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Top Alaska House Democrat flies to Anchorage to meet his end-of-session newborn

As Democrats and Republicans in the Alaska House try to negotiate a final budget package in time for the Legislature’s scheduled adjournment at midnight Sunday, the House Democratic leader flew to Anchorage to visit his new baby, which arrived just after 7 a.m. Sunday morning.Nathaniel Herz

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