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Tax Free Days remain popular in Wrangell

WRANGELL A struggling economy doesn't seem to stop locals from coming out on Tax Free Days in Wrangell. The borough sales tax is set aside twice a year so shoppers can get more bang for their buck. But, how does a once-thriving timber community that has seen local businesses disappear hold such days? KSTK's Tony Gorman has more.
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