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Nat'l economic crisis boon to SE economy?

SITKA, ALASKA With some notable exceptions, the economy of Southeast Alaska may have improved over the last year.
In a presentation to the Sitka Economic Development Association on Thursday (4-16-09) Juneau economist Eric McDowell said that the national economic downturn has kept more people living – and working – in Southeast.
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