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6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

House Finance working to finish capital budget

Co-chair Bill Stoltze apologized for the amped-up schedule; some members had hoped to attend Easter services.

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Related Topix: Juneau, AK, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK

Sat Apr 19, 2014

KGOT-FM Anchorage

Lawmakers unable to finish before Easter

And while legislative leaders have hoped to finish their work early given that Sunday is Easter, a lot of major pieces remain in play.

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Related Topix: Alaska

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Tallahassee Democrat

FAMU's Johnson: No regrets

Clemon Johnson said he didn't see his firing Friday as the head men's basketball coach at FAMU coming, but he had no regrets about taking the job at his alma mater three years ago.

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Related Topix: Tallahassee, FL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

UA items top $2.1B budget

The University of Alaska was a big winner when the Senate passed its $2.1 billion version of the state capital budget.

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Related Topix: Sean Parnell, US Governors, Anchorage, AK, University of Alaska Anchorage, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Capital City Weekly

Thawing toolik station is no small task for scientists

Despite a wind that makes today's minus 14 degrees Fahrenheit feel like minus 39, a worker at this research camp in blue-white hills north of the Brooks Range has proclaimed this the first day of summer.

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Related Topix: Fairbanks, AK, Anchorage, AK

KIMO

USDA files complaint against Alaska university

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has accused the University of Alaska Fairbanks of possible Animal Welfare Act violations in the starvation deaths of 12 musk oxen at its large-animal research station.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Animal Rights

KIMO

Couple donates $2.5M to UAF

A late Fairbanks couple has provided for a $2.5 million donation to the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska Editorials

Administrators at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have a major challenge on their hands since learning that students in a medical assistant program at UAF's Career and Technical College were instructed to inject fellow students with a solution not authorized for use on humans or animals.

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Related Topix: Fairbanks, AK, College, AK, Sean Parnell, US Governors, Opinion

KTOO-TV Juneau

HAARP research facility to shut down

It's been both praised and maligned. Praised by scientists as a tool to gain knowledge about Earth's ionosphere; maligned as a secret means to develop an ultimate weapon.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, Gakona, AK

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Composer John Luther Adams, former longtime Alaskan, wins Pulitzer Prize

"My hope is that the music creates a strange, beautiful, overwhelming - sometimes even frightening - landscape, and invites you to get lost in it."

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Classical, Alaskan, Symphony, Arts, Fairbanks, AK, Juneau, AK

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

UAF injections probe may include ex-students

The university began its review after learning last month that students had injected themselves and each other with a solution that's not approved for human or animal use.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Summer comes early in the far north

A sun dog above the entrance to Toolik Field Station, 111 miles south of Prudhoe Bay.

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Related Topix: Prudhoe Bay, AK, Fairbanks, AK, Anchorage, AK

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KTNA

Alaska State Senate advances budget bill

On Friday, the Alaska State Senate approved its version of the state's capital budget.

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Related Topix: Sean Parnell, US Governors

QST

HAARP Facility in Danger of Being Dismantled

According to an April 9 report in Alaska Dispatch , the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program facility near Gakona, Alaska, could be decommissioned and dismantled altogether, unless the US Air Force can find a new prime contractor to take over the sprawling, 35-acre facility.

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Related Topix: Gakona, AK

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Free Republic

UAF reviews medical procedures after students inject unauthorized solution in classmates

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is launching a widespread review of its procedures after dozens of students in the medical assistant program were told to inject each other with a solution that isn't approved for human or animal use.

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DNR Public Notices

Alaska Historical Commission awards anniversary grants

The Alaska Historical Commission at its meeting last week in Juneau awarded nearly $100,000 in grants for 11 projects around the state to promote research and planning for upcoming anniversaries of significant events and places in Alaska's history.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Juneau, AK, Seward, AK, Kenai, AK, Talkeetna, AK

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Homer News

Senate Finance unveils $1.9 billion capital budget

The Senate Finance Committee unveiled a $1.9 billion capital budget Monday, which co-chair Kevin Meyer said was in keeping with the goal of a smaller state infrastructure budget.

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Related Topix: Juneau, AK, University of Alaska Anchorage, Sean Parnell, US Governors

Sunherald.com

UAF investigates injections of students

Students have told officials that clinical procedures professor Sherry Wolf told them to repeatedly inject each other with the solution that is only intended for use on pads during training exercises, UAF spokeswoman Marmian Grimes told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

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Washington Times

UAF investigates improper injections by students

University of Alaska Fairbanks officials are reviewing procedures after students in a medical assistant program were told to inject each other with a solution not approved for human use.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Freshnews

Universities Breaking Distance Barriers with Fuze Video Collaboration

Hearing impaired students in disparate locations learning together through a rich visual experience.

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