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Alaska’s Gov. Hickel Won’t Seek a 3rd Term

<i> Associated Press</i>

Gov. Walter J. Hickel, a political maverick who pressed for aggressive development of Alaska’s wilderness, announced Tuesday he will not seek reelection.

“It was a tough decision,” the 74-year-old Republican said. He said he was confident he could have won again but would not elaborate on his reasons for not seeking a third term.


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