Toto Around Town: Christmas Gift Indianapolis benefits homeless

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Toto Around Town: Christmas Gift Indianapolis benefits homeless

From left, Lexi Laconi, Julie Osborne, Toto and Bobby Hayden joined approximately 350 volunteers for the third annual Christmas Gift Indianapolis — a Christmas party to benefit the homeless men, women and children of Indianapolis. Two thousand adults and children were provided with coats,
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Google to block autoplay video ads in just 57 days time

The world's most commonly used Internet browser, Google Chrome, will start automatically blocking autoplay video ads and popups in just 57 days time in a move which will impact a number of Australian publishers. The February 15 crackdown, announced on the company's Chromium developer blog,
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Greenfield Recorder owner buys Athol Daily News

Richard Chase Jr., the publisher of the Athol Daily News and part of the family that owned the paper, announced the purchase to staff on Dec. 19. The Chase family had owned the paper since 1941, publishing news from the North Quabbin region Monday through Saturday. Newspapers of New England
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Black Hills Pioneer named legal newspaper in Sturgis

“We are honored that the city of Sturgis selected us as the community's official legal newspaper,” said Letti Lister, publisher of the Black Hills Pioneer. “No community is complete without its newspaper, and we are committed to continuing to provide news coverage and responsible local reporting of
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Creative Writer For Kids Based Products and Services. W…

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Creative Writer For Kids Based Products and Services. W…

Hello My Fellow Writers, Our team is looking to add a creative writer to our team to be able to produce engaging and interesting content for our websites, blogs, and social channels. This writer should be seasoned in SEO rich content and understand how content should be structured from a search
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What's The Story With Magic Leap One? Madefire Says It's Comics

Mixed reality platform Magic Leap and motion book publisher Madefire are teaming up to bring digital comics to the real world. … company that's been developing digital comics and motion books with top-tier creators and publishers since 2011, and has been extending the storytelling potential of comics
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Coveted Creative Writing Residency to Benefit UK Students, Published Authors

Artist's rendering of Mill House at Glendower, the setting for new UK creative writing residency program. Built more than 225 years ago, the Mill House at Glendower is a secluded, pastoral location to escape the bustle of daily life, a place to reflect, to create. At least that's what the University of Kentucky
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Arturo Toscanini, Conductor Of Conscience, Gets The Full-Sized Biography He Deserves

Harvey: You try to come as close as you possibly can to the character you're writing about. And of course, the biographer should never fool himself or herself into thinking that he or she has produced the truth. It doesn't exist. You try to come as close as you possibly can to producing a well-rounded
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Nu-Roc to transition ownership

The owners of Nu-Roc Community Healthcare, Craig and Paul Newton have made announcement that as of January 1, 2018, transfer of ownership will take place and that Champion Care, LLC will be the provider to carry on the Nu-Roc tradition. The family business of nearly 65 years will be transferred
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A Flood of Books, Chocolate

Iceland is also home to a unique tradition known as the jólabókaflóð, or the Christmas book flood, which developed around the prolific book publishing that occurs every December. The Christmas book flood is a quaint tradition where Iceland's residents trade books and chocolate on Christmas Eve, and
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Great last-minute gifts: Books with a Wellesley connection

I was teaching a creative writing class that Bill, then a business writer for the Cape Cod Times, was in,” explains Leedom. “He said he'd like to try fiction and asked if I could help him. One dreary day in February, nine years ago, I wrote the first chapter. Bill wrote the next and from then on we collaborated
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5 Freelance Websites You Should Know About

People requesting work start looking in 12 main categories: web, mobile and software development; IT and networking; data science and analytics; engineering and architecture; design and creative; writing; translation; legal; administrative support; customer service; sales and marketing; and accounting
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Full-Time Lecturer in Creative Writing

The University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a Full-Time Lecturer position in Creative Writing within the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences. This position requires a strong record of teaching excellence in poetry writing and first year composition that demonstrates the ability to work
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The problem with improving your craft

