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9:35 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

7/22/14 KNBA News - Companies apply for LNG pipeline permit

Companies have applied for an export license from the U.S. Department of Energy, proposing to move up to 20 million meteric tons of LNG from Alaska for 30 years.

The Trans-Alaska Pipeline has moved 17-billion barrels of oil since its start 37 years ago.

U.S. Secretary of the Department of Labor Tom Perez visited Alaska, praising job training partnerships, while promoting the idea of a higher minimum wage.

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7:15 am
Mon July 21, 2014

7/21/14 KNBA News - Alaska's highest court rules in favor of tribal court in jurisdictional case

As APRN's Lori Townsend reports, the Alaska Supreme Court issued a ruling Friday (July 18, 2014) in a long-running tribal court jurisdiction case. The case stems from a Minto tribal court decision that terminated parental rights. The father, Edward Parks, was not a Minto tribal member, so he claimed the court did not have authority over him. Also, he said, the tribal court did not allow his attorney to make an oral presentation of his argument. He tried to take the case to state court and bypass the tribal appeal process.

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Local News
1:23 am
Tue July 8, 2014

7/8/14 KNBA News - Bear mauls jogger; K9 survives stab wounds; Arrest made in racial incident

A jogger on a trail south of Anchorage was mauled by a brown bear sow after coming across two bear cubs. Susanne Knudson was medevacked to an Anchorage hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Police dog M.P. is in good spirits and recovering from stab wounds after apprehending a violent suspect early Saturday morning in Anchorage.

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12:17 am
Tue July 8, 2014

7/8/14 KNBA News - Bear mauls jogger south of Anchorage; Suspect stabs Anchorage Police dog

Anchorage Police Department K9 MP is eager to return to work but will be taking off a couple of weeks so his stab wounds can heal. A suspect stabbed him repeatedly with a pocketknife while MP kept his grip on the man's forearm early July 5, 2014.
Credit Joaqlin Estus / KNBA

  After coming up on two cubs, a jogger was attacked from behind by the mother bear on the Penguin Ridge Trail south of Anchorage. Susanne Knudsen of Indian was medevacked to an Anchorage hospital with serious 

  injuries that are not considered life threatening. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has closed the trail.

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Local News
7:13 am
Mon July 7, 2014

7/7/14 KNBA News - A contracting rep says new rules are costing Native companies billions of dollars

The director of the Native American Contractors Association told the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs 2011 changes to the Small Business Administration 8(a) program has cost Alaska Native Corporations billions of dollars. Sen. Clair McCaskill, of Missouri, a frequent critic of the program, has asked SBA for information on how well the 2011 changes are working.

As KUCB's Lauren Rosenthal reports, a culture camp in a remote corner of the Aleutians aims to keep Unangan traditions going strong.

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