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  • Sarah Palin emails: Governor had icy relationship with state's congressional delegation

    Sarah Palin emails: Governor had icy relationship with state's congressional delegation
    Sarah Palin had a tough relationship with members of her home state congressional delegation, as she did with many other public officials. E-mail exchanges between then-Gov. Palin and the head of her Washington office, John Katz, often have "Palin...
  • Sarah Palin to launch nationwide bus tour, a possible precursor to presidential bid

    Sarah Palin to launch nationwide bus tour, a possible precursor to presidential bid
    In the clearest indication to date that she is seriously considering a presidential run, Sarah Palin plans to launch a nationwide bus tour from Washington, D.C., this Sunday. "Governor Palin and the SarahPAC team will begin a trip through our nation's...
  • Sarah Palin emails: Troubled appointment blamed on internal communications problem

    Sarah Palin emails: Troubled appointment blamed on internal communications problem
    Sarah Palin blamed the inadequacy of the communication system in the governor's office for her failure to realize that Charles Kopp, who she appointed to succeed Walt Monegan as Alaska public safety director in the midst of the so-called Troopergate...
  • Documents: Sarah Palin's emails: The Alaska archive

    <b>Documents:</b> Sarah Palin's emails: The Alaska archive
  • Sarah Palin emails: Palin rallied staff to keep conservative talk host from feeling 'put off'

    Sarah Palin's request to keep a conservative talk radio host from feeling "put off" prompted an all-hands-on-deck approach from her staff. In a sign of how thoroughly Palin cultivated her relationship with friendly media, Palin sent a message to five...
  • Money speaks for 2012 hopefuls

    Money speaks for 2012 hopefuls
    By one measure, the 2012 presidential campaign is off to a slow start. No major candidate has officially jumped in, unlike four years ago, when nine White House hopefuls had declared their bids by the end of January 2007. Mindful that the first...
  • Rapt in Palin's presence

    Rapt in Palin's presence
    When officials at Lubbock Christian School were pondering who should headline their annual benefit dinner for the 350-student institution in northwest Texas, someone suggested inviting Sarah Palin. "We all laughed and said, 'That's impossible,' "...
  • Palin closely guarded her public image, emails show

    Palin closely guarded her public image, emails show
    On a Saturday in July 2008, a letter to the editor on page B5 of the Anchorage Daily News caught Sarah Palin's eye. The writer, Judy Spry, complained that the governor "didn't even take the time to stop by" the annual Miss Alaska pageant held earlier in...
  • In North Pole, Alaska, Christmas is a year-round labor of love for Santa's helpers

    In North Pole, Alaska, Christmas is a year-round labor of love for Santa's helpers
    Along the Richardson Highway in the Alaskan interior, "towns" — and that's being generous — often spring up for a single purpose: to provide food, water and, of course, fuel to passing motorists. Mosquito Junction was once such a wayside. But...
  • Disney Cruise Line: Kids sail free on select 2011 Caribbean cruises

     
        Disney Cruise Line has announced its second kids-sail-free offer for 2011. To qualify for this offer, you must book a verandah stateroom (categories 4A to 7A only) with two full-fare guests. Kids must be 17 or younger and stay in the same state...
  • Irrational nuclear fears lead to potassium iodide shortages in U.S.

    There is great fear in the world today about Japanese nuclear reactors exploding in a Chernobyl-level disaster. Citizens in Japan are scrambling to get ahold of potassium iodide, which can protect against radiation poisoning of the thyroid gland.  Here'...