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Maj. Gen. Thomas Katkus, center, adjutant general of the state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell , right, and Public Safety Commissioner Joe Masters, speak at a news conference about the plane crash that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens. The plane carrying Stevens and ex-NASA chief Sean O'Keefe crashed into a remote mountainside in Alaska, killing the longtime senator and a number of others, authorities said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rachel D'oro)

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