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Booksellers Urge Colorado Governor to Back Online Sales Tax

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-11

A group of Colorado independent booksellers as well as the ABA and Mountains and Plains...

Madison 'Capital Times' Lawsuit Against Governor Dismissed

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-10

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Capital Times newspaper that claimed Gov. Jim Doyle's office improperly delayed the release of public records.

Publicist: Ousted Illinois governor to write book

AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-03-03

Rod Blagojevich, the first U.S. governor in more than 20 years to be removed from office by impeachment, signed a deal Monday to write a book "exposing the dark side of politics," his publicist...

'Reno Gazette-Journal' Appeals Judge's Ruling On Governor's E-mails

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-02

The Reno Gazette-Journal is appealing a judge's decision to deny public access to nearly 100 e-mails sent by Gov. Jim Gibbons from his state account.

Raleigh Paper Counters Governor's Criticism

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-31

¿Surely Governor Easley didn't mean it quite the way he said it,¿ the editorial began, later defending the paper's coverage of troubled state probation and mental health systems. Gov. Mike...

Details of governor's arrest show newspapers still relevant

International Herald Tribune – 2008-12-15

Illinois governor's demands testify to the importance of The Chicago Tribune's reporting.

Governor sought firing of Chicago Tribune editorial writer

Chicago Tribune – 2008-12-10

Editorial board's criticism of governor spurred bid to tie aid for Wrigley rehab to firing, complaint says Angry over critical editorials, Gov. Rod Blagojevich threatened to withhold state money for...

UPDATED: 'Chicago Tribune' Delayed Governor Wiretap Stories At Fed's Request

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-09

U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, who ordered the arrest of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich Tuesday morning, said that at his office's request the Chicago Tribune agreed to delay publication of a...

David Morrissey joins "Walking Dead" cast as Governor

Yahoo! News – 2012-02-25

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - British actor David Morrissey has been cast as The Governor in the hit zombie series "The Walking Dead," AMC said Friday. The Governor, from Robert Kirkman's "Walking...

Meet the children's writers vying for the Governor General's award

CBC – 2012-11-07

The five writers vying for the Governor General's Literary Award for children's writing describe what inspires their imaginations.

Joseph Boyden, Austin Clarke up for Governor General's lit awards

CBC – 2013-10-02

Joseph Boyden and Austin Clarke are among the latest nominees for the Governor General's Literary Awards, one of Canada's most venerable arts honours.

'The Walking Dead': Steven Yeun On Glenn's Governor Vendetta, 'Epic' Season 4 Premiere Action Scene

The Huffington Post – 2013-10-11

"The Walking Dead" returns for its Season 4 premiere this Sunday (Oct., 13 at 9 p.m. ET on AMC), and when we catch up with our scrappy band of survivors at the prison, things will look a little...

Ex-Minnesota governor alleges 'American Sniper' defamed him

Yahoo! News – 2014-07-08

By Todd Melby ST. PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - Jurors in a federal trial that began on Tuesday will hear videotaped testimony from a late Navy SEAL accused of defamation by former Minnesota Governor Jesse...

