Watch: Nottingham author wins prestigious national book award

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Watch: Nottingham author wins prestigious national book award

Besides being awarded £5,000, Jon now goes on to compete for the overall Costa Book of the Year 2017. The Costa Book Awards judges described Reservoir 13 as: “Hypnotic, compelling and original – this stunning novel simply blew us away.” Jon, from Forest Fields, is a Professor of Creative Writing
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Paytronix Research Unveils Data-Driven Path to Restaurant Menu Design that Increases Guest Visits

… performance of your menu items is NOT the best approach to menu redesign. The latest research from Paytronix explains how to dig into menu data and purchase frequency—as well as the performance of guests who buy particular items and the personas attached with your best sellers—to engineer a
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Market Heat Report: Coachella Lineup Puts the Festival Back in the Top 20

1 spot, and NFL Wild Card and Divisional playoff games still make up a good bulk of the remaining Top 20 with Jaguars-Bills, Chiefs-Titans, and Vikings-TBD in the Top 5. One new appearance in the best-sellers is Coachella, following yesterday's announcement of the festival lineup for 2018 which
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Tom Petty Music Publishers Sue Spotify For More Than One Billion

Those at Wixen Music Publishing, who are responsible for licensing music from the likes of Tom Petty, The Beach Boys, Neil Young and others, have accused Spotify of infringement of the Copyright Act in their failure to obtain all necessary licenses for more than 10,000 songs on their service.
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PR & Consumer Marketing Executive

Alongside our book publishing programme, our hugely popular consumer-facing websites (www.roughguides.com and www.insightguides.com) feature inspirational articles, detailed destination information, and travel booking opportunities. We are seeking a PR & Consumer Marketing Executive to
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Spotify Hit With Massive $1.6 Billion Copyright Lawsuit By Major Music Publisher

The music streaming giant has been hit with a massive lawsuit by Wixen Music Publishing, the company that administers some of the biggest songs by Tom Petty, Steve Nicks, Weezer, Neil Young, and even late Partridge Family heartthrob David Cassidy. Wixen also holds the copyright to music by
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Activision: More To Come In 2018

Despite the recent November pullback of Activision's stock, the company continues to be one of the top performers of the gaming and entertainment industry. … The release of Destiny 2 in September also helped the company to gain momentum, as the game became the best-selling title of that month and
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Steam's 'Best Of 2017' Video Games List, PUBG, GTA V, Ark, H1Z1

2017 is over and Steam has put together a list for best of 2017, a detailed listing of some of its categories for the year. This annual report of best-selling and top performing games in Steam also includes charts for titles still in Early Access and the top VR games. If you were curious about how some of your
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Argentine teen 'gunned down her boyfriend' before publishing gushing Instagram post declaring …

AN Argentine teenager is accused of shooting her boyfriend dead just hours before declaring her eternal love for him in a gushing Instagram post. Nahir Galarza, 19, reportedly confessed to using her father's gun to shoot Fernando Pastorizzo twice in the chest. Nahir Galarza, 19, is accused of shooting
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Sumas boyhood to youth fiction

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Sumas boyhood to youth fiction

He holds degrees in biology, theology and creative writing. He lived ten years in Sumas, son of the Christian Reformed Church pastor there, and attended Lynden Christian High School in the early 1970s. “I've been interested in writing since I was a boy in Sumas,” Petersen says, “although I followed a
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Platinum Games self-publishing two smaller, fully-owned IPs

Head of development at Platinum Games, Atsushi Inaba, has revealed that the renowned Japanese studio is currently working on two new independent IPs. Importantly for Platinum, which has faced its fair share of turmoil over the years, both properties would be owned by the studio. Inaba announced in
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Relax and indulge at Barrel 33

Barrel 33 in Ventura has survived. Perhaps all of us should be saying that about ourselves after the trauma of Thomas. But it's not just that the physical building survived, though that is good enough — it is that the air of simple, good and honest ingredients did, too. And under its new owner, Parfait Eklu,
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NetworkNewsWire Releases Exclusive Audio Interview with ChineseInvestors.com (CIIX)

