Fairbanks Daily News Miner in Fairbanks, Alaska
8 Nov 2008

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8 Nov 2008

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Fairbanks Daily News Miner (Newspaper) - November 8, 2008, Fairbanks, Alaska Fairbanks ily news Minier saturday november 8, 2008 the voice of Interior Alaska since 1903 Nanook defeat wolverines 4 to 1 sports i icy smack Down memorial North pole honors fallen Soldier Interior Alaska by you got served Lathrop boosts service projects youth cd first Job fix the Economy Al Grillo the associated press Alaska gov. Sarah Palm had Strong words for her critics Friday calling them jerks and cowards for making Anonymous comments to the Media. Sarah Palin denounces her critics by Dan Joling and Sharon theimer associated press writers Anchorage a Alaska gov. Sarah Palm called her critics cowards and jerks Friday for deriding her anonymously and insisted she never asked for the expensive i wardrobe purchased for her use on the presidential Campaign. A i never asked for anything More than a diet or Pepper once in a while a Palm said As she returned to the governors office from her two month Odyssey As the gop vice presidential nominee. She said the Republican National committee paid for the tens of thousands of dollars in designer clothes and accessories. A those Are the in cd a clothes. They re not my clothes. I never forced anybody to buy anything a she said. Republican party lawyers Are still try ing to determine exactly what clothing was purchased for Palin at such High end stores As Saks fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus what was returned and what has become of the rest. She particularly lashed out at the Anonymous Republican Campaign sources cited in a Fox news report who said she did not know Africa was a continent not a country and could not name the three countries in the North american free Trade agreement i a Canada the United states and Mexico. A i consider it cowardly that they did not allow their names to be used she said. Palin said those allegations Arentt True. She recalled discussing Africa and Naftal with aides who prepared her for the vice presidential debate with Democrat Joe Biden. A if there Are allegations based on questions or comments that i made in debate prep about Naftal and about the continent is. The country when we talk about Africa there then those were taken out please see Palin Page a6 the associated press president elect Obama makes an opening statement on the Economy during a press conference in Chicago on Friday. Standing behind Obama Are from left vice president elect Biden Michigan gov. Jennifer Granholm former fed chairman Paul Volcker and newly appointed chief of staff Rahm Emanuel. Obama pitches repair plan reassures worried nation by Nedra Pickler and Terence Hunt associated press writers Chicago a inheriting an Economy in peril president elect Obama warned on Friday that the nation faces the Challenge of a lifetime and pledged he would act urgently to help americans devastated by lost jobs disappearing savings and Homes seized in foreclosure. But the Man who promised change cautioned against Hopes of Quick solutions. A it is not going to be easy for us to dig ourselves out of the Hole that we Are in a Obama said at his first news conference since winning the presidency on tuesday. The no. I priority Obama said is to get Congress to approve an economic stimulus plan that would extend jobless benefits Send food Aid to the poor dispatch medicaid funds to states and spend tens of billions of dollars on Public works projects. If the plan is not approved this month in a special session of Congress Obama said that a it will be the first thing i get done As president of the United inside a a who s who under consideration for Obama administration jobs. Page a6 a . Unemployment rate reaches a 14-year High. Page a5 a general motors says it May run out of Money. Page a5 a Auto Industry pushing for a Federal bailout As Well. Page a5 please see Obama Page a6 j report former Alaska gov. Tony Knowles on list of Cabinet picks by Jeff Richardson Richardson news Miner. Com if former Alaska gov. Tony Knowles is under consideration for an appointment in president elect Barack Obama a Cabinet nobody has bothered to Tell him about it. Knowles 65, a two term democratic governor who led Alaska from 1994-2002, was mentioned in an associated press Story on Friday As a leading candidate to become included former Oregon gov. John Kitzhaber and Colorado sen. Ken Salazar a was just speculation. Knowles said that he a had no discussions with anyone from Obama sinner Circle. A they grabbed at names a he said speaking by Telephone from his Anchorage Home. A a that a pure Rumor Knowles endorsed Obama last december when the Illinois senator was still considered a serious underdog to sen. Hillary Clinton in the democratic primaries. Obama went on to dominate the Alaska caucuses in february capturing 74 percent of the vote. Knowles said his relationship with Obama goes Back to 2004, when they traded phone Calls while both were running for . Senate seats in their respective states. Due in part to those connections please see Knowles Page a6 Obama a Secretary of the Interior. But he said the list a which also former Alaska gov. Tony Knowles has been mentioned As a possible candidate for Secretary of the Interior in Barack Obama s administration according to the associated press. Inside classified.c5 comics.c3 dear Abby movies c2 nation.a5,7,8 opinion.a4 our town.a3 Stock markets.c4 weather.a7 world. B4 youth. Cd vol. Civ no. 311 24 pages 9201 42869 Gay rights groups Call for a Boycott of Utah Page a8 sourdough Jack see Quot can t say i blame pm. I be been to Utah. More parents pulling kids from Day care As Economy worsens by Don Babwin associated press writer Rockford 111. A the nations economic troubles play out one family at a time at the new horizons learning Center in this struggling City two hours Northwest of Chicago. Some parents have been Laid off and must pull their children out of the Day care Center until they can find a Job. Others employment hours have been Cut so they reduce their kids attendance to a few Days a week. Financial strains prompt one Mother to pay with a postdated Check. Another chooses to work in the Middle of the night a after putting her kids to bed a because of the extra Dollar per hour that shift brings. And the stress shows on the faces of the children who can to understand Why their friends without explanation Stop coming. A they act out More cry a lot More a said Diane Kesterton director of new horizons where a 38-child enrolment has been halved to 19 in just three months. A they done to know what a happening. They re parents nationwide Are telling Day care providers they must scale Back or abandon their services. Instead they keep kids at Home with grandparents or upend their work life balance because Gas and food prices have become prohibitive and average child care costs outpace rent and mortgage payments a even for those drawing salaries. A i was paying More in Day care than i was making in work a Meredith har please see child care Page a6 the associated press the nation s economic woes Are making it Tough for Day care centers As layoffs and reduced hours have forced Many parents to abandon Day care so they can pay Bills. 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