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Campaigns wants to use PFD to register voters

...Inc., a Colorado-based firm that typically supports Democratic candidates and causes. Harstad was to conduct a telephone survey of voters.Nationwide, higher voter turnout has favored liberal candidates. Poorer and minority voters tend to...
State obesity rates hold steady; 30 pct or more in 22 states

...AP) - New government data shows that in most states, the rate of adult obesity is not moving.Results from a telephone survey show obesity rates stayed about the same in 45 states last year. There were small increases in Kansas, Minnesota...
Nation and World
University seeks caregivers for survey

...83 percent - are family members.The survey will be available at through October 2015. A telephone survey is available by calling Ellen Lopez at 687-2962.Lopez, a public health researcher, is seeking information about...
'Never a bad time to plan' for the future

...conducting surveys and meeting with stakeholder groups on the plan. The company is currently halfway through its random telephone surveys - 200 down, 200 to go, senior economic analyst Jim Calvin said.Sheinberg Associates' Barb Sheinberg started...
State to revamp SE transportation plan 1980, rewritten in 1986 and updated again in 1999. The 1999 rewrite was a three-year effort that included a telephone survey of 1,200 households in Southeast, more than 50 meetings throughout the region and more than 450 comments from...
Housing is top concern

...discussions that affordable housing is the biggest problem facing the community. Seventy-two of the households in the telephone survey identified it as a major issue in Juneau. "I was surprised that people from every walk of life - including seniors...
Business Briefs

...transportation and social services. The firm has refined a variety of research techniques such as executive interviews, telephone surveys, mail surveys and secondary research, Bell said. "Using our research-based approach, we provide our clients...
Deadline for first Tourism Poll nears

...sampling. Sampling is a very useful method of assessing public opinion. Other sampling methods commonly used are telephone surveys, exit polls, on-the-street interviews, etc. Sample polling is not entirely inclusive, nor does it yield...
Northwest Digest

...economy. The federally funded study aims to learn how to match work force skills to employer needs. Interviews and telephone surveys are planned with about 450 borough employees to help generate recommendations. The Alaska Department of Labor and...
Study: More see tourism's positive side

...survey released last week. The city hired the McDowell Group, a Juneau-based research firm, to conduct the random telephone survey of 514 local households in mid-October. Among the findings: 75 percent of those surveyed think the impacts of...


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