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Thu June 20, 2013

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Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman near Hoonah. Electric cars fit Sitka’s profile — so why aren’t they more popular here? Glacier Bay Lodge might shut down after this summer. State opens disaster assistance center in Galena after floods. Petersburg vying for title of nation’s best yachting community.

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