Alaska Gov. Palin under fire for gifts from miners reports

Sep 29, 2008 | 08:09 AM |

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin failed to say "thanks, but no thanks" to thousands of dollars of personal gifts from the state's mining industry and also doled out a series of major favors to the industry, according to published reports.

The vice presidential nominee is coming under heavy fire on a variety of fronts, including her role in shifting public opinion on a controversial ballot initiative involving the long-term development of the massive Pebble Mine gold and copper deposit at Bristol Bay, site of the state's premier salmon fisheries.....





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