Alaska News Nightly: December 10, 2012

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State Presses BLM on Legacy Well Issue
Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage

The Interior Department is expected to finalize its management plan for the National Petroleum Reserve Alaska this month. The proposed plan sets aside half of the reserve for environmental protection.

Cook Inlet Energy Proposes Pipeline To Link West Side Of Cook Inlet
Shaylon Cochran, KDLL – Kenai

Plans for a twenty-nine mile pipeline underneath Cook Inlet were announced last week (Wednesday).

Another Person Dies in Bethel After Being Found Cold
Angela Denning-Barnes, KYUK – Bethel

Two people have died in Bethel in cold, abandoned buildings, but no official causes of deaths have been confirmed.

Planned Parenthood Offers Free HIV testing in Alaska
Daysha Eaton, KSKA – Anchorage

This week Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest is offering free HIV testing in four Alaska locations.

Mt. Edgecumbe senior sues AK over climate change
Ed Ronco, KCAW – Sitka

A high school senior from western Alaska is suing the state. 18-year-old Nelson Kanuk (kuh-NUCK) is the lead plaintiff in a case about climate change.

OceansAlaska ends first season, plans second
Leila Kheiry, KRBD – Ketchikan

Shellfish farmers in Alaska need seed, and a Ketchikan facility is gearing up to meet that demand.

Technology Research Thrives at UAF
Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks

Meeting in Fairbanks, UA regents received an update late last week, (Thurs) on a range of research going on at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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