How lawmakers are making money at the same time

A book deal brought in more than $ 380,000 for US Senator Tammy Duckworth last year before the recent publication of her memoir, according to federal documents. The Hoffman Estates Democrat was the only member of the congressional delegation representing the western, northwest or northern suburbs to benefit from the …

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The Ames phenomenon leads to an author event

A 944-page book titled “The Eighth Life (For Brilka)” was a huge hit at Dog-Eared Books, an independent bookstore in downtown Ames. It sells at a rate of around 100: 1 compared to similar bookstores, and the success led to an in-store event at 11 a.m. on Sunday, which will …

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True tales: water problems | Cantonal citizen

By George T. Comeau Historic flooding in the 1880s observed at the Revere & Son mill (Courtesy of the Canton Historical Society) The following is an excerpt from “Water Problems,” the latest installment of True Tales from Canton’s Past by local historian George T. Comeau. It has been a very …

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Opportunities and Rewards | ArtsHub Australia

OPPORTUNITIES Jump to:THE WINNERS OF THE WEEKPRESELECTED AND FINALISTS REWARDS: Creative writing competition for young Australian writers Focusing on the challenges and resilience of post-pandemic recovery, young writers are invited to submit a creative writing article showcasing authentic experiences and feelings and promoting positive mental well-being. The competition is open …

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Northampton-based Winning Writers announces the winners of the 20th annual Wergle Flomp humorous poetry competition

Winning Writers, a Northampton-based company providing online resources for poets and writers, has announced the winners of its 20th annual Wergle Flomp humorous poetry competition. Anonymous US-based writer Koss took top prize among more than 5,600 participants with her poem “My Therapist Sez” – “a tumultuous tour through sessions with …

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