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Local Stories of Champions, Airing on KUAC TV

Local Stories of ChampionsIn cooperation with American Graduate Day 2014 on September 27, KUAC is excited to highlight a few local community leaders making significant, scalable changes that are preparing students for success. Fairbanks’ Local Champions are role models in this community and are leading by example. KUAC is honored to help bring these “Champions” to American Graduate Day: Greg Hill, Yatibaey Evans, Bernard Gatewood, and Julie Wild-Curry. Look for their stories on KUAC TV and learn more about American Graduate Day and view the local champion’s videos HERE.

The Cities Project on Morning Edition & All Things Considered, Weekdays on KUAC FM

The Cities ProjectIn a series of stories beginning today, NPR unveils Season Three of THE CITIES PROJECT, with part one addressing “Where We Live—Stories About Place”. The old adage is that there are three key factors that matter in real estate: “location, location, and location.” These reports focus on the larger implications of the locations we choose. Tune in for Managed Retreat, Staten Island Buyouts, Defend and Resist, The Built Environment vs. the Natural Environment and more through the end of the year on NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered and at NPR.org. Follow the project on Twitter @nprcities and tune in weekdays from 5 to 8 am and 4 to 6 pm on KUAC FM, KUAC online, KUAC HD, and KUAC TV 9.5.

Little League: A History, Sunday at 9 pm on KUAC TV

Little League: A HistoryLITTLE LEAGUE: A HISTORY traces the 75-year history of the world’s largest organized youth sports program, from its humble beginnings in Williamsport, Penn. to its current status as a worldwide phenomenon. Past and present Little League players, administrators, coaches, umpires, and others reflect on the role Little League played on their lives. Tune in Sunday night at 9 on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.

Masterpiece Mystery! Miss Marple, Sunday at 7 pm on KUAC TV

Masterpiece Mystery! Miss MarpleIn this new season, while staying at a lavish tropical island hotel, Miss Marple investigates the
 sudden death of a fellow guest. With the help of a curmudgeonly business tycoon, Miss Marple unravels a web of deceit, murder and “dark magic,” leaving her to consider every one of the hotel’s guests as a suspect. Then, at 8 pm don’t miss Episode 2 when an old family friend and her young son turn to Miss Marple for assistance, she places them at nearby Greenshaw’s Folly, the family home of an eccentric botanist. But it becomes clear that the labyrinthine Folly isn’t quite the safe house that Miss Marple had hoped, when death casts its dark and sinister shadow on the residents. Tune in for back-to-back episodes Sunday night at 7 & 8:30, and Sunday 9/28 at 8 pm on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Continues, Nightly at 7 pm thru Saturday on KUAC TV

The RooseveltsThe lives of the three great Roosevelts — Teddy, Franklin and Eleanor — are captured in this series. Ken Burns and producer, Paul Barnes describe the lives and times of these three American icons who influenced 20th century American history more than perhaps any other family. Through wars, revolutions, depressions, movements, the three led the country through what was called America’s century. At times they had little in common but for one thing they always had in common . . . their ability, desire and conviction to lead. Tune in nightly at 7 thru 9/20 on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Continues, Nightly at 7 pm on KUAC TV

The Roosevelts: An Intimate HistoryThe lives of the three great Roosevelts — Teddy, Franklin and Eleanor — are captured in this series. Ken Burns and producer, Paul Barnes describe the lives and times of these three American icons who influenced 20th century American history more than perhaps any other family. Through wars, revolutions, depressions, and movements, the three led the country through what was called America’s century. At times they had little in common but for one thing they always had in common . . . their ability, desire and conviction to lead. Tune in nightly at 7 thru 9/20 on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.

KUAC Fall Fundraiser Phone Bank Individual Scheduling

KUAC Fall FundraiserAttention KUAC volunteers! We are still scheduling individual volunteers for the upcoming 2014 KUAC Fall Fundraiser running October 11-19.  If you or you and a friend would like to answer phones while having a really great time, please consider booking a block of time! A few group blocks are still available as well.

Visit kuac.org and look for the Fall Fundraiser button to access VolunteerSpot for scheduling. We ask that individuals limit themselves to two shifts during the fundraiser. Have questions? Email emilyb.kuac@alaska.edu or call 474-1890. Thank you!