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Fri Aug 3, 2012

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Fishery closed after seiner sinks, leaks fuel. Missing plane found near Juneau, pilot dead. Sitka processor takes heat for purchase of trawl-caught fish. Hackett files for re-election, deadline TODAY. Energy effort targets costs in SE communities.

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