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December 4, 2009 6:47 AM

Alaska Gov. Parnell wants aggressive prosecution for sexual assaults

Gov. Sean Parnell is pitching a new plan to combat a blight governors have long tried and failed to solve: Alaska's domestic violence problem and highest-in-America rate of sexual assault. Alaska's rate of sexual assault is two and a half times the national average, and children are sexually assaulted at six times the national average.

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