Newspapers to offer advance sale of advertising inserts | News, Sports, Jobs

Newspapers to offer advance sale of advertising inserts | News, Sports, Jobs

Newspaper employees will be out in force on Wednesday in the parking lot of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and at Stacey’s Dance Studio, 205 Pike St., in Marietta, with advance packs of holiday ad inserts, a pre-holiday tradition that will continue. (File Photo) PARKERSBURG — A tradition continues at The … Read more

Fred Hickman, who helped launch CNN Sports and YES Network, dead at 66

New York CNN Business  —  Fred Hickman, a pioneering sports broadcaster and anchor who helped to launch two major cable networks and influenced and informed a generation of sports journalists and fans, has died. Hickman, who turned 66 on October 16, died peacefully in hospital after battling liver cancer according to his widow Sheila. “A … Read more

Inflation, gas prices looming over sports biz, concessions

CHICAGO (AP) — Sitting on a bench in front of Soldier Field, about to watch his beloved Chicago Bears play in person, money wasn’t exactly a big concern for Corey Metzger. Or any concern, really. “This trip has been a long time in the making, and I’m splurging whatever I got to spend to make … Read more

Clean coal? South Ogden company envisions global transformation | News, Sports, Jobs

1 / 3 This undated photo shows a plant that processes raw coal and coal waste to produce char, which can be burned in coal power plants at a 75% reduction in pollution, according to South Ogden-based Blue Sky Energy Corp. Photo supplied, Blue Sky Energy Corp. 2 / 3 In this Sept. … Read more

Champlain College’s Esports Program Launches a New Era of School Athletics | Tech | Seven Days

click to enlarge Luke Awtry Andrew Campanella Andrew Campanella’s eyes narrowed in concentration as he stared at the computer monitor where the competition was growing fierce. His fingers flew across the keyboard, the … Read more

Vienna officials discuss incentives for hiring police officers | News, Sports, Jobs

Vienna Mayor Randy Rapp shares his thoughts on the hiring incentives for police officers during the Vienna City Council meeting on Thursday. Also pictured is city recorder Melissa Elam. (Photo by James Dobbs) Vienna Police Chief Mike Pifer gives a presentation on the officer hiring shortage and how to incentivise certified … Read more

Alexis Ohanian gets sports award, calls for reforms in NWSL

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexis Ohanian called out the need for a safe work environment in the National Women’s Soccer League while receiving the Champions for Equality Award at the annual Salute to Women in Sports event on Wednesday night. The former executive chairman of Reddit is a founding investor of the newest women’s professional … Read more

It’s important to submit an SBA loan application | News, Sports, Jobs

TALLAHASSEE – FEMA may refer survivors of Hurricane Ian to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) with information on how to apply for a disaster loan. Homeowners, renters, business owners and certain nonprofits may be eligible. It’s important to submit the loan application as soon as possible. If your application is … Read more

Crown Prince unveils Savvy Game strategy to invest SR142 billion in esports

RIYADH — Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Chairman of the Board of Savvy Games Group, unveiled on Thursday the group’s strategy. The Crown Prince said: “Savvy Games Group is one part of our ambitious strategy aiming to make Saudi Arabia the ultimate global hub for the games and esports sector by 2030. “We are … Read more