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07-05-16 KUAC MORNING NEWS

Jul 5, 2016
Architects and Engineers for 911 Truth / Architects and Engineers for 911 Truth

A University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher is working to unravel a lingering mystery of the 9-11 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City. The collapse of Building 7, near the Twin Towers, has long been a centerpiece of theories that the 9-11 attacks were part of a government conspiracy. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, UAF Engineering professor J. Leroy Hulsey is taking a scientific approach to better understand what happened to the building.

Fairbanks annual Midnight Sun Baseball Game continues tonight after being suspended early this morning due to low light. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Tim Ellis/KUAC

An ambitious plan to develop agricultural land west of Nenana is on hold until the town can find another $5 million to complete work build a bridge across the Nenana River.


Denali National Park / National Park Service

A long studied and viewed Denali National Park wolf pack is on the verge of disappearing. The East Fork pack ranges near the park entrance, including on state land wolf advocates want closed to harvest. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the fate of the East Fork pack has also inspired a call for closer pack monitoring and rescue of any orphan pups.

Jeff Wells / Alaska Department of Fish and Game

State officials came to the aid of a bear with a can stuck on its head along the Alaska Highway. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Dan Bross / KUAC

Fairbanks Growden Park is getting a face lift. The home of the Alaska Goldpanners baseball team, and the annual Midnight Sun Game, has fallen into disrepair in recent years. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the Goldpanners have teamed with the Fairbanks North Star Borough to fix it up the stadium.

UAA Justice Center

Results are in from a survey of University of Alaska students about sexual victimization. The University of Alaska Anchorage Justice Center administered “Campus Climate” survey provides insight into occurrences of sexual assault and other misconduct. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

Todd Paris / University of Alaska Fairbanks

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has several prospective customers for the HAARP facility. UAF took ownership of the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program facility in Gakona from the Air Force last summer, and as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, there’s optimism that the station, once destined for scrap, has a future.

Dan Bross / KUAC

The state plans to open its Tanana Valley Fisheries Center in Fairbanks next week (June 7). As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, the visitor’s center will realize a long envisioned public interface at the Ruth Burnett Sport fish hatchery.

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