By Rene Wisely Free Press Special Writer Published 9:00 p.m. UTC Aug 8, 2018 Sushi doughnuts, more places to get fit and birds on shopping bags hand-sewn by immigrant women are what's coming to southeast Oakland downtowns and streetfronts. Beverly Hills A sushi doughnut? Classes on sake? Bento boxes to go? All of these will be part of the offerings at Blu Bar Sushi, opening soon at 31225 Southfield Road, in the former Beverly Hills Hair Care for Men location. Business partners Bruce Cobb and Steve Campbell want to add some international flavor to the community at this 900-square-foot spot with seating for 40 people, a bar and a liquor license, Cobb said. “We think we will do a big carry-out business,” Cobb said. One of the menu’s stars is the sushi doughnut, a sushi roll molded into its famous shape. It will be stuffed with tuna or crab then topped with salmon, sesame seeds, yum yum sauce and more. “They’re doing these a lot … [Read more...] about Coming to a town near you: Sushi doughnuts, places to get fit and birds on bags
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Patrick Cannarozzi and Andrew Halfman have been promoted from digital strategists to senior digital strategists by Vladimir Jones, a Colorado Springs advertising, marketing and public relations agency. Both of them have been with the agency for 3½ years. Cannarozzi has a bachelor's degree in marketing and management from University of South Carolina. Halfman has a bachelor's degree in organizational communication from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and a master's degree in strategic communication from Washington State University. … [Read more...] about Movers & Shakers: Patrick Cannarozzi and Andrew Halfman
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A copy of the East Central Reporter landed in select mailboxes in 2016 with the look of a typical local newspaper.It had a community calendar. It listed high school sports statistics. And it contained an article about a statehouse candidate’s pitch to voters.But was that story news? Or was it a novel form of political advertising?Recently obtained documents and interviews show that an organization called Think Freely Media helped fund the operation that produced the article for the East Central Reporter’s website. As a nonprofit, Think Freely is forbidden by federal law from engaging in politics, and it has described the articles it funded as news.But State Board of Elections records also show a political committee, Liberty Principles, paid the same private company to publish the story in a print newspaper and mail it. That group, which state law says must spend its money on politicking, has labeled such content political ads.What these organizations have in common is one … [Read more...] about Conservative Illinois publications blur lines between journalism, politics
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement U.S. Supported by ByMiriam Jordan April 6, 2018 It is H-1B visa season, and American companies seeking high-skilled foreign workers have been rushing to submit applications for visas since the government started accepting them on Monday. The petitions arrived by the truckload to government processing centers. Hailed by proponents as vital to American innovation, the program has also been criticized for displacing United States workers with cheaper foreign labor. Critics also want to end special work permits issued to some spouses of workers on H-1B visas. What is the H-1B visa? It is a temporary visa that employers use to hire foreigners in “specialty occupations” for which there are not enough skilled American workers to fill available jobs. The workers must have at least a bachelor’s degree. It enables those employed to … [Read more...] about What Are H-1B Visas, and Do They Hurt American Workers?