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October Issue 3 2012

CIA found militant links a day after Libya attack

The CIA station chief in Libya reported to Washington within 24 hours of last month's deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate that there was evidence it was carried out by militants, not a spontaneous mob upset about an American-made video ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad, U.S. officials have told The Associated Press.

October Issue 3 2012

Audit looks at Alaska film tax-credit program

A legislative audit report finds Alaska's film tax-credit program has had a positive economic impact but does not pay for itself.

October Issue 3 2012

Editorial: Romney gets in Obama’s face over lies on energy

Back in September 2008 during the good ol’ days of Hopenchange, then-candidate Barack Obama gave the following instructions to one of his adoring crowds in Nevada.

October Issue 2 2012

Registered voters up across political parties

The ranks of registered voters have grown in all Alaska political parties since the August primary.

October Issue 2 2012

Begich part of delegation in Israel

U.S. Sen. Mark Begich is in Israel on a fact-finding trip.

October Issue 2 2012

State wants study of Medicaid expansion costs

The state is soliciting proposals for a study on the cost of Medicaid expansion in Alaska.

October Issue 2 2012

Analysis: VP debate feisty, unlike Obama-Romney

Fierce and focused, Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan gave voters the kind of substantive showdown that was everything the presidential debate was not. Abandoning his boss' caution, Biden uncorked a combative repair job.

October Issue 2 2012

As election nears, Dems on edge after Obama debate fallout

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s more than President Barack Obama’s lackluster debate performance that has some Democrats on edge a month from Election Day.

Group backing Senate bipartisan majority raises, spends big October Issue 2 2012

Group backing Senate bipartisan majority raises, spends big

A labor-backed group running ads in support of members of the Senate’s bipartisan majority raised about $284,000 in the latest reporting period.

Alaska Democrats’ new website targets Parnell, oil taxes October Issue 2 2012

Alaska Democrats’ new website targets Parnell, oil taxes

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Democrats have launched a new website, hailing members of their party who opposed Gov. Sean Parnell’s oil tax-cut plans as “Senate heroes.”