NEW YORK, Jan. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NetworkNewsAudio, via NetworkNewsWire (“NNW”), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company that delivers a new generation of social communication solutions for business, today announces the online availability of its interview with
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Precious tales

Tell me along, long story is a sensitive, creative collaboration between writers, translators, editors and publishers. As one closes the book, one finds that not only have one's horizons been widened but one's wellsprings of emotions have been deepened. The stories continue to resonate, long after one
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Paul Muldoon Awarded Queen's Gold Medal

POETRY AND POLITICS: Paul Muldoon, Princeton University professor of creative writing in the Lewis Center for the Arts and director of the Princeton Atelier, has been approved by Queen Elizabeth II for the award of Her Majesty's Gold Medal for Poetry for 2017. Muldoon said his award was an
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Roku to power smart speakers, sound bars and whole-home audio

Instead it partners with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), brands including TCL, Sharp, Hisense, RCA, Hitachi, Insignia and, as of today, Magnavox. The licensing program has been quite successful. Roku TVs regularly appear on Amazon's best-sellers list and the company claims that in the first
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News & Views

Following her complaint last month the publisher, Allsorted, apologised for “offensive content” and promised to remove “the offensive line” in further editions of the book, although it remains to be seen which line exactly Allsorted deem to be the offensive one – pretty much all of the lines in the section are
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The secret to creativity – according to science

So if you want to write that masterpiece, having lots of brainstorming sessions with friends or taking a course in creative thinking or writing may help you come up with new ideas. However, that doesn't necessarily help you select a good one. For that, research suggests that the first requirement is actually
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Creative Writer for Short Fiction

Posted 1 hour ago. Details. Hi guys, I'm looking to hire a creative writer for a short fiction (about 10,000 words). I'll provide the plot with few bits and pieces that needs to be included. Project Type: One-time project. Skills and Expertise. Activity on this Job. Proposals:Less than 5. Interviewing: 0.
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Salamanca native and daughter publish book for family closeness

SALAMANCA — A new book at the Salamanca Public Library can help children face the painful dilemma of being separated from family members and loved ones. “Kisses by the Moon,” written by Tom Sherman and his daughter, Piper Nichols, is a “how-to book for kissing and hugging by cyberspace.
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Response: Avoiding 'Missed Opportunities' in Writing Instruction

When I asked who the audience typically is for these young students, the response was, “the teacher, of course.” The biggest mistake teachers make in writing instruction is having students write with the sole audience of the teacher in mind because it typically leads to inauthentic writing in which students
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Spotify is being sued by Tom Petty publisher for using thousands of songs with a license

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Spotify is being sued by Tom Petty publisher for using thousands of songs with a license

Wixen Music Publishing, which licences music from the likes of Tom Petty, Neil Young, The Beach Boys, The Doors and Stevie Nicks, claims the streaming giant failed to obtain a licence to reproduce and distribute the songs. The music publisher is allegedly suing Spotify for $1.6bn (£1.17bn). In a legal
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Spotify sued for $1.6 billion by publisher for Tom Petty, Neil Young, other major artists

Wixen handles publishing rights to songs from a wide variety of artists such as Tom Petty, Steely Dan, Neil Young, the Doors, and Weezer. They filed suit with a federal court in California on December 29, contending that Spotify failed to license its songs, and is seeking $1.6 billion in damages.
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Spotify sued for $1.6 billion by Wixen Music Publishing

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Spotify sued for $1.6 billion by Wixen Music Publishing

Spotify is being sued by Wixen Music Publishing for allegedly using thousands of songs without a direct licence. Wixen is seeking damages of $1.6 billion (£1.18 billion) from the streaming giant as part of its lawsuit filed in a California federal court. The publisher's catalogue includes songs by Tom Petty,
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Platinum Games Wants to Self-Publish New IP, Has Accrued 70 Design Documents

