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King Cove Road Debate Continues in Congress

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - For years, Alaska's congressional delegation has fought for approval to connect the village of King Cove to an airport about a dozen miles away. Now it looks like the project may have hope of going forward. In July, the US House approved the 'King Cove Access Project' - a resolut

WEBCENTER 11 - 2017-11-21 03:46:00

UAF Hosts Tribal Governance Symposium

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The 3rd annual Tribal Governance Symposium kicked-off today at the Wood Center on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. The 3 day symposium for the Native tribes of Alaska is described as a time for them to help build up knowledge and understanding of tribal governance. Davi

WEBCENTER 11 - 2017-11-21 03:42:00

Community commerce: Holiday Food Drive

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - In today's 'Community Commerce' we take a look at the outpouring of community support to charitable efforts for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Julia Laude reports. Vegetables, stuffing and of course pumpkin pie. Alan Mitchell; Food Bank Volunteer>>"Thank you so much sir." Alan Mitchel

WEBCENTER 11 - 2017-11-21 03:36:00

Better Business Bureau warns of holiday scams

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Better Business Bureau wants to warn consumers of new shopping scams emerging this holiday season. Last year during 'Black Friday', almost 100 million shoppers hit the stores - and this year, the BBB expects that number to grow. The bureau says to remember to always ask for a

WEBCENTER 11 - 2017-11-21 04:09:00

2018 Ice Art Championships Cancelled

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The World Ice Art Championships have been cancelled for 2018. According to a statement released Saturday, the board of directors for Ice Alaska decided to cancel the international event based on a lack of sponsorship support and the inability to recover from a 2016 fire that dest

WEBCENTER 11 - 2017-11-21 03:52:00

Fairbanks principal lives Hutchison's job-training mission

FAIRBANKS - Like the students who attend Hutchison High School, it's clear that principal Robyn Taylor is at this school because she chose it. Last week was homecoming week at Hutchison and during the lunch hour, students in halls and classrooms decorated shopping carts for an indoor parade schedule

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2017-11-20 09:10:00

Fairbanks veterans laughing all the way to bank

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks spent about an hour raising money for local veterans recently. All they had to do was laugh. The Laughter Yoga session was held at the Fairbanks Elks Lodge, with class donations going to the Veterans Yoga Project. "As soon as I was contacted by the Veterans Yoga Project, I knew

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2017-11-19 17:45:00

Holiday Travel Tips from Fairbanks International Airport

(Fairbanks, Alaska) - The Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) is preparing for the winter travel season and offers these tips to make holiday travel easier:Check Flight Statuses - Before you leave for the airport, check flight statuses or sign up for flight alerts.Arrive Early - Passengers should

DELTANEWSWEB.COM - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Lofts on Rock condo project under construction in downtown Georgetown

Construction started in October on Lofts on Rock, a 12-unit condo project that will include retail space at 810 Rock St., Georgetown. The project is anticipated to finish in the spring, and condo units are now available for prelease. Lofts on Rock will feature one- to two- bedroom units with ameniti

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-11-20 17:33:48

Hundreds fill the seats for first Church Security Summit in Georgetown

Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody addresses crowd at Church Security Summit (KXAN/Erin Cargile) GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) - It started as a post on Twitter following the mass church shooting in Sutherland Springs. Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody asked if there was any interest in a secu

KXAN - 2017-11-20 05:31:49

TaD's of Cypress now open with seafood favorites on Grant Road

The owners of TaD's of Tomball opened TaD's of Cypress on Sept. 1 at 13215 Grant Road, Cypress. The new location serves breakfast, Cajun seafood, salads, burgers, po'boy sandwiches and steaks. 281-762-0312. www.facebook.com/tadsofcypress The owners of TaD's of Tomball opened TaD's of Cypress on Sept

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-11-20 17:20:25

5 things to know about the 2017-18 flu season

Influenza activity typically peaks between the months of December and February, and with flu season in full swing, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone 6 months and older receive a vaccine. Included in a report from the CDC on the 2017-18 influenza season and flu vaccine

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-11-20 19:16:56

GUIDE: Everything to know about Houston's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Since 1949, downtown Houston has been home to the city's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Sponsored by H-E-B, the 68th annual event features marching bands, cheerleaders, balloons, local celebrities and city officials. Here is what attendees need to know before heading downtown to watch the event. What tim

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-11-20 22:15:26

New Wagner Middle School campus to open next week

Wagner Middle School students will return from Thanksgiving break and begin attending classes at their new campus next week after nearly a whole semester at a former elementary school, Georgetown ISD announced Monday morning. The new campus, originally supposed to open in time for the first day of s

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-11-20 19:53:34

The Hitch is closing, and 4 other things to know in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle this week

Here's what you need to know to start your week in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle: San Marcos City Council to consider approving new retirement care community Council will consider a rezoning request by Halcyon San Marcos, a new 55-and-older retirement care facility at the corner of McCarty Lane and Hunt

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-11-20 14:20:10

Road closures to know about in San Marcos this week, Nov. 20-27

The week of Thanksgiving has brought about the following lane closures in San Marcos: I-35 The I-35 southbound Centerpoint Road exit ramp (exit 200) and northbound McCarty Lane exit ramp (exit 201) will be closed from Thursday at 12 p.m. until Friday at 11 p.m. to accommodate outlet mall shopping t

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-11-20 14:14:39

Karina Vetrano’s killer spent the night in a police precinct watching cartoons before he confessed to the murder 

Chanel Lewis, 21, initially refused to speak with detectives after he was arrested Feb. 4, and asked to watch TV, a detective testified Monday in Queens Supreme Court. The killer (in striped top) broke his silence the following day.(Theodore Parisienne/for New York Daily News) The man accused of ki

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 20:52:21

Macy's Parade balloon inflation hours changing this year

Viewing of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon inflation will end two hours earlier this year and anyone attending must be screened. Tens of thousands are expected to watch the giant balloons take shape Wednesday afternoon. (Nov. 20) NEW YORK (AP) - New York police say the Macy's Thanksgiving

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-11-20 22:47:41

Exclusive: Queens home invasion victim describes daughters' terrifying ordeal

Police are searching for a trio of home invaders who they believe struck two times in Queens over the weekend. In both cases, the suspects posed as deliverymen before ransacking one home and shooting the owner of another with a pellet or BB gun. The first incident happened just after 5 p.m. Saturday

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-11-20 10:57:49

Brooklyn man slashed his estranged wife's throat over a breakup text, friend says

Diane Russell (center) recalled at the murder trial in Brooklyn Supreme Court receiving a frightened call from Karen Ashley, 45, saying that Beresford was stalking her.(Jesse Ward/for New York Daily News) A Brooklyn man nearly decapitated his estranged wife because she "broke up with him over text,

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 23:56:02