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Tue Mar 25, 2014


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Sitka Assembly to consider — for the third time — amending local smoking ordinance. Great Alaska Quake, Part 2: Dennis Girardot. Comment period open for Marine Highway proposed schedule for next winter. New superintendent named for Wrangell school district. SB99 would include $300-million for POW mines.

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