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Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

...prominently in a poignant campaign ad - influenced his decision to venture into politics, he said.He served as mayor of Alaska's largest city for nearly six years. In 2008, at the height of the Obama wave, Begich eked out a win over Stevens, who...
NAACP wants apology over politician's slavery comment

JUNEAU - The Anchorage NAACP demanded Wednesday that Alaska Republican lieutenant governor hopeful Dan Sullivan apologize for comments likening required payment of union dues to slavery.
Alaska Digest

...way for new efforts to develop a natural gas pipeline. Anchorage mayor touts wireless city ANCHORAGE - The mayor of Alaska's largest city wants Anchorage blanketed with wireless Internet. Mayor Mark Begich would like wireless in the downtown area...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...election THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANCHORAGE --Republican Anchorage Assembly member George Wuerch will be the next mayor of Alaska's largest city, following his triumph over ex-assembly member and Democrat Mark Begich in Tuesday's runoff election...
Sullivan wins mayor's race in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - A businessman and former assembly member will be the new mayor of Alaska's largest city. With all 119 precincts reporting Tuesday in the Anchorage mayor's race, Dan Sullivan had 57 percent of the vote to 43 percent...
Sullivan said he will run for lieutenant governor

ANCHORAGE - The mayor of Alaska's largest city announced plans to run for lieutenant governor next year, a day after Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell said he was running for U.S...
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Juneau Empire Online Local News: Trio takes on Knowles, each other 8/16/98

...when they started drilling on the North Slope in 1968. He later opened an Anchorage restaurant and was the mayor of Alaska's largest city from 1982 to 1987. His well-worn slogan for four years has been ``jobs and families'' and he is continuing...
Anchorage mayor officially launches campaign for Stevens' Senate seat

ANCHORAGE - The mayor of Alaska's largest city told a cheering crowd Monday that he is going after the U.S. Senate seat held by Ted Stevens, the longest serving Republican...


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