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Click to copy October 16, 2018. JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott resigned Tuesday over what Gov. Bill Walker called “inappropriate comments.”. The resignation complicates what was already a difficult re-election fight for Walker, a man with whom Mallott shared a brother-like bond. Walker, in a release, said he learned late Monday that Mallott had made “inappropriate comments” not suitable for his office. “As leaders, we must hold ourselves to the highest standards of conduct,” he said. The resignation was announced shortly after Walker participated in a debate in Anchorage. His statement did not specify what comments Mal... Full story

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