TasWeekend: Opening a door to the past

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TasWeekend: Opening a door to the past

THE Swansea-based Glamorgan Spring Bay Historical Society loves to meet and talk about history over a cup of tea and plates of freshly baked goods. It's also very good at publishing books, with its latest launched last week by the Governor Kate Warner in Hobart. For a town of just 500 residents, it can
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Sci-Hub Battles Pirate Bay-esque Domain Name Whack-a-Mole

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Sci-Hub Battles Pirate Bay-esque Domain Name Whack-a-Mole

Academic publishers want Sci-Hub wiped from the Internet, but thus far their efforts have failed. While several of the site's domain names were suspended in recent weeks, it appears as if the controversy is only drawing more traffic. And with plenty of alternatives in hand, it's turning into a Pirate
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Your New Best Friend

Good intentions go awry in this delicious romantic comedy by Denker (the Marsden series). During a chance encounter with an upset young woman, 29-year-old real estate agent Melanie Abbott hands out some well-meaning suggestions and soon finds herself in a thriving business as a professional
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More arts journalism decline as OzCo's RealTime ceases publication

The Australia Council funded national arts magazine RealTime has announced it is ceasing regular publishing after 25 years. Its managing editors, Virginia Baxter and Keith Gallasch, said in a statement: “It's been an extremely difficult and a very sad decision to make to draw RealTime to a close — to
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Keywords, not publishers, power the world's biggest feeds

As Facebook referrals plummeted throughout 2017, many publishers compensated for that traffic — and then some — with referrals from Google. Historically, the bulk of Google referrals have come from organic search and Google News. But in July, Google introduced its own feed, a direct competitor to
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Sbt disable publish

To publish a generated site to GitHub Pages you can use the sbt-ghpages plugin. You can do this by adding the setting aggregate in Docker := false to your build. 8″ lazy val root = project. In situations where this is not required for your project, you can disable it using intransitive() or notTransitive().
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OUP publishing Kashmir scholar's book on capitalist land-grab

Srinagar: For the first time, Oxford University Press is publishing the book of a Kashmir-based scholar and policy analyst. Peer Ghulam Nabi Suhail's book, 'The Politics of Land-Grabbing in Kashmir', will be published soon by the renowned press. According to details available online, the book is based
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This Holiday Season, Taylor and Francis India Volunteered to Organize a Skill-based Learning …

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Taylor and Francis Books India Pvt. Ltd, a leading publisher of specialist academic books and journals and part of Informa PLC, joined hands with Ina Raja Memorial Education Trust (IRMET) to create a fun-filled day of learning for students from the organization. Titled 'Informa ka Chota Superhero', the
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The family making a fortune by selling things on Amazon

'In the lead up to Christmas we've been selling between 800-900 units of kitchenware a day. 'Out best seller is the rocker pizza cutter – it has a big blade that you push down. It's must better and easier than a pizza wheel. 'I'd like to think we'd become one of the best kitchen brands in Australia. We've
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Fingerlings are selling out everywhere—here's how a 28-year-old engineered the viral toy frenzy

Fingerlings have also been a best-seller on Amazon. They sold out of its retail selection this … And when you can find a Fingerling, third party-sellers on eBay and Amazon charge three to four times the item's original price, The New York Times reports. Though WowWee, the 80-employee robotics
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Looking for a creative writer

Posted 1 hour ago. Details. Hi, I'm looking for a very creative writer who can write every time different so that people think it's not the same person who wrote this texts. Project Type: Ongoing project. Activity on this Job. Proposals:Less than 5. Interviewing: 0. Invites Sent: 0. Unanswered Invites: 0
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A Guide to Why the Trump-Republican Tax Plan is a Disgrace (for When you Confront Your …

(2) Most of these other countries also impose a “Value Added Tax” on top of the corporate tax. (3) When we cut our corporate rate from 35% to 20%, other nations will cut their corporate rates in order to be competitive with us – so we gain nothing anyway. (4) Most big American corporations who benefit
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WV Book Team: When bad things happen, Jack Reacher makes it right

He's the author of 21 novels, all of which have made The New York Times Best Sellers list. His latest book, just published, immediately found a niche on the list. His books are sold in 100 countries in a bewildering array of languages. Hollywood has filmed two of his books, with more movies certain to
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McLEOD: The secret to enjoying hard work

They're the people who complain before during and after any good deeds or meaningful work. They typically feel unappreciated and undervalued. … Lisa McLeod is the global expert in Noble Purpose. She is the author of the bestsellers “Selling with Noble Purpose” and “Leading with Noble Purpose.”
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Global Inorganic Z Chemicals Market Overview 2017- Xinxin Chemical, US Z, Bohigh, Zochem, Z …

… Haigang, Rech Chemical, Hebei Kuoyang, Umicore, Rubamin, Bohigh, Haihua, Zhongse, Newsky, Zochem, DaHua Chemical, Xingyuan, Pan-Continental Chemical, Z Nacional, Yongchang, Best-selling Chemical, US Z, Brueggemann, God Leaves, Seyang, Xinxin Chemical, Hakusui, GH Chemicals,
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Know About Digital Educational Publishing Market Analysis- Size, Share, Sales, Growth, Forecast …

