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Court Revives Sarah Palin Defamation Claim Against New York Times

New York Times Co. must face a defamation lawsuit by former Alaska governor Sarah Palin over an editorial that linked her to the shooting of Arizona lawmaker Gabrielle Giffords, a federal appeals court said. The ruling is a win for …

Alaska Attorney General Resigns

Alaska Attorney General Talis Colberg’s resignation has brought out in the open what’s been simmering since Gov. Sarah Palin returned from the presidential campaign trail — the lingering hard feelings in the state Capitol. But politicians disagree on the source …

Financial Crisis Dominates European Risk Manager Debates, Conference

One of Pat Oliphant’s more recent editorial cartoons shows presidential candidate John McCain held in the trunk of an enraged elephant labeled “The Economy.” “My friends,” says McCain to a bewildered Barack Obama and Sarah Palin, “kindly pay no attention …

Hawaii Unveils New Emergency Radio System

When the next hurricane or earthquake hits Hawaii, government disaster responders will be able to talk to each other and share data over a robust, digital microwave radio system. Lt. Gov. James “Duke” Aiona and U.S. Coast Guard officials who …

Alaska, Idaho could face new insurance regulators

The insurance commissioner posts in Alaska and Idaho are likely to change, following November’s mid-term elections. In Idaho, U.S. Rep Butch Otter, R, defeated opponent, newspaper publisher Jerry Brady, in the race for governor of the state, as expected. When …

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Alaska, Idaho could face new insurance regulators The insurance commissioner posts in Alaska and Idaho are likely to change, following November’s mid-term elections. In Idaho, U.S. Rep Butch Otter, R, defeated opponent, newspaper publisher Jerry Brady, in the race for …

Alaska Governor’s Race To Affect Insurance Climate

Alaska’s and Idaho’s gubenatorial races could affect the insurance climate in those states. In Alaska in particular, it could lead to “unfortunate” changes, according to the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI). One-term Gov. Frank Murkowski was defeated in …