The Top 5 at 7:45 is taking a look at the reasons why Alaska shouldn't leave the United States.  If you missed a petition with 30,000 signatures made its way to Washington D.C. to leave the U.S.  There is no way Alaska will be allowed to leave but Russia used to own Alaska years ago.  The Top 5 at 7:45 airs weekday mornings with Jay Caldwell on WJON.

5) Gold - Alaska has lots of it
4) The TV show "Ice Road Truckers"
3) We can't let them have Sarah Palin
2) We're not Russia
1) Vladimir Putin