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Brian Brubaker said he sees no reason why the Legislature removed Peace Corps volunteers from the list of Alaskans allowed to be absent from the state and still receive dividends.
Neighbors Digest

UU Minister Reverend Sarah Schurr returns to Juneau The Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship welcomed Rev. Sarah Schurr to Juneau on Jan. 6 for her third residency. This is Schurr's second year serving the Juneau congregation.
Word of Mouth

Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute and we reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.
State and local briefly
Who's to be first baby of 2000?

Sandy and Jim Beeson didn't plan to have a Jan. 1, 2000, baby. But that's the due date they wound up with.
PFD applicants, state, banks struggle to sort out overpayments

The state folks who usually distribute Permanent Fund Dividends spent much of last week trying to recover 5,500 PFDs they paid in error.
Initiative: PFDs for Peace Corps

A Fairbanks graduate student is proposing a ballot initiative to restore Alaska Permanent Fund dividends to Peace Corps volunteers.
Alaska Digest

Staff and Wire reports from around the state.
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Another way to lose part of your P-fund check 7/6/98

Traffic scofflaws will be looking at smaller permanent fund dividends under new court rules. Judges can find people guilty if they don't show up at court, and cities and the state can collect the fine from their PFD. Mozilla/3.0b6Gold (Win95; I) [Netscape]
Many Alaskans ring in new year by filing for their PFD

ANCHORAGE - Hundreds of Alaskans chose to welcome the New Year with fingers poised over a computer keyboard, eager to apply for the 2009 Permanent Fund dividend.


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