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Newscast: 11/28/18

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Mother Nature didn't deliver on Tuesday night's forecast of heavy snowfall in Unalaska; the City Council has approved an inmate work program at the UniSea fish plant; and Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy's cabinet is taking shape.

Laura Kraegel/KUCB

Thanks to a policy reversal, prison inmates will be allowed to work at UniSea's fish processing plant as early as January.

On Tuesday, the City Council approved Unalaska's participation in a state-run program that employs select prisoners in the seafood industry while they finish their sentences.

Laura Kraegel/KUCB

Mother Nature didn't deliver on Tuesday night's forecast of four to eight inches of snow.

The National Weather Service canceled Unalaska's winter weather advsory after midnight, although the island did receive strong winds and some in-town snow accumulation.

Forecasters say snow is likely again on Wednesday. But as of noon, they had reduced their prediction of possible accumulation from three inches to less than a half inch.

Newscast: 11/27/18

Nov 27, 2018

Unalaska could receive another 1.5 inches of snow by Wednesday night; the City Council is taking its first look at an ordinance that would split the Department of Public Safety into separate fire and police departments; and Gov. Bill Walker has proposed a nearly $6 billion state budget for next year.

Laura Kraegel/KUCB

Updated Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 3 p.m.

Unalaskans should expect heavy snowfall Tuesday night.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the eastern Aleutian Islands, including Unalaska and Nikolski.

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