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Boat capsizing victim identified as Sitkan John Reid, 44; Coast Guard suspends search for third victim. Tenakee school’s future hinges on Tuesday board vote. Swanson, Miyasato file for two open assembly seats; incumbent Lon Garrison files for third school board term, will be challenged by Stephen Courtright. Juneau celebrates Equality Day.

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