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Rural Funding

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $352 million in grants and loans in front of the AFN convention today.

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Senate Campaign Funding

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Many of the political ads you're seeing and hearing every day come from PACs... Political Action Committees that are allow unlimited spending on political advertising.

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Resource Debate

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Different visions for Alaska's energy future...and different ideas for how Washington should interact with the state as it develops natural resources.

KTUU - Alaska's News Source

Feds announce $5 million effort to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village

A remote Alaska village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to rural water and wastewater systems.

Palins describe Anchorage brawl in police recordings

Bristol Palin describes being dragged through the grass and called a series of obscenities during a massive brawl last month in recordings of Anchorage police interviews obtained by KTUU and CNN through records requests.

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Tow Truck Ordinance

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Assemblyman Dick Traini says the Ombudsman's office has been flooded with complaints about unfair towing practices. And he's taking action.

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Alaska village residents say they waited 14 hours for help after double homicide

When a double murder was reported Oct. 9 in the Western Alaska village of Shageluk, residents waited 14 hours before Alaska State Troopers arrived. During that time, the village placed itself on lockdown, holding a resident captive until help arrived.

Rural Funding

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Last updated 2:53 AM AKDT on October 24, 2014

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