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Congratulations to all of the Juneau Special Olympians for a job well-done in the Special Olympics in Anchorage. I would especially like to congratulate my 12 year-old cousin Steve Winders who is deaf-blind and won a bronze medal in his swimming event. It would be nice if the Empire would give a little coverage to these athletes.
Whoever decorated the tree outside Fred Meyer, good job! Thank you. I'm glad to see the flag isn't upside down yet.
I would like to thank all the shareholders who voted for me in the recent Goldbelt election. I was a rookie candidate, but I'm wiser now and I'll run again next year, so don't forget my name.