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Bill Thomas considers Kerttula’s House seat

Bill Thomas considers Kerttula’s House seatFormer Haines Representative Bill Thomas is considering a run for the House seat being vacated by Juneau’s Beth Kerttula. But he’s more likely to take on Juneau Senator Dennis Egan.

Before she says goodbye, Kerttula calls state’s office standards “oppressive”

Before she says goodbye, Kerttula calls state’s office standards “oppressive”Kerttula says many employees are afraid to speak out against the office standards for fear of retribution

Are Alaska’s legislative districts getting too big?

Are Alaska’s legislative districts getting too big?The chairman of the Alaska Redistricting Board says state residents need to have a conversation about the growing number of people who live in each legislative district.

Heroin trafficker sentenced in federal court

Bradley Arin Bethel was ordered to serve 60 months in prison

Juneau Afternoon 1/24/14

Juneau Afternoon 1/24/14


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Friday at 3 on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore hosts.

Maybelle Filler with SEARHC will explain the Mental Health First Training she’ll be delivering … more

DOJ Alleges Fraudulent Security Checks By Firm That Vetted Snowden

DOJ Alleges Fraudulent Security Checks By Firm That Vetted SnowdenThe private contractor that signed off on background checks for both NSA leaker Edward Snowden and Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis is being accused of fraud by the Justice Department for allegedly submitting more than 650,000 incomplete investigations.

Post-9/11 Panel Criticizes NSA Phone Data Collection

Post-9/11 Panel Criticizes NSA Phone Data CollectionAn independent panel created after the 9/11 attacks says bulk collection of billions of American phone records violates the letter and the spirit of the law.

Think You Know Richard Sherman After His ‘Rant’? Maybe Not

Think You Know Richard Sherman After His ‘Rant’? Maybe NotSherman's "rant" as it quickly became known, did much more. It ignited another national discussion about race and the way many Americans react to young, strong African-American men who sometimes get loud.

Warren Buffett’s $1 Billion Basketball Bet Is A Very Long Shot

Warren Buffett’s $1 Billion Basketball Bet Is A Very Long ShotQuicken is offering a $1 billion grand prize — yes, that's billion, with a B — if someone correctly picks the outcome of all 63 games in the men's Division I college basketball tournament this spring.

Pentagon Relaxes Uniform Rules To Allow Religious Headgear

Pentagon Relaxes Uniform Rules To Allow Religious HeadgearThe Department of Defense has released new regulations that relax prohibitions on the wearing of religious headgear, as well as beards, tattoos or piercings with religious significance, while service members are in uniform.
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