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Around town for Thursday, March 26

...noon-1 p.m., Capital Steps. Hosted by AWARE to raise awareness of sexual assault and domestic violence in Alaska. Governor Bill Walker will be a keynote speaker. For more information call AWARE, Inc. at: 586-6623.Toddler Time group...
Alaska election workers to resume count of ballots

ANCHORAGE - The winner in the close Alaska governor's race could be determined as early as Friday when election workers resume counting at least 33,000 absentee and questioned...
Governor's race too close to call

...ANCHORAGE - Independent candidate Bill Walker held a razor thin lead over Republican incumbent Sean Parnell, but the Alaska governor's race remained too close to call late Tuesday.Walker maintained a lead most of the evening, but the advantage...
Parnell gets boost from Romney

...the election waving signs on street corners to show their support.One high-profile Walker supporter is former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, who recently endorsed Walker instead of Parnell, her former...
My Turn: Bullying blowback at ballot box could bring balance to Alaska

...thread of disgust and despair over varying levels of bullying in races for U.S. Senate, U.S. Representative and Alaska governor. From the tens of millions of dollars spent by the Koch brothers and other outsiders on spurious, negative ads...
Palin backs independent candidate for governor

...Palin is supporting an independent candidate for her former office instead of her lieutenant governor.The former Alaska governor hosted a reception for Bill Walker at her home Tuesday. Walker is running against Palin's former No. 2 and the...
Picture of Palin's son standing on dog draws reaction

...preparing to wash dishes, and the reclining and seemingly relaxed black Lab-type animal is posted on the former Alaska governor's Facebook page."May 2015 see every stumbling block turned into a stepping stone on the path forward. Trig just...
Local students vet state office candidates

...Egan's father, William Egan, was the first governor of Alaska following statehood. The other reference was to former Alaska governor and U.S. Senator Frank Murkowski, the father of Sen. Lisa Murkowski.Student Rouel Dela Cruz asked the candidates...
Gubernatorial candidates wage end push

...endorsement of former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who will appear at a rally with the governor on Monday.Former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin recently endorsed Walker instead of Parnell, her former lieutenant...
Mitt Romney rallies support for GOP the U.S. House, faces a challenge from Democratic political upstart Forrest Dunbar.Sarah Palin, a former Alaska governor, sent out an email touting Walker and his Democratic running mate, Byron Mallott, as conservatives. Parnell was...


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