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Alabama Settlement Could Be Model For Handling Poor Defendants In Ferguson, Mo.

Alabama Settlement Could Be Model For Handling Poor Defendants In Ferguson, Mo.The city of Montgomery agreed to new polices to avoid jailing people who say they are too poor to pay traffic tickets. In that Alabama city, as in Ferguson, there's been tension between poor residents and police over the way people are fined for traffic tickets and other minor violations and then sometimes jailed for not paying.

White House Acknowledges Over-Counting Obamacare Signups

White House Acknowledges Over-Counting Obamacare SignupsSome people with separate medical and dental plans were counted twice, leading the administration to state erroneously that more than 7 million had enrolled in coverage under ACA, instead of the correct figure of about 6.7 million.

Report: ‘Rural governance remains unfinished in Alaska’

Report: ‘Rural governance remains unfinished in Alaska’Though little progress has been made at a state level on the issue, the state’s social and political climates have changed over the last 15 years.

Swedish Appeals Court Upholds Detention Order For Julian Assange

Swedish Appeals Court Upholds Detention Order For Julian AssangeThe court also criticized prosecutors for not taking an "alternative avenue" for the questioning, such as Assange's offer to allow it at the embassy where he is staying.

Coast Guardsmen accept plea in game waste case

A tip led Alaska Wildlife Troopers on Oct. 1 to a deer and four ducks left along Montana Creek Road. Antlers had been removed from the deer.

Federal court rejects Alaska’s appeal

The state of Alaska has lost another attempt to reinstate a ban on same-sex marriage, and Gov.-elect Bill Walker has changed his stance on the issue.

UA Fairbanks picks firm for power plant design

An Iowa-based engineering company has been picked to help design a new $245 million coal-fired power plant at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Juneau Afternoon – 11-21-14

Juneau Afternoon – 11-21-14

 

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

Dr. Sol Neely will be here with a preview of his talk tonight at … more

ANSEP tripling enrollment in middle school program

ANSEP tripling enrollment in middle school programThe Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program's free Middle School Academies never had enough slots for interested students.

Forum@360 – JWAC

Tonight’s show features Robin Bronen, speaking before the Juneau World Affairs Council about climate change and how it affects shore-based communities in the South Pacific … more