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Anchorage's out-going superintendent Ed Graff was chosen to lead the Minneapolis Public Schools. That district has about 12,600 fewer students than Anchorage because the Twin Cities metropolitan area is broken into more districts. About two-thirds of the 35,717 students are people of color. Download Audio

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Kwigillingok is preventing kids from entering foster care by intervening with families before abuse starts. Meet their Child Protection Team. Download Audio

A new community organization is building support networks through churches to help families in crisis before child abuse has a chance to start. Download Audio

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A 17-year-old Juneau boy was killed in an accidental shooting outside a home in the Mountain Wood Circle neighborhood Saturday morning. LISTEN NOW

A program aimed at helping mothers who are in prison connect with their kids is called the Lullaby Project. Professional musicians work with inmates at the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center in Eagle River to write songs for the inmate’s children then the musicians record them onto a CD. Listen now

A Washington man has been indicted for fraudulently taking about $2.7 million from Alaskans, most of whom were elderly.

The Salvation Army is collecting coats for school-age children again this year, and they are relying on more individual donors. The organization is hoping to...

The Supreme Court Justice describes what it's like to be put in the limelight and why we need diverse perspectives to have a successful judicial system.

LGBTQ elders say Anchorage was very accepting until the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, when everything changed. Listen now

Organizations and social services in Anchorage are learning from the stresses caused by closing down homeless camps in Anchorage to develop long-term collaborations and strategies. Listen now

Tom Begich and Ed Wesley are vying for the seat held by Johnny Ellis for more than two decades. Listen now