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Lucking Hired As Unalaska's Interim Police Chief On Six-Month Contract

Former Unalaska police chief John Lucking is back on the job. The city has hired Lucking to serve as interim head of the Department of Public Safety, following Jennifer Shockley's resignation last month. KUCB's Laura Kraegel has more on the temporary contract and the continued search for a full-time police chief. Lucking first worked as a police officer in Unalaska in 1980s. He eventually became chief, though he left the community in the early 2000s to head up police departments in Soldotna...

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Galena Roraback

Unalaska Raiders Win Fourteen Medals At State Language Competition

Last Thursday, nineteen students from Unalaska City High School traveled to Anchorage to compete for the AASA State Language Competition. The UCSD students traveled with the supervision of the school’s foreign language teacher, Mrs. Galena Roraback, and competed in the State Spanish and German Language Competitions. Students who participated in the event have worked hard all year with the supportive help of the Mrs. Roraback, and were excited to be at the one-day-long competition. Both...

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Dutch police are searching for the man who opened fire inside a tram in the city of Utrecht, killing three people and wounding nine others late Monday morning. Police say they're investigating a "possible terrorist motive" for the attack.

Utrecht Mayor Jan van Zanen confirmed the three deaths in a video update around 3 p.m. local time.

In February, Pope Francis acknowledged a longstanding dirty secret in the Roman Catholic Church — the sexual abuse of nuns by priests.

It's an issue that had long been kept under wraps, but in the #MeToo era, a #NunsToo movement has emerged, and now sexual abuse is more widely discussed.

New Zealand's cabinet has agreed "in principle" to tighten gun control laws, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday, promising the changes will make the country safer. "We've unified, there are simply details to work through," she said.