first_imgStories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at alaskapublic.org and on Twitter @aprn.Download AudioSenate Takes Up Controversial Greenhouse Gas Reduction PlanLiz Ruskin, APRN – Washington DCIn the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, the Environment and Public Works Committee took up a controversial plan by President Obama to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The EPA program would require a 30 percent reduction in carbon dioxide from power plants by 2030.  Republicans call it federal overreach, and Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan had more objections than time allowed.Three Weeks, No Flights: Diomede Residents Stranded without Mail, Food DeliveriesMatthew Smith, KNOM – NomeThe only aircraft flying to one of Alaska’s most remote communities has been down for maintenance for nearly three weeks—leaving residents of the Bering Strait community of Little Diomede with empty mailboxes, bare grocery store shelves, and no way on or off the island.Gov. Walker Dropping Pt. Thomson LawsuitAlexandra Gutierrez, APRN – JuneauGov. Bill Walker has announced that on Friday, he will drop his Point Thomson lawsuit against the state and instead try to address his concerns with the settlement through legislation. It’s exactly what legislative leaders have been calling on him to do. But the way Walker went about it perplexed some of those same lawmakers.Alaska Aerospace Corporation CEO Pitches PrivatizationJay Barrett, KMXT – KodiakThe CEO and board president of the Alaska Aerospace Corporation were before the Senate Finance Committee this morning, making a pitch, not so much for funding, but for the opportunity to move on. CEO Craig Campbell even raised the possibility of taking the state-owned corporation private.Chief Justice Fabe Argues For Judicial Branch FundingAlexandra Gutierrez, APRN – JuneauWith lawmakers reviewing the state budget for cuts, Chief Justice Dana Fabe made the case for preserving the judicial branch’s funding in her annual speech to the Legislature.Iditarod Restart Moving To FairbanksPhillip Manning, KTNA – TalkeetnaFor the second time in its history, the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race will begin in Fairbanks, though race officials still plan to hold the ceremonial start in Anchorage.For Musher Lance Mackey, ‘Retirement’ Is A 4-Letter Word Emily Schwing, KUAC – FairbanksLance Mackey is currently running in 8th place on the Yukon Quest trail. He is the winningest musher in Yukon Quest history. The four-time champion is a cancer survivor and the lifelong musher knows he can’t run dogs the way he used to.Stampede State Rec Area Advocates Say They’ll Persist, Despite Budget Woes Tim Ellis, KUAC – FairbanksThe Denali Borough Assembly considers a resolution tonight urging the State Legislature to create a Stampede State Recreation Area near Healy. It’s the latest attempt to push the proposal with state legislators.NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Contest Not So Tiny Scott Burton, KTOO – JuneauNPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series has become anything but tiny since its inception in 2008. And this year, the series began a contest, open to all, where the winner gets to travel to NPR in Washington DC to play a concert at the tiny desk. In this inaugural year, the contest received over 7,000 entries, including 17 from Alaska.last_img

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first_imgCollege football is here and the first weekend of games is so good it’s borderline NSFW.Don’t lose your face picking the first week of the season based on your faint recollections of last year’s rosters and now obsolete information. That’s old news. Uncle Colin’s done the homework and wants to give you the answers to the test.Week 1 is here and he’s shaking in his seat like a radio host waiting to be shot out of a a cannon. So let’s let it rip.Full slate of games. Here are Colin’s Week 1 College Football Winners: Game: #3 Oklahoma vs. #15 HoustonWinner: OklahomaColin:  Baker Mayfield leads the Sooners into Houston to face the rapidly improving Cougars, led by one of the top dual threat quarterbacks in the country, Greg Ward. Upset alert in this one, but the Sooners manage to pull it out late and look ahead to Ohio State. What an opening weekend of college football. @ColinCowherd has all your winners. #HerdHere pic.twitter.com/axD5DVvi9v— Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) September 3, 2016 Game: #2 Clemson vs. AuburnPick: ClemsonColin: Clemson returns likely #1 pick Deshaun Watson, and their leading rusher and receiver. Auburn has been disappointing. Clemson enters as a 10 point favorite. Close for a while, but Clemson and Watson pull away late. Advertisement Game: Kansas State vs. #8 StanfordWinner:  StanfordColin:  Heisman contender Christian McCaffery is the most dominant player on the field. Senior Ryan Burns is a fifth year starter. Stanford pulls it out, but K-State makes it closer than the 14 point spread. Game: #18 Georgia vs. #22 UNCPick : North CarolinaColin:  Kirby Smart leads Georgia into the Georgia Dome for his debut against a tough Tar Heels squad. Colin doesn’t like the vibes in big stage coaching debuts. Larry Fedora and the Tar Heels pull the upset as a 3-point dog. Georgia starts the Smart era off with a loss.center_img Game: #5 LSU vs. WisconsinPick: LSUColin:  LSU is a 10 point favorite and rolls over the Badgers led by a dominate defense, and the top running back in the nation, Heisman co-favorite Leonard Fournette. QB play for LSU is shaky again, but it won’t matter today. Wisconsin is physically overmatched again in an SEC opener. LSU comfortably. Game: #20 USC vs. #1 AlabamaPick: AlabamaColin:  Both teams have new starting quarterbacks. Both have mostly new defensive personnel. USC has plenty of talent, but the difference is Saban and the experience of the Alabama machine. Tide will roll as a 10 point favorite. Game: #10 Notre Dame vs. TexasPick: Notre DameColin: Texas will be much improved, but too much Brian Kelly and the Irish offense. ND pulls out the W on the road in Austin as a 4 point dog. Don’t give up on Charlie Strong yet Horns fans. They’re headed in the right direction. Game: #16 UCLA vs. Texas A&MPick: UCLAColin:  A&M is listed as a 3 point home favorite, but all eyes will be on UCLA super sophomore Josh Rosen, who needs his O-line to keep him upright for the Bruins to have a shot on the road. Rosen gets it done and UCLA sneaks into Aggieland too pull the minor upset. Game: #14 Ole Miss vs. #4 Florida StatePick: Ole MissColin: Upset Alert. Senior Quarterback Chad Kelly will have Ole Miss ready for the ‘Noles. Ole Miss is good in big games. Ask Alabama. Florida State is a 5 point favorite, but has questions at quarterback. Ole Miss pulls the biggest upset of the opening weekend.last_img

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