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2:21 am
Mon March 31, 2014

3/31/14 KNBA News - Senate Finance adds $100 million to education

Proposals to increase education funding for the coming fiscal year range from the Senate's $100 million addition to the state operating budget, to the House's $25 million and the Governor's $10 million.

The AFL-CIO says it would oppose any move by Legislators to increase the minimum wage, which would take a proposed $1 an hour increase off the ballot for August, saying lawmakers did that in 2002, then gutted the minimum wage hike the following session.

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Our Community
4:00 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Our Community Friday 03/28/14

 

Danny Preston speaks with the current Public Relations Program Coordinator, of the Southcentral Foundation, Faye Dotomain. Southcentral Foundation's 17th annual Gathering will be this Saturday, March 29th, from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM at the Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center. For more information, visit:

https://www.southcentralfoundation.com/images/Gathering2014flier.pdf

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Local News
12:39 am
Fri March 28, 2014

3/28/14 KNBA NEWS - Pentagon to investigate alleged sexual abuse by Alaska National Guard members

Alaska National Guard officials say 29 cases of sexual assault have been reported since 2009; of those 21 were closed or suspended.

The Senate Finance Committee has proposed a $9.2 billion state operating budget.

A bill that would make Alaska's 20 Native languages official state languages is getting pushback in the House State Affairs Committee.

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Our Community
4:32 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Our Community Thursday 03/27/14

Mark Trahant

Danny Preston speaks with Mark Trahant.

Mark Trahant is an independent journalist. He serves as the 20th Atwood Chair of Journalism at the University of Alaska Anchorage for the 2013 - 2014 academic year. The position brings nationally known journalists to teach courses and speak to students, journalists and the public in Alaska.\

For more information, visit: 

http://www.marktrahant.org/marktrahant.org/Mark_Trahant.html

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Local News
10:55 pm
Wed March 26, 2014

3/27/14 KNBA News - Just a few days are left to file for a Permanent Fund Dividend

PFD applications must be filed online or postmarked by March 31st, Monday.

In Unalaska, city managers work to protect eagle nests... and to protect people who get attacked for inadvertently coming too close.

UAA is hosting a town hall meeting on "Journalism in the Digital Age," facilitated by Atwood Chair of Journalism Mark Trahant.  

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