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Democrat Forrest Dunbar running for U.S. House

Forrest DunbarForrest Dunbar, Democratic candidate for U.S. House, stopped in Ketchikan last week for a campaign visit. He came to KRBD to sit down with Leila Kheiry and talk about the issues. The discussion included oil tax reform, marijuana legalization, Dunbar’s chances of winning against incumbent Republican Don Young, Dunbar’s plans if he does win, and his love of ‘80s rock. Here is a portion of their conversation:

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