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Alleged slap of reporter sent to prosecutors for review


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Juneau police investigating a reporter’s allegation that he was slapped by a state senator have sent the case to the state Office of Special Prosecutions for further review.

Lt. David Campbell said police investigated the incident at the state Capitol as harassment.

While police have not identified anyone involved in the May 2 incident, the editor of the state’s largest newspaper has said reporter Nathaniel Herz was slapped by Sen. David Wilson after Herz asked him about a recently published story in the tstory was about

a bill that Wilson had sponsored.

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