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Wed Mar 27, 2013

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Sitka herring fleet remains on two-hour notice. SEARHC to close Bill Brady Healing Center, suspends community health aide training until Oct. 1. Back to the drawing board for city’s ‘owner account’ revisions. Assembly changes mind on ice machine grant. City backs off on liquor license protest as bar works out tax debt. Parnell says Senate version of oil bill is OK, but House should take its own look.

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