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Tue Aug 28, 2012


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Primary election day in Alaska; Sitka’s four precincts have been consolidated into two, both voting at Harrigan Centennial Hall. Many Southeast voters will be in new districts, and see new candidates on the ballot. Sitka assembly to consider a new strategy for affordable housing at the old city shops property when it meets in regular session tonight. US Fish & Wildlife Service hears from local hunters, dive fishermen on sea otter issues. Arctic ice pack shrinks to record levels.

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