FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Budget cuts by Alaska's governor include funding for the state's Cold Climate Housing Research Center. 

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Tuesday that the center in Fairbanks was among the line-item budget vetoes signed into law last week by Gov. Mike Dunleavy. 

The center's $750,000 line-item was among the $34.7 million in cuts from the capital budget. 

The center specializes in developing and testing energy efficient and cold climate-centered building designs in circumpolar regions around the world. 

Director Jack Hebert says the veto slashes the center's core-function budget. 

Dunleavy vetoed more than $400 million from the state operating budget in June. The Legislature failed to override the vetoes and instead sent Dunleavy a bill seeking to restore many of the vetoes. 

Dunleavy has said he will finalize the budget this week. 

Information from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner, http://www.newsminer.com

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