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Newscast — Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020

In this newscast:

  • Astra CEO Chris Kemp is keeping expectations low for the upcoming DARPA Launch Challenge launch at Narrow Cape,
  • NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Morhard talks about some Alaska-related NASA projects,
  • Gov. Mike Dunleavy calls for the Legislature to pay back the amount cut from the last few years’ permanent fund dividends,
  • Haines and Skagway schools pay for charter boats to bring students and stranded travelers home from Juneau, raising questions about who should pay for alternative transportation while the Alaska Marine Highway System is down

All that, plus Fish Radio and the Island Messenger community bulletin. Fish Radio is provided by Laine Welch at