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Empire Editorial: Some free advice for working with the press

...whether it's part of your job description or not, here's some free advice.Lesson 1 - It's not personalFor public officials, which constitutes anyone whose paycheck comes from a government entity or is elected, your job is to take public...
My Turn: Alaska's budget: A history

...difficult and at the same time contentious. I also hope that civility will prevail among Alaska's electorate as our public officials address the problem and that this upcoming debate will not degenerate into verbal attacks on our elected officials...
Inaugural Juneau Extra Tough 5K walk/run a success

...those who donated refreshments - Heritage Coffee, IGA and Rainbow Foods.We are grateful for the candidates and public officials who came to show their support of NAMI Juneau: Albert Wall, State Director of the Department of Behavior Health...
How much is fan tolerance to blame for 49ers' recent run of trouble

...have signed on to be part of the show. Team merchandise is ubiquitous.Occasionally, the coddling even involves public officials. Or have you forgotten about Aldon Smith's buddy-buddy treatment by some in the Santa Clara County sheriff's...
Flag Day Editorial: A pledge for America eye-popping, and the lack of accountability in government is astounding - the result of our failure to hold public officials accountable.The good news is, these 10 acts of character, citizenship and brotherhood are uncomplicated and easily...
Fairbanks spent $7k on mayor's $37.50 fine

...The city government is paying for Eberhart's appeal costs because it's obligated, in most cases, to defend public officials who are sued as part of their official duties under the city's indemnification law, the newspaper reported.Eberhart's...
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Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

WASHINGTON - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though...
Royal & Ancient votes to admit female members Dawson of early indications of support.Even so, it was hailed as an important step by golf organizations, public officials, sponsors and even a prominent golfer."I am thrilled the R&A has voted overwhelmingly to allow female members...
My Turn: Ad mischaracterizes HB77

...Alaska has the most open public processes in the nation; we are blessed with the opportunity to interact with our public officials and have a voice in the process. For hunters, the danger of abusive administrative authority is from federal agencies...
Outside Editorial: Put more sunshine into U.S. Senate campaigns

...that passed with voter approval of the Sunshine Amendment to Florida's Constitution.The 1976 law requires all public officials, candidates and employees to disclose financial information.But Askew had to maneuver around a state legislature...


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