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West Virginia Retailers Association and Retail Minded Form Partnership

37 minutes agoIndustries / Retail : Retail Minded

Parker, CO– August 22, 2014 –The West Virginia Retailers Association and Retail Minded have formed a partnership in a continuing effort to better support the independent businesses and retailers within the West Virginia Retailers Association. Show More Summary

Start Building Your Music Career By Focusing On Regional And Niche Music Publications

By Jamie Ludwig from the Sonicbids Blog. Many independent musicians dream of playing their favorite late night TV shows, landing interviews in iconic magazines, and receiving top-score record reviews on the most notorious music websites. Show More Summary

Good independent schools change lives. There's nothing 'irrelevant' about them

I’ve just come fresh (if that’s quite the right word) from appearing on the Today programme on Radio 4 (from 2:54:30), talking about whether access to the UK’s independent schools should be broadened. I was up against a spokesman from the admirable "Teach First" organisation, who said that allowing more children to go to independent [...]

Be a Part of the 2015 Retail Minded Resource Guide!

Do you offer a service or product that supports independent retailers in their efforts of achieving sales and store success? Retail Minded is currently evaluating products, services and solutions that cater to independent retailers and we welcome your brand or company to be considered for the 2015 Retail Minded Resource Guide. The Retail Minded Resource Guide [...]

Building Smart Cities in India

In his Independence Day speech from Old Delhi’s famed Red Fort, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced plans to replace the country’s 64-year-old Planning Commission with a new central government think-tank led by a mix of experts. read more

China Shutters Beijing Indept. Film Fest; Police Seize Document & Detain Organizers

The Beijing Independent Film Festival was shut down by Chinese authorities Saturday and police did a search and seizure on the organizers offices and detained the artistic director Wang Hongwei and film critic and founder Li Xianting. Show More Summary

Soldiers harass Nigerian daily over report on military

Abuja, Nigeria, August 22, 2014--Nigerian authorities should stop harassing the independent newspaper the Daily Trust and allow its journalists to cover the news freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

How Argus Radio livestreams from Ferguson

If you’ve watched livestream night-vision footage of police clashing with protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, or chanting, marching protesters, you probably saw at least some of that from Argus Radio. But the independent, digital, volunteer-operated St. Show More Summary

Evermind Keeps a Vigilant Eye on Elderly Living Alone (VIDEO)

These days the elderly are doing their best to remain independent at home, going about their lives and enjoying retirement while not being stuck in a nursing home. It can be difficult to keep an eye on one’s parents who are living alone at home, and calling all the time to check in can be intrusive. Show More Summary

WA: State Transpo Sec: 'We Are Looking to Increase Reliability' on Ferries

The state's transportation secretary has ordered a full, independent review of what went wrong Friday night when the Bremerton ferry run was overloaded by almost 500 people. Her boss, Gov. Jay Inslee, also has given her a new task: minimize service disruptions aboard the recently beleaguered Washington State Ferries as much as possible in the near term.

Smithfield Foods: Record Q2 results, sales up 14%

Smithfield Foods, Inc., a wholly owned independent subsidiary of WH Group Limited reported record 2014 second quarter results. Sales for the second quarter of 2014 were $3.8 billion, up 14%. Net income was $142.9 million, compared to net income of $32.4 million last year.

Sundance Institute Taps 10 For Docu Music And Sound Design Lab

Sundance Institute and Skywalker Sound unveiled today the independent directors and composers selected for Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Lab - Documentary. Set for September 15-23 at Skywalker Ranch in California's Marin County, it's the second of two music and sound design labs for 2014. Show More Summary

Blog: New charges against Ethiopian publications further diminish critical voices

Five independent magazines and a weekly newspaper have been charged by Ethiopia's Justice Ministry, a move that may add to the long lists of shuttered publications and Ethiopian journalists in exile. In a press release issued August 4, the ministry accused the journals of publishing false information, inciting violence,...

Earthquake Rattles Studio, Anchors Dance in Celebration

An earthquake rattled central Oklahoma Tuesday morning, shaking the studio at KAUT, an independent station in Oklahoma City. Emily Sutton and Lacey Lett were on the air and reacted with delight–and dancing. US Geological Survey measured the quake at 4.2. Show More Summary

Moving the U.S.-India Relationship from Aspirations to Action

In his recent Independence Day speech, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid out his vision for a future driven byRead the Rest...

Morning Docket: 08.20.14

Full, fair, and independent: In a St. Louis Post-Dispatch op-ed, Attorney General Eric Holder promised “robust action” in Ferguson, Mo., in light of Michael Brown’s killing. [National Law Journal] Biglaw firms have taken notice of the crowdfunding scene, and some have started up their own practice groups dedicated to the cause. Show More Summary

Zoe Cassavetes Ponders Plight Of The L.A. Actress In ‘Day Out Of Days’

EXCLUSIVE: After her debut feature Broken English snagged distribution out of Sundance and a pair of Independent Spirit Award nominations, filmmaker Zoe Cassavetes linked up with actress pal Alexia Landeau to write her sophomore feature. Show More Summary

Matthew Weiner On His Feature Directorial ‘Are You Here': “Everyone Always Knew This Was An Independent Film”

After several cast changes and an eight-year journey to the screen, Matthew Weiner's feature directorial Are You Here finally made its Hollywood premiere last night at the Arclight on Sunset Blvd. This Friday, Millennium Entertainment...Show More Summary

Blog: Journalist's death in North Caucasus calls for independent investigation

On July 31, 26-year-old reporter, blogger, and civil activist Timur Kuashev disappeared in Nalchik, the regional capital of Russia's North Caucasus republic of Kabartino-Balkariya. When such news breaks in the volatile region--where journalists and human rights defenders are slaughtered regularly and with impunity--families prepare for the worst. The next...

New Haven Independent staff takes its first vacation in nine years

Editor Paul Bass tells readers in a video: For the first time in nine years we’re going to take a two-week break. The New Haven Independent is going to unplug and not publish any stories, any comments – anything – for the next two weeks. They say that nowadays a news site can’t do that … Read More

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