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Senate delays vote on cruise ship bill

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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Senate on Wednesday delayed a vote on a bill that would change how the state regulates cruise ship wastewater. The announcement came after at-times impassioned floor speeches and five failed attempts to amend HB80, including to give ships more time to meet water quality standards set out by a 2006 citizen initiative. Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, who proposed...