- Associated Press - Friday, March 28, 2014

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Alaska at 10:30 a.m.

ALASKA BUDGET


JUNEAU - The Senate Finance Committee has included an additional $75 million for school district funding for next year in its version of the state operating budget. It is on top of the $25 million in additional aid already that was already included in the bill. A total of $100 million also would be included for the following budget year. By Becky Bohrer. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 600 words by 2 p.m.

ALASKA PIPELINE

JUNEAU, Alaska - Oil and pipeline company executives are scheduled to appear before the House Resrouces Committee as the panel considers a bill to advance a major liquefied natural gas project. By Becky Bohrer. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.

ALASKA EDUCATION

JUNEAU- Tentative - The House Finance Committee met Friday on the governor’s education bill focusing in on tax credits. By Mike Coppock UPCOMING: 300 words by noon.

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ALASKA-EXPENSIVE HEALTH CARE

ANCHORAGE - A new study says four Alaska cities have the costliest health care prices in the nation. Juneau was the costliest city for health care that was listed in the report released last week by the Council for Community and Economic Research, the Anchorage Daily News reported. SENT: 300 words.

DENALI PARK ROAD

FAIRBANKS - Road crews clearing the road into Denali National Park say the going has been easy so far. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports a mild winter that included a January thaw is making it easier to remove snow from the 92-mile road. SENT: 320 words.

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