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Bartlett names new leader

...four finalists, went through rounds of interviews with the board's search committee, hospital administrators and the city mayor, manager and attorney."I was very impressed by the board of directors," he said. "The whole interview process...
My Turn: Diversifying Alaska's economy through a mega university

...local demand. Putting a billion dollars a year in the University Foundation should not disturb anyone. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg observed how Boston didn't suffer in a recent recession the way his city did because of all their...
Parnell says he's not threatening Ketchikan over school funding

...supported "with hesitation."She said she will continue to work to do what she can for her communities.Ketchikan City Mayor Lew Williams said there has been concern about how the Legislature or governor's office might respond to a lawsuit...
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No more trans fat: FDA banning the infamous artery-clogger

...sells by 2016. Recent school lunch guidelines prevent them from being served in cafeterias.In a statement, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said it was his city's 2008 ban that led to much of the change. "Our prohibition on trans fats...
Fairbanks finalists announced for comedian Martin Short's show

...mayor? Bob Miller, former state legislator and TV personality? Michael Dukes, radio personality? Jerry Cleworth, city mayor? Jason Avery, Pioneer Park manager? Terrence Cole, author and UAF professor? Rob Profitt, Ice Dogs general manager...
Ex- assembly member, state rep supports Jebe for mayor

...have placed her in close proximity to state administrators and legislators. Valuable credentials, indeed, for a city mayor.As a senior citizen (83 years, but who's counting?) I am convinced she will do all she can to continue our city's...
Petersburg incorporates as Alaska's 19th borough

...John Hoag, Nancy Strand and Sue Flint, along with Mayor-elect Mark Jensen, will be sworn in. Jensen, then the city mayor, was overwhelmingly elected to serve as mayor of the borough.All city staff are becoming borough staff, Giesbrecht...
Woman found dead after drinking homemade liquor"Mountain Village, a Yupik community of about 830 people, banned the sale and importation of alcohol in 1984.City Mayor Joyce Brown-Rivers said residents in 2010 voted down a proposal to lift the ban and turn the town into a "damp" community...
Fairbanks police ordered to make traffic stops

...expects patrol officers to fit traffic stops into uncommitted time they would have used for patrols or paperwork.The city mayor's office said Zager had briefed him about the new policy."He (Zager) brings a constant flow of ideas to us...
Hurricane Sandy: Is this our turning point moment?

...into a punch line the other candidate quietly proceeds to do what he can administratively. However, it is New York City Mayor Bloomberg that has delivered the real political punch of Hurricane Sandy. As a former Republican, now registered independent...


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