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“Leave Alaska,” Assault on Property Leaves Sudanese Immigrants in Spenard Concerned

An incident over the weekend has alarmed members of an immigrant community in Anchorage. However, officials are stopping short of labeling it a hate crime.

Haines Pot Grower Proposes Cannabis Exchange In Light Of New Law

In Haines, the borough assembly has decided to wait until the state finalizes legislation before taking any action on local rules on marijuana use and sales. But some residents aren’t waiting on the legislature. Download Audio

Homer Takes First Step Toward Deep Water Dock Expansion

The City of Homer is taking its first step towards a long planned expansion of the city’s deep water dock. Earlier this month, the Homer City Council chose to award R&M Consultants of Anchorage the contract for a study to evaluate the project’s merits. Download Audio

Army Corps Of Engineers Preps For Summer Season

The Army Corp of Engineers are gearing up for the summer season of projects around the state. Download Audio

NPR News

Media Mischief On April Fools' Day

When news organizations make fun of the news, it can be funny — or not.

Tweeners Trust Peers More Than Adults When Judging Risks

We all tend to adjust our opinions based on what other people think. But young teenagers pay far more attention to other teens than they do to adults, a study finds. That explains a lot, doesn't it?

Dozens Of Countries Join China-Backed Bank Opposed By Washington

Some of Washington's closest allies have signed on to a new Asian development bank. The U.S. opposes the bank in part because it presents a challenge to American influence in the Asia region.

Obama Releases Frozen Military Aid To Egypt

Delivery of the F-16s, Harpoon missiles and M1A1 Abrams tank kits was suspended in 2013 after a military-backed coup. The White House cited national security as the reason for its decision today.

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