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Vote? What vote?
7.9%. That’s the pitiful turnout in the valley but it was enough to toss Steve Menard out of his Wasilla city council seat. 261 people decided that he was a waste as a representative. He’d have made a great party animal but that’s not an elected position.
A congressional audit finds big problems with Native Corporation no-bid contracts. They found that little or no work is done by the corporations and that there is no oversight into subcontracting. According to the GAO, it’s like a double kickback. The Native corporations get billions in contracts; they then subcontract it to their own subsidiaries, which in turn get someone else to do the actual job. Sounds fair.
The redistricting board is appealing a judge’s decision that they redraw two house districts. They say that would throw off the whole equilibrium of ALL districts. The ruling would dilute Alaska Native voting strength, all just to appease 2 house members. THAT’S a tragedy in itself.
President Obama says he often drops to his knees to pray. And Oprah usually responds, "I get it. You need more money. Chill."
Going to a live sporting event is better for your health than watching it from home. Unless you're a Raiders fan. Because how often do you get into knife fights on your couch?
Scientists have discovered the oldest living thing on Earth. Well, technically they didn't "discover" it. It greeted them at Wal-Mart.
Counting Crows announced that they will let people listen to their new album online for free. Which means the album will still be overpriced.
Drew Barrymore revealed she's going to take on fewer acting roles. Oh no! But where is Hollywood going to find another actress with the amazing range to pout AND giggle?
Jim Carrey will star in a sequel to "Bruce Almighty". To prepare for his role as a down-on-his-luck man that needs divine intervention to save his career, Carrey will do nothing.
Tonight on Your Alaska Link