Before I was a creative writing undergrad, I use to write all the time. I hadn't read widely, I wasn't reading many books at all, actually, but what I had was passion. I was taking classes full-time at a community college, working evening shifts and would still manage to write when I got home at 11pm. Why?
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'Pitch Perfect 3' a cacophony of dumb jokes, ridiculous moments

I believe you could give any honors-level high school Creative Writing class in America a week, and the students could come up with a half-dozen better story ideas for “Pitch Perfect 3” than this incomprehensibly stupid, jarringly uneven, astonishingly unfunny and just plain lazy dead fish of a three-quel.
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How writing can help you protect your mental health amid holiday stress

Diane Sherry Case, author of Write for Recovery, used her creative writing and psychology background to develop a series of journaling activities to help cultivate mindfulness and intentional thinking. We spoke to Case about her tips and strategies for staying mentally healthy during the holidays.
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With love, from book fairies

After Rio took the idea to Vidhi, they made an Instagram page this August to post picture clues to the places where they leave book treasure. The clue is in the … Without any self-interest, leading publishing houses have been assisting the book fairies by sending them copies of new titles. “It's too much of
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Branded With Authority Launches “Ultimate” Coaching Program For Authors

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Branded With Authority Launches “Ultimate” Coaching Program For Authors

As a sought-after writer and business coach, Lazarus has written several successful books in his sphere and believes that authorship is one of the best methods of establishing credibility for self-branding. Since receiving multiple book deals from traditional publishers, he has been interviewed and invited
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Whitefish reintroduced to Lake Lucerne

Mike Pruehl, left, Sokaogon Chippewa Community's Mole Lake Fishery Biologist and Larry Sommer, past president of LLAA admiring one of the 300 large whitefish being reintroduced into Lake Lucerne. By Chris Suchocki, Aquaculture Technician of UWM. Three hundred lake whitefish (Coregonus
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Bartlesville Radio: The area's best source for news, weather and sports!

Residents submit applications for a creative writing contest open to the public. The Bartlesville Public Library is accepting the applications with written submissions for its creative writing contest until February 1. Applications can be found in the library or on the library's website. Previously published
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Publicity Assistant

Laurence King Publishing and Galison + Mudpuppy are seeking a shared Publicity Assistant to provide administrative and publicity support. This is a unique opportunity for a candidate to work across two art/design publishing companies. For Galison + Mudpuppy, the candidate will assist with PR
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Writing As Protest and Therapy: Writing Can Save Us and the World

We used Goldberg's method of writing practice, and since then I continue to view writing as a never-ending process, a journey, and a meditation with oneself and others, but especially and most importantly with oneself. I prefer the creative writing workshop model as an approach to, technique for, and
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Lottery winner who scooped £41m wins banning order against bar owner's 'soft core porn' book …

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Lottery winner who scooped £41m wins banning order against bar owner's 'soft core porn' book …

She published the eBook a few weeks ago and a paperback more recently. Mr Bull's delay in seeking an injunction was almost fatal to his claim – 'but not quite', ruled the judge. Ms Deporte was banned from discussing or publishing details of their sexual relationship in England and Wales. The same
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Schoenberger's book examines the magic of Wayne, Ford and film

Another Hollywood gem W&M Professor and Director of Creative Writing Nancy Schoenberger explores the relationship between John Wayne and director John Ford in her latest book, “Wayne and Ford: The Films, the Friendships and the Forging of an American Hero.” Among her many previous works
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Plot twists, new high-school category for annual fiction competition

To celebrate the 20th year of its public debut in the Okanagan, UBC's creative writing contest has undergone some dramatic changes—by adding new chapters. New cash prizes. New category for high-school students. New story publisher. New sponsorships. The Okanagan Short Story Contest is an
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Needham Community Education announces winter programs

