Will the current sectarian violence in Iraq lead to a disintegration of its borders? From the 1916 agreement between Britain and France that established the Middle East borders as we know them today and to the US led invasion in 2003, David Noon, UAS Professor of History, will take us into the past to put the current conflict in a historical perspective. Rich Moniak will host.
- The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning until Saturday morning for Mendenhall River and surrounding area.
- Large projects can often be contentious, and two of the most debated state projects in the past few years have been the Knik Arm Crossing and the Susitna-Watana Hydroelectric Project.
- Gov. Bill Walker announced an additional $10 million cut to the University of Alaska.
- The largest share of that cut is to the account the state uses to partially reimburse local governments for school bonds.