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    News of the North

    Tuesday, May 9th, 2023 - 9 minutes

    Deputy City Manager Robert Barr spoke on the KINY morning show today about what's coming up for discussion in tomorrow night's Finance Committee.

    CCFR responded to a structure fire yesterday evening on Meander Way with heavy smoke showing and fire on the exterior of the structure.

    The Alaska Senate Finance Committee advanced a bill on Monday that would increase state support for student transportation along with a broader increase in state funding per student for public schools.

    Juneau Jazz and Classics came onto Capital Chat to talk about their spring festival as well as their performance at the UAS Egan Library Tuesday night.

    The Central Council of the Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) has announced it will not be renewing its membership with the largest statewide Native organization in Alaska, the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN).

    A big meeting will take place at the White House later today/Tuesday with Democrats hoping to sway Republicans to pay the nation's debts and Republicans hoping to convince the Democrats to spend less.

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