Platinum Games, known for classics like Nier: Automata, Metal Gear Rising Revengeance and Bayonetta, has revealed that it wants to self publish its own IP in the future. Head of development and producer Atsushi Inaba told Game Informer that the studio has been receiving ideas from its employees,
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Michael Terence Publishing Announce the Release of 'Seven Tall Tales' by Michael Noonan

Seven stories about mysterious circumstances and strange dilemmas; where nothing is quite as it seems. The Haunted Weekend: A former Prime Minister, while staying for the weekend at his luxury mansion, finds himself haunted by a controversial policy he pursued. Hazard On The Loose: A dangerous
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Spotify sued for $1.6bn over using songs of Tom Petty publisher without licence

Spotify is being sued by a music publisher for $1.6bn (£1.17bn) for allegedly using thousands of songs without a licence. Wixen Music Publishing, which licences music from late star Tom Petty, Neil Young, The Beach Boys, The Doors and Stevie Nicks, claims the streaming giant failing to obtain either a
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Bayonetta And Nier: Automata Dev Platinum Games Discusses Its New Projects

Inaba also stated that Platinum is looking to self-publish more of its games going forward–every one of its games so far have been published by other companies. “One of the things Platinum is focused on is we're looking into creating our own IP, creating our own game,” he said. “Up until now, obviously
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Global Virtual Reality in Gaming Market 2017 – Electronic Arts Inc, Nintendo Co. Ltd, Linden Lab …

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Ltd, Linden Lab Inc, Sony Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, Google Inc, HTC Corporation, Facebook/Oculus VR, Virtuix Omni, Activision Publishing Inc, Qualcomm Incorporated, Sega Corporation, Oculus VR, EON Reality Inc, Avatar Reality Inc, Kaneva LLC, Sixense
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Bayonetta 3 developer looking to self-publish own IP

Speaking to Game Informer Inaba mentioned how the Metal Gear Rising dev has done multiple games with a variety of publishers throughout the years, but are becoming increasingly 'interested in the idea of self-publishing and doing our own title.' While Inaba spoke about a 'formless, shapeless IP' that
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US music publisher sues Spotify for huge rights compensation

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) — U.S. music publisher Wixen Music Publishing has sued Spotify, a popular streaming media service company based in Sweden, seeking compensation worth at least 1.6 billion U.S. dollars and injunctive relief, a U.S. magazine reported. California-based Wixen Music
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Spotify sued for $1.6 billion over Tom Petty, Doors songs

Spotify is currently facing three other lawsuits in Tennessee that were filed by songwriters and music publishers. In those cases, Spotify is also being accused of using songs without paying royalties to publishers and songwriters. Spotify is reportedly valued at $19 billion. The company is expected to list
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SNPA forum for small newspapers: Models to grow revenue

“I consider this the most valuable industry experience available.” Leonard Woolsey, publisher of the Galveston County Daily News. The Leadership Forum – SNPA's premier program for the publishers and owners of small newspapers – is a unique event where newspaper executives explore issues most
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This is the one item North Carolinians can't live without, based on national survey

Walmart has released a list of 2017's top selling items on Walmart.com and mayonnaise was the big seller in North Carolina. Among the other top items in the state: electric knives. The retailer's survey included the top sellers for each of the 50 states. For South Carolina, the biggie was coin banks.
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Napster vs. Record Labels, Sci-Hub vs. Publishers, Part 1: Parallels

I share this information about my secret double life because every time someone compares the fate of the music industry with the (surely inevitable) fate of the scholarly publishing industry, it makes me think about parallels and differences between Napster vis à vis the music industry and Sci-Hub vis à
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Texas Cops Arrest Journalist For Publishing Confidential Info Given To Her By A Police Officer

Something with a hint of retaliatory ugliness has reared its head in Laredo, Texas. Citizen journalist Priscilla Villarreal has been arrested for releasing information Texas law enforcement meant to keep secret. Villarreal — a.k.a. Lagordiloca — has been an unofficial fixture of Laredo nightlife for a few years
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Ed Sheeran Dominates UK Year-End Charts

