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Time Inc. being bought by Meredith for roughly $1.8 billion

NEW YORK (AP) — Meredith Corp. says it is buying Time Inc. for about $1.8 billion in a deal that joins two giant magazine companies. Meredith brings with it a portfolio that includes Better Homes & Gardens, Family Circle, allrecipes and Shape, while Time Inc.’s properties include Time, Sports Illustrated, People, Fortune and Entertainment More...

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By Associated Press On Thursday, November 16th, 2017

FCC weakens media ownership limits

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal regulators have weakened rules meant to support independent local media. Now, one company can own newspapers and broadcast stations in one market, undoing a ban in place since 1975. More...

By United Press International On Saturday, November 4th, 2017

GOP billionaire donor Mercer leaves firm, sells stake in Breitbart News

LOS ANGELES (UPI) — Conservative billionaire donor Robert Mercer on Friday announced he will step down as co-CEO of a $97 billion investment fund and sell his stake in Breitbart News. In a letter to investors, More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, October 30th, 2017

Donated tree, tornado exercise, repair work among items of business in Raymond board meeting

RAYMOND (Heartland Newsfeed) — In the financial meeting held by the Raymond Village Board held on Monday, October 16, an update was presented regarding the cleaning of the fire hydrants and water tower, further More...

By United Press International On Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Facebook release: We’re now requiring disclosures for political ads

MENLO PARK, Calif. (UPI) — Facebook on Friday said it is going to start requiring buyers of political advertisements to verify their identities and disclose who paid for the ads. The move brings Facebook More...

By United Press International On Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Burundi completes withdrawal process from International Criminal Court

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (UPI) — Burundi officially withdrew from the International Criminal Court on Friday, a year after the government initiated proceedings saying the court was biased against African nations. The More...

By United Press International On Friday, October 27th, 2017

White House, FEMA statements: we have no involvement in restoring electricity to Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON/SAN JUAN, P.R. (UPI) — The White House and the Federal Emergency Management Agency each said Friday they had nothing to do with the hiring of a small Montana company to restore electricity in Puerto More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, October 27th, 2017

Conservative student group sues SIUE administration for restricting freedom of speech

EAST ST. LOUIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — A conservative student group filed suit against Southern Illinois University officials Wednesday for restricting student expression and freedom of speech on the Edwardsville More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, October 27th, 2017

Nokomis Police Department citations and arrests from October 2 to October 15, 2017

NOKOMIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — The following citations and warrants were completed between October 2 and October 15, 2017 by the Nokomis Police Department: David L. Hicks, 44, of Nokomis was cited for breach More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Kid Rock says he is not running for Senate in Michigan

DETROIT (UPI) — Kid Rock clarified Tuesday on The Howard Stern Show that he will not be running for Senate in Michigan in 2018. “[Expletive] no I’m not running for Senate. Are you [expletive] More...