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Juneau Afternoon 4/30/13

Juneau Afternoon 4/30/13

Tuesday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.
We’ll find out about tonight’s Planetarium presentation on Space Telescopes with guest Ken Fix;
Phillip … more

May First Friday at KTOO

May First Friday at KTOO

An exhibit featuring the work of over two dozen photographers will open this First Friday in the hallways of the KTOO Building.

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Passes First Rocket Test

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Passes First Rocket Test

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo — designed to carry paying passengers beyond Earth’s atmosphere — passed a key test Monday, shooting past the speed of sound under its own rocket power.

NBA’s Jason Collins Is First Active Player To Come Out As Gay

NBA’s Jason Collins Is First Active Player To Come Out As Gay

“I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport,” National Basketball Association center Jason Collins writes in a Sports Illustrated essay posted Monday, “but since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation.”

Europe Bans Pesticides In Move To Protect Honey Bees

Europe Bans Pesticides In Move To Protect Honey Bees

Three popular pesticides will soon be illegal in the European Union, where officials hope the change helps restore populations of honey bees, vital to crop production, to healthy levels. The new ban will be enacted in December.

Slideshow: Juneau’s hockey season

Slideshow: Juneau’s hockey season

The Treadwell Ice Arena closed out its 10th year on Sunday. And with that, so too closed out another season of Juneau Adult Hockey Association action.

Mudrooms April Show tonight

Mudrooms April Show tonight

From crass to delicate, told by wallflowers or clowns, live stories are mesmerizing and raw. Don’t think fables, ghost or children’s stories. This is not … more

Monday Newscast 4/29/13

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2013 Southeast Alaska Music Fest

2013 Southeast Alaska Music Fest

Schools from around Southeast Alaska brought their music to the capital city earlier this month at the annual Southeast Music Festival.

Sen. Manchin Says Background Checks Bill Will Pass Next Time

Sen. Manchin Says Background Checks Bill Will Pass Next Time

Sen. Joe Manchin says he’s going to reintroduce his bill that expands background checks for gun purchases to sales made at gun shows and online, and he predicts that the second time around, it will get enough votes to move out of the Senate.