Fri Mar 29, 2013

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Seiners to stand down while tenders and processors deal with yesterday’s (Thursday) 36-hundred ton harvest. Fifth eagle killed in Sitka this year; latest by a vehicle. Postcard: Students turn out for Sitka’s Choose Respect march. Rep. Young issues apology for use of term “wetbacks” to refer to Hispanic workers. During tour of Southeast, Young critical of federal overreach.

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