- Associated Press - Friday, March 28, 2014

AP stories, along with the photos that accompany them, can be obtained from https://www.apexchange.com. Reruns are also available from the Service Desk at 877-836-9477. The news editor in Anchorage is Mark Thiessen, 907-272-7549. The West Regional Desk can be reached at 602-417-2400.

A reminder: This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. Some broadcast members may receive shorter versions of stories.

Alaska at 10:30 a.m.


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.


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.


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.



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.


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.


- COPPER CENTER FATALITY - Alaska State Troopers say a 32-year-old Mentasta man has died in a single-vehicle crash on the Old Richardson Highway.

- WALTER SOBOLEFF DAY - The Alaska House has passed legislation that would make Nov. 14 of each year Dr. Walter Soboleff Day in Alaska.

- HEALTHY JUNEAU - Southeast Alaska communities are among the state’s healthiest.

The AP-Anchorage

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide