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KNBA Morning Newscasts
8:27 pm
Thu November 18, 2010

11/17/10 KNBA Newscast - Lisa Murkowski pulls ahead in Senate race against Joe Miller; Miller sues for information to prove election was not fraudulent; nonprofits in five states explore using dental therapists

Anchorage, AK – Senator Lisa Murkowski pulls ahead by 10,000 ballots in race against Joe Miller for one of Alaska's U.S. Senate seats. That puts Murkowski ahead even discounting the 8,000-some votes Miller has challenged. Miller has sued the state for information to ensure the election was not fraudulent. In other news, nonprofits in five states will explore the idea of using dental therapists to improve access to dental care for the underserved.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
5:33 pm
Thu November 18, 2010

Panel discusses history, legacy of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act

Anchorage, AK – After Statehood in 1959, the state began selecting lands, some long used by Natives. Oil companies wanted clear title to lands needed to build a pipeline and transport oil across Alaska. Alaska Natives organized and lobbied Congress for settlement. Leaders of the movement describe the movement, and honor two of their own. Two of the speakers say they have mixed feelings about the corporations.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
3:23 pm
Mon November 8, 2010

11/5/10 Pioneer in Alaska sobriety movement dies.

Anchorage, AK – Ernie Turner, an Athabascan from Shagaluk, Alaska, was a pioneer and leader in the Native American sobriety movement. Born in 1930, Turner died on October 31, 2010.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
3:22 pm
Mon November 8, 2010

11/6/10 Santa visits remote St. Paul Island in the Pribilofs

Anchorage, AK – Festivities included a visit by Santa and Mrs. Claus, gifts and books for children up to age 18, dinner, and live music by the Air Force Band of the Pacific. For many of the children, it was the first time they'd ever had soft ice cream sundaes, supplied by the Anchorage Tastee Freeze. The food, books and gifts were all donated. About 75 volunteers helped out during the event, as well as maybe a dozen Alaska National guardsmen, Army soldiers, and Air Force airmen.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
6:47 pm
Thu November 4, 2010

Fatty acids in fish - supplements don't work as well as the real thing 11/4/10

Anchorage, AK – Six-year-old Hayden Martin died in a Wasilla home. A man with a long record of driving while under the influence of alcohol has been arrested in connection to a four-car pileup in East Anchorage. The chemical equivalent of a fatty acid found in fish isn't equal to the real thing in preventing dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

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