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We still don't know the result of Alaska's senate or congressional race. But as it stands now, Alaska Senator Ted Stevens is hanging on by a thread despite his recent conviction in federal court. If he wins, Alaska would be the first state to elect a felon to the Senate. And incumbent Congressman Don Young is also leading his democratic opponent, despite the fact that the FBI is investigating him for possible corruption. On top of that, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is back home after a failed bid for the vice presidency. What's up with Alaska? To answer that question, we go to Lori Townsend, host of "Alaska News Nightly" on the Alaskan Public Radio Network.

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