We’ll find out about the second season of Mudrooms, with guests Amanda Compton and Alida Bus;
David Lendrum & Margaret Tharp will give us a preview of Wednesday’s workshop, Landscape is a Language;
We’ll get the details about Friday’s SAIL Auction;
And Karleen & Roger Grummett will let us know about the Empty Chairs Project.
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A Juneau Afternoon, on KTOO-News.
- For the second time this year, a Republican from Matanuska-Susitna Borough left the state Senate majority caucus.
- The U.S. Senate is working on the health care bill, and Alaska health commissioner Valerie Davidson is in Washington, D.C., to meet with Alaska's senators, Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski. One-quarter of Alaska's population currently is covered by Medicaid.
- Police posted this security video of the suspect on its Facebook page and described him as white, 25 to 30 years old, 6-foot-3 and skinny with scruffy facial hair.
- Uber and Lyft are negotiating with the City and Borough of Juneau over the collection of the city's sales tax. The companies insist it's the drivers' responsibility to collect and remit the 5 percent tax on fares.