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Senate District Q forum

Sen. Bert Stedman, R-Sitka, and Sen. Albert Kookesh, D-Angoon, are vying for the new Senate District Q seat, which covers most of Southeast Alaska. The two were in Ketchikan Wednesday, and talked about issues of regional concern during a live candidate call-in forum.

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