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State of the Art: A Crazy Idea for Funding Local News: Charge People for It

The plan, for any would-be entrepreneur brave enough to try it, goes like this: Hire some very good journalists; just one or two are O.K. to start. Turn them loose on a large metropolitan area — try San Francisco, Los ...

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Side Benefit to Amazon’s Headquarters Contest: Local Expertise

The company did not realize until it saw the application from Louisville, Ky., the person said, that there is a large pool of technical talent within 200 miles of the city and a local public-private partnership that helps train students ...

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F.C.C. to Loosen Rules on Local Media Ownership

Photo Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has said he is trying to create a more level playing field for traditional and online media. Credit Eric Thayer for The New York Times WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission ...

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Yankees being pushed by MLB, local pols to add protective netting

The young girl struck in the face by a foul ball at Wednesday’s Yankees game remained hospitalized one day later at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in Manhattan. Local politicians vowed to ramp up the heat Thursday to pressure the ...

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Bits: Daily Report: A Light Local Hand on Tech

Photo Ford Fusion cars mapped out the streets of Pittsburgh last week before the introduction of driverless vehicles by Uber. Credit Jeff Swensen for The New York Times “If you want to see the future, head to Pittsburgh” is probably ...

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Convoy Sees Itself as the Uber of Local Trucking

Photo Convoy, a start-up founded by former Amazon employees, will announce on Wednesday that it has raised $ 16 million in a new investment round led by Greylock Partners. Credit KC McGinnis for The New York Times SEATTLE — It ...

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F.A.A. Drone Laws Start to Clash With Stricter Local Rules

Photo Steven Brajdic flying a drone at Drones Plus in Miami. Credit Ryan Stone for The New York Times MIAMI — Frank Carollo, a longtime member of the City Council here, had worked for several weeks fine-tuning a proposal to ...

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Nike Embraces Weather App in Campaign to Sell Gear Suited to Local Conditions

Photo Rob Gronkowski, star tight end for the New England Patriots, in Nike’s in-app ad “Snow Day.” Nike, a brand that made its name by getting on famous feet, wants to bring its swoosh to more consumers’ fingertips. Starting next ...

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Rachel Roy taps local foodies to model fall line

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, October 8, 2015, 5:24 PM Claire Cali Misterkrisp founder Jessica Siskin wears a .$ 179 black sleeveless pleated high-low dress. Enlarge Claire Cali/Claire Cali Panatea founder Jessica Lloyd wears a $ 169 color-blocked houndstooth dress. ...

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