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ConocoPhillips to resume Kenai LNG shipments

ConocoPhillips to resume Kenai LNG shipments

ConocoPhillips says it will resume exports of liquefied natural gas from a Kenai Peninsula facility.

Aquatic facilities board to take public comments on closing Augustus Brown pool

Aquatic facilities board to take public comments on closing Augustus Brown pool

The board meets at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday in city hall to take public testimony.

Spill prevention and response funding bill dies

Spill prevention and response funding bill dies

A bill to address funding shortfalls for a state hazardous spill cleanup program died in a legislative committee Monday.

Juneau Assembly could tap capital projects to address shortfall

Juneau Assembly could tap capital projects to address shortfall

The assembly last week requested a list of capital projects that could be delayed or downsized to free up money for operations.

State House passes bill limiting Medicaid payments for abortion

State House passes bill limiting Medicaid payments for abortion

The Alaska State House narrowly passed a bill that would put limits on state Medicaid payments for abortion.

HAARP research facility to shut down

HAARP research facility to shut down

News of HAARP’s imminent shut-down has alarmed the scientific community.

Energy Department seeks methane hydrate proposals

Energy Department seeks methane hydrate proposals

The Department of Energy is looking for research proposals that could advance what’s known about methane hydrates, a potential new source of fossil fuel.

Senate passes proposed amendment on student loans

Senate passes proposed amendment on student loans

The Alaska Senate has passed a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at helping lower the cost of student loans.

Senate unanimously passes Erin’s Law

Senate unanimously passes Erin’s Law

The Alaska Senate has unanimously passed legislation aimed at sexual assault awareness and prevention programs in schools.

House passes minimum wage bill, as initiative sponsors cry foul

House passes minimum wage bill, as initiative sponsors cry foul

The fight over the minimum wage bill got so ugly on Sunday night, legislators joked that they preferred debating abortion.