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Our three minute newscast with highlights from the days news.

Traffic continues to ove along Egan Drive on Monday morning, March 13, 2017, in downtown Juneau. (Photo courtesy Tripp J Crouse)

Newscast – Tuesday, March 14, 2017

KTOO's midday newscast for Tuesday, March 14, 2017. In this newscast: the City and Borough of Juneau preps for a budget with more belt tightening, a fourth Iditarod dog dies, lawyers for Alaska man charged in the Ft. Lauderdale shooting rampage in January say their client has mental illnesses but can stand trial, and there's more snow in the local forecast with high avalanche risk.

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Snow collects on abandoned belongings at a campsite above downtown Juneau on March 3, 2017. AJT Mining Properties evicted its occupants in February. Homeless people have few legal camping options in the winter. (Photo Jacob Resneck/KTOO)

Newscast – Thursday, March 9, 2017

KTOO's midday newscast for Thursday, March 9, 2017. In this newscast: Juneau leaders look into more options for helping the homeless get through winter ahead of the anti-camping ordinance taking effect, the state health commissioner reacts to federal proposals to shift health care costs back to the states, and Alaska's U.S. senators push back against big cuts to the Coast Guard's budget in President Donald Trump's proposed budget.

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Visitors stop by the new waterfront visitor center in Juneau in 2012. Roughly 1 million people visit Juneau by cruise ship each summer.

Newscast – Tuesday, March 7, 2017

KTOO's midday newscast for Tuesday, March 7, 2017. In this newscast: The Juneau Assembly exempts cruise ship sales in port from the city's sales tax and tees up more money for fighting a cruise ship industry lawsuit, Alaska Fish & Game issues an emergency order blocking king salmon sport fishing in the area and cancelling Juneau's Annual Spring King Salmon Derby, and Gov. Bill Walker introduces a bill aimed at curbing opioid abuse and overdoses.

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