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10-16-19 KUAC NEWSMINER MIDDAY UPDATE

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10-16-19 12:30 PM newscast


Dan Bross / KUAC

Law enforcement weapons like pepper and bean bag rounds are getting increased attention in light of officer involved shootings. The “less lethal” alternatives to bullets were the subject of a Fairbanks city council work session this week. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.

10-16-19 9:30 AM newscast


KUAC file photo

The Fairbanks City Council unanimously adopted a resolution Monday that may finally signal the beginning of the end of the old and decrepit Polaris Hotel building downtown.


10-15-19 KUAC NEWSMINER MIDDAY UPDATE

Oct 15, 2019

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10-14-19 KUAC NEWSMINER MIDDAY UPDATE

Oct 14, 2019

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Dan Bross / KUAC

KUAC's Dan Bross talks with Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy climate specialist Rick Thoman about the steep transition from fall to winter in October, and how rain can result in season long road ice.

UA Debt Rating Downgraded From AA- to A+

Oct 11, 2019
J.R. Anchetta / University Relations

Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings has lowered its debt rating for the University of Alaska system. They cited big cuts in state funding as an indicator of credit risk. 

S&P Global Ratings report is the second time this year a rating agency has down-graded this measure, after Moody’s downgraded the UA system’s credit rating in July.

However, this week’s downgrade is only one notch in S&P’s rating system – they dropped it from AA- to A+.


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