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Mother Of Victim: More Killed By GM Ignition Switch Defect

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-01 14:13

Laura Christian, the birth mother of Amber Marie Rose, who was killed in an accident linked to the problem, says she's identified at least 29 victims.

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Air North to be known as Epic Airlines

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Tue, 2014-04-01 14:11
Air North, Yukon’s Airline, announced today it’s rebranding, and will operate as Epic Airlines.

New York Student Is Accepted To All 8 Ivy League Schools

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-01 14:11

The odds of something like that happening are astronomic for even the brightest students in the United States, but Kwasi Enin, a first-generation American from Shirley, N.Y., has a lot going for him.

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Baldwin, Wallingham rinks win International

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Tue, 2014-04-01 13:52
A familiar face emerged victorious at the Whitehorse Curling Club’s International Bonspiel Sunday.

2015 tournament to be dedicated to Gleason

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Tue, 2014-04-01 13:46
The 2015 Yukon Native Hockey Tournament will be dedicated to the late Sandi Gleason.

Exclusive Interview on Analog Playset!

Southeast Alaska News - Tue, 2014-04-01 13:43

Tonight on a special Radio Celebration edition of Analog Playset, Dan brings us an exclusive interview with Justin Pierre, the guitarist and singer of the band, Motion City Soundtrack. They’ll discuss their favorite MCS songs, the next album, Superman, and more! Justin even shares some songs straight from his personal playlist. Tonight at 9pm on www.kcaw.org.

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Attorneys lay out cases in Kodiak Coast Guard double homicide trial

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Tue, 2014-04-01 13:22
Attorneys lay out cases in Kodiak Coast Guard double homicide trial Prosecutors in the trial of James Michael Wells, accused of killing two Coast Guard members in 2012, say that Wells was the only one with the means and motive to commit the murders, but the defense disagreed in opening statements Tuesday.April 1, 2014

Russia’s economic dip could pose risk to Finland, says government minister

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Tue, 2014-04-01 13:19
Russia’s economic dip could pose risk to Finland, says government minister Europe's economies are interwoven, so the EU should strive to avoid conflicts between nations, Finland's trade minister says.April 1, 2014

Algo Nuevo: March 30, 2014

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Tue, 2014-04-01 13:07

Here’s the Sunday, March 30, 2014 edition of Algo Nuevo con Dave Luera — Something New with Dave Luera. If you have questions, comments or music requests for host Dave Luera, send email to algonuevo [at] alaskapublic [dot] org or post your comment at the bottom of this post. All tracks played are listed below in the following format:

