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Use Census Data to Cover Valentine’s Day in Your Community

Chances are your newsroom runs topical feature stories around each holiday. Census data can be a valuable tool to help you delve deeper and find more interesting angles for these topical stories.

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we’ll use it as an example.

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10 Consumer Issues Reporters on Twitter

Consumer products, trends and problems make for good local business stories, especially as retail heats up

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Retail And Money: Covering The Black Friday Backlash

Recreational Equipment Inc. members got a surprising email this week. The outdoor outfitters collective, known as

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Story Ideas From The 2015 Forbes 400 Billionaires List

  Forbes’ 2015 list of the 400 richest Americans is out, and it offers a goldmine

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Story Ideas For Covering ‘Christmas Creep’

  It used to be that department stores waited until Oct. 1 before putting up their

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Five Tips for Covering Women-Owned Businesses

  Women own nearly 10 million businesses in the United States, and that number continues to

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Millennials And Money: Why Cell Phones Are Fine

We told you about the Pew Research Center study showing that millennials have different attitudes toward

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Millennials And Money: Cell Phone Attitudes

Millennials may not remember a time before mobile phones, so it isn’t surprising their attitudes toward

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Five Tips On Covering Restaurant And Retail Worker Wage Strikes

Have you read about the growing number of fast food workers going on strike for $15

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Food And Money: Shake Shack, The New Burger Powerhouse

Wherever there’s a Shake Shack, you’ll find a line of people. Danny Meyer’s 71 upscale burger stands

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