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Group files to begin tax repeal process; ConocoPhillips plans additional rig on Kuparuk

Group files to begin tax repeal process; ConocoPhillips plans additional rig on KuparukA new non-partisan group seeking repeal of an oil tax cut has filed an application with the Division of Elections to begin a petition drive.

Coastal Caucus gives rural senators more clout

Coastal Caucus gives rural senators more cloutThe so-called Coastal Caucus has given some Alaska senators a louder voice in the lopsided Republican majority that favors the state’s urban centers.

Recent Earthquakes That Shook the World

-  Monday at 8:00  -  Science for Alaska hosts seismologist Natalie Ruppert from the Alaska Earthquake Information Center.  Ruppert provides a look at the occurrence and effects of the 2010 earthquakes in Haiti, Chile and New Zealand, 2008 earthquake in China and 2011 earthquake in Japan. These earthquakes occurred in different socio-economic and tectonic settings. [...]

Manager details potential cuts as CBJ Assembly looks at scaling back property tax

Manager details potential cuts as CBJ Assembly looks at scaling back property taxCity Manager Kim Kiefer says seven positions and more than a dozen programs and services may have to be eliminated or reduced if the Juneau Assembly scales back property taxes.

Sea otter transporter changes plea, sentenced

Raymond Chatham, 64, was ordered to pay a $5000 fine and serve a year's probation

Juneau Afternoon 4/19/13


http://www.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Juneau-PM-04-01-13.mp3Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Danny Peterson hosts.

Irene Morris and Ashley Peters will be here with details about this Saturday’s Earth … more

Boston Marathon Explosions: Thursday’s Developments

Boston Marathon Explosions: Thursday’s DevelopmentsWhile there has been no arrest as of this hour, The Boston Globe says authorities believe they are " 'very close' in their pursuit of the bomber," according to "an official briefed on the investigation ... who declined to be named."

Senate Rejects Expanded Background Checks For Gun Sales

Senate Rejects Expanded Background Checks For Gun SalesA bipartisan compromise that would have expanded federal background checks for firearms purchases has been rejected by the Senate.

Scientists Sequence Genome Of ‘Living Fossil’ Fish

Scientists Sequence Genome Of ‘Living Fossil’ FishScientists have unraveled the genome of the coelacanth, a rare and primitive fish once thought to be extinct, shedding light on how closely it's related to the first creatures to emerge from the sea.

Texas Fertilizer Plant Blast Killed Several, Injured Dozens

Texas Fertilizer Plant Blast Killed Several, Injured DozensAfter a fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others, rescue workers on Thursday are still sifting through the smoldering rubble hoping to find survivors.
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