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Slain Hoonah police officers Tony Wallace and Matt Tokuoka were remembered Wednesday for their dedication to service, their perseverance, and their love of law enforcement. Hundreds packed the Hoonah High School gymnasium, where Wallace and Tokuoka were also remembered as loving husbands, fathers, and sons. Casey Kelly has more.
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