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    News of the North

    Thursday, May 18th, 2023 - 9 minutes

    Mayor Beth Weldon joined the KINY Morning Show to talk on the Assembly Finance Committee meeting held Wednesday night.

    Flooding across Alaska has inundated scores of homes, with several of them knocked from their foundations by large ice chunks, and shut one of the state’s few east-west highways down to one lane.

    Southeast communities have broken temperature records for May 17.

    Governor Mike Dunleavy issued a proclamation for a 30-day special session to begin Thursday, May 18 at 10:00 a.m.

    Lt. Jeremy Weske from JPD came onto Action Line to discuss what's going on with the police department.

    CCFR provided News of The North with an update on two fires that have happened recently. Neither saw injuries reported.

    The City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Public Works and Facilities Committee will hold a listening session on Thursday, May 18 at 5:30 p.m.

    The USDA says it's gotten more than 92-thousand comments on a proposal to revise school nutrition standards.

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