Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...packed audience at the Apollo Theatre in London, injuring almost 80 people, seven of them seriously. Al Goldstein, 77, the publisher of Screw magazine who smashed down legal barriers against pornography, died in New York.Today's Birthdays: Country singer...
NFL got it wrong, Peterson should play

...State, where he was a four-year starter for Woody Hayes. He was entering his senior season in 1981 when Collett and his publisher released a book titled "Straight Arrow: The Story of OSU's Art Schlichter."The title might have had staying power...
Moving the needle: United Way's Annual Giving Campaign

...directing them right back into the community." Bartlett, along with fellow 2014 Giving Campaign co-chair Rustan Burton, publisher of the Juneau Empire, have stretched this year's campaign goal to $450,000. Not only do they wish to increase total...
Today in History

...singer Hank Williams III is 42. Actress Mayim Bialik is 39. Model Bridget Hall is 37.Thought for Today: "To escape criticism - do nothing, say nothing, be nothing." - Elbert Hubbard, American author and publisher (1856-1915).
Scammer solicits cash for $350,000 'prize'

...FAIRBANKS - When a man claiming to be from Publishers Clearing House called Barbara Reed and...Then she got suspicious.She called Publishers Clearing House and was told the company...good to be true, it probably is."Publishers Clearing House has created a website...
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

Between September and the holidays, publishers push out a significant chunk of the books they publish for...collection of stories set in contemporary England. Her British publisher says, "Where her last two novels explore how modern England...
Questioned school district curriculum to be replaced

...question, part of the district's newly adopted Reading Wonders curriculum for the fourth grade, will be returned to the publisher with a letter explaining why they did not meet the school district's standards. A few copies of each book will be sent...
Newspaper subscription renewal scam reaches Alaska

...operate under the name Publishers Billing Center. Scammers...different state that the publisher should be ignored...Circulation Billing Services, Publishers Billing Emporium, Readers...Service and Associated Publisher Network.
Sitka artist carries forth Dale DeArmond's teachings

...Sitka Sentinel, established in 1940 by Harold and Ernestine Veatch. (The Poulsons continue to run Sentinel, acting as both publishers and editors.) R.N. DeArmond was also a former newspaperman, and the Poulsons met him and Dale upon their arrival in...
The art of the novella

...inside flap: Too short to be novel, too long to be a short story, the novella is generally unrecognized by academics and publishers. Nonetheless, it is a form beloved and practiced by literature's greatest writers. In the Art of the Novella Series...


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