Sarah Palin, former Governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican Vice Presidential candidate speaks at a 'Patriots in the Park' Tea Party rally at the Wayne County Fairgrounds July 14, 2012 in Belleville, Michigan.(photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin is out as a Fox News Channel contributor.

The network said Friday that it is parting ways with the 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate and former Alaska governor.

Bill Shine, executive vice president at Fox News, said the network has enjoyed its association with Palin and wishes her the best.

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