Ed Sheeran absolutely dominated the U.K.'s 2017 year-end charts by snagging the best-selling single, biggest-selling album and the market's most-streamed track. Sheeran's hit “Shape Of You” shifted 3.2 million combined units to be the year's best-selling (787,000 sales) and most-streamed track (248
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PowerPost Launches Publishing Playbook for Modern Brands

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — PowerPost, a content marketing platform for enterprise brands, has today announced the launch of their definitive step-by-step guide for turning content marketing programs into true media operations. The Brand Publishing Roadmap helps create publishing
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UC Santa Cruz has offerings far beyond hippies and banana slugs. So why can't it draw more …

Stewart, who transferred from Long Beach City College, found a nurturing LGBTQ+ community and an expansive space to pursue creative writing and poetry. Vaccarino came from San Diego City College, drawn by UC Santa Cruz's faculty research and record of social justice. He said the school made it
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Platinum Games Wants To Create And Publish Its Own New IP, 70 Design Pitches Already Submitted

Platinum Games has developed a number of critically acclaimed titles such as Bayonetta, NieR Automata, and more, however, all of these games the studio developed were for other publishers and Platinum Games now wants to publish its own new IP according to the head of development and producer
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Bayonetta Dev PlatinumGames is Going Solo, Plans to Self-Publish Two New Games

PlatinumGames has confirmed it is working on no less than two brand new IPs, both of which it plans to self-publish for the first time ever. Throughout Platinum's 10 years in the business, the majority of its games have been platform exclusives funded by the platform holders, so this marks a major
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Buy a cat, stay up late, don't drink: top 10 writers' tips on writing

Researching the book, it quickly became obvious that there isn't a correct way to set about writing creatively, which is a liberating thought. For every novelist who needs to isolate themselves in a quiet office (Jonathan Franzen), there's another who works best at the local coffee shop (Rivka Galchen) or
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Top Sellers of 2017

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Top Sellers of 2017

Shop bestselling DVDs, Blu-rays and merchandise direct from the BBC Shop. The Best of British TV and much more.
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'It's a surreal feeling' – IEB matriculant with 12 distinctions

Panzera, who calls herself an avid reader but mostly “had to study for fun the past year”, ultimately dreams on writing a book one day. “I have always been passionate about writing and creative writing,” she says. She believes the world would be a better place if more people worked with drive and
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Publishing Power BI Report in an application Oracl…

Hi all, Is it possible to publish a report Power BI in an application Oracle APEX ? Thanks in advance for your answer, Best Regards.
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Wixen Music Publishing sues Spotify for $1.6bn

Spotify has been hit by a $1.6bn (£1.2bn) lawsuit by Wixen Music Publishing for its alleged use of thousands of songs without a proper licence, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The company administers songs by Tom Petty, Donald Fagen (Steely Dan), Neil Young and Stevie Nicks among others.
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Lawbreakers' publishers have written it off, and they blame PUBG

Lawbreakers publishers Nexon have written off the entire value of the hero shooter, and blamed its failure – at least partially – on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. What else could have gone wrong? Check out Cliffy B's competition: the best shooters on PC. In a Q&A session with investors, Nexon's CFO
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Spotify sued for $2b in copyright infringement lawsuit

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Spotify sued for $2b in copyright infringement lawsuit

“As a result, Spotify has built a billion dollar business on the backs of songwriters and publishers whose music Spotify is using, in many cases without obtaining and paying for the necessary licenses.” In May, Spotify agreed to pay more than $US43 million ($55 million) to settle a class action from a group
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The real big lie

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The real big lie

He went on to edit the Heritage Foundation's Policy Review, and later began publishing his own books through Regnery Publishing. Interestingly enough, this publishing company was founded by the influential far-right Regnery family, to which William H. Regnery II belongs. Regnery founded the
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Emory author's second book a gift to her grandchild, and to 'those who are different'