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Know About Digital Educational Publishing Market Analysis- Size, Share, Sales, Growth, Forecast …

Digital Educational Publishing Market offers a clear understanding of the subject matter. The report has been hoarded using primary and secondary research methodologies. Both these methods are envisioned towards collaborating accurate and exact data relating the market dynamics, historical events
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From UST: Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo's latest book, new creative writing degree

CREATIVE writing professor Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo, doyenne of Philippine creative non-fiction, has released a book in time for the holidays— “The Thing with Feathers: My Book of Memories.” Published by the University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, the 349-page book is a collection of
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ARTEEBEE Inc. Launches Header Bidding Integration Feature

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ARTEEBEE Inc. Launches Header Bidding Integration Feature

Effective immediately, they can now partner with publishers via JS tags, header bidding and support prebid.js wrapper. The feature will definitely benefit all publisher's monetization efforts. It will maximize their earnings from their valuable inventory connecting to our premium demands for standard
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Review | 'the phantom unmasked'

Kevin Patrick is an independent media studies scholar, and much of his work has been focused on comics. His new book, “The Phantom Unmasked: America's First Superhero,” traces the publishing history of a character with origins in the United States but whose loyal fan base can be found in Australia,
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Prince Albert Daily Herald lives on with employee buyout

It's a new dawn for the Prince Albert Daily Herald with an agreement signalling the printing presses will keep rolling for the daily. While other smaller community newspapers in Saskatchewan have had to close up shop, Herald employees have been in talks with Star News Publishing to keep their
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Employee buyout will preserve Daily Herald

The Prince Albert Daily Herald is not going anywhere, as a group of employees will buyout the paper from Star News Publishing. … The Prince Albert Daily Herald will return to its roots and buck the trend of closures, undergoing what Star News Publishing has called an “employee buyout.” The news was
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Employees purchase local newspaper in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan to keep it from closing

Alberta-based Star News Publishing says it's sold the Prince Albert Daily Herald to a group of employees led by publisher Donna Pfeil. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Star News says the transaction will close “in the very near term.” Star News president Roger Holmes says the sale is
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Memoirs OutLOUD: Creative Writing Workshop

Please come join us for to this Memoirs OutLOUD creative writing studio at the St. George Library Center and tap into your memories and experiences in a friendly and welcoming environment. Many participants are just beginning to write for the first time, while others are somewhat more experienced.
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Take-Two Adds A New Publishing Label For Indie Games

Desilets has teamed up with Obsidian Entertainment for the new project while Private Division will be handling the publishing details. Desilets is also working with Panache Digital Games, and that project will also be handled by Private Division called Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. Details on this
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Competitive Web Development and Content Writing Packages Announced by Jasper Domains

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Competitive Web Development and Content Writing Packages Announced by Jasper Domains

A spokesman for the company said, “By using our highly customized and affordable web development and writing packages, our clients are assured that they get the added benefit of cost saving this festive season.” The spokesman added, “Since 2016, the company has been in the website development
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Watch out for Spotify

On its face, Apple and Google are the two that are most relevant to publishers. Not only do they have deeper roots in online news and the app ecosystem, but both companies are making big moves. Apple has acquired Pop Up Archive, a podcast search company, and the audio recognition service
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Stamford youth program continues to grow

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Stamford youth program continues to grow

Besides basketball, the night program offers resume writing workshops, swimming at the center's newly reopened pool, classes for young women and a meal they may not otherwise get at home. A typical night — the program runs Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the school year and weekdays in
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Enjoy sweet treats during Carmel's Donut 5K Holiday Run/Walk

Participants line up to compete in the 2015 Donut Run. The 2016 event was canceled because of ice. (Submitted photo). Most 5K runs only feature water stops along the course, but at the 11th annual Donut 5K Holiday Run/Walk, participants can also enjoy donuts along the route. The race is 9 a.m. Dec.
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Billiter: Almost famous

I'd be hard pressed to find many writers who enjoy the editing process. It causes me to cringe and second-guess myself. And invariably during some point in the editing stage of a book, I will make the declaration to my husband, Ron and children that, “I'm never writing again. I suck. This is pathetic.
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A definitive goodbye: my final article (for now)

My confidence in my writing has wavered throughout this wild ride: I would argue that if you haven't had some sort of mental breakdown over whether you're even good in the subject of your major, then you haven't had the full college experience. Writing workshops are fun and I've read the works of
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Creative Writing in our Special Education Classroom!

