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- One researcher is using citizen scientists to map jellyfish blooms around the world.
- The petition states, “We, the undersigned, will not allow fear-mongering to drown out our compassion for those seeking refuge from war or violent conflict ..."
- The Rev. Thomas Weise, a Catholic priest who serves parishes in Petersburg and Wrangell, has suffered a life-threatening heart attack while visiting family in California.
- Mayor Greg Fisk was found dead at his home on Kennedy Street earlier this afternoon.