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File - This Nov. 14, 2008 file photo shows former Alaska Territorial Gov. Mike Stepovich, right, and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as they wait for a ceremony to honor Alaska governors as part of Alaska's 50th anniversary in Anchorage, Alaska. Former Alaska territorial Gov. Mike Stepovich has died at the age of 94. His daughter, Antonia Stepovich Gore, tells The Associated Press that he died early Friday morning at a hospital in San Diego. He had been hospitalized since suffering head injuries in a fall last Saturday night. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, file)

File - This Nov. 14, 2008 file photo shows former Alaska Territorial Gov. Mike Stepovich, right, and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as they wait for a ceremony to honor Alaska governors as part of Alaska's 50th anniversary in Anchorage, Alaska. Former Alaska territorial Gov. Mike Stepovich has died at the age of 94. His daughter, Antonia Stepovich Gore, tells The Associated Press that he died early Friday morning at a hospital in San Diego. He had been hospitalized since suffering head injuries in a fall last Saturday night. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, file)

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