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State looks to update Bicycle and Pedestrian plan

The Alaska Department of Transportation is working to update the state Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. The Bike and Ped plan is a policy document that guides road design and education surrounding non-motorized transportation. Listen now
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Review finds Fairbanks officers justified in May shooting

A state review concludes that Fairbanks Police officers were justified in fatally shooting a local man in May. Listen now
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Controversial Anchorage bathroom bill will go on April ballot

Anchorage voters will decide next spring how public bathrooms are going to be regulated. A controversial citizens' initiative has gathered enough signatures from supporters to go before voters in 2018. Listen now
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Strong winds sweep through Interior

High winds swept across the Interior late yesterday, causing downed trees and numerous power outages. Listen now
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Wildfire season living longer than usual due to hot dry weather

Hot, dry weather over the northern Interior is keeping wildfire season alive longer than normal. Listen now
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Levelock stabbing under investigation as a homicide

Alaska State troopers responded Friday to a stabbing in Levelock. Listen now

Former head of Alaska railroad workers union sentenced for felony embezzlement

The former head of Alaska's railroad workers union has been sentenced to a year in jail for felony embezzlement. Listen now
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Remains of two people missing in Marmot Bay found and identified

The remains of the two people missing in Marmot Bay have been located. Listen now
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Educators come together for annual National Education Association meeting

Educators from across the nation are currently meeting in Boston for the annual meeting of the National Education Association, the largest teacher’s union in the country. Listen now
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An Interior wildfire sparks back up

A wildfire north of Delta Junction has reignited. The more than 8,000-acre South Fork Salcha Fire was started by lightning earlier this month in a remote area about 70 miles southeast of Fairbanks. Listen now
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New treasure trove of Inupiaq recordings being assessed for possible digital use

In Kotzebue, An aging trove of Inupiat photographs, books and recordings at risk of deteriorating are being assessed in the hope they can be digitized for future use. Listen now
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Chitina dip netters can now catch salmon in Copper River after spring ban

Chitina dip netters are now able to harvest a king salmon. The usual allowance in the popular Copper River personal use fishery is back after being rescinded this spring out of concern about a weak king run. With the commercial and subsistence harvests indicating a better than anticipated return, fishing restrictions have been pulled back. Listen now
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Man charged in 2015 Wasilla double murder

Court documents detail the case against a Wasilla man accused of a double murder along the Denali Highway. Listen now
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Assembly member wants to turn fallow land into an urban farm

The 15-acre property in question is the former site of the Alaska Native Hospital, which one Assembly member wants to see turned into an urban agriculture center. Listen now
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Former Kenai city manager dies after motorcycle crash

A former Kenai city manager died Sunday of injuries he sustained when he wrecked his motorcycle earlier that day on the Dalton Highway. Listen now
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Former Fairbanks DA dies in motorcycle accident

Former Fairbanks District Attorney Mike Gray was killed in a motorcycle accident in the Yukon Territory. Listen now
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U.S. Senate committee advances bill to make Native tribes eligible for Amber Alert grants

The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Tuesday approved a bill, S.722, that would make Native tribes eligible for Amber Alert grants. Listen now

Charges: Treasurer for Alaska movie industry union stole nearly $200K

The former treasurer of an entertainment industry union that raked in money during Alaska's film-making boom is charged with stealing nearly $200,000 from the union

Murkowski and Sullivan recommend federal judge nominees to President Trump

Alaska may soon have a new federal judge. There are only three full-time U.S. District Court judge positions in Alaska, and one of them has been vacant for nearly a year and a half.

Alaska News Nightly Mon. 6/12/17

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