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KNBA Morning Newscasts
11:36 am
Wed December 29, 2010

12/1/0/10 Surgeon General's report on tobacco hazards; deteriorating State Archives endangers historic documents

Anchorage, AK – The newly released Surgeon General's report on tobacco use outlines hazards in greater detail than in earlier years. A leak at the Alaska State Archives shows vulnerability of historic documents in deteriorating building. Eleven people receive awards from U.S. Department of Justice for interagency efforts that led to the conviction of Joshua Wade for the murders of Yup'ik and Gwitchin Della Brown, and psychiatric nurse Mindy Schloss.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
4:49 pm
Tue December 21, 2010

Dec. 21, 2010 Newscast: new wind turbine in Sitka, State issues air quality advisories for Fairbanks, Alaska Airlilnes offers discounted fares for travel to Juneau during the Legislative session

Anchorage, AK – A Mt. Edgecumbe high school teacher pulled together resources and cut through red tape to get a 60-foot wind turbine erected, which he'll use in math and physics lessions. The U.S. Coast Guard and Sitka Electric Department will also use data from the turbine.

The State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued air alerts for the Fairbanks area, where the issue of managing wood-burning stoves, the main source of the pollution, has been controversial.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
2:44 pm
Tue December 21, 2010

12/20/10 Newscast - Diomede trapped without airport; Oceania Cruises adds AK to summer itinerary; Alaska Air National Guardsman Major Wayne Don awarded international leadership fellowship

December 19, 2010 – There isn't a safe way to get to and from Diomede, a village offshore from Wales, in Northwest Alaska and just a few miles from Russia. Diomede lacks an airstrip, unless villagers can build one on the frozen sea ice, which sometimes doesn't get thick enough, or is blown away from shore. The helicopter that brings the mail doesn't meet standards allowing passenger service. The Diomede Tribal Council wrote a letter to President Obama asking for subsidized passenger air service.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
2:36 pm
Tue December 21, 2010

12/15/10 Newscast - Tribes seek travel money to attend White House conference; Work begins on a mixed low- and regular-income housing complex in Anchorage; Eligible shrimp fishermen can get federal assistance

Anchorage, AK – Dozens of Alaska tribes wrote to President Obama asking for travel funds to attend the White House Tribal Nation Conference.
Cook Inlet Tribal Council to begin work on site of former the Loussac Manor low-income housing complex.
Eligible shrimp fishermen can get federal assistance to improve operations, management and marketing.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
3:17 pm
Fri November 26, 2010

11/26/10 KNBA Newscast

Anchorage, AK – Listen for KNBA News weekdays at 7:30 & 8:30am. Contact news@knba.org.

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