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Tue, March 19, 2013

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Coast Guard’s leader in Alaska says sequestration won’t hit as hard here. Civilians receive awards for aid in rescue, continued support of Coast Guard. Public gets first peek at Blue Lake construction site. Yakutat girls, boys lose at state tourney. AK House passes resolution to “protect 2nd Amendment.” Man shoots Wal-Mart manager in Anchorage over service dog argument.

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