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Sitka Police to increase staff, following increase in state jail funding. Sitka Coast Guardsman discharged, will serve nine months in brig for child porn possession. Petersburg officials happy to be reunited in House district with Sitka, under proposed plan. Second “Big Wild Ride” scheduled for later this month in Valdez.

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