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Don't sink our town!

An unusual event took place earlier this week. There was a traffic jam in town. Just before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, an estimated 200 Cordovans jammed the road between town and the Alaska Marine Highway (AMHS) terminal, turning out for an impromptu protest against budget cuts to AMHS. "We are here today to protest cuts being made to Cordova's Alaska Marine Highway service," said Cordova Mayor Jim Kacsh.
 
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Community

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News

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