Thu Mar 13, 2014

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Insurance enrollment deadline on Mar 31, resources available in Sitka. Assembly wrap: Wegner introduces Robin Taylor as new assistant school superintendent, DNR announces state land sale in Nakwasina Sound. Conservative amendment to allow public funding of religious schools fails to reach senate floor. American Indian Veterans Memorial planned for Washington DC.


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