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Glitches possible with health overhaul rollout

...mind of getting health insurance" because of past health problems will now have access, said Susan Johnson, a regional director with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The message, she said, is "the door is open, and it's...
Young entrepreneur gets proper start at business

...his grownup competition by a about $1.75 per unit and bring an ice cream treat down to $2. Zak, the southwest regional director of the Alaska Small Business Development Center, said Rohan visited to talk about his business ideas and get feedback...
News overloads, Alaska on hold

...those who select plans by mid-December. Most people will be required to have insurance in 2014.Susan Johnson, a regional director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, on Tuesday urged reporters not to "diminish this moment...
Loans available to assist with fishing disaster

...from the fisheries disaster, so fishermen are not the only people eligible to apply, said Bryan Zak, southwest regional director of the small business development center. The center acts as an adviser for small businesses and is partnering with...
Former CPH nurse's hearing ends disciplining him and ultimately discharging him was done on an illegal basis," said Anne Pomerantz, acting regional director of the NLRB for Region 19, in an April interview. "We are saying the reason underpinning it was unlawful." The...
Bikers blessed for safe travel, ask drivers to be alert

...cyclists on the Peninsula and in Alaska in general during the last decade. The Kentucky native who serves as Northwest Regional Director for the Iron Order motorcycle club said he usually attends a blessing each year. He noted many of the law-abiding...
New management plan for NPR-A

...special areas in the reserve from 8.3 million acres to 13.35 million acres.Nicole Whittington-Evans, Alaska regional director for The Wilderness Society, said Peard Bay is important for its wetlands and waterfowl habitat. The entire coast...
EPA to issue Pebble report this year

...Agency plans to issue a final report this year on the impacts of large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay region, regional director Dennis McLerran said.McLerran spoke Tuesday to the Alaska Forum on the Environment in Anchorage. In his prepared...
Wilderness Society names new regional director

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- The Wilderness Society has named a new Alaska regional director. Eleanor Huffines will oversee the organization's work, said William Meadows, president of the society. The Wilderness Society...
Knowles chief of staff leaving state government

...resign effective Jan. 4 to become the North Pacific regional director for Oceana, a non-profit ocean conservation group...delighted and honored to have Jim join us as our first regional director,'' Roady said. Knowles called his chief of staff...


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