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10:49 pm
Sun August 17, 2014

8/18/14 KNBA News - Voters to decide oil taxes; Republican underdogs chase well-financed leader

Alaskans head to the polls Tuesday to decide if their old system for taxing oil companies is better than the new one. Ballot Measure 1 asks voters if they want to reject the 2013 law Legislators adopted with the idea it would increase oil production. It replaces a law critics say did gave tax credits for investment but ate too deeply into oil company profits when oil prices are high.

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Local News
9:52 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

2/27/14 KNBA News - Marijuana, state minimum wage to appear on ballot in August

Initiatives to regulate marijuana like alcohol, and to raise the state minimum wage, will be on August ballot.

Anchorage, Fairbanks, are on a short list for stationing of its new U.S. Air Force F-35 fighter jets.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sending $21 million for Alaska fishery disasters.

Trail conditions are fair for the seventy mushers signed up for the Iditarod Sled-dog Race kicking off this weekend.

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