There are classes in science, sports, cooking, fine and performing arts, math fun, creative writing, technology, crafts and more that will appeal to the inquisitive, active and creative child. All classes are taught by Needham Public Schools staff members and other trained education professionals.
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Ten Best Books Authored By a Comedian in 2017

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Ten Best Books Authored By a Comedian in 2017

She was and remains the first and only woman to win NBC's Last Comic Standing, her debut album was one of the top sellers of the year it was released, and her Netflix special was a gigantic success. This year's project, GIRL LOGIC: THE GENIUS AND THE ABSURDITY is a collection of essays and
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Indie bestsellers for the week of Dec. 17

Indie bestsellers for the week of Dec. 17 … The SoCal Indie Bestseller List for the sales week ended Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Artemis: Andy
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'White Christmas' at 75: A Snapshot of the Most Successful Song In Music History

When Crosby's iconic “White Christmas” came out 75 years ago this year, it was welcomed as readily as a sleigh full of gifts, becoming one of the most successful songs in the history of recorded music. (With 50,000,000 copies sold, the Guinness Book of World Records dubs it the best-selling single of all
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GEORGE BALLING: The best and worst of 2017

In my top 5 wines of the year would also be the Bonny Doon Clos du Gilroy Grenache. Bonny Doon wines just became available again in our market this year and this wine has become one of our best sellers very quickly. At $20, $18 if you are in our wine club the wine seriously over delivers with vibrant
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Call of Duty: WWII and Destiny 2 were 2017's best-sellers

Activision today boasted that Call of Duty: WWII and Destiny 2 were the top two best-selling games, in terms of revenue, in North America for 2017. It's the ninth straight year, beginning with 2009's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, that Call of Duty has been the region's top-selling console video game,
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Destiny 2 claims biggest PC launch in Activision Publishing history

Based on units, Destiny 2 has outsold the original Destiny. The sequel is the first Activision title launched on Battle.net, and is the biggest PC launch in Activision Publishing history. In Destiny 2, humanity's last safe city has fallen to an overwhelming invasion force, led by Ghaul, the imposing commander
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Top Denver Real Estate Agent Shares News in New Podcast on Buyer's Motivation

The podcast interviews Denver seller agent Todd Tilghman, who shares what he observes at open houses. These observations are then passed along to sellers in order for them to evaluate the best offers on a Denver property. These strategies work well in a strong seller's market such as that found in
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Jeffrey Small's New Book, Turning Financial Planning Right-Side Up, Hits #1 on Amazon's Hot …

In less than a week of his book release, Jeffrey hit #1 on Amazon's Hot New Releases in Retirement Planning and continues to gain momentum as he breaks through the Top 100 books on Amazon's Best Sellers in Retirement Planning. This book offers permanent financial solutions for investors,
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Digital Educational Publishing Market Research and Growth Aspects, Briefing to 2022

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Digital Educational Publishing Market Research and Growth Aspects, Briefing to 2022

The 'Global and Chinese Digital Educational Publishing Industry, 2012-2022 Market Research Report' is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Digital Educational Publishing industry with a focus on the Chinese market. The report provides key statistics on the market status
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Book binding at its very best

Ludlow Bookbinders, the artisan bookbindery based in the town has produced the winner of Book of the Year: Havana by Leslie Gerry Editions. The British Book Design and Production awards, which are organized by the British Printing Industries Federation, have entries from a large range of British
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Walker: Christmas reinforces importance of families

Merry Christmas to all! Bruce Edward Walker (walker.editorial@gmail.com) is a Morning Sun columnist, contributor to The Federalist, creative-writing instructor, freelance writer, and host of the Acton Institute's “Upstream” pop-culture podcast. Subscribe to Get Home Delivery for as low as $1.50 per week
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Sharing the passion for writing

