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Under the hood: Finding stories on auto mechanics, repair shops

The last few years’ economy has been a mixed bag for auto repair shops and parts

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Organizing documents? Tag, categorize into an Excel file

Kate Willson, Vlad Lavrov, Martina Keller, Thomas Maier and Gerard Ryle were part of a collaborative

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Story ideas to follow in residential construction

Much of the focus on home sales lately concerns existing properties, but with signs that residential

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Health dept stats track medical marijuana dollars

Oregon’s medicinal marijuana business is booming, according to an Oregonian story by Noelle Crombie. She writes

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Back to basics: Tips for man-on-the-street stories

The proposed middle class tax cuts that limit income to $250,000 got editors at the Evansville

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Ramadan highlights growing market for halal goods

Ramadan begins tonight, and the month-long Islamic religious observance doesn’t end until the evening of Saturday,

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How not to suck on social media

Author Maria Perez is director of news operations at ProfNet, a free service that helps journalists

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Reporting early on the holiday retail sales season

We are a little more than five months away from the most crucial week in retailing,

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Who benefits from billions in campaign spending?

With four months to go before the November elections, the topic of cash raised by presidential

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WSJ’s Russell Gold shares roadmap for covering energy

Whether he’s covering energy, oil prices, commodities or hurricanes, Russell Gold finds a way to connect

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