AstroTurf

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First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

‘Cloudy’ skies expected for Asheville’s Moogfest at student-created gathering space

CLEMSON — Event-goers at this year’s Moogfest in Asheville, N.C., will see clouds in the air — five, to be precise — no matter what the weather proves to be.That is because 17 Clemson University architecture students have been given the task of creating ... [Published Clemson University - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Bid approved for Vanier turf field job

The sports centre commission has approved a low bid of $562,551 from Leighton Contracting of Courtenay to convert the all-weather pitch at Vanier Secondary into a synthetic turf field.The commission has also approved a $435,000 contract award for turf ... [Published Comox Valley Record - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

10 Tuesday AM Reads

Good Tax Day morning.  Here’s what I’m reading so far: • On tax day, who wants the rich to pay more? ( MarketWatch ) see also TurboTax Maker Astroturf Campaign Against Free, Simple Tax Filing ( Talking Points Memo ) • Yangtze River Delta becomes epicentre ... [Published The Big Picture Blog - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

The Saturday Morning News

Seattlepi.com Sinks Ever Lower: Under the neighborhoods section on the site's homepage there's a link to "Capitol Hill." That takes you to a blog written by someone named Charlette LeFevre, who identifies herself as a member of the newly launched ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Sound Off: April 12

TNR There are thousands of people across this county and city feeding cats. There are a very few taking time and money to trap, fix and give their shots, ear-tip those cats, and yet those are the people that Nathan Small, Ms. Pedroza and Gil Sorg have ... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Where to Drink with Your Dog and Kid

Give the babysitter a night off and grab your pup’s leash. These 10 kid- and dog-friendly brewpubs have fun games, special menus, and more for the whole family.by Archana RamBlind Lady Ale House in Normal Heights | Photo by Luis GarciaAleSmith Brewing ... [Published San Diego Magazine - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Primer on who subverted the NLRB election at Volkswagen

On Wednesday the UAW subpoenaed Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam (R) and 18 other state officials to appear at the NLRB hearing into third-party intervention in the union election at Volkswagen in Chattanooga. Given the dizzying array ... [Published The Hill - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Businesses Share Some "Tips" on $15 Minimum Wage Debate

I got a press release this morning from OneSeattle, the business group that's recently organized around the minimum wage debate . "OneSeattle Coalition shares some 'tips' on minimum compensation & the $15 debate," read the subject line. The press release ... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Businesses push back on minimum-wage demands

A group that includes the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and the Washington Restaurant Association announced the formation today of a new business coalition, OneSeattle, to counter the minimum-wage demands made by  by unions and 15 Now acti ... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Mainstreaming climate change: The most important issue of our age

By on Apr 10, 2014 in Best Practices , Economy , Featured , Green | Sustainability , Story ideasTweetYears ago, Gannett pioneered “mainstreaming” of minorities and others on the margins of conventional news coverage. For example, instead of having a minority ... [Published National Center for Business Journalism - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking ground for astroturf

ST Catherine’s School broke ground recently with the construction of the new multi-functional artificial sports turf.After seeing the great disadvantage that Zululand schools hockey has without the means of astroturf exposure, the Parents Teaching Association ... [Published Zululand Observer - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Audit report due

THE BARBADOS FOOTBALL Association (BFA) hopes to hear from FIFA shortly.And this time it won’t be UEFA president Michel Platini doing the talking.All that is left now for the financially strapped association to do is await a report, after FIFA completed ... [Published Barbados Daily Nation - Apr 09 2014]

Quotes

After a few parliamentary preliminaries, Dirksen quoted Victor Hugo (of Les Miserables fame): "Stronger than all the armies is an idea whose time has come." That set the tone
...press conference that, "members of the Tennessee Senate will not view unionization as in the best interest of Tennessee," and that lawmakers would "have a difficult time convincing our citizens to support any Volkswagen incentive package."
OneSeattle Totally Isn't An Astroturf Group: "[I t seems hard to argue that 75-100 people can be somehow artificially manufactured but there you go" the group's spokesman tells msnbc. Twitter decided to be lame and suspend the hilarious parody site 's Twitter account
I got a press release this morning from OneSeattle, the business group that's recently organized around the minimum wage debate . "OneSeattle Coalition shares some 'tips' on minimum compensation & the $15 debate" read the subject line. The press release announced their new website, 1seattle.org . (That link may or may not work, more on that in a second.)

