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Tue May 21, 2013


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Sitka’s Community Food Survey extended to the end of the month. Eighth-graders put Andrew Jackson on trial. Ten shareholders to challenge four incumbents for Sealaska Inc. board.

The Sealaska story in this newscast was corrected to reflect the proper date of the company’s annual meeting: June 22, 2013. Voting for the board ends on June 20. The full story is here.

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