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Alaska’s ‘Marine Highway’ connecting dozens of towns that have no road access has been shut down for nearly a week because of a worker strike, leaving thousands of passengers stranded

Alaska’s state ferry system, a critical link for dozens of coastal towns, has been suspended for six days with no end in sight. The union which represents workers on the Marine Highway voted last week to strike as they fight for a new contract. Those talks with the state administration […]
Alaska’s ‘Marine Highway’ connecting dozens of towns that have no road access has been shut down for nearly a week because of a worker strike, leaving thousands of passengers stranded