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Grand jury looks into Sen. Stevens' Veco connections

...current and two former Republican members of the Alaska House of Representatives on bribery and extortion charges. Bob Persons, a friend and neighbor of the Alaska Republican senator, was ordered to appear before a grand jury in Washington on...
Investigators probe remodeling at home of Sen. Ted Stevens

...blocks from the day lodge parking lot at the Alyeska ski resort. The home is Stevens' official residence in Alaska. Bob Persons, the longtime owner of the Double Musky restaurant in Girdwood and an old friend of Stevens, monitored the remodeling...
Plea deal in AK corruption case helped Mine That Bird owner

...Birdie, initially belonged to a partnership that included Mark and Bill Allen, Stevens, Double Musky restaurant owner Bob Persons and other prominent Alaskans. Persons said last year that the Allens had bought So Long Birdie from the partnership...
Prosecution to play wiretaps in Stevens corruption trial

...Allen recounted how, at Stevens' suggestion, he discussed the billing issue with their friend, restaurant owner Bob Persons, who was also involved with the renovation, and that Persons told him to ignore it. "Bill, don't worry about...
Judge deals Stevens trial prosecutors a setback

...Stevens wrote back, referring to his wife, Catherine. "I guess we can't call it a chalet anymore." The neighbor, Bob Persons, credited a VECO employee with doing the bulk of the work, and the senator occasionally asked for invoices. "Don't...
Stevens denies scheming on stand witness after pleading guilty to bribing Alaska state legislators. Earlier in the trial, Allen testified that Bob Persons, a restaurateur neighbor who helped monitor the project, told him the senator's occasional demand for bills was...
Stevens jurors hear tape of plot to hide free work

...senator's cabin in Alaska, according to FBI audiotapes played Tuesday at Stevens' corruption trial. Bill Allen and Bob Persons are heard on tape fretting in February 2006 after Stevens contacted Allen about a $1,000 plumbing bill that says...
Friend denies saying Stevens didn't want bills

...improvements and other gifts from multimillionaire Bill Allen, chief of oil services company VECO Corp. Allen has said that Bob Persons, who served as Stevens' representative on the renovation of Stevens' modest A-frame cabin into a handsome two-story...
Workers say VECO hatched remodel plan

...actually took place in the fall of 2000. Once Hannah jacked up the house, Anderson said, "it was me, Rocky and Bob Persons, and we were putting in floor joists." Allen dealt with Stevens, he said. "I'm just the supervisor." Hannah...
Stevens secured $2.7 million for friend's road

...Inn, a Cajun bistro owned by a Bob Persons, a close friend of Alaska Sen...person to talk to to get guidance is Bob Persons." Persons was ready to help...conversation with Persons. "Spoke with Bob Persons this morning as Lisa suggested...


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