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October 2020

The clock is ticking: Deadline for entries to the 2017 Barlett & Steele Awards is this Monday, July 31. (Image from Photoshot via Pixabay, CCO Public Domain)

The stakeholders of daylight saving time

On Nov. 1, households across the country will participate in two national rituals: taking down Halloween decorations, and, more urgently, setting their clocks back by an hour.  The biannual switch

More ideas for localizing Halloween retail stories

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the economy. That has afforded business reporters many opportunities to examine how specific industries are being impacted. As Halloween draws closer, reporters would

Localizing Halloween retail stories

Halloween will look very different this year in light of Covid. Although some families and neighborhoods are opting out of trick or treating for safety reasons, sales of Halloween candy are up

Masks: A booming industry

The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on many industries. However, times like these call for creativity and forward thinking in order to make the most of a difficult

Covering personal finance: An introduction

By Dorianne Perrucci Jane Bryant Quinn thought for a moment before answering my question. “Exactly what is personal finance?” Quinn was the journalist whose Washington Post column on personal finance

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