Boren, Theers named Sustainable Forestry Award winners

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Boren, Theers named Sustainable Forestry Award winners

2018 Forest Steward of the Year Robert & Susan Theer of Deerpath Farms of Florence County accepting the award from Bob Mott, Lumberjack Forestry Committee Chairperson. They were nominated by Lumberjack Council Member Yvonne Van Pembrook.
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Homeowner Left Bloodied After Fighting Off Machete-Wielding Robbers

A brave homeowner in the UK successfully fended off a gang of five robbers after they broke into his family's home in search of cash. David Pugh, 55, from the West Midlands in England, was asleep when robbers burst into his £400,000 home at around 3am on Tuesday. David came downstairs to find
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SCBWI Revamps Harassment Policies as Asher Denies Charges, Lawyers Up

Following news surrounding the removal of Jay Asher and David Díaz from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators on charges of sexual harassment, the SCBWI has announced a revised anti-harassment policy. Meanwhile, Asher, who categorically denies the SCBWI's statement that he
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Taylor & Francis announces new data sharing policies opening up the research lifecycle – 14 Feb …

Academic publisher Taylor & Francis has introduced a suite of new data sharing policies to drive open scholarship forwards and help the research communities achieve their goals. Data is a key research output, therefore sharing it presents a multitude of opportunities for research and researchers.
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Communications Airman literarily communicates passion

Senior Airman Payton Miller, 2nd Communication Squadron client systems technician, used his development in the Air Force to pursue and achieve his personal goal of becoming a self-published author. His interest in writing first began in high school, around the same time he decided to make the life
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Cavalier House Books expands, adds book distribution company

“There are hundreds of publishers across the state who are producing great books and for them Forest Sales was the business that distributed their titles to the wider market,” Cavalier said. “The flip side of the homogenization and consolidation of the book industry is that all of the independent thinkers
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How Chrome ad blocking is already changing the web

But ad blockers are already a major threat to publishers. About 615 million devices use ad blockers, according to a 2017 report from PageFair, whose business involves trying to circumvent ad blockers. The younger you are — which often means you're just the person an advertiser wants to reach — the
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Writing what she knows: LA resident secures major deal for debut novel

A “major deal” indicates an advance over $500,000, a “very nice deal” a more humble $50,000-$100,000. Wang netted a “major deal,” according to a public announcement in Publishers Marketplace last fall, for a deal combining her first novel and a second, to-be-written, book. Her novel's title evolved
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Passengers On Trans-Atlantic Flight Forced To Endure Screaming Child For Hours

Putting up with a screaming child on public transport is an absolute nightmare – particularly if you're on a plane and there's nothing you can do but ride it out. Feel the pain of the passengers of one trans-Atlantic flight last summer, then, who were forced to listen to one kid screaming and running around
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Vet art competition

The Sheridan VA Health Care System invites all enrolled veterans throughout Wyoming to take part in the annual Creative Arts Competition through March 1. This year the competition features more than 100 categories in the following divisions: music, drama, creative writing, dance and art. All enrolled
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