My students need materials like pens, Boogie Boards, writing prompts journals and markers to help improve their writing and let their creativity grow! I teach at a therapeutic special education school serving approximately 82 students who have been unable to succeed in a community school setting due
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Classical Club learns about Mary Higgins Clark

Dec. 26, 1949, Marry and Warren were married. The new bride began taking writing courses at NYU. She formed a writing workshop with fellow classmates. They would meet weekly to critique each other. Through these workshops, Clark learned to develop plot ideas by asking “Suppose…?”, “What if.
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This Video Of Maci Bookout's Daughter *Writing* A Christmas List For Her Dad Is The Sweetest …

Of course, she's only two and can't write yet. But still, her heart's in the right place. When her dad falters, she even suggests he should ask for a football to help him out a little. As for her one-year-old brother Maverick; he's not quite been hit with the generosity stick just yet. He comes in wearing his hair in
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Rishi Kapoor threw a bunch of journalists out of a book launch

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Rishi Kapoor threw a bunch of journalists out of a book launch

It was Raj Kapoor's 93rd birth anniversary, and to commemorate this day, all five of his children were present to launch the book. While the publishers had a media event planned, Rishi was his nasty self as soon as he spotted a few journalists arrive at the venue. First, he asked, “Aap log kaun hai (Who
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Winter fun @ your library

Since the snow is limited and the ice is not quite ready for serious travel on the lakes, try some indoor fun at the library. You can find “how to” books for anything you may want to create, or do. Wood turning, sure, creating toys of wood, yarn or cloth, absolutely. Quilting, knitting, calligraphy, making bags
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Desktop Publishing Software Market Analysis, Market Size, Regional Outlook, Competitive …

The report is titled “Global Desktop Publishing Software Market Research Report 2017” and hastens a boundless and centered investigate into this market. The market size is concluded through comprehensive study and examination through subordinate research. The numbers interpreted from
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Blizzard Explains Why Their Loot Crates Are Separate From The Loot Box Controversy

With EA taking a strong stance of “all titles” having a microtransaction system, and many other big time publishers following the same path, many in the industry have become more and more vocal. This was definitely evident at this year's Game Awards, and even more so that many areas globally are
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Can you be sued for sharing your #MeToo story?

L.B. Sullivan was the Montgomery, Alabama, city commissioner who filed a libel lawsuit against the New York Times for publishing a full-page advertisement that supported the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama and disclosed the tactics used by Montgomery to try to silence the movement. Those tactics
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Sarah Chavez to sign books from 3 to 5 pm Saturday at Empire Books and News

A mestiza born and raised in the California Central Valley, Sarah Chavez was named one of the 2016 Top Ten “New” Latino Authors to Watch (and Read) by … She is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor teaching creative writing, literature, and composition at Marshall University, and also serves as the
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This week's best radio: Iceland's Dark Lullabies

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This week's best radio: Iceland's Dark Lullabies

It's Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris, bestselling authors of the spoof Ladybird books, on the phenomenon of the toilet book, a genre on which publishers roll their dice at this time of year. Specifically, this is the world of 101 Uses for a Dead Cat, the Viz annual, The Meaning of Liff and many others you
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Judge bars Iowa newspaper from publishing info from court records

An Iowa Supreme Court justice has barred the Des Moines Register from publishing information obtained in court records, the newspaper reported Friday. The Register said it obtained copies of the court records before they had been sealed. The newspaper has objected to the justice's order, arguing
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Iowa Supreme Court justice orders Des Moines Register newspaper not to publish contents of …

IOWA CITY, Iowa – An Iowa Supreme Court justice has taken the unusual step of temporarily ordering the state's largest newspaper not to publish the contents of court records legally obtained by one of its reporters. Press freedom advocates protested the order against the Des Moines Register and
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Everything is Copy: Celebrating diverse happiness this holiday season

His list, literary and high-minded, was replete with the kind of work prized by guys who come to get a graduate degree in creative writing. I'd read most of the authors and loved a number of them. When he asked my opinion, I considered the list for about it for a minute and then said: “You hate women.”.
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The Publishers Association

The Publishers Association represents the interests of UK publishers across trade, education and academic publishers. Our members publish academic journals, tex…
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Exciting new chapter for town author

AN ASPIRING Evesham author has self-published the first of three books in a trilogy of stories he was first inspired to write as a teenager. Matthew Coles, a father of one, has published 'Tales from the Woodywood Wood: Juniper Bracken and The Clock of Velgar' volume one which begins the story of
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EU data protection rules to BAN schools from posting students' exam results

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EU data protection rules to BAN schools from posting students' exam results

SCHOOLS and universities across the UK will be banned from publishing students' exam results under a complete overhaul of data protection rules imposed by Brussels. By Harvey Gavin. PUBLISHED: 15:11, Sat, Dec 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 15:13, Sat, Dec 16, 2017. Encrypted data and students looking
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Amazing stories, engaging characters: The history of comics in India

Aversion to drawing blood is something that was true of several other comic book creators too who were products of Partition. Such as Gulab Kapoor, the publisher of humour comic magazine Madhu Muskan. Even when he started publishing the whodunnit detective comic series Babloo, where every
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Children's book award winners announced

The Canadian Children's Book Centre announced the winners of its awards in November, and presented Ontario writer-illustrator Jan Thornhill with the … The publisher shuttered Pronoun after concluding that “there wasn't a path to a profitable business model,” a company spokesman told Publishers
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