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Could Contentious Politics Doom Unalaska’s Bid For Fast Internet? Maybe, Says GCI

While the final decision is still months away, GCI has taken another small step toward bringing high-speed internet to Unalaska. The telecommunications company applied for the project’s first permit this month. If granted, the license from the Federal Communications Commission will allow GCI to extend its fiber optic network to the Aleutian chain. “That one should be pretty straightforward," said GCI Vice President Dan Boyette. "The other one that’s a little more difficult is the U.S. Army...

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Karie Wilson

Crab Pot Tourney Preps Raiders for Volleyball Regionals

This past weekend, four UCS high school teams, three junior high teams and one "Raider Mix" team of high school boys, girls and coaches competed in the Unalaska Crab Pot volleyball tournament. This 8-team double elimination tournament stretched over two days. The championship match was an exciting battle between the Raider Mix team and the Raider HS Gold team. The HS Gold team emerged victorious after winning the first two sets. The Raiders Varsity Team is led by Coach Amber Hanson. "The Crab...

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Kenya's opposition leader is asking for "international intervention" as violence is escalating in the country's post-election crisis. Overnight into Sunday at least four people were killed in an "area that's opposition heavy," reports NPR's Eyder Peralta from Nairobi.

"The country's just really tense," Eyder says.

Opposition leader Raila Odinga said those who died overnight were his own supporters and called their deaths "state-sponsored thuggery," reports The Associated Press.

It has been a little more than a year since President Trump, then candidate-Trump, faced furious criticism over the now-infamous Access Hollywood video featuring his comments about groping women. He subsequently faced a barrage of sexual harassment claims.

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