March 29, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 13

Petersburg gears up for Choose Respect rally

Schools students and public officials will take to the streets today at 4 p.m. as part of a statewide Choose Respect campaign - bringing awareness to issues such as domestic violence, sexual assault, child sexual assault and bullying.

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“[This is] about problems in Alaska, as well as making people think about what respect means to them,” said event coordinator Jo Ann Day.

A march will go from Trading Union to Wells Fargo followed by a gathering at the Sons of Norway Hall.

The event will include several speakers including Police Chief Jim Agner and School Superintendent Robert Thomason....

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