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Cancer Stories
1:01 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Friday Cancer Story, Melissa Allen

KUAC Newscasts
9:30 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Newscast: Friday 4/24/15

Politics
2:25 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

U.S. to Assume Arctic Council Chair Amid Dispute Over Russian Military Moves

Fran Ulmer,U.S. Arctic Research Commission chairwoman
Credit U.S. Arctic Research Commission

The United States will take over Friday as chair of the Arctic Council, the international body of representatives from eight nations with territory in the region. U.S. delegates they’ll focus on the impact of climate change on the Arctic and its peoples. And despite divisions between some members, observers say they don't believe council’s work will be disrupted.


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Local News
1:02 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

UAF Announces Academic Cuts, Changes

University of Alaska Fairbanks logo
Credit University of Alaska Fairbanks

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has released a list of academic program cuts and changes in response to reduced state funding.  As KUAC’s Dan Bross the cost saving measures are the first of numerous expected as UAF tries to cover an over 20 million dollar budget hole.   

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Cancer Stories
1:01 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Thursday Cancer Story, Lance Mackey

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KUAC Newscasts
9:35 am
Thu April 23, 2015

Newscast: Thursday 4/23/15

Cancer Stories
1:01 pm
Wed April 22, 2015

Wednesday Cancer Story, Nicole Vasilevsky

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Local News
11:16 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Tanker Wrecks, Spilling 2,000 Gallons of Aviation Fuel Along Parks Highway

The tandem tanker crash near milepost 274
Credit Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation

UPDATED: The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation now says the tanker truck that crashed Tuesday near Anderson spilled about 2,000 gallons of JP-8 aviation fuel along the Parks Highway.  The agency initially said the truck spilled No. 1 diesel. Alaska State Troopers report that the driver of the Big State Logistics owned rig was not injured in the rollover near mile 274.

The DEC said in an updated situation report issued Thursday afternoon that the wrecked tractor and tankers were removed from the site at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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Local News
11:12 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Federal Funding Sought to Help Galena Relocate From Flood-prone Area

Flood damaged yard in Galena (2013)
Credit Dan Bross / KUAC

The Yukon River community of Galena could be relocated out of flood danger if a land transfer being pushed by Alaska Congressman Don Young goes through. As KUAC’s Dan Bross the village, which is still recovering from a major flood 2 years ago, will likely approach moving with multiple steps over time.

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KUAC Newscasts
9:31 am
Wed April 22, 2015

Newscast: Wednesday 4/22/15

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