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Reinders Declines Seward Offer To Pursue Unalaska's City Manager Position

Erin Reinders wants to be Unalaska's next city manager. The current assistant manager withdrew her application Monday for the top post in Seward. In an email Reinders told KUCB, "to serve as the city manager in Unalaska, the place my family has called home for almost eight years, is too great an opportunity to pass up." Mayor Frank Kelty says he feels good that Reinders wants to stay in Unalaska. "This is her third time trying for the job. I think she's a very well rounded individual that is...

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UCSD Band Hits All The Right Notes At The Aurora Music Festival

The Unalaska City School High School Band secured second place overall in the AASA Region II Aurora Music Festival last week, led by band teacher Shannon Spring. The Aurora Music Festival is an annual event that includes students from fifteen different high schools from fourteen communities across the State. This year, the festival was at Nenana City School and ran from April 11 th - April 13 th . The UCSD band performed a song for the opening concert, three pieces for adjudication, and seven...

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After more than three decades, University of North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell has resigned from leading the celebrated program. Her resignation followed an external review that found she made "racially insensitive" remarks, exercised "undue influence" on athletes to play while injured and lacked a connection with her players.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced he will introduce national legislation to raise the minimum age for people buying tobacco products from 18 to 21. Some anti-tobacco advocates worry that the plan could actually harm children by heading off other regulation efforts.