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With New Platform, Comics Entrepreneurs Hope to Boost Local Shops

With New Platform, Comics Entrepreneurs Hope to Boost Local Shops

With New Platform, Comics Entrepreneurs Hope to Boost Local Shops With New Platform, Comics Entrepreneurs Hope to Boost Local Shops Comic book fans can look forward to another way of shopping on Saturday, when a new platform, the Comic Book Shopping Experience, debuts on Facebook. The platform will sell comic books and other collectibles, feature creator appearances and hold virtual …

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A Canadian ‘Buy Local’ Effort Fights Amazon on Its Own Turf

A Canadian ‘Buy Local’ Effort Fights Amazon on Its Own Turf

A Canadian ‘Buy Local’ Effort Fights Amazon on Its Own Turf A Canadian ‘Buy Local’ Effort Fights Amazon on Its Own Turf “While I’m thrilled the movement is there, it’s competing against a pretty significant crosswind, and that is the business restrictions pushing newer customers into big-box and Amazon,” Mr. Kelly said. “I think coming out of this, the ‘buy …

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Axios Buys Charlotte Agenda, a Digital Start-Up, as Part of Push Into Local News

Axios Buys Charlotte Agenda, a Digital Start-Up, as Part of Push Into Local News

Axios Buys Charlotte Agenda, a Digital Start-Up, as Part of Push Into Local News Axios Buys Charlotte Agenda, a Digital Start-Up, as Part of Push Into Local News He added: “I think media is a very simple business that people tend to overcomplicate.” Mr. Williams, who grew up in a Florida beach town and played on the golf team at …

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After personal threats over a local mask mandate, the Dodge City, Kansas, mayor resigns.

After personal threats over a local mask mandate, the Dodge City, Kansas, mayor resigns.

After personal threats over a local mask mandate, the Dodge City, Kansas, mayor resigns. After personal threats over a local mask mandate, the Dodge City, Kansas, mayor resigns. The emails Joyce Warshaw received as mayor of Dodge City, Kan., were hostile enough last month, when the city was merely considering passing a mask mandate. But then the mandate was passed, …

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Think local about the digital divide

Think local about the digital divide

Think local about the digital divide Think local about the digital divide This article is part of the On Tech newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it weekdays. A rooftop in the Bronx may point a way to a better internet in the United States. On a recent Monday, workers bolted an internet antenna — a flat, rectangular-shaped …

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Local officials rebut 3 dead-voter claims by the Trump campaign.

Local officials rebut 3 dead-voter claims by the Trump campaign.

Local officials rebut 3 dead-voter claims by the Trump campaign. Local officials rebut 3 dead-voter claims by the Trump campaign. Last week, the Trump campaign published a series of posts on Facebook and Twitter identifying dead Americans whose names, the campaign alleged, were used to cast votes in this month’s election. The seven people were from Georgia and Pennsylvania, two …

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Misinformation Overwhelms Local Election Officials

Misinformation Overwhelms Local Election Officials

Misinformation Overwhelms Local Election Officials Misinformation Overwhelms Local Election Officials Quick, think about disinformation. What comes to mind? “Vladimir Putin, president of Russia.” But in 2020, many experts are more concerned with disinformation coming from our very own backyard. Like this guy, who, with a single tweet, disrupted a governor’s race in Kentucky. “Oh I’m just a broke college student, …

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What if Local and Diverse Is Better Than Networked and Global?

What if Local and Diverse Is Better Than Networked and Global?

What if Local and Diverse Is Better Than Networked and Global? What if Local and Diverse Is Better Than Networked and Global? MULLUMBIMBY, Australia — Helena Norberg-Hodge strolled into the farmers’ market that she helped start long before it was fashionable. She had come to shop but also to check on friends — especially the farmers living out her ideas …

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Ethiopian Region Holds Local Elections in Defiance of Prime Minister

Ethiopian Region Holds Local Elections in Defiance of Prime Minister

Ethiopian Region Holds Local Elections in Defiance of Prime Minister Ethiopian Region Holds Local Elections in Defiance of Prime Minister The Tigray election comes almost two months after the country was gripped by deadly protests following the killing of prominent singer Hachalu Hundessa, a champion of the Oromo ethnic group, the country’s largest, which has long complained of political and …

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‘That Kept Us Going’: Small Businesses Stay Alive With Local Help

‘That Kept Us Going’: Small Businesses Stay Alive With Local Help

‘That Kept Us Going’: Small Businesses Stay Alive With Local Help ‘That Kept Us Going’: Small Businesses Stay Alive With Local Help Summer 2020 was going to be a booming season for Giovy Buyers and her flower shop, Southern Blossom Florist. The Republican National Convention was coming to Charlotte, N.C., and she was bidding to do its floral installations. We …

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