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Begich pushes for extension for Health Care sign up period

Begich pushes for extension for Health Care sign up periodU.S. Senator Mark Begich says he still supports the Affordable Care Act but he recently joined nine other Senate Democrats in asking the Obama administration to extend the sign-up period.

Building a critical mass for biomass

Building a critical mass for biomassIn renewable energy circles, biomass is a term that refers to plants or plant-made materials that can be burned to heat buildings or fuel power generation facilities.

Juneau Afternoon 10/31/13

Juneau Afternoon 10/31/13


http://www.ktoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Juneau-PM-10-31-13.mp3Thursday at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Shona Strauser will host.

We’ll find out about Jay Query’s upcoming solo recital;

Toby Harbanuk … more

Petersburg school district staffer arrested for possessing child porn

Tye Leif Petersen, 45, is being held in Juneau to await trial

WATCH: Surfers Ride Towering Waves In Portugal

WATCH: Surfers Ride Towering Waves In PortugalAs a massive storm brings hurricane force winds through Western Europe, surfers in Nazaré, Portugal were taking advantage of monster waves, triggering rumors of record-breaking rides.

Telling Tales 10/29/13

Tuesday’s show: HAPPY H’WEEN/SAMHAIN…Spooky stories

“The Battery” by Rumor
–Careful! The Shadows can go “bump in the night”. Especially on All Hallows Night…

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Report Details Industry’s ‘Cutthroat’ Fight Of Miners’ Claims

Report Details Industry’s ‘Cutthroat’ Fight Of Miners’ ClaimsMiners face a concerted industry effort to deny compensation payments, which includes industry-hired lawyers withholding evidence favorable to miners and doctors at a major university "helping to defeat the claims of sick miners."

READ: Bipartisan Bill To End NSA’s Domestic Bulk Collection

READ: Bipartisan Bill To End NSA’s Domestic Bulk CollectionBipartisan concern on Capitol Hill about data from Americans' phone and Internet records being vacuumed up by the National Security Agency has led to an unusual alliance involving a prominent House Republican and a veteran Senate Democrat.

Sebelius: ‘Hold Me Accountable For The Debacle’

Sebelius: ‘Hold Me Accountable For The Debacle’While conceding that "the initial consumer experience at HealthCare.gov has not been adequate," Sebelius also made the case that "the Affordable Care Act delivered on its product: quality, affordable health insurance."

75 Years Ago, ‘War Of The Worlds’ Started A Panic; Or Did It?

75 Years Ago, ‘War Of The Worlds’ Started A Panic; Or Did It?75 years ago tonight, Orson Welles and his troupe of radio actors interrupted the Columbia Broadcasting System's programming to "report" that our planet had been invaded.