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Murkowski, Begich split on Hagel nomination

Murkowski, Begich split on Hagel nominationAlaska's U.S. senators split on the confirmation of Chuck Hagel as the country's new defense secretary.

Judge denies new trial request in Hoonah homicide case

Judge denies new trial request in Hoonah homicide caseJohn Marvin, Jr.'s attorney questioned whether Sgt. Anthony Wallace was actually performing his official duties

Preliminary shuttle ferry plan released

Preliminary shuttle ferry plan releasedNew Lynn Canal shuttle ferries will be 280 feet long, seat about 300 passengers and operate no more than 12 hours a day. Part, but not all, of the car deck may be open. And the ships will have no staterooms or crew quarters.

Fundraiser puts Juneau’s Empty Chair project near goal

Fundraiser puts Juneau’s Empty Chair project near goalA proposed monument in Juneau to Japanese Americans interned during World War II got a big boost last weekend.

Hammonds want oil tax-cut ad pulled off TV

The widow of the late Gov. Jay Hammond wants a television advertisement that compares her husband to Sean Parnell taken off the air.

Among Oscars Fanfare, Visual Effects Industry Faces Difficult Times

Among Oscars Fanfare, Visual Effects Industry Faces Difficult Timesn a business where effects-laden movies helped Hollywood make a record-setting $10.8 billion last year, many of the studios that create those effects are barely staying afloat.

Busking for China

Busking for ChinaAbout 20 Juneau student musicians have raised $19,000 through street performances for an upcoming trip to China.

Juneau Afternoon 2/27/13

Juneau Afternoon 2/27/13

Wednesday at 3 on KTOO-FM, Andy Kline hosts.

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We’ll learn about Theater in the Rough’s newest presentation, Equivocation – with Aaron Elmore;… more

FDIC Says In 2012, Banks Posted Second-Best Earnings On Record

FDIC Says In 2012, Banks Posted Second-Best Earnings On RecordProfits for U.S. banks skyrocketed in 2012, a report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. finds today.

Senate Allows Nomination Of Chuck Hagel To Move Forward

Senate Allows Nomination Of Chuck Hagel To Move ForwardThe Senate voted today to stop debating and allow the nomination of former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense to come for a vote before the full Senate.