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Get news from across Alaska each weekday evening from the stations of the Alaska Public Radio Network (APRN). With a central news room in Anchorage and 25 stations spread across the state, we capture the news in the Voices of Alaska and share them with the world. This is the complete 30-minute program as aired on APRN stations.More from Alaska Public Radio News »

Most Recent Episodes

Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

State seeks to charge Bill Allen in federal sex case; Alaska DOC to be reviewed; public testimony: keep state hands off of dividends; Alaska Native's discuss what 'Eskimo' means to them; slumping Canadian dollar means big loss for Haines, Skagway; AK local start-up leverages social media to bring beard oil to Alaskans; 49 Voices, EJ David of Anchorage Download Audio

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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Obama proposes new oil tax; Medicaid decision hangs on a word; Hanley steps down; Hanley's departure comes at critical time for Edgecumbe; Wal-Mart sticking with policy; Kenai wants new school; Smithsonian to explore crashes. Download Audio

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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Permanent Fund earnings targeted; AK House passes military code reforms; Court to hear Medication expansion; ANSP has ideas for Mt. Edgecumbe; Zika low risk in Alaska; First Alaskans Institute hosts equity summit; Anchorage paramedic travels to Greece to help with rescues

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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

New earthquake warning system unveiled; pot laws missing key language; BP announces layoffs; deadline hits for LIO building; insurer proposes fix for health market; Walker makes fish board appointments; Wasilla shooting deaths investigated; Fairbanks endures dry conditions; Yukon Quest gets underway Saturday

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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

State agency rakes in dough from gun sales; retired workers file dental suit; court rules for munis in pipeline case; House bill would restrict AG; Congress OKs land transfer; BlueCrest updates drilling plans; Reports differ on Donlin's effects; 3 Togiak men die in boating accident; how deer can cause a plane crash.

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Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

LNG project faces economic headwinds; lawmakers consider easing use of anti-opioid drug; state reassures Moda members; fish and game commission flush with funds; APD identifies victims; filing for Anchorage Assembly starts; beloved writer to be honored in Homer; AK Juneau artist; 49 Voices, Altharia Fields-Roberts.

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Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016

Moda exits Alaska's individual health insurance market; Railbelt communities consider a business model overhaul; Scientists say murre die-off comparable to Exxon Valdez spill; APD investigates 2 unusual deaths at Point Woronzof; Corrections nominee pledges to stop incarcerating the intoxicated; Police, public health officials unite to combat Spice; Homeless count sheds new light on Alaska needs; Special election announced to recall North Slope mayor; Cyrano's theater honored with Governor's award; Middle Way restauranteur branches into pizza Download Audio

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Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

Education commissioner tosses controversial AMP test; New Medicaid reform committee strives for savings; Report: Alaska prisons, justice system need efficacy overhaul; On Kenai, cracked K-Beach Road re-opens to traffic; Spice conference convenes as overdoses in Anchorage persist; UA looks to consolidate programs at major campuses; New arrivals in Kotzebue Sound preying on belugas; American Polar Society honors UAF professor; Yukon Quest racers drop off food, gear for checkpoints; Mongolia looks to Alaska for help handling domestic violence Download Audio

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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

Alaska's Future campaign urges lawmakers to tap Permanent Fund; Alaska job forecast holds steady despite plunging oil prices; Proposal to boost min. enrollment makes little headway; Rash of car thefts unnerves Anchorage; Juneau weaver adds to family legacy of Chilkat robes; Bronze artist Pat Garley received Governor's Award Download Audio

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Alaska News Nightly: Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Richter scale a poor measure of localized shaking; 4 homes lost to gas fire after Cook Inlet earthquake; Senate to take up energy modernization bill; Sullivan moves to halt proposed ban on predator control in Alaska refuges; Denali Park proposes to better protect wolves; Plans announced for new state Public Integrity Unit; Redington first in Northern Lights 300, despite quake; Inupiaq tattoos to make big screen at Sundance Download Audio

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