We all have different passions. Writing happens to be one of mine. As a writer, I want to give others the opportunity to discover an interest and even perhaps build their own passion for creative writing. Earlier this month I had the opportunity to partner with the Parent Teacher Organization at Chilton
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What Happened To The Real Ben Bradlee? 'The Post' Reporter's Life Was Even Bigger Than The …

Under the run of the nation's first female newspaper publisher, Kay Graham (played in the movie by Meryl Streep), The Washington Post already faced competitive scrutiny, with many waiting for the paper's failure. Graham worked closely with intense head editor Bradlee and together, the two made the
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Not Following the Money: J-School Job Will Be Big Pay Cut for Republic Publisher

Mi-Ai Parrish is a young star in the newspaper publishing world, the president and publisher of one of the country's biggest newspapers. So why is she leaving the Arizona Republic after two years in the top slot for a temporary journalism-school job that likely pays much less?
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VIX Rides the Surge of Massive Video Adoption Reaching Its Largest Digital Audience Ever

MIAMI, Dec. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VIX, one of the largest multi-cultural video publishers globally, today announced it reaches 67.5% of all multiculturals and 64.8% of all millennials on Facebook (57.3 million), per Facebook's Touchstone Report covering Q2 of 2017. Additionally, VIX ranks
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Community, campus programs to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Open to middle and high school students, the program exposes them to various genres of poetry and provides a forum for families, writers, literacy experts, and higher education faculty, staff and students from local higher education institutions to build a supportive community to foster youth's creative
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How Legitimate Publishers Get Caught Up in Ad Fraud

Publishers also use fraud detection vendors to measure fraud on their sites and face the same issues of multiple vendors and methods. Publishers use on-page measurement, which is much different from in-ad measurement. The on-page method places a tag on the page where an ad is displayed
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Brallier Leaving Abrams

Abrams Plus was created to house the publisher's gift and stationery line, Noterie, and its calendar, e-book, and digital businesses under the same umbrella. Abrams Plus was also home to the publisher's adult coloring books, but with the sharp decline in sales of that category as well as flat sales of
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New Times publisher pledges newsroom support in New Year, tells staff paper is irreplaceable

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New Times publisher pledges newsroom support in New Year, tells staff paper is irreplaceable

A.G. Sulzberger, the 37-year-old who will succeed his father as publisher on Jan. 1, on Wednesday sent staff a “state of The Times” message that reaffirmed his family's commitment to quality journalism, heralded the newsroom's work and conceded that the industry is by and large a mess. It's partly a
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3 Ways ads.txt Benefits the Entire Digital Advertising Industry

Before ads.txt, ad buyers had no way to know which SSPs were authorized to sell a publisher's inventory, resulting in a lot of unauthorized reselling. In theory, unauthorized reselling would only damage the reputation of the SSPs engaging in the shady practice, but sadly it can also negatively impact the
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Artists and Publishers

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Artists and Publishers

My students need permanent markers to illustrate, write, and publish a classroom book. My students are my inspiration, they are my passion in life. They are critical thinkers, dreamers, scientist, architects, athletes among other talents. Our motto is,
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Former Sudanese Journalist Discusses Free Press and Censorship

He began writing at age 12, when he discovered that a book he was reading had several missing pages. He took it upon himself to imagine what those pages might have held. He showed his creation to a neighbor, who was a journalist. “You have a big future,” the man told him. After Ahmed entered high
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Euromillions winner who scooped £41million fights to stop ex-mistress from publishing 'soft-core …

An ex-bricklayer who won a £41m Euromillions jackpot is fighting to stop his former mistress from publishing a tell-all book about their affair. Bar owner Donna Desporte's book “Google me, no lies” goes into detail about her sexual relationship with then-married Gareth Bull during the nine-month tryst.
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Sources

Sahil Patel / Digiday: Sources: Facebook is seeking stricter terms from publishers for its Watch platform, such as owning shows outright, as it negotiates multiple new deals — Facebook is increasingly asking for stricter terms for video shows it buys for Watch, including buying shows outright, sources said
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A New Book for 'Pantsers' on How to Write Without an Outline

