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Recent News:
Habitat Group Puts Spotlight On Invasive Species
A partnership tasked with keeping an eye out for fish habitat on the Kenai Peninsula is sounding the alarm over the threat of invasive species.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is beginning a rollout of new practices and standards for science classrooms. The Next Generation Science Standards are designed to bring together basic scientific concepts and how they’re applied in the real world.
A day after the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly voted down a move to put a marijuana cultivation ban before voters, the city of Soldotna took its own shot at crafting local pot regulations.

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Programs

NPR-News
In the past decade, the number of bear-related calls Florida wildlife officials have received has increased by 400 percent. To stop the rise in bear population, officials have agreed to start hunting.
In a 3-2 vote on Feb. 26, the FCC approved new rules, regulating broadband internet as a public utility. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mat Honan, San Francisco bureau chief for BuzzFeed News, about the political implications of the vote.
Congress will fund the Department of Homeland Security for one more week. Political correspondent Mara Liasson talks with NPR's Arun Rath about the politics of the battles being waged by congressional Republicans.
All-things-considered
In the past decade, the number of bear-related calls Florida wildlife officials have received has increased by 400 percent. To stop the rise in bear population, officials have agreed to start hunting.
Women and minorities continue to be under-represented on TV and in film, both behind and in front of the camera, according to a new study — even though diverse films and shows make more money.

Fresh Air with Terry Gross

Wilmore talks about how he's is still fine-tuning The Nightly Show; Alexis Madrigal explores a home full of appliances with computers; Gifford discusses his new book Spring Chicken about longevity.
In the film about a toxic Hollywood, John Cusack plays a self-help guru whose clients include Julianne Moore. It's full of anxious shoptalk and name dropping, druggy kids and druggier grown-ups.
Fresh-Air
Morning-Edition

Morning Edition

A debate about the color of a dress on Wired.com has been consuming people. Some say the dress is blue and black, while others say it is white and gold. Each side emphatically believes it is right.
Two llamas in Phoenix escaped and TV choppers went live. When they were safely lassoed, Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted: "Glad that #LlamaDrama 2015 has been peacefully resolved!"