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Walker Administration Renews Medicaid Push

A week after the House Finance Committee removed Medicaid expansion language from the budget, Health Commissioner Valerie Davidson is back before legislators advocating for the program.

New Anchorage Museum “lab” sparks innovation

What do buckets, disco balls, circuits, and marbles have in common? They're all part of the Anchorage Museum's attempt to spark innovation in their new interactive exhibit.

L48 Senators See Arctic Irony in Alaskan Views

Lawmakers fled Washington, D.C. ahead of a snow storm that closed government offices today. But scores of Alaskans packed into Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s hearing on Arctic opportunity. Sen. Al Franken used it as his opportunity to highlight what he sees as an Arctic paradox. Download Audio

Rep. Young’s Wolf Comments Raises Eyebrows

Alaska Congressman Don Young attended the only U.S. House hearing on this snowy day in Washington, and he created a stir with a comment about homeless people. Download Audio

NPR News

The School Where Everyone Fills Out The FAFSA

At a Chicago high school, 100 percent completion isn't the goal. It's expected.

Apple To Replace AT&T In Dow Jones Industrial Average

The tech giant will replace the telecoms giant after the close of trading March 18. The change, effective March 19, was prompted by stock splits announced by Apple and Visa.

Nearly 300K New Jobs In February; Unemployment Dips To 5.5 Percent

The Labor Department's latest report follows an especially robust survey for January that showed a gain of about 240,000 jobs.

NASA Probe Reaches Orbit Around Dwarf Planet

NASA's Dawn mission has reached its destination and is orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres. It's the end of an odyssey to explore an odd, in-between world.

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