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Council Considers Penalizing Late Applicants For Senior Citizen Tax Exemptions

After a handful of late filings, the Unalaska City Council may introduce penalties for senior citizens who miss the application deadline for property tax exemptions. City councilors approved the fifth late application of the year on Tuesday, ruling that medical treatment was an acceptable reason for one Unalaskan to miss the March deadline by almost three months. But overall, Vice Mayor Dennis Robinson said the council needs to consider changing its lenient approach after granting 10 late...

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Sports Fishing Report: June 6, 2018

Issued June 6, 2018 Regulation reminders: The bag limit for Unalaska Bay fresh and saltwaters is 5 salmon per day of which only 2 may be sockeye. The bag limit for the remainder of Unalaska Island is 5 salmon per day all of which may be sockeye or coho. Anglers are reminded that Town Creek (Iliuliuk) is closed to fish for sockeye year round. The saltwaters of Summer’s Bay are open to snagging, however, the freshwaters from the outlet of Summer’s Bay Lake to the ocean are closed to all...

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In opposition to the Trump administration's practice of separating immigrant families, at least five governors, including two Republicans, say they will not send their National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Federal prosecutors have charged a former CIA software engineer with stealing secret material from the agency and passing it along to "an organization that purports to publicly disseminate classified, sensitive, and confidential information."

Since early May, 2,342 children have been separated from their parents after crossing the Southern U.S. border, according to the Department of Homeland Security, as part of a new immigration strategy by the Trump administration that has prompted widespread outcry.

Here's what we know about the policy, its history and its effects:

Does the Trump administration have a policy of separating families at the border?

Yes.

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