After self-publishing her first book, “Oatmeal and Lavender,” earlier last year, Ann Ledgerwood has written a sequel, “Coral Musick,” (CreateSpace, 2017, … The book was created online using CreateSpace, an Amazon company that is designed to help people independently publish and distribute books,
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Planning for a Successful Year of Publishing: 6 Key Tips

Get the most out of your publishing benefits all year long.
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Los Altans of the Year: Paul & Liz Nyberg

In 1975, not long after his first marriage ended, Paul was recruited for a job at Hudson Publishing Co., bringing him to Los Altos. He then signed on to Homes & Land Magazine in 1978, starting up franchises as president of its western division. When he wasn't publishing magazines, Paul was building
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Platinum Games' Two New IPs Won't Suffer the Same Fate as Scalebound

Platinum Games, the creator of some of the best and unique titles out there, is currently working on two new IPs. What they are and when will they come out is anyone's guess right now, however, both games are going to be self-published by the company. According to the studio, they wish to self-publish
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In 2018, publishers need to rethink the content churn

It's a message I hear again and again from tech entrepreneurs and investors. These outsiders are amazed that book folk aren't getting more traction and loyalty out of the abundance of brilliant content they have already paid for. But exactly how publishers harness that content will be a big factor in exactly
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INTERVIEW: Dwight L. MacPherson on Hocus Pocus Comics and Edgar Allan Poe

I tell the stories I want to tell, the way I want to tell them. I have complete control over what we publish, what is included in each book, and how we go about promoting and selling the books. It is a wonderful feeling to watch a book “come to life” from script to finished pages to printed/digital comic book.
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hello. I want to know about the publishing company which is been written on the Copyright page. I am self publisher and I am want to publish a Paperback book on Amazon KDP, so do I have to give the details of publishing company and what it is exactly? I am having a problem as I don't know about
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Summer Creative Writing at Yale

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Summer Creative Writing at Yale

I'm raising money for a educational summer camp at Yale! Please follow my campaign for more info!
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Dr. McCollough's Gulf Shores practice featured in new textbook

… Dr. E. Gaylon McCollough (pictured), is featured in a new textbook created for aspiring young surgeons. The book is entitled: THE ELITE FACIAL SURGERY PRACTICE: Development and Management. It is published by one of the largest and most respected publishers in the world: Thieme Publishers.
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Author, photographer to exhibit at Heritage Center

He also is the creative writing instructor for the Heritage Center's program, Saddle Up & Write, designed for area sixth-grade students. “I have come to enjoy … Saddle Up & Write was originally introduced as Creative Writing Writing in Response to Art in the 2010-11 academic year. Brown has been
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Photo, Print, Drawing, 1800/1899, English, Detroit Publishing Company, Mexico

Highway crossing, near Villar, Mexico 1 negative : glass ; 8 x 10 in. Contributor: Jackson, William Henry – Detroit Publishing Co. Date: 1880. Photo, Print, Drawing. Highway crossing, near Villar, Mexico 1 negative : glass ; 8 x 10 in. Contributor: Jackson, William Henry – Detroit
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Odogunyan's cry for attention

Odogunyan, a part of Ikorodu, is calling for the attention of the government urgently in respect of the unbecoming state of their roads. The town, which is a haven to major companies, such as PZ Cussons Nigeria, African Steel, Ikorodu Steel, West African Book Publishers (WABP), Super, Sunflag Nigeria
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Coupon design creates confusion

DEAR MARTIN: The publishers of coupon inserts typically do not publish around holidays, because shopper traffic to stores is sporadic, especially after a holiday. While smart shoppers retain their coupon inserts week-to-week and use them during the best sales, many other shoppers use the coupons
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Teaching Rereading

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Teaching Rereading

It may seem like a waste of time when there are so many books, essays and stories to be read, but — especially for first-year writing classes — rereading forces students to go beyond plot to look for word choice, style and tone. Students come in ready to summarize after so many years of writing book
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