  • Song Title
  • Artist Name
  • Album Title
  • CD Label
  • Duration

Samba Pa Ti


The Best of Santana




Buenos Amigos



EMI Latin



El Chupa Cabra Cumbia

Jake Y Grupo Firme

Sabor De Las Vegas, New Mexico

The Music Album



Parece Que Fue Ayer






La Mula Tuerta

Preston Garza

Sabor De Las Vegas, New Mexico

The Music Album



Besame Mucho


Living Life

The Pad



Mariposa Traicionera


Arde El Cielo

Warner Music



Hombres No Deben De Llorar



Steve Chavez Studios



Demaciado Tarde

Patsy Torres

Mi Inspiracion

World Class Records



Te Regalo El Corazon

Rudy Palacios

Canciones Del Corazon




Keep on Loving You

Texas Latino

Un Nuevo Camino

New Village Records



La Bamba


Quiero Mas

Randall Records



New Variety Medley

The New Variety Band

Reproches Y caricias

GSM Discos



Poquita Fe


Una Voz Enamorada




Baila Esta Cumbia

Kumbia Kings


EMI Latin



Inolvidable amor

Darren Cordova Y Calor

Inolvidable Amor




Estrellita Marinera

Darren Cordova Y Calor

Inolvidable Amor




Manana Que Me Vaya

Latin Breed


Tejas Records



La Bola Negra

Fabian Marco

Sabor De Las Vegas, New Mexico

The Music Album


Reyes Ruiz

Daniel Lee Gallegos

Sabor De Las Vegas Nuevo Mexico

The Music Album



Medley Rahcnera

Ana Gabriel

Un Mariachi En Altos De Chavon

Sony Music



El Corrido De Felipe Angeles

Bobby Madrid

Sabor De Las Vegas, Nuevo Mexico

The Music Album




Los Lonely Boys

Los Lonely Boys

Sony Music




Ruben Ramos And the Mexican Revolution

Viva La Revolucion

Revolution Records



Mil Abrazos

Sunny and the Sunliners

30 Classicos Exitos




Negro Jose

Los Compas Band





Cu8ando Calienta El Sol

Grupo Quemado

El Regreso




Buen Amigo

Al Muniz

Llego El Buen Amigo

AM Latin



Buckle Up and Crank it Up

Tejano Highway 281

& Lots of friends

Tejano Powerhouse Records



La Lamparita



Great Day Productions



La Tapatia

Juan Manuel Barco/Joel Guzman

Juan Manuel Barco – Mis Canciones




Que Te Parece

Buena Suerte

Que Te Parece

Buena Suerte Records




Little Joe Y La Familia






Alta Moni

Soy Quien Soy

Altamoni Productions



El Mudo

The Pete Dominguez Orchestra

Recuerdos De Mi Padre De Oro




Oldies Medley

La Fuerza Band

La Fuerza Band

Emerald City Recording





Focus Arctic emergency response on Northerners, report urges

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Tue, 2014-04-01 12:58
Focus Arctic emergency response on Northerners, report urges While officials fret about potential rescue of shippers and visitors, it is the full-time residents of Canada's Arctic who lack adequate emergency services, a new report says. April 1, 2014

The Irish Comeback: How Ireland is Meeting the Challenges of its Economic Collapse

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Tue, 2014-04-01 12:58

Dinny McGinley, Ireland’s Minister for the State of Gaeltacht.

SPEAKER: Dinny McGinley is Minister of State for the Gaeltacht. He represents the constituency of Donegal South West in Ireland. 

TOPIC:  “The Irish Comeback – How Ireland is Meeting the Challenges of its Economic Collapse”

RECORDED: Thursday, March 27, 2014

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Plenty of hurdles to shipping Alaska's natural gas off the North Slope

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Tue, 2014-04-01 12:58
Plenty of hurdles to shipping Alaska's natural gas off the North Slope Building a port, given the North Slope’s shallow water, would require either significant dredging or construction of a causeway stretching into the Beaufort Sea, a project that would require difficult-to-obtain permits.April 1, 2014

Still Reeling From Crisis, Ukraine Prepares For Presidential Vote

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-01 12:55

A former prime minister and a candy billionaire lead the pack of presidential contenders for the May election. One big question is whether voters in Crimea, which Russia now controls, will have a say.

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It's Official: Americans Are Floating In A Pool Of Ranch Dressing

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-01 12:52

What the heck did we put on salad, wings, chips and pizza crust before ranch flavor was invented? If you were born after the 1970s, you probably don't remember.

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“World of Cardboard” dinner & dessert fundraiser for MEPS

Southeast Alaska News - Tue, 2014-04-01 12:46

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Parents discuss this Thursday’s fundraiser for Mt. Edgecumbe Preschool, which will be a “World of Cardboard”-themed spaghetti dinner and dessert auction. Attendees are asked to make cardboard creations to bring to the event, to be displayed and experienced. The dessert auction will feature cakes and pastries donated by local businesses. The funds raised will be used in part to match a grant from the Rasmuson Foundation to purchase a 14-passenger van for the preschool, to be used for field trips. The dinner will be Thursday, April 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Harrigan Centennial Hall. Entry is $15 for adults, and $5 for children. For more information, call 966-2675.

Review Finds Mammography's Benefits Overplayed, Harms Dismissed

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-01 12:42

Mammograms can prevent breast cancer deaths, but each woman's benefit or harm will vary based on her age and underlying cancer risks, a study finds. More individualized advice would help.

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Southeast Alaska News - Tue, 2014-04-01 12:29

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The Sitka School District goes looking for teachers in Seattle.  Roller derby picks up speed across Southeast. And is Juneau healthier than Sitka? Don’t make us laugh.

There must be 50 ways to support your station…

Southeast Alaska News - Tue, 2014-04-01 12:24

Stef receiving a framed 30th Anniversary Raven Radio print during a gathering last fall recognizing his 30 years on the KCAW board of directors.

One of them is to help start the station and then serve on the board of directors for more than 30 years! Thanks to Stef Steffen for his tireless and generous support of Raven Radio since before Raven Radio was on the air! Stef stepped down from the board this fall, but you can bet his membership is already renewed! Is yours?

Chicago Mayor Could Face Tough Re-Election Challenge

NPR News - Tue, 2014-04-01 12:02

Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former top aide to President Obama, find himself facing a challenge from another politician who was once close to Obama?

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We’re over $27,000! Thank you!

Southeast Alaska News - Tue, 2014-04-01 12:00

This Edgecumbe sunset from almost a decade ago rivals some of the beautiful evenings we’ve had in Sitka recently. While our surroundings are gorgeous, most of us agree that it is our community that really makes this a special place. Raven Radio helps sustain that community, and we rely on you to help sustain Raven Radio. Please help us towards our Spring Drive goal of $85,000 by making your contribution now! Thank you!