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Articles from the November 6, 2013 edition

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 By Lee Revis    Main News    November 6, 2013

Budget for education may take a hit

The student population count for the three schools in the Valdez district were well below projected enrollment numbers after the state's official school population count ended last Thursday. While a final report and actual population numbers for the...

 Main News    November 6, 2013

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New harbor plans revising The new small boat harbor that city officials have been working on with the Army Corp of Engineers for over 10 years is up for revision after the city manager and mayor say...

 By BECKY BOHRER    Main News    November 6, 2013

Facebook: lawmakers give thumbs up

JUNEAU - State lawmakers on Wednesday adopted a policy that allows access to Facebook from legislative computers for government business. The Legislative Council, which is composed of members of the...

 By Ned Rozell    Main News    November 6, 2013

Visiting bats and the hot maggots of autumn

After she read a column on Alaska bats, Pat Holloway of Fairbanks sent me a photo of a little brown bat that made it into her house this summer. It surprised her, as bats tend to do when they appear...