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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 30, 2016

Kodiak Spaceport lands big customer; the pulses overhead: remote radars still tie together Alaska's air defense; Walker: Oil companies suggested state take over gas line; TLMP amendment draft decision announced; day four of search for missing hiker begins; Observing the fast of Ramadan in the land of the midnight sun; Southcentral Alaska braces for heavy rains, rising water levels Download Audio

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NHTSA Will Look At Tesla's Autopilot Mode, After Deadly Car Crash

The fatal crash of a Tesla Model S car that was in autopilot mode when it collided with a truck on a Florida highway last month is prompting a preliminary evaluation of the feature.

1.4 Million Adults Identify As Transgender In America, Study Says

Hawaii, California, Georgia and New Mexico were the states with the highest percentages of residents identifying as transgender. Young adults are the most likely to have that gender identity.

Biden: Bernie Sanders Is 'Going To Endorse' Hillary Clinton

Biden told NPR he's prepared to vouch for Clinton, who he'll join on the campaign trail next week. "You're putting your rep on the line, you're saying, 'I think this person has character,'" he said.

Coastal Carolina University Wins First-Ever National Title In College World Series

"We're not the most talented team in America," Coastal Carolina's coach Gary Gilmore said after the game. "We're just the national champion. That's all I know."

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