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Mon Jul 30, 2012


Click here for iFriendly audio.Air Station Sitka medevacks unconscious woman from cruise ship. New federal emmissions rules will affect cruise ships, but not state ferries. SeaTac Airport will consolidate Alaska Airlines operations in north satellite terminal by 2016. Pacific Northwest geologists take lesson in liquefaction from recent Japanese earthquakes.

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