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6:38 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

12/1/14 - Longer life brings greater risk of dementia

Baby Boomers, like everyone else, know that avoiding tobacco use, watching their weight, and exercising, contribute to longer life. However, researchers recently announced findings that show there may be a downside to longer life.

At the Gerontological Society of America annual science meeting, held in November in Washington DC, people who study aging share their research results, including studies on the potential implications of the large number of Baby Boomers now in their 50s and late 60s.

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Local News
11:02 pm
Sun November 30, 2014

12/1/14 - Lawmakers meet privately, sign confidentiality agreements on Alaska LNG project

Lawmakers meet privately, pledge confidentiality on LNG project

Alaska lawmakers, legislative staff and gas line consultants attended private meetings and signed confidentiality agreements about the Alaska Liquid Natural Gas project. Alaska Dispatch News reports the private meetings were held Friday and lasted more than two hours.

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Local News
10:16 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

11/8/14 - Associated Press declares Dan Sullivan the winner in Alaska's U.S. Senate race

With 30,000 votes yet to be counted, AP says Begich cannot overcome Sullivan's lead

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Local News
2:10 am
Mon May 5, 2014

5/2/14 - A half-hour special: Psychologist shares secrets to happiness

In a half-hour interview, KNBA News Director Joaqlin Estus talks with psychologist Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener, who has been researching happiness in Kenya and Israel, and among the Amish in this country, and homeless people in Oakland, California. While different cultures aspire to different forms of happiness -- peace and harmony, say, compared to joy and enthusiasm -- the happiest people have strong personal relationships.

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Local News
11:15 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

3/20/14 KNBA News - University of Alaska board, president oppose concealed handguns on campus

University of Alaska president Pat Gamble says no to guns on campus in testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Aging in Alaska:  Assisted living, nursing homes, provide relief to those with disabilities, but at a cost.

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