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Slate looks at employee persuasion before oil-tax vote

Alaska Dispatch News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:08
Slate looks at employee persuasion before oil-tax vote A Slate article about big business influencing elections through employee persuasion turns an eye on Alaska and the role industry played in keeping Senate Bill 21 in place in August.October 16, 2014

Inuit around southern Hudson Bay agree to cut back polar bear hunt

Alaska Dispatch News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 08:43
Inuit around southern Hudson Bay agree to cut back polar bear hunt Inuit around southern Hudson Bay in Canada have agree to scale back polar bear hunt quotas voluntarily, but still disagree with biologists with why the reductions were necessary, reports the CBC.October 16, 2014

Can we predict earthquakes? Not very precisely.

Alaska Dispatch News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 10:18
Can we predict earthquakes? Not very precisely. Seismologists are trying to create what one earthquake researcher calls “seismic weather reports,” according to a report from FiveThirtyEight. But the problem of predicting the earth’s movement is much more intractable than forecasting a hurricane or snowstorm.October 15, 2014

Mat-Su trooper hurt when cruiser sideswipes pickup, crashes

Alaska Dispatch News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 17:31
Mat-Su trooper hurt when cruiser sideswipes pickup, crashes An Alaska State Troopers vehicle responding to a report of an attempted suicide went into a Wasilla ditch Sunday and the trooper was injured after her patrol cruiser sideswiped a turning pickup, troopers said.October 13, 2014

AK Beat: Warming oceans push fish toward poles, study says

Alaska Dispatch News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 09:06
AK Beat: Warming oceans push fish toward poles, study says As ocean temperatures change, fish populations will be steadily driven away from the tropics toward the North and South poles, a new study from University of British Columbia researchers finds.October 13, 2014

AK Beat: Canada turns to hunting to reduce moose in 2 national parks

Alaska Dispatch News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:17
AK Beat: Canada turns to hunting to reduce moose in 2 national parks Parks Canada is opening several areas in two national parks in Newfoundland to moose hunting, after determining a booming, non-native moose population is the biggest threat to parks' boreal forests.October 10, 2014

AK Beat: Lego will end Shell partnership following Greenpeace Arctic campaign

Alaska Dispatch News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 08:05
AK Beat: Lego will end Shell partnership following Greenpeace Arctic campaign Greenpeace had targeted the Danish toy company for partnering with Royal Dutch Shell, as part of the environmental group's efforts to stop Shell from drilling for oil in the Arctic, including in Alaska's offshore waters.October 9, 2014

<b>Alaska</b> software company awarded $51.3M in judgment against Trimble Navigation

Alaska News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:48
After years in court, tiny Alaska software company Recreational Data Services has won a $51.3 million verdict against GPS giant Trimble Navigation, ...

Gendron to use Sunday exhibition game to assess hockey team with <b>Alaska</b> opener looming

Alaska News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:37
The University of Maine's Devin Shore (left) takes control of the puck against the University of New Brunswick's Cam Critchlow during their game last ...

Midterms: In Senate Race, NPR Goes to Bat for &#39;Conservative&#39; <b>Alaska</b> Democrat

Alaska News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:30
Incumbent Democratic Senator Mark Begich has a lifetime American Conservative Union score of eight. Yet, NPR qualifies the Alaska politician as a ...

<b>Alaska</b>: The Last Frontier Couple on Raising Their Baby (Hint: Watch Out for Moose!)

Alaska News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 07:56
That's exactly what Eve and Eivin Kilcher are doing on the upcoming fourth season of Alaska: The Last Frontier, and the cameras were rolling for every ...

Rand Paul aims for independent voters in <b>Alaska</b> Senate ad

Alaska News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 06:37
Can Rand Paul, a Republican with libertarian appeal, help GOP nominee Dan Sullivan in Alaska's tight Senate race? The U.S. Chamber of Commerce ...

Chamber, Rand Paul partner in <b>Alaska</b>

Alaska News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 05:30
"Washington is horribly broken," Paul says in an ad recorded for the Chamber before slamming "liberal" Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska). "Washington ...

Gas platform fire forces evacuation in <b>Alaska</b>

Alaska News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 04:56
A gas platform fire offshore in Alaska's Cook Inlet broke out early morning Thursday, forcing four workers to evacuate. No one was injured and ...

New faces, new stories planned for <b>Alaska</b> public broadcasting

Alaska News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 20:41
Lori Townsend in the Alaska Public Media television studio on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, where she will begin hosting "Alaska Edition." Bill Roth / Alaska ...

Parnell defends handling of <b>Alaska</b> National Guard dysfunction

Alaska News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 19:45
Gov. Sean Parnell speaks with reporters on Thursday, defending his actions in response to complaints and concerns about the Alaska National Guard ...

<b>Alaska</b> From Scratch: Grab a bowl -- it&#39;s soup weather

Alaska News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 19:45
We've had quite a bit of precipitation this fall, which has occasionally been the kind of rain where the skies remain a deep, dark grey without a speck of ...

Begich and Sullivan Square Off in <b>Alaska</b>

Alaska News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 19:22
U.S. Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) and his Republican challenger, former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan, took on issues important to the state's ...

ArtBeat: <b>Alaska</b> Book Week gets a head start

Alaska News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 19:22
Alaska Book Week will formally start on Saturday and run for a week. But some literary happenings are dovetailing with First Friday art events starting ...

In separate incidents, boaters found dead in Western <b>Alaska</b>

Alaska News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 17:52
Alaska State Troopers are investigating two separate incidents in which boaters were found dead Tuesday in Western Alaska. The first report came in ...

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