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KNBA Morning Newscasts
6:58 pm
Fri October 29, 2010

Farmed impacts to wild fish and environment grow along with skyrocketing industry 10/29/10

Anchorage, AK – University of Victoria researchers looked at several measures to determine the global environmental impacts of fish farming. Criteria included escapement rates, energy use, oxygen demand, waste, and discharges of pesticides, parasitides, and antibiotics. The results show fism farms harm the environment and put pressure on wild fish stocks. Meanwhile, the industry is growing by leaps and bounds in countries with the least regulation and enforcement.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
8:31 pm
Wed October 27, 2010

Evaluation finds Dental Health Aide Therapists competent, respected 10/26/10

Anchorage, AK – An evaluation of the Dental Health Aide Therapist program shows they're compentent at everything from equipment sterilization and clinical techniques to patient communications. Dentists question the quality of care, and the validity of the evaluation. However, the therapists are providing care in rural Alaska, where dentists rarely venture. And patients are proud Alaska Natives are providing the care.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
8:05 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Detox and treatment unit reopens after getting shut down for health and safety issues

Anchorage, AK – The specialized detox and treatment center at the Salvation Army's Clitheroe Center reopened this week. The state had shut down the unit last May after Clitheroe launched an investigation into health and safety incidents but wasn't able to move quickly to fix problems. A state representative says the facility has been a strong provider in the past, and has everything in place now to meet state standards. The state will check on procedures and staffing to make sure the unit stays on track.

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3:58 pm
Tue October 12, 2010

Undercurrents

Host Gregg McVicar

"AAA" (Adult Alternative Album) is the fastest-growing format in Public Radio today and UnderCurrents a schedule of high-quality AAA programming. The show is hosted by Gregg McVicar (Tlingit) and features a thoughtful yet playful freeform music mix of Rock, Indy, Folk, Blues, Dub, Electronica, World and Roots music, with an excellent selection of contemporary Native artists.

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