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Thu Feb 21, 2013


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Sitka High, Mt. Edgecumbe take state titles at Drama, Debate, Forensic meet in Anchorage. Voucher issue, lack of committee referrals create a stir in state capitol. Alaska House unanimously approves resolution opposing genetically-modified salmon.

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Earthquake felt in Southeast Alaska, no tsunami expected

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An earthquake shook Southeast Alaska just before 3 a.m. Friday. The preliminary magnitude 6.0 temblor was centered about 96 miles west of Juneau, according to theĀ Alaska Earthquake Information Center. It struck at a depth of about 6.2 miles. A 5.7 magnitude aftershock was felt about a minute later. No tsunami was expected, according to the National Tsunami Warning Center. This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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Earthquake silences KCAW translators and web stream

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Friday morning's earthquake near Gustavus has damaging the undersea internet fiber. ACS services are impacted, including lines used to feed Raven Radio's signal to our translator communities. The signal will be restored when ACS completes repairs. No timeline has been released, but updates will be posted here. more