Once writers have channeled that voice, many strive to make it heard in a noisy mediascape, whether they're seeking a literary agent or self-publishing. Parent, who is active on Twitter and Facebook, covers topics such as social media promotion in her publishing-focused workshop, she says. “We want
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The Alabama native shaking up 'Thor' and other major comic-books

I had already been writing “Thor” for a few years at that point and it was a natural direction for my story to go so it wasn't completely out of the blue or didn't make sense. And it became a huge story. So of course, there was a lot of uproar. Even when it was first announced before anybody knew what the
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Officials' long struggle to publish new sea level guidance

That wasn't the precise explanation that officials gave to councils and others who'd been consulted on the draft: “We had hoped to publish the guidance this year, but unfortunately since the Kaikoura earthquake the Ministry is operating out of temporary offices and this now won't be possible,” Ministry
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The Real Kay Graham From 'The Post' Lived A Life Worthy Of Meryl Streep Playing Her In A Movie

Between its plot, director, and two leads, the movie has “multiple Oscar winner” written all over it, but perhaps the person from the film who's drawing the most praise is Streep, who portrays Kay Graham — the United States' first female newspaper publisher. But what happened to the real Kay Graham
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How to Get Digital Versions of All Your Old Comics

The iOS and Android comics app, owned by Amazon, lets you read the latest digital issues and volumes from over 100 comic book publishers, including Marvel and DC. You can read new releases, old back issues, and even use its monthly subscription service. ComiXology also makes the apps for
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Ex-mistress of £41m Euromillions winner is BANNED from publishing 'soft-core pornography' book …

Miss Desporte had “warned” Mr Bull that she was planning to give press interviews and publish a book in June. And she had now “committed herself to the project”, publishing an eBook a few weeks ago and a paperback more recently. Mr Bull's delay in seeking an injunction was almost fatal to his claim
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Hyperesthesia: A Short Story

Yuppies and neckers. Flatlanders and woodchucks. Like a number of my pals growing up, Sandy's pedigree was mixed. His mom was born in Who-the-Hell-Cares-Where, Ohio, and came to Burlington to do research at the university — something technical, related to lungs. His dad was the seventh of
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Blair honored as McMinn County Volunteer Star

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Blair honored as McMinn County Volunteer Star

The runner-up was Caitlyn Smith from McMinn County High School. Smith volunteers with Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, McMinn County Band, Creative Writing Club, her local church, and has been a graduation usher. She is the daughter of David and Shannon Smith of Athens. Facebook
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If The Chevrolet Impala Wants To Survive, It Needs To Look Back On Its Past And To The Future

Both cars have long been dull and unenthusiastic as of recent. Neither cars are sport sedans, but both cars' redesigns highlight the same thing. Each company is well aware their crossover offerings are eating away at the best-selling sedans. As a counter, both feature more aggressive looks than before
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~15% of Publishers Implementing Ads.txt May Be Losing Money Due To Implementation Errors …

We believe in the adoption of Ads.txt, so much so, that in addition to providing the Ads.txt Industry Dashboard to the industry for free, we have added a one-click capability to generate our Ads.txt records via our platform for our expanding community of publishers. There is also a feature that will quickly
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2018's best-sellers? AbbVie's Humira, obviously, but newcomers are on their way

2018's best-sellers? … In a report highlighting their 2018 expectations for the industry, EvaluatePharma analysts predict Humira will top $20 billion in sales next year, becoming the first drug … Behind the top two in EP's 2018 rankings are Amgen and Pfizer's Enbrel, and Regeneron and Bayer's Eylea.
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A fourth class-action lawsuit against Google claims the company rips off publishers and their …

Google is now fighting four class-action lawsuits filed on behalf of website publishers and advertisers who use its AdX services. Damages could run into tens or hundreds of millions of pounds, if the suits succeed. One suit has already been granted class-action status by a US federal judge. The suits all
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Lottery winner who scooped £41m tries to stop bar owner publishing 'soft core porn' book about …

A lottery winner who scooped £41million is trying to stop a bar owner from publishing a book about their steamy affair. Gareth Bull allegedly told Donna Desporte to 'Google' him when he chatted her up before they embarked on a nine-month relationship. The former bricklayer turned millionaire won
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Green Man Gaming's Holiday Sale Starts Tomorrow!

