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Former Alaska senator, Mark Begich, runs for governor

Mark Begich, Kodiak High School in background. (Photo by Kayla Desroches / KMXT) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Former Alaska state senator and Anchorage mayor, Democrat Mark Begich, is running for governor. He told KMXT he’s been thinking about running for months, but made the final decision with family and friends last week. “We literally sat and talked  about it and felt that …

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Begich Urges Space Commander to Consider Kodiak

Jay Barrett/KMXT Alaska Senator Mark Begich sent a letter to the commander of the U.S. Air Force’s Space Command today (Thursday), urging him to look into utilizing the Kodiak Launch Complex for sending satellites into polar orbits. Begich said the KLC is the nation’s only high-latitude, full-service spaceport, ideal to support special paths around the earth known as Molniya and …

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