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Westover braced for tougher times in second term

SITKA, ALASKA Assembly member Cheryl Westover believes Sitka is headed for one of its toughest budget years ever.
Westover earlier this month filed to run for a second term on the assembly. Barring a write-in campaign, her seat will be uncontested.
KCAW’s Robert Woolsey met with Westover to discuss her decision to throw her hat in the ring for another term.
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