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Response boat role to be reviewed

SITKA, ALASKA Two years after acquiring an emergency response boat, city officials are still at odds over the use of the $200-thousand dollar vessel.
In an effort to resolve the conflict, the assembly may consider taking the boat out of the police department and turning it over to the harbors.
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