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Chamber at the Capitol

Sitka resident and Alaska Chamber of Commerce board member Cory Baggen, (in the center, with the blue folder), talks with state Chamber President Rachael Petro at the Alaska State Capitol building last week. Baggen was part of the state chamber’s fly-in to Juneau, where members met with 58 of the state’s 60 legislators. (Photo by Frank P. Flavin)

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