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Recent News:
The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is seeking public comment on proposed rule changes that would affect access, public safety and resource protection.
The nature of our nature is changing on the Kenai Peninsula.
Nearly two years after its hard-won passage through the Borough Assembly, the anadromous stream ordinance is back up for debate. Some on the Assembly want to remove several bodies of water from the list protected by the Borough’s 50-foot setback rules.

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NPR-News
What is pork roll? As one fan puts it, "It's like Spam meets bacon." And this Saturday, Trenton, N.J., will host not one, but two competing festivals devoted to this Garden State meat delicacy.
Leading up to the premier race is a series of unpredictable airborne crashes — and no one can explain why. Officials have mandated a lower driving speed, while engineers work to find some solution.
Prosecutors have agreed not to oppose a new trial for Ingmar Guandique, who was found guilty in 2010 of killing Levy in 2001.
All-things-considered
What is pork roll? As one fan puts it, "It's like Spam meets bacon." And this Saturday, Trenton, N.J., will host not one, but two competing festivals devoted to this Garden State meat delicacy.
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Brian Peffly about how Robert Gates called the ban on openly gay adult leaders unsustainable. Peffly's scouting membership was revoked because he is openly gay.

Fresh Air with Terry Gross

Brad Bird's new sci-fi adventure film features George Clooney, Britt Robertson and an endless sense of possibilities. David Edelstein says the film makes a "near-hysterical case" against pessimism.
In So We Read On, Maureen Corrigan looks at the story behind The Great Gatsby, from F. Scott Fitzgerald's life to the era in which it's set. Originally broadcast Sept. 8, 2014.
Fresh-Air
Morning-Edition

Morning Edition

The day after Letterman said goodbye, the late-night set was dismantled. The dumpster outside of the Ed Sullivan Theater was soon over flowing. Fans were quick to dive in for relics.
Police in Washington responded to a call about a Bengal tiger — turns out it was a stuffed animal. In Thailand, an elephant grabbed a tourist's camera. Instead of a selfie, can we call it an elfie?