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Alaska Live
11:59 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Ukulele Russ on KUAC

Ukulele Russ still wearing his headlamp in the KUAC studios on KUAC on October 30th, 2014.
Credit Annie Bartholomew

Ukulele Russ  sang about big trucks, bears, and dumpster diving in the last Ukulele Frontier on Alaska Live on KUAC on October 30th. The Goldstream Valley musician also brought an Australian film crew with him document the entire ukulele experience.

Find his music at ukuleleruss.com

Politics
1:55 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

GOP’s U.S. Senate, House Hopefuls Try to Tie Democratic Foes to Obama, Reid et al.

Candidates for Alaska’s seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate squared off at a forum in Fairbanks Tuesday.

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KUAC Newscasts
9:28 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Newscast: Wednesday 10/29/14

Crime & Justice
12:54 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Diocese: Fairbanks Priest Held on Federal Child-pornography Charges was Screened

The three-page indictment charging Landry with child-pornography-related offenses.

A Fairbanks Catholic priest accused of trying to produce child pornography underwent a two-stage screening process as part of his hiring and ordination.


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KUAC Newscasts
9:21 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Newscast: Tuesday 10/28/14

Alaska Live
2:33 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Dr. Bryan Emmon Hall on Alaska LIve

Pianist Lorna Eder and UAF Professor of violin and viola Dr. Bryan Emmon Hall perform on Alaska Live on October 27.
Credit Lori Neufeld

Back from a recent tour of Korea with the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Bryan Emmon Hall performed on Alaska Live on Monday, October 27th. Dr. Hall recently joined the faculty at UAF as the violin and viola professor and was guest artist with the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra for their season opener. Accompanied by pianist Lorna Eder, Hall played seven classical works for violin including the "very black" Devil's Trill Sonata by Giuseppe Tartini.

Dr. Bryan Emmon Hall will be performing Sunday, Novemeber 2nd at 7:00 during his recital program at the Davis Concert Hall at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Energy & Environment
2:13 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Organization Again Ranks Alaska Among Nation’s Least Energy-Efficient States

The ACEEE's critical report included praise for the Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks. The CCHRC's Research and Testing Facility is the northernmost structure in the world to be awarded the U.S. Green Building Council's Platinum rating, its highest level of energy-efficiency.
Credit CCHRC

Alaska rates near the bottom in a nationwide survey on how states are improving energy-efficiency programs. But a state energy official says the survey may not be giving Alaska enough credit for the programs it has put in place in recent years.


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KUAC Newscasts
9:52 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Newscast: Monday 10/27/14

Energy & Environment
6:40 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Department of Interior Doubles Budget to Decrease Reliance on Diesel in Remote Alaska

Anchorage, AK - An effort to decrease reliance on diesel fuel in Alaska’s remote villages by up to 75 percent is in the early stages of development at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory based in Colorado. During a speech at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention last week, Deputy Secretary of the Interior Mike Connor announced an additional 400-thousand dollars in funding.  

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Politics
6:35 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Murkowski's Focus is on Tribal Justice, Public Safety in Speech to AFN

Anchorage, AK - In an address to the Alaska Federation of Natives over the weekend, US Senator Lisa Murkowski called for improvements to the tribal justice system in the state of Alaska. “We can start by ensuring that there is justice for the Fairbanks Four," said the Senator. 

It’s unclear what role the Murkowski can play in a review of the Fairbanks Four case.  Last week, Fairbanks Mayor John Eberhart told the convention he supports a review of the case at the federal level.

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