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Mon Oct 8, 2012


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Sitka election unaffected by absentee ballot count. Cruise ship visitor count up, despite lower numbers at some ports. Sen. Begich writes letter objecting to poor-quality “Sort-of-Tuffs” boots. Supreme Court refuses to hear Wyoming’s Roadless appeal.

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