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Music in Alaska

On this week's Alaska Edition, host, Zachariah Hughes sits down with three reporters to talk all about music in Alaska. What's new? What's happening across the state? And what's changing?

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Verizon, Labor Unions Reach Tentative Deal To End Weeks-Long Strike

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez announced the agreement in principle and says he expects workers will be back on the job next week.

Working Horses Can Now Breathe A Whinny Of Relief

The World Organisation For Animal Health has adopted its first standards to provide good care for equines — part of a broad agenda at its just-concluded powwow.

'Near-Normal' Atlantic Hurricane Forecast Could Mean More Storms

The past three hurricane seasons have been considered below normal, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says. This season, NOAA predicts about four to eight hurricanes in the Atlantic.

23 Athletes Test Positive After Samples From London Olympics Rechecked

The news follows revelations last week that retested samples from 31 athletes in the 2008 Beijing Games had suspicious results.

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