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Years of allegations, months of investigation

...accusations of sexual assault within the Alaska National Guard. The allegations go back years.? October 2013 - Sean Cockerham, a reporter for McClatchy Newspapers' Washington Bureau, breaks the story highlighting a pervasive culture of...
Can too much transparency be a bad thing?

...instead of an email so it wouldn't fall under the Freedom of Information Act. According to Daily News reporter Sean Cockerham, Parnell spokeswoman Sharon Leighow admitted that Kelly was told his email was inappropriate. But she said it was...
Alaska gets a 'D' for deficient when it comes to integrity The State Integrity Investigation called this one out in the excellent story by the Anchorage Daily News' Sean Cockerham that accompanies its report. These judicially created exemptions give the state the ability to withhold documents...
Kim Elton exhilarated, exasperated in D.C. job from the department's own inspector general, and questions stimulated from Anchorage Daily News reporter Sean Cockerham. The report alleges years of mismanagement by Bureau of Indian Affairs officials in Alaska. Elton's colleagues...
Plea deal in AK corruption case helped Mine That Bird owner

...experiences. Before the Stevens case was thrown out for prosecutorial errors, Stevens' defense cited Hinnant and the blogger as reasons a new trial was warranted. Anchorage Daily News reporter Sean Cockerham contributed to this report.
Congress pushes EPA on giant Alaska mine

WASHINGTON - Republicans in Congress hope to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from blocking the gigantic Pebble open pit mine in Alaska, proposed for one of the last places left on the globe to support huge runs of wild salmon.
New EPA chief steps into Alaska mine controversy

DILLINGHAM - President Barack Obama's top environmental official was visibly moved as people in this fishing town told her the giant Pebble Mine would kill wild salmon and destroy their culture.
The next step for Alaska?

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama lost the Alaska vote Tuesday in a landslide and Gov.
Polls show non-Republican support for Murkowski

ANCHORAGE - Democratic Senate candidate Scott McAdams doesn't just have to campaign to win over undecided voters. He also needs to stop people who might have otherwise helped him from joining Sen. Lisa Murkowski's write-in campaign.
FBI says Palin is not under investigation

ANCHORAGE - An FBI spokesman took the unusual step Sunday of declaring that Gov. Sarah Palin is not under investigation, an announcement prompted by rumors to the contrary on many Web sites.


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