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Wednesday at 3 on KTOO-FM, Danny Peterson hosts.
We’ll talk to Beth Weigel about Saturday’s fundraiser for Lisa Morley;
We’’ get a preview of Ishmael Hope’s Thursday presentation at the Downtown Library, We Shall Imitate Our Grandparents;
Jess Brown will fill us in on the details about this weekend’s Hershey Track & Field Meet;
And we’ll talk to author Lynn Schooler and Diane Mayer from the Southeast Alaska Land Trust about Thursday’s Benefit presentation, Journeys Along the Lost Coast.
That, Writers Almanac, music and more, Wednesday at 3, on KTOO-FM.
- 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.