This year's sale looks to make Green Man Gaming loads of money, as well as making gamers happy by getting them good games, for less. Customers should check the website frequently, subscribe to Green Man Gaming's newsletter and keep an eye on Green Man Gaming's Twitter and Facebook
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Winter Fishtrap 'The New Agrarians' coming in February

The 31st Summer Fishtrap Gathering of Writers is July 9-15, 2018. The theme this year is “Living Upstream.” Kathleen Dean Moore will give the keynote address. In addition, the conference features writing workshops, craft talks, panel discussions, open mic readings, conversations and a community of
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2017 in silly back page jokes

Every month, after filling PC Gamer with almost 132 pages of quality reviews, previews, features and retrospectives, we arrive at the final page. The joke page. Inevitably it doesn't come together until the last day of production—sometimes the day after we're supposed to go to press. Nevertheless, it
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iBooks Bestsellers: Readers Still Like It 'Darker'

The top slot in Apple's iBooks store seems to have turned to stone in the past few weeks, as E.L. James maintains her grip once more with Darker, which retools the narrative of Fifty Shades Darker by recounting its events from the perspective of Christian Grey. Following James on the list is the regular
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Moreno Valley Public Library Extends Library Services Partnership with Library Systems & Services

The new 5,000 square-foot branch, scheduled to open on December 21, 2017, will be open 45 hours per week and will boast a comprehensive collection and feature many best sellers. Leveraging LS&S' specialized procurement processes, the City of Moreno Valley has been able to reduce costs and
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Pastor Cash Luna's new book will be published by Editorial Vida

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Editorial Vida announced that it will publish the new and highly anticipated new book from Pastor Cash Luna No es por vista. The book is based on key principles, from an entertaining perspective, by which to live truly in faith through “God's system”
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Danielle Park Positions For 2018: Leverage And Sentiment Will Be The Main Driver Of Stock …

Danielle Park is the author of the best selling myth-busting book “Juggling Dynamite: An insider's wisdom on money management, markets and wealth that lasts,” as well as a popular daily financial blog. A Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), she now helps to manage millions for some of North America's
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Taking time out at the Busy Bee

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Taking time out at the Busy Bee

A mainstay on Main Street in Ventura, Busy Bee Cafe has served residents and tourists alike for decades. For the younger generations, it serves as a full-size copy of life in a more iconic scene of the 1950s, with replica mini-jukeboxes at every table, décor in Formica and chrome tables, red vinyl booths
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Schirmer Breaks Maple River Scoring Record

During the 2016-17 basketball season, Maple River sophomore Madi Schirmer joined the 1,000 point club for Maple River basketball. Last Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, she broke the long-standing girls' scoring record set by Jill (FitzSimmons) Thomas in the 1990s—she played from 1994-1998. Schirmer
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Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Says Call of Duty: WWII and Destiny 2 Are the Two Top Selling Console …

Developed by Bungie, Destiny 2 secured its status as the No. 2 highest selling console video game in North America for the year, based on revenue, while also becoming the biggest PC launch in Activision Publishing history, based on units. Additionally, Crash Bandicoot™ N. Sane Trilogy, is the No.
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Mondo TV inks publishing deal for Heidi Bienvenida

Mondo TV Iberoamerica has inked a multi-territory publishing agreement with Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial for its property Heidi Bienvenida. The two-year licensing agreement will see the Penguin Random House International imprint launch more than 10 titles inspired by Mondo TV
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