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Vic Kohring drops out of US Senate race

JUNEAU - Vic Kohring, who was nominated for U.S. Senate last month by the Alaskan Independence Party, withdrew his candidacy in the interest of getting a "good Republican elected.
Kohring withdraws to help Sullivan in Senate race

JUNEAU - Vic Kohring, a former state lawmaker who pleaded guilty to a federal corruption charge in 2011, has withdrawn his candidacy for U.S. Senate in the interest of getting Republican Dan Sullivan elected.
Timber, roads and death

On Jan. 22, 2004, Greg Clark left his home in Cape Pole with a puppy and an 8-year-old black Lab named Brick in tow. It wasn't by choice. Clark was out of heating oil, and the weather was abysmal.
Parnell, Treadwell want date of primary moved up 2 weeks

A bill introduced by request of Republican Gov. Sean Parnell Wednesday would move the date of Alaska's primary elections, which are currently held every even-numbered year on the fourth Tuesday of August, up by two weeks.
Unlawful voting sites investigated

The Alaska Division of Elections has intervened in what was being reported as three unauthorized absentee voting sites in Denali National Park and Healy.
Interest in early, absentee voting

JUNEAU- Absentee and early voting could play an important role in the outcome of the Alaska Senate race.
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Ice Classic offers scientific data; Group suing to start new party
Recall vote for Chatham School Board members set for Nov. 20

After a glitch in the signature gathering, petitioners seeking to recall three members of the Board of Education in the Chatham School District have succeeded in setting a special election for Nov. 20.
Bill helps Alaska's blind voters

Lynne Koral said she's been trying since 1994 to get the state Division of Elections to provide secret ballots for the blind.
Effort to oust lawmaker fails

Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer has rejected a plea by failed Anchorage House candidate Ray Metcalfe to block the seating of Rep.-elect Lesil McGuire on Monday.


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