KTOO’s midday newscast for Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. In this newscast:
Nearly every Alaskan woke up $1,100 richer today, thanks to this year’s permanent fund dividends;
the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released Armstrong Energy’s plans for its billion-plus-barrel Nanushuk oil project; and
the Pentagon is injecting $440 million more into missile defense to counter North Korea’s accelerating push for a nuclear armed-missile capable of hitting the U.S.