says Terrestrial Foods Can’t Replace Polar Bears’ Energy-Dense Diet; NOAA Report Shows Slight Increase In Cook Inlet Beluga Population; Youth Courts of Alaska Students Train to be Leaders; Avalanche Fatality Blamed On Underestimation Of Slide Potential, Insufficient Safety Gear; How A Juneau Kid Turned His Passion Into A Profession; Ski, Biathlon Championships in White Mountain Earn Western, Interior Athletes Trip to Arctic Winter Games

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April 1, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 31, 2015

Feds Move Shell Closer to Chukchi Drilling this Summer; Gas Line Power Struggle Continues Between Governor, Legislators; Anchorage Democrats Offer ‘Emergency Fix’ For Alaska’s Oil Tax System; Kuskokwim Working Group Asks For Limited Setnet Openers; Yup’ik Fishermen Case Likely Headed for Alaska Supreme Court, Federal Court; ADF&G Online Store Streamlines Permitting Process; Public Comment Sought For Cooper Landing Bypass; Bill Would End Program Requiring Money For Art In Public Buildings; Official Day Of Remembrance for Good Friday Earthquake Becoming Law Across Alaska

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March 31, 2015

Alaska News Nightly: March 30, 2015

APD Stops Short Of Calling Weekend Vandalism Incident A Hate Crime; Haines Pot Grower Proposes Cannabis Exchange In Light Of New Law; Alaska Senate Rejects Effort To Preemptively Ban Marijuana Concentrates; Report: Ship Trouble in the Arctic on the Rise; Army Corps Of Engineers Preps For Summer Season; Homer Takes First Step Toward Deep Water Dock Expansion; Legislature Diving Into Anchorage’s Violent Crime, Potentially Bringing New Funds; Strong King Salmon Catch Means Early Closure For Southeast Trollers; Indigenous Leaders Adapt Western-Style Government While Retaining Traditional Approaches; ‘There’s Nothing Left to Cut’: Fairbanks Assembly Gives School District $800K Boost

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March 30, 2015

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