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Alaskans choosing respect


Suzanne Ashe

Dozens of Petersburg residents participated in a Choose Respect parade and rally on Thursday, March 28 as part of a statewide effort to put the spotlight on domestic violence, dating violence and bullying. The participants,including students, teachers, city officials and even a few pets began at Trading Union and ended at the Sons of Norway Hall where refreshments were served. The master of ceremonies for the rally was Jo Ann Day; speakers included School Superintendent Rob Thomason, Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Revenue Bruce Tangeman, Father Thomas Weiss and Carrie Case of W.A.V.E.


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