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About the program: Six of Alaska’s First Ladies since statehood met in Juneau during the summer of 2005 to share their memories about the Alaska Governor’s house, a house they all once called home. See the ballroom, used to host USO dances during World War II, two Chippendale chairs that are the oldest pieces of furniture in the house, an original Territorial Seal that had been painted over and not revealed until the major 1986 renovation, and the infrequently seen First Family’s private living area.
Learn about the early days of a young state. Hear the stories of people who worked toward Alaska statehood and participated in the Alaska constitutional convention
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Coast Guard Spokesman David Mosley in Anchorage says the tug Aiviq began experiencing engine problems late last night. He says it has enough power to maintain its current position, about 48 hours from landfall.
Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye died Monday of respiratory complications at a Washington, D.C.-area hospital. He was 88 years old.
He was the longest serving U.S. … more