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Of All the Garage Doors in Alaska, Driver Hits This One

That would be the one on the governor's mansion

(Newser) - Of all the garage doors in Alaska, Alexander Oliphant allegedly hit a most unfortunate one: that currently being used by Gov. Bill Walker. The Juneau Empire reports that police responded to a call Thursday night and found Oliphant and his dog in his car, which happened to be in a...

Why Governors Are Ditching Their Mansions

It's like The Shining in there: staffer

(Newser) - One of the perks of being a governor is getting to live in the executive mansion—but many governors are skipping out on the offer, writes Jodi Kantor in the New York Times . For some, it's because of the huge amount of responsibility that comes with living in a...

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