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Love Filled the Amazon Neighborhood Air

Amazon Neighborhood residents have complained that there should be more events that bring people together in the neighborhood. This was not the case on Saturday at the corner of 24th and Hilyard St. Rhythm & Blooms flower shop set-up an … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: J-Schools Get an F in Finance

The blog post on Newspaper Death Watch criticized journalism school for their ancient teaching methods and their lack of ability to acknowledge to change the curriculum to address the changing field.   I agree with some of the statements made … Continue reading

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Local Businesses Continue Reigning Despite Economic Drought

Amazon neighborhood members modify expenses because of economic recession. By: Whitney Highfield The downfall of the economy has closed small businesses across the country. Cutting expenses and looking for bargains has become a trend in households. The businesses located for … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Ad for Google

Recent tweets from chief executive of Google hint that Google may be advertising during the Super Bowl. “Can’t wait to watch the Superbowl tomorrow. Be sure to watch the ads in the 3rd quarter,” Eric Schmidt tweeted. Google’s current ad … Continue reading

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Dog Walkers Breaking the Law

Once again on this sunny Sunday I found myself enjoying Amazon Park, but today was different from past trips to the park. Tennis balls were flying past me left and right, mud was being splashed on my legs as little … Continue reading

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Notes from Humble Bagel

2:50 Order a veggie sandwich and 12 oz latte from a girl more interested in her co-worker’s story about her dad then me, the customer. 2:53 Latte made—so hot! Two high school girls sit at the middle table sharing a … Continue reading

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Digital Cheating: “e-motional” affairs

These days social networking sites and new technology are not only for keeping in touch with friends, but are now leading people to cheat through words and emotions. Today Show’s Sex Therapist Ian Kerner said new technology has been leading people … Continue reading

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Apple Tablet

There has been mention during class about the new tablet Apple plans to produce. I was not really sure what the extend of it was, it sounded like another device that will cost a lot of money and be updated … Continue reading

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Activities in the Amazon Neighborhood

After spending the sunny afternoon walking Amazon Park on Thursday and hearing the positive feelings about the park I thought I would spend a day enjoying the area with its residents. I put on my running shoes and set out … Continue reading

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Speeding Problems Concern Amazon Residents

Today in the Amazon neighborhood we met a variety of people. Because of the sunny afternoon the Amazon Park was filled with children and their parents. We talked to one father who brought his son to the park after school. … Continue reading

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