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This week on Earthsongs: Raye Zaragoza

Pima/Mexican/Taiwanese singer-songwriter Raye Zaragoza, born and raised in Manhattan, NY, shares a unique brand of folk pop with her debut EP, “Heroine”. The EP explores themes of love and taking life by the reins, carrying influences from Jewel to Led Zeppelin. As a child, her father would listen to Mariachi music which first inspired her musical passion. Having performed all over the US as well as France and Mexico, Zaragoza’s music has been featured in TV and film. She headlined at the...
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Legislature in special session picks up oil and gas tax credits

Alaska legislators have agreed to pick up where they left off on issues left unresolved when the extended session ended last week. Minority House Democrats tried unsuccessfully for a fresh start on tax credits. Critics said the issue has been well vetted and the committee process should be allowed to play out.

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Alaska women face a 67 percent earnings gap compared to men’s earnings

BP to Sell its Alaska Headquarters Building

BY Elizabeth Jenkins, KTOO - Juneau

BP announced yesterday [Monday] it's selling its midtown Anchorage building. In a statement, the company says the sale will "reduce costs and free up capital, allowing BP to focus on its core business." BP will become a tenant in the building rather than the owner. BP spokesperson Dawn Patience declined an interview request about the sale.

Governor Bill Walker calls special session after Legislators fail to adopt an operating budget

By Joaqlin Estus, KNBA  - Anchorage

Governor Bill Walker called for a special session last night minutes after Legislators adjourned. Legislators hadn’t approved an operating budget for the fiscal year starting July first.

From an Anchorage Police Department On Sunday, May 15, 2016 APD Officer Mitchel Veenstra was dispatched to respond to a vehicle that had rolled and caught on fire on Middlerock Road. It was reported that the sole male occupant of the vehicle had his arm trapped under the vehicle and could not get free. Thanks to the heroic acts of nearby citizens and Officer Veenstra, a life was saved on this day. See the video of the rescue here.

Governor warns Legislators lack of new revenues jeopardizes Alaska's prosperity; Proposal to cut tax credits for oil and gas producers moves in Legislature; Legislators pass criminal justice reform legislation; Elder concerned broadband access threatens cultural heritage

 Governor Walker says prolonged fiscal uncertainty mars Alaskan economic outlook 

By Joaqlin Estus, KNBA - Anchorage

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