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Wed May 16, 2012


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Bear Task Force and local sanitation contractor collaborate on a field test of bear-resistant trash cans. Due to the state’s low unemployment rate, some unemployed workers may lose federal benefits. Petersburg student job shadow at the local clinic.

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