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State halts API privatization plan
Zachariah Hughes, Alaska Public Media – Anchorage
According to the Anchorage Daily News, Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Adam Crum announced the change at a press conference Monday afternoon.
Nathaniel Herz, Alaska’s Energy Desk – Anchorage
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy, at a news conference Monday, again suggested he could order Alaska lawmakers into a special session unless they start advancing his batch of criminal justice bills.
Coast Guard service members face drug charges in Alaska
Coast Guard service members face criminal drug charges stemming from an internal investigation. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Monday that the investigation beginning in fall 2018 has produced charges of cocaine and marijuana distribution, possession and use.
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Andrew Kitchenman, Alaska Public Media & KTOO – Juneau
Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks
A winter snow storm forecast for the Interior may slow down some river break-ups this month. But the Kuskokwim and Tanana Rivers have seen record early breakups this year, and it’s likely the Yukon will follow suit.