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How to cover the “Buy Local” movement

“Buy local” campaigns have been gaining traction for the last decade. But that doesn’t mean you can’t find fresh and interesting angles to cover them. This blog covers a few new ways

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Four fresh angles on Memorial Day coverage

Memorial Day is more than just backyard barbecue picnics—it’s about commemorating those who died while serving America. Here are four fresh business angles you can cover as the holiday approaches.

Reporting on small business

Five tips on reporting on small business

President Obama dubs small businesses as the “backbone of our economy and the cornerstone of our community.” Data backs this up. The ADP National Employment Report reflects small businesses created

Story ideas for covering small businesses

The 28 million small businesses in America employ more than half of the entire workforce, contribute most to the production of new jobs and are responsible for almost half of

New face of entrepreneurship

Despite being dealt one of the worst economic situations in recent history, Millennials are optimistic about money. This is especially true in the U.S. where, according to a Pew Research

Snow, the story that just keeps on giving

You can’t “pahk yah cah in Hahvuhd Yahd” right now, and things are about to get worse. A new winter storm has covered the South in ice and snow and

For big cities, big storms have a big cost

Move the snow first, and worry about the cost later, Massachusetts’ new governor, Charlie Baker, declared this week. But the record snowstorms have already claimed one casualty: Beverly Scott, the

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