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Google, Microsoft, WordPress Make Small Business Headlines

Google Plus Local has a new look. WordPress has a new version. Microsoft has a new way to collaborate in Office 365. And could it be time to sync your Swatch with your Visa? Details on these notes and more are in this week's Small Business News and Information Roundup.

New band of rain to pound Pacific Northwest amid mudslide concerns

(Reuters) - A band of powerful storms that hit the Pacific Northwest of the United States this week were expected to ease on Friday, while local officials warned of more mudslides and flooding following record rainfall in a region known for its wet weather.

Picks of the Week

In this week's essential reading guide, Kohler revisits the history of oil, Gottliebsen analyses China's impact on local retailers and Bartholomeusz tackles US markets.

Cops: Man found naked in women's locker room at Naperville health club

Naperville police say a 21-year-old Naperville man got caught with his pants down - and then some - earlier this week at a local health and fitness club. Marcus L. Thurmond, of the 800 block of Piedmont Circle, is free on bond and awaiting a preliminary court hearing date after police said he was...

Nothing to Fear but Government Itself

"Last week was a bad week for the country," a constituent told me in front of a local bookstore. "And I'm afraid that every week's going to be like this from now on." That woman was speaking literally. The mass shootings in San Bernardino, perpetrated by jihadist terrorists, made her afraid--and she isn't alone. Show More Summary

Singaporean restaurant pledges Tuesday's takings to its chef's cancer treatments

SINGAPORE — Diners have come out in droves to support a local restaurant's fundraising campaign for its chef's cancer treatments. The owners of the restaurant Strangers' Reunion launched a social media campaign this week called Save-A-Stranger, to help raise funds for its head chef, Sebastian Tan. Show More Summary

Therapy Dogs Help Teach Elementary Students That Reading Isn't Ruff

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

These first-graders at a local public school in Park Slope, Brooklyn, had something to talk about at their dinner tables this past week. The elementary school students headed to a neighborhood bookstore to practice their reading skills on some therapy dogs from The Good Dog Foundation. Show More Summary

Compassionate Man Purchases Sea Turtles From Local Food Market and Returns Them to the Ocean

5 months agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

This past week, a truly compassionate man named Arron Culling purchased several sea turtles who were being sold as food at the local market, put them in his truck and returned them one-by-one back to the ocean. found these at the local market got them for 50 bucks drove 5km up the road and let […]

Fiat 500X to revitalise brand in Australia

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Fiat 500X compact SUV will help revitalise the Italian brand in Australia, according to the brand’s local boss. Speaking to CarAdvice at the launch of the new Fiat 500X in Sydney this week, the boss of Fiat Chrysler Australia, Pat Dougherty, said the new model will help Fiat sell some ‘decent volume’. “I think […]

The PB Oldham Prediction and this week’s local by-elections

The average predictions in our prize competition Ash South and Tongham on Guildford (Con defence) Result of council at last election (2015): Conservatives 35, Liberal Democrats 9, Guildford Greenbelt 3, Labour 1 (Conservative majority of 22) Result of ward at last election (2015): Emboldened denotes elected Conservatives 2,299, 2,199, 2,104 (43%) Labour 1,113 (21%) Guildford […]

PA: Berks Transportation Officials Welcome New Federal Roads Bill

Dec. 03--Local transportation officials aren't seeing much bad news in the five-year transportation funding bill Congress is expected to approve this week. The plan would likely maintain the status quo for local road and bridge projects. B

Rogers Buys Halifax Telco Internetworking Atlantic

Rogers has announced this week that it has acquired Internetworking Atlantic Inc. (IAI), a Halifax telecommunications company for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition enables Rogers to offer greater local expertise in the areas of cloud computing, data centre services, fibre networking, and professional services. Show More Summary

Trump 9/11 Claim ‘Vindicated’ In New Video: Was ‘The Donald’ Telling The Truth This Whole Time?

The Donald Trump 9/11 claims that have been dominating headlines for the last few weeks may have found their smoking gun. That’s at least what supporters of “the Donald” want you to think, and they’ve unearthed a local CBS News report from the time of the attacks to “prove” it. Show More Summary

This Week in God, 11.28.15

A group of armed anti-Muslim protesters this week posted the addresses of local Muslims and "Muslim sympathizers" online.

Heightened Security Measures in Brussels Cost Belgium $55Mln Daily

The heightened security measures in the Belgian capital of Brussels, which were in place earlier this week due to the terror threat, cost the country 51.7 million euros (nearly $55 million) daily, local media reported.

All this week’s local by-election results

Carnforth and Millhead (Con defence) on Lancaster Result: Conservative 545 (55% +7%), Labour 320 (32% -3%), Green Party 52 (5% -12%), Liberal Democrat 38 (4%, no candidate in 2015), United Kingdom Indepdendence Party 37 (4%, no candidate in 2015) Conservative HOLD with a majority of 225 (23%) on a swing of 5% from Labour to […]

Ill Wind Blows Some Good for Sydney Local Jones

5 months agoSports / Golf : On Par

Having missed the cut last year, Matt Jones knows that local knowledge alone is not enough to challenge at the Australian Open but the Sydneysider's mastery of the wind has put him right in contention this week.

Use this shopping trick to to keep getting Black Friday prices all week long next week

Black Friday shopping starts tomorrow but even if you don’t feel like dealing with the massive crowds at your local mall, there’s still a way you can get Black Friday prices if you’re smart. In a WiseBread article about how to scoreShow More Summary

Blowoff Thread: Silly Inventions [Y-not]

Here's a silly thread while we all sit, sans pants, waiting for the turkey to roast. A couple of weeks ago I spotted this in our local Hobby Lobby: There's a product for a problem I didn't know existed! Reminded...

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