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Raiders Close Out Regular Basketball Season In Dillingham

Unalaska’s basketball teams are in Dillingham for their final games of the regular season. The Ravn Invitational marks the first time this year that the Raiders will face off against a 2A team in their region. Girls’ Coach Casey Clausius is looking forward to the matchup. "Dillingham’s always a good match every time," Clausius said. "It doesn't matter what team is good [or] what team is bad. It’s just been good overall competitive games we’ve played throughout the years. We don’t know what to...

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The Museum's "Choc-o-lot" Event Offers Songs and Sweets

Over fifty Unalaskans poured into the Museum of the Aleutians this Valentine's day to the sweet music stylings of Lynda Lybeck-Robinson for the annual chocolate tasting event and competition, "Choc-o-lot!" The event started at 7pm and was held front area of the museum. Several participants brought chocolate treats to enter into the competition while some simply enjoyed the festive pink-hearted atmosphere and delicious treats. The judges from the community were Erin Knight, Brett Richardson,...

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After long days picking leaves on tea plantations in India's remote northeast, some laborers like to relax with a glass of cheap, strong, locally-brewed liquor. Most can't afford the brand-name stuff.

But Indian authorities say at least 93 people have died and some 200 others are hospitalized after drinking tainted alcohol there in recent days. Some are in critical condition.

United Methodist Church leaders are meeting in St. Louis beginning Saturday to decide whether to lift a ban on LGBTQ clergy and same-sex weddings.

The topic has become increasingly contentious in recent years, as more United Methodist clergy have come out as gay. United Methodists are among the last mainline Protestant denominations to address the issue, and some worry it could cause a major rift in the church.

Updated at 12:20 p.m. ET

Opposition leaders in Venezuela said a truck conveying humanitarian aid crossed the border into the country from Brazil on Saturday. The shipment is part of an effort by opposition activists to bring international aid into the country against the will of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.

Juan Guaidó, the leader of the opposition, has called for Venezuela's military to defy orders and allow shipments into the country.