Monday Newscast 2/20/12

By February 20, 2012Newscasts

Recent headlines

  • Rey Soto-Lopez practices his welding techniques at the Ironworkers Union. (Photo by Anne Hillman/Alaska Public Media)

    Changing the way you think to stay out of prison

    Research shows the classes focused on behavior and attitude can be effective and change how people think – and they reduce recidivism by about 25 percent, if they are taught by well-trained teachers. The most effective programs focus on anger management and problem-solving.
  • Airborne Army soldiers practice roll-over drills in preparation for their deployment to Afghanistan (Photo by Zachariah Hughes/Alaska Public Media)

    Amid evolving Afghan mission, Alaska soldiers ready to deploy

    As the United States approaches the 16th anniversary of military operations in Afghanistan, thousands more troops are readying to deploy. One of the units heading there is the airborne infantry brigade based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage.
  • ‘Vote no’: Left takes to TV and sky to reach Murkowski

    Advocates on the left are cranking up the pressure on U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski to vote against the latest bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
  • Homer’s canvas board counts absentee ballots in recall election. (Photo by Aaron Bolton/KBBI)

    New ethics complaint filed over Homer recall election

    A new ethics complaint has been filed in relation to Homer’s recent recall election. Three Homer City Council members were up for recall in June, but all three retained their seats. The complaint argues that the council members should have recused themselves from certifying the election results.
X