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Furry feline re-elected mayor

Monday, Jul 16, 2012 - 00:41

July 16 - Showing grace, poise, and a penchant for birds, a cat named Stubbs is re-elected mayor of a small town in Alaska. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.

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900 residents in Talkeetna, Alaska have made their voices heard. (SOUNDBITE) Lauri Stec, Talkeetna resident, saying (English): "He was just in the Alaska magazines. He's been featured in a few different things." (SOUNDBITE) Talkeetna resident, saying (English): "He's not judgmental at all. He loves everybody." (SOUNDBITE) Talkeetna resident, saying (English): "I know him real well." (SOUNDBITE) Lauri Stec, Talkeetna resident, saying (English): "We get letters. We get cards for him." Stubbs the cat has been the honorary Mayor for the small Alaskan town for nearly 15 years. Residents put him on the ballot when they felt they had no real candidates and Mayor Stubbs has been a loyal leader ever since. Kilmeny Duchardt, Reuters.

Furry feline re-elected mayor

Monday, Jul 16, 2012 - 00:41

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