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Tackling the 'No Choice' Program

...the quickly-implemented Choice Program are not felt by Alaska's veterans alone. Derotha Ferraro, director of public relations and marketing for the South Peninsula Hospital, presented the issues health service providers have run into while...
UAA shortfall hits KPC

...but 203 positions will be affected by the next year's fiscal plan, according to a Wednesday press release by UAA Public Relations and Marketing Manager Sarah Henning. Courses are also being consolidated throughout the UAA system, and the computer...
Marijuana legal, but finances remain in black market

...federally insured bank. It would not be wise for us to take that risk."Anne Foster, KeyBank's Northwestern region public relations vice president, echoed the Alaska banks' policy."KeyBank is a federally regulated bank," wrote Foster...
Op-ed: The business of Planned Parenthood

...morally insensate, or angling to be designated Planned Parenthood's Person of the Year.The episode raises a public-relations challenge unique to that organization: How do you spin one of your officials casually talking about aborting babies...
Peninsula hospitals measure impact of state reimbursement rate freeze

...based on the hospital's cost reports, according to Derotha Ferraro, South Peninsula Hospital's director of public relations. "If the rate freeze continues, or if by chance we hadn't been in a rebasing year, we would lose about $280...
Hope continued to grow

...Authority, ConocoPhillips Alaska and the Rasmuson Foundation among many others, said HOPE's Deputy Director of Public Relations Kris Jez.During lunchtime presentations Thursday it was announced The Rasmuson Foundation promised another $300...
Op-ed: The shame game

...unless some news organization decides that the conduct is so egregious that it's worth a story. Then, the public-relations department jumps into action, and one single bedraggled consumer might expect a resolution. Maybe. Or maybe not...
Judge to hear arguments in Pebble case against EPA

...entered the permitting process and is seeking another partner to invest, has been the subject of a long-running public relations and legal battleThe EPA released a report last year concluding that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed...
What others say: Legislature's unwillingness to engage public a symptom of partisanship

...a broad spectrum of views that reflect the diversity of Alaskans' political opinions. To be fair, there is a public-relations motive in appearing to be more open to listening to the public, and anyone who has been in politics long knows...
Cal Thomas: The 'new' Hillary Clinton

...firm grasp of political history, will recall this is straight from the Richard Nixon playbook. "The New Nixon" public relations campaign was an attempt by Nixon supporters to reinvent (that word again) a man whom many saw as cold, remote...


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