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35 min ago | Publishers' Weekly

Licensing Hotline: July 10

Nickelodeon is launching a new TV series, Dora & Friends: Into the City , in August.


Related Topix: Dora the Explorer, Entertainment, Television, Animated TV

4 hrs ago | Cal Coast News

Appellate court approves of Atasacadero Walmart

The California Second District Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling that the city of Atascadero complied with environmental laws in its approval of the construction of a Walmart superstore.


Related Topix: Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Atascadero, CA

8 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Promotions drive sales for retailers in June

Family Dollar Stores Inc. said fewer shoppers came into its stores in the three months through May 31, pushing sales down 1.8%, excluding newly opened or closed stores.


Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Container Store, Household Products, Wal Mart Stores

16 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Sound Off: July 10

Good Samaritan >> There are truly good Samaritans in town. On July 3, I left my purse in a Walmart shopping cart.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Las Cruces, NM, US News, Illegal Immigration, Stevan Pearce, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 09, 2014


As vote approaches, irate over E-Rate - Is Google next FTC target...

Just a few days before the FCC is expected to vote on his proposal to revamp the E-Rate program, Chairman Tom Wheeler finds himself in a scramble for the three votes he needs to win approval for the program.


Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Apple, Startups, Ipad, iPhone

Home Channel News

New season, new strategies at HD, LOW

In their latest round of back-to-back earnings call presentations, Home Depot and Lowe's trotted out statistics for a weather-beaten first quarter, along with insights on what worked and what didn't.


Sandy Springs Neighbor

Visioning plan set for Highway 9 North in Milton

Future development along State Route 9 in Milton, north of Bethany Bend to the Forsyth County line, will take on more of a mixed-use residential feel and less of a commercial feel.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Milton, GA, Forsyth County, GA

DM News

Spangler Candy Is No Dum Dum When it Comes to Email

There's no sugar coating it: E-commerce sales are booming. Forrester Research expects online retail sales to reach $414 billion by 2018 and to account for 11% of total U.S. retail sales, according to its "US Ecommerce Forecast: 2013 to 2018" report.


Related Topix: Forrester Research, Advertising, Internet, Science / Technology, Life, Food, Candy, Marketing

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Advocate

Nagin's sons, wife lodge 11th-hour plea for mercy

Ray Nagin's wife and children have made an eleventh-hour request to delay the sentencing of the disgraced former mayor, who is scheduled to find out Wednesday how long he'll spend in prison for accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes while in office.


De Beers CEO Discusses Diamond Brands

Philippe Mellier is calm and composed as we sit for our 30-minute session while nervous PR and marketing people hover over us on the floor of the JCK Las Vegas jewelry tradeshow.


Related Topix: Marketing, Fashion, Gucci, Designers

Lowell Sun

Dem gov front-runner Coakley: I can spur economic development

Attorney General Martha Coakley said Monday her primary reason for running for governor is she believes she can help spur economic growth throughout the state -- not just in the Boston area -- that will benefit residents of all income levels.


Related Topix: North Adams, MA, Adams, MA, Springfield, MA, Cambridge, MA, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Mon Jul 07, 2014


East County-Bass Pro Shops confirmed for Fruitville Initiative

A Bass Pro Shops rendering shows plans for the outdoor retailer's 14th Florida store, which is slated to be part of the Fruitville Initiative.


Related Topix: Fruitville, FL, Sarasota County, FL

West Australian

Carrefour to exit India, shut five wholesale stores

French retail giant Carrefour SA will shut down its Indian operations and close its wholesale stores in the country, as it exits underperforming markets to focus on reviving its French business.


Related Topix: Retail, Wal Mart Stores

What the Comcast merger means for the future of video competition: Daniel A. Lyons

The cable company is one entity everyone likes to hate. Perhaps this knee-jerk animosity is to blame for the rush to condemn Comcast's proposed $44 billion merger with Time Warner Cable.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Opinion

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Homeowner: Development would be “atomic bomb” to neighborhood

WOODY MARSHALL/THE TELEGRAPHGlenn Smith explains Thursday how a change in zoning would allow a shopping center to be built across from his home on Zebulon Road.


Related Topix: Alabama

The Hudson Reporter

A building with a view City Council approves Hamilton Park development

Not all of the dozens of people who spoke out at the June 25 City Council meeting objected to the redevelopment plan for the Unico Towers site in downtown Jersey City, but many did, angrily telling the council that the construction of a residential project 50 feet above the current zoning guidelines would change the nature of one of the most ... (more)


Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Agriculture, Science

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Toledo Blade

Drug use up in Sylvania Twp.

More than half of this year's drug cases handled by Sylvania Township involve narcotics, and such hard-core drug cases in the township doubled last year from the year before.


Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Fri Jul 04, 2014


5 questions on Hobby Lobby ruling

Monday's Supreme Court ruling giving certain companies a right to raise religious objections to providing some types of birth control insurance to their employees leaves a number of important questions in its wake.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Arkansas Times

More tension in Arkansas Supreme Court chambers: Desire reported for...

The legal community continues to buzz with rumors of tension at the Arkansas Supreme Court.


Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Little Rock, AR

North Platte Bulletin

Council denies special firework permit

John and Angie Burrows came to City Hall to make the best preparations they could for their party this weekend.


Related Topix: North Platte, NE