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    Anchorage, Alaska (AP)

    Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich and Schools Superintendent Carol Comeau have asked Gov. Sarah Palin to organize an emergency task force on the Native migration to the city.

    Anchorage schools have seen more than 400 new Native students since school started, while rural schools across Western Alaska report losing pupils.

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