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  • Weaver’s stump ‘stunt’ reverberates nationally (FR mentioned in the last para)

    08/20/2006 10:25:18 AM PDT · by SLB · 21 replies · 2,231+ views
    New Enterprise ^ | 20 Aug 06 | JOHN FRIEDLEIN
    RADCLIFF — Congressional candidate Mike Weaver’s gas discount Wednesday was close to being a stunt heard ’round the world. An Associated Press article about his $1.20-a-gallon gas sale at Marathon Food Mart appeared on newspaper and television Web sites from the Los Angles Times to England’s Guardian Unlimited and ABC News. It also was the topic of blogs across the country. “It’s a lot more coverage than I thought I would ever get,” said Weaver, a Democrat running against Republican incumbent Ron Lewis for Kentucky’s 2nd District seat. “I think it gave me a lot more name recognition.” Political analyst...