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10 Tuesday AM Reads [Published The Big Picture Blog - Apr 15 2014]
From Dragons Den to playing for England [Published Nouse.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
A bipartisan Republican who championed civil ri... [Published News Works - Apr 14 2014]
A Primer on the Antiunion Campaign at Volkswagen [Published Truth Out - Apr 14 2014]
The Saturday Morning News [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 12 2014]
Derby Day…and More! Pebble Beach Equestrian Cen... [Published Prlog - Apr 12 2014]
How to block a minimum wage hike [Published MSNBC - Apr 12 2014]
McGill to hold 50th Vanier Cup game as Molson S... [Published McGill University - Apr 12 2014]
Sound Off: April 12 [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - Apr 12 2014]
Where to Drink with Your Dog and Kid [Published San Diego Magazine - Apr 12 2014]
Primer on who subverted the NLRB election at Vo... [Published The Hill - Apr 11 2014]
Businesses Share Some "Tips" on $15 Minimum Wag... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 11 2014]
Saint Johns County rated as top place in nation... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 11 2014]
Businesses push back on minimum-wage demands [Published Seattle Times - Apr 11 2014]
Hampshire: New country houses coming to the market [Published CountryLife Online - Apr 10 2014]
Mainstreaming climate change: The most importan... [Published National Center for Business Journalism - Apr 10 2014]
The Importance of Being Nicky [Published Gnom.es - Apr 10 2014]
Toy Trust seven-a-side returns [Published Toys 'n' Playthings - Apr 10 2014]
Westerly Relay for Life may move to Stonington [Published Westerly Sun - Apr 10 2014]
Palmer’s College celebrate league triumph [Published Your Thurrock - Apr 10 2014]
Breaking ground for astroturf [Published Zululand Observer - Apr 10 2014]
Los Angeles’ quirky underbelly [Published Time Out Dubai - Apr 09 2014]
Audit report due [Published Barbados Daily Nation - Apr 09 2014]
April 1 - 2014 Mini Paceman GoalCooper [Published Serious Wheels - Apr 09 2014]
DTC Does the Time Warp for 2014-'15 Season of N... [Published Dallas Observer - Apr 08 2014]
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10 Tuesday AM Reads [Published The Big Picture Blog - Apr 15 2014]
Good Tax Day morning.  Here’s what I’m reading so far: • On tax day, who wants the rich to pay more? ( MarketWatch ) see also TurboTax Maker Astroturf Campaign Against Free, Simple Tax Filing ( Talking Points Memo ) • Yangtze River Delta becomes epicentre ...
The Saturday Morning News [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 12 2014]
Seattlepi.com Sinks Ever Lower: Under the neighborhoods section on the site's homepage there's a link to "Capitol Hill." That takes you to a blog written by someone named Charlette LeFevre, who identifies herself as a member of the newly launched ...
Businesses Share Some "Tips" on $15 Minimum Wag... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Apr 11 2014]
I got a press release this morning from OneSeattle, the business group that's recently organized around the minimum wage debate . "OneSeattle Coalition shares some 'tips' on minimum compensation & the $15 debate," read the subject line. The press release ...
Comcast Or Monsanto: Who Will Win The Worst Com... [Published The Consumerist - Apr 07 2014]
A seed company and a cable company are all that remain of the 32 bad businesses that paraded into the Worst Company In America Arenadome only a few weeks back. One is a battle-tested vet with a Golden Poo on its mantlepiece; the other a tournament ...
Journalism and Astroturfing [Published Crooked Timber - Mar 27 2014]
Back when Nick Confessore broke the Tech Central Station scandal another journalist wrote a very good piece about the problems that you got when journalism merged into astroturfing. For years—literally years—I’ve been writing about Astroturf organizing ...
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