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This rare look inside Lemon Creek Correctional Center explores the impacts of literature and philosophy classes behind bars. The program traces its roots to underground philosophy courses in the Soviet Union – the original “Flying University.”
Tonight, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton square off in their first debate since his massive victory in the New Hampshire primary.
Greenhouses could make local fruits and vegetables more available year-round, but they’re energy intense. In the Midwest, some growers tap into the Earth’s internal heat to warm the structures.
The debate airs on PBS Thursday night, two days after Bernie Sanders walloped Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary. Here’s what NPR will be watching.
The nation’s crop insurance program is really a lottery, says one economist. And it’s rigged so that farmers win. In fact, farmers typically get back double the money they pay for premiums.
More Alaska News
Alaska oil spill responders have adopted new rules for the rapid use of chemical dispersant but say dispersant will continue to be considered only rarely when mechanical cleanup is not practical. Chemical dispersant has been used on an oil spill…
A fire official in a northern Alaska town has died in a police-involved shooting.
An Alaska mayor has paid an unusually large fine for campaign finance violations after regulators threatened to refer the bill for collection by the state attorney general.
While the price for homes is cheaper in Fairbanks, purchasing a home in the Kenai Peninsula Borough may be the most affordable option statewide.
The GCI Open North American Championships will start and finish at the Mushers Hall in Fairbanks for the second straight year.
A 35-year-old southeast Alaska man suspected of driving a van through a security gate at a ferry terminal was arrested Tuesday. Alaska State Troopers say Kenneth Burchfield of Hollis about 1 a.m. broke into a secured yard at the Inter-Island…
President Barack Obama’s proposed federal budget includes funding for construction of a new polar icebreaker and relocation costs for Alaska coastal communities threatened by erosion. But it faces an uncertain future in the Republican-controlled Congress.
Insurance regulators say they have lifted the suspension of an Oregon-based company to again offer health insurance policies in Alaska and Oregon.