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2:05 pm
Mon February 21, 2011

Our Community - February 18, 2011

Anchorage, AK – Our Community is a daily 10 minute interview with News, Arts and Service providers who are all providing great opportunities for our community!

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
1:52 am
Mon February 21, 2011

2/21/11 Newscast - Are polar bears threatened or endangered?, Alaska Native men have highest rates of death from heart disease; Alaska Film Office gives out millions in tax credits

Anchorage, AK – A federal judged will hear arguments on the listing of polar bears with environmental groups saying they should be listed as "endangered," while the state of Alaska bitterly opposes any listing. Alaska Native men have highest rate of death from heart disease of any ethnic group. The Alaska Film Office has promised 34.5 million dollars, and given out 4.8 million, in tax credits to film and TV producers who work in Alaska.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
12:09 am
Wed February 16, 2011

2/16/11 Newscast - Rep. Don Young seeks to buffer military from rising health care costs; Alaska Natives gain some, lose some money in Obama's budget; Subsistence councils seek members; Governor's unsure it's okay to follow new federal health laws

Anchorage, AK – Rep. Don Young introduces legislation to tie military health care program Tricare fees to pay and cost of living allowances for military and veterans. President Obama's budget for Native Americans is bigger than in year's past but Alaska Natives lose millions in some programs. Regional subsistence advisory councils seek members. Alaska Governor Sean Parnell awaits a legal opinion on whether carrying out federal health reform law would violate his oath of office.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
11:51 pm
Tue February 15, 2011

2/15/11 Newscast - Governor says Alaska isn't bound by federal health reform law; redistricting may cut rural representation in Legislature; Federal Subsistence Board may get two more subsistence users, for a total of three

Anchorage, AK – The Attorney General has advised Governor Sean Parnell that Alaska isn't bound by the federal health law enacted last year. A State Senator says upcoming legislative redistricting is going to reduce rural Alaska Native representation, and Native rural residents need to think about how to retain their voice. The Federal Subsistence Board may get two new rural members in addition to the one subsistence user now on the board, which otherwise represents federal land management agencies only.

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