In this newscast:
- State lawmakers in Juneau ramp up their rhetoric against the governor and dissident lawmakers meeting in Wasilla,
- UAS Chancellor Rick Caulfield walks through the budget veto impacts on his branch of the university,
- UAA students and faculty brace for 700 layoffs and the elimination of a third of the school’s academic programs, and
- the city and rainbow enthusiasts in Juneau work out a way to legally paint a colorful crosswalk.
Alaska has a lot going on right now.
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With pixels and stagecraft, ‘Arctic Experience’ aims to inspire the next generation to fight Big OilA traveling interactive exhibit is designed to compel young people to care about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
- Alaska Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration is coming to the aid of an oil company’s plans to search for oil in Cook Inlet, in the face of a lawsuit filed by environmental organizations.
- The Kodiak village of Akhiok is replacing its 40-year-old power grid and generator.
- An organization funded by Rupert Murdoch’s left-leaning daughter-in-law has donated more than a half-million dollars to a campaign to overhaul Alaska’s election laws.