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7:21 am
Wed May 21, 2014

5/21/14 KNBA News - Firefighters work overnight to fight fires near Tyonek, Soldotna

About a hundred residents of Tyonek, on the west side of Cook Inlet, were evacuated yesterday. Now shifting winds have the fire headed toward the village of Beluga, about ten miles from Tyonek. The wildfire near Soldotna, which started on the Funny River on the Kenai Peninsula, has burned across 31 square miles, or 20,000 acres.

Certain kinds of ammunition are in short supply in Northwest Alaska.

The federal archives in Anchorage is closing next month. Records will be sent to Seattle and digitized.

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Local News
7:01 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

5/20/14 KNBA News - Fire crews fight a wildfire near Tyonek, on the west side of Cook Inlet

A hot-shot crew and smoke-jumpers headed to Tyonek to contain a wildfire as gusty winds and low humidity add to wildfire danger in south central Alaska.

Tribal leaders from Canada and Alaska say they will work together to oppose mines, affecting both sides of the border.

A Governmental Accountability Office reports calls U.S. participation in Arctic Council uncoordinated and lacking in follow-through.

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7:29 am
Mon May 19, 2014

5/19/14 KNBA Newscast 1 - Alaska Democrats endorse Begich, Mallott, Dunbar

In the first of two newscasts today: Alaska Democrats have endorsed U.S. Mark Begich for the seat he now holds, former Juneau mayor Byron Mallott for Governor, and Anchorage attorney Forrest Dunbar for U.S. Congress.

The state has requested an evidentiary hearing in the case of the "Fairbanks Four," who were convicted of the beating death of Mark Hartman in 1997, but new information points to others being responsible for the killing.

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7:29 am
Mon May 19, 2014

5/19/14 KNBA Newscast 1 - Alaska Democrats endorse Begich, Mallott, Dunbar

In the first of two newscasts today: Alaska Democrats have endorsed U.S. Mark Begich for the seat he now holds, former Juneau mayor Byron Mallott for Governor, and Anchorage attorney Forrest Dunbar for U.S. Congress.

The state has requested an evidentiary hearing in the case of the "Fairbanks Four," who were convicted of the beating death of Mark Hartman in 1997, but new information points to others being responsible for the killing.

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7:22 am
Mon May 19, 2014

5/19/14 KNBA Newscast 2 - The Alaska Democratic Party endorses Begich, Mallott, Dunbar

One of two newscasts today - The Alaska Democratic Party wrapped up its statewide convention in Nome on Sunday, having endorsed incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Begich for the seat he now holds, former Juneau Mayor Byron Mallott for Governor, and Anchorage attorney Forrest Dunbar for the U.S. Congressional seat  held by Rep. Don Young.

A tribal health organization in southeast Alaska is encouraging members to sign up for health insurance.

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