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Reindeer smackdown reported at North Pole

...a scene with a young reindeer named Blitzen at the Santa Claus House in North Pole. Just as the Santa hat-clad Meghan Stapleton knelt down with the reindeer's leash in hand, a spooked Blitzen leaped at the reporter, knocking her down in...
Palin fires all 7 members of state agriculture board

...state-owned dairy. Palin cannot directly replace the Creamery Board or legally intervene in the dairy, said spokeswoman Meghan Stapleton on Sunday. However, she can replace the Agriculture Board and that board has authority to replace the Creamery...
Bid not met for jet

...aircraft. The state is extending the auction in hopes of getting its break-even price of about $2.5 million. Meghan Stapleton, spokeswoman for Gov. Sarah Palin, said the state plans to extend the bidding by as many as 20 days, beginning...
Replacement sought for indicted regent

...times this winter. That put the governor ahead of schedule toward appointing his replacement, said spokeswoman Meghan Stapleton. "We had started preparing in the event he had resigned at that point in time," Stapleton said. "And because...
Palin may be unable to remove Jim Hayes

...seeing the Legislative Legal Services opinion that the governor may have the ability to remove a regent," said Meghan Stapleton, a spokeswoman for Palin. "However, after further legal review, Attorney General Colberg has issued an opinion...
State milk company shuts out governor beyond its scheduled final day, July 7. "She was not allowed to access the facility as she wanted to," Meghan Stapleton said. "We tried many different approaches, but no." Matanuska Maid President Joseph VanTreeck could not be reached...
Emergency regulations give seniors another month of aid

...Alaska Legislature time to hold a June 26 special session in Anchorage to approve a longer-term solution, said Meghan Stapleton, Palin's press secretary. "Financial assistance for our seniors continues to be a priority for me," said Palin...
Texas man creates rogue Palin legal defense fund and so neither the Governor nor her attorney can accept the monies from this fund," Palin family spokeswoman Meghan Stapleton said in an e-mail to The Associated Press. "We are in the process of establishing a fund that adheres to federal...
Palin to raise money for Murkowski's re-election eyeing the senator's seat. Palin will hold at least one fundraiser for Murkowski, and possibly more, said Meghan Stapleton, spokeswoman for SarahPAC, the governor's political action committee. Palin's term also is up next year...
Palin questions road, may cancel deal

...a road, we are going to do it the right way and this is not the right way," the governor's press secretary, Meghan Stapleton, said in a telephone interview. "We need to go back and look at the process and that may mean to cancel the contract...


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