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    Idaho National Laboratory
    Pentagon officials have taken another step toward building a small nuclear power plant for Eielson Air Force Base. On Monday, they released a request for proposals that invites prospective contractors to outline how they’d design, build and deploy a so-called microreactor at Eielson within five years.
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    Alaska Electric Vehicle Association
    A first ever electric-vehicle tour event from Fairbanks to Prudhoe Bay and back wrapped up Tuesday. All 10 E-Vs that began the non-competitive event Aug. 12 in Fairbanks made it to the end of the Dalton Highway and back, an accomplishment Arctic Road Rally organizers say demonstrates that the technology can work, even on a remote stretch of road.