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Editorial: Crack down on online prostitution sites like backpage.com

Hundreds of kids are sexually exploited every day in King County. The community should end this scourge by demanding that websites such as Backpage.com stop advertising adult entertainment services.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, backpage, Publishing, Media, Seattle Times, Opinion

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Collaborative Economy Will Double

By using emerging technologies, people are becoming empowered to get what they need from each other, rather than buying from traditional corporate channels.

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CBS Local

Another 'Terminator' In The Works, And More Of...

Thirty years after actor Arnold Schwarzenegger delivered that signature catch phrase, production has started on the newest "Terminator" movie.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, US Governors, Prince William, World News

Mon Apr 21, 2014

US News & World Report

4 Ways to Get Fit For Less This Spring

Spring is in the air , even in those parts of the country that have been languishing away under icy temperatures and freezing winter storms.

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Related Topix: Weather

Unofficial SEO Blog

Infographic: How to Become a Google+ Wizard?

Most people try hard to ignore Google Plus and its benefits. They forget that Google Plus is Google's social spine.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Become

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Huntington News

Scammers are hacking into personal emails and placing false...

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warned consumers about a rental property scam that is circulating throughout West Virginia.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, West Virginia, Virginia, Virginia Government, West Virginia Government

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CNET News.com

SF: Airbnb, Craigslist rentals need to 'play by the rules'

San Francisco officials are bringing down the hammer on short-term rental services like Airbnb and Craigslist by introducing legislation this week that holds organizations accountable, and forces residents to apply for the right to rent out their homes.

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Related Topix: AirBnB, Startups, Craigslist

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KOMO News

Police: alleged abduction ends in fast-food drive-thru escape

MILTON, Wash. -- Police are investigating an alleged kidnapping that ended in a woman jumping in a stranger's car, pleading for help, and speeding off to call authorities.

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Street Fight

Putting Small Businesses on the (New) Google Map

Google Maps is a key resource that businesses can use to get more local searchers to discover them online.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Entrepreneur Magazine

How the Coolhaus Founder Stayed Chill as One Food Truck Became a Frozen Treat Empire

In 2009, Natasha Case and Freya Estrella were selling ice cream sandwiches out of a beat up postal van they bought on Craigslist.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food, Urban Outfitters, Retail, Apparel, us Travel, Travel, Recipes, Marketing

New Westminster Newsleader

NWPD issue warning

Fred William Bilaway, 52, appeared in New Westminster provincial court March 20. He is alleged to have sexually assaulted a woman responding to a Craigslist posting for a waitress/bartender at a local bar.

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Digital Trends

Best Craigslist Alternatives

We all know Craigslist is more than a mere fad at this point. The popular classifieds site has become a magical place where you can buy, rent, or apply for almost anything since its 1995 inception as a emailing list distributed among friends in San Francisco - one conveniently burgeoning with all manner of goods and services one might desire .

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Related Topix: Startups, Craigslist, Email Spam, Internet, Science / Technology, eBay

Curbed

It Came From Craigslist: Rent This Dude's Nasty Couch For Only $275 Per Month

Looking for a new place to live? Well look no further, as you could be the lucky person who shells out nearly three hundred bucks a month to crash on this dude's gross couch .

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Related Topix: Real Estate

Street Fight

Recent Studies Show Mobile's Broadening Reach

Some recent studies have further substantiated the growth trend in mobile search by local consumers, showing that usage now cuts across generational boundaries and demonstrating that mobile platforms are inherently local in nature.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Jalopnik

This Mysterious $500 Subway 'Avocado Car' Is My Next Lemons Racer

Why spend all that time and money building a normal car into a ridiculous Lemons racer when the good people at Subway have already done all the hard work for you? For $500, meet the 2010 Fiat Avocado.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Avocado, Autos

Patch.com

Lexington Business Owner: No 'Yahoo' in Yelp Deal

A Lexington business owner is not shouting "Yahoo" over Yelp's new partnership. Yelp in February reached a deal with Yahoo to share its business reviews.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Lexington, MA, Search Engines

River Front Times

Lyft Plans Weekend Launch in St. Louis, But Will The City Shut It Down?

Lyft, the app-based, on-demand ride-sharing business based in San Francisco, plans to go live in St. Louis at 7 p.m. Friday.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Craigslist, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sys-Con Media

Real Estate Video Classifieds by ClassifiedsEarth.com Empowers Real...

That's the thought behind the new real estate listing website ClassifiedsEarth.com .

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Related Topix: Real Estate

Tue Apr 15, 2014

MediaPost

Older Generations Warming Up To M...

Some 47% of consumers searched for local restaurants on a mobile device in the past 30 days, followed by 44% for pizza and 38% for retail stores, per a survey from the Local Search Association and Thrive Analytics.

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Related Topix: Thrive, Internet, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Musings of an Entrepreneur

Recommendations for Craigslist

As you can see from my article on The Evolution of Marketplaces , Craigslist is facing a great unbundling.

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Related Topix: Email Spam

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