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Alaska says 1,000 people signed up for expanded Medicaid

...Medicaid expansion critics. "Some of these things take a while for people to know what's going on."Schell said applications range from as many as 74 being enrolled on Sept. 7 to only two people on Sept. 11. She said the fluctuation reflects...
Teen kayaking trip applications due soon

...Rape Emergencies (AWARE) Inc., which supports the youth-led trek alongside a host of other similar groups, said applications are due by April 25. The trip costs $500 and scholarships are available.AWARE describes the trip, called REBOUND...
CCFR seeks volunteer firefighters, scene support personnel personnel are required to pass a 40-hour training course, which involves a lot of self-studying, Quinto said. Applications for the scene support program are accepted year-round.Quinto noted becoming a volunteer is a great way to make...
Firefighters in need of more volunteers

The city's 33 professional firefighters could use some volunteer help, and time is running out.
Parnell talks state tourism, business at chamber event

...said."When we look at business license renewals ? we are seeing an increase, a dramatic increase," Parnell said.Applications for new tourism-related business licenses and license renewals climbed from 19 in 2009 to 126 in 2012 to 144 already...
State Briefs

...JUNEAU - Alaskans can begin enrolling for their 2003 permanent fund dividend today, the state revenue department said. Application booklets will begin arriving in the mail by then and extra copies are available at Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau...
More people sought unemployment aid last week

...think the flavor of tomorrow's payroll report will be too."Steven Wood, an economist at Insight Economics, said applications have averaged 415,000 this year, down from 459,000 last year. That suggests layoffs have slowed."However...
Recession thins college recruiters

...coming, saying either they weren't recruiting out of state or that coming to Alaska was too expensive. Some also said applications were up, so they didn't have to do as much recruiting. Some students' decisions are being influenced by the...
Financial officer looks for life after permanent fund

...director for the last five years, left with the new year as well. He announced his departure in November. Gruening said applications for executive director are due by Jan. 12. The board will meet later in the month, with a new director to be named...
Medical marijuana legal on Thursday

...don't think anything is going to happen right now, which is not to say I won't take care of it myself,'' she said. Application cards will be issued on an annual basis and must be turned in within 24 hours if a physician determines a patient...


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