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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 6, 2016

Conference committee passes House oil and gas tax bill, Seaton urges Walker to veto; DOC investigation shows inmate died from drug overdose; new national project focusing on race in schools begins in Anchorage; record rainfall leads to flooding in Anchorage; cruise ship Infinity heads for repairs after crashing into Ketchikan dock; these sailing drones can teach us about life in the Bering Sea; woman dies in rafting accident near Valdez; UAF Looking To Expand HAARP Potential;

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Obama Cautions Against 'Hysteria' Over 'Brexit' Vote

"I think that the best way to think about this is a pause button has been pressed on the project of full European integration," President Barack Obama told NPR's Steve Inskeep.

Does Your Body Really Refresh Itself Every 7 Years?

Almost all of the cells in a human body get replaced over the course of a life. NPR's Skunk Bear Team sets off on an imagined video tour inside the body to find out which body parts never change.

Ancient Shipwreck Off Greek Island Yields A Different Sort Of Treasure

Divers exploring the famous Antikythera shipwreck, 200 feet beneath the water's surface in Greece, have turned up a heavy object they think might have been a powerful weapon in the first century B.C.

Smithsonian Sets Phasers To Restore On Original Starship Enterprise

The Starship Enterprise — from the original Star Trek series — has gotten a restoration fit for a real life spacecraft. It goes on display this week at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.

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