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KNBA Morning Newscasts
2:46 pm
Tue January 25, 2011

1/25/11 Newscast - Grants will help health and educational organizations connect to Internet; seasonal influenza has hit Alaska; Pacific walrus recommended to be listed as threatened or endangered

Anchorage, AK – A few rural school districts and a tribal health organization are receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal grants to develop broadband connectivity. Influenza cases have jumped in the past three weeks. The federal Marine Mammal Commission is recommending the Pacific walrus be listed as threatened or endangered.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
10:54 pm
Mon January 24, 2011

1/24/11 NEWSCAST - Unemployment up slightly; Savoonga residents back in their homes after winter storm, power outage, and burst pipes; Muni seeking election workers

Anchorage, AK – Unemployment up from 8 to 8.1%. Everybody's in their home again in Savoonga after a severe winter storm caused power lines to arc, shutting off power, which led to frozen and burst pipes. The state is opening an assistance center in Savoonga so people can apply for disaster-related grants. The Municipality is looking for 600 Election workers for April election.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
10:58 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

1/20/2011 - Newscast: Anchorage School District facing big budget cuts; the Federal Subsistence Board considers changes to management of Yukon River fisheries; State defies federal fisheries closure in western Aleutians

Anchorage, AK – Anchorage School Board members are reviewing a budget the superintendent says includes disruptive and disappointing cuts that will have a major impact on programs for many students. The Federal Subsistence Board considers changes to regulations governing fishing on the Yukon River, including one that allows people to engage in customary trade, including sales, of subsistence-caught fish. The state has opened fishing in the western Aleutians contradicting closures in nearby federal waters.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
10:57 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

1/21/2011 Newscast: Two Steller sea lions arrive for research on breeding; Federal Subsistence Board defers action on eulachon, or hooligan, fishing on Unuk River; Anchorage School District wraps up budget review

Anchorage, AK – A study on the breeding habits of Steller sea lion may help uncover reasons for a drastic population decline in the western Aleutians. The Federal Subsistence Board passes on a proposal to permanently close eulachon fishing on Unuk River in southeast Alaska. The Anchorage School District wraps up budget review; the public has more opportunities to comment, however.

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