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School Board Candidates Forum: Cummings, Good, And Rankin Weigh In On UCSD Issues

The threat of declining state and local funding dominated last week's Candidates Forum focused on the school board. In the race for seat D, first-time candidate Josh Good and incumbent Denise Rankin agreed on many issues facing the Unalaska City School District, while touting their different credentials to voters. Running unopposed for seat C, political newcomer Bob Cummings also shared his platform and answered listener questions. Unalaskans can check out selections from the forum below — or...

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2019 Election: Candidate Statements

Each year, KUCB offers local candidates the opportunity to tell voters about themselves, their qualifications, and why they’re running for office. Find their personal statements at the following links: City Council Seat A (Mayor): Vince Tutiakoff Sr. City Council Seat A (Mayor): Dennis M. Robinson City Council Seat C: Darin Nicholson City Council Seat D: David M. Gregory School Board Seat C: Bob Cummings S chool Board Seat D: Denise M. Rankin School Board Seat D: Josh Good Statements were...

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It has been a week since the disturbing discovery of thousands of fetal remains at the home of a former abortion provider, and authorities still don't know why he kept them.

Ulrich Klopfer had performed abortions at three clinics in Indiana but lived across the state line in Illinois.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized after after photos surfaced showing him wearing brownface and blackface as a young man, saying he has no plans to resign and vowing to continue his campaign for re-election in October.

"Darkening your face, regardless of the context or the circumstances, is always unacceptable because of the racist history of black face," Trudeau said at a news conference Thursday in a public park in Winnipeg. "I should have understood that then and I never should have done it."

Purdue Pharma, facing a mountain of litigation linked to the opioid epidemic, filed for bankruptcy in New York this week. The OxyContin manufacturer and its owners, the Sackler family, have offered to pay billions of dollars to cities and counties hit hard by the addiction crisis.

But that's not good enough for critics such as U.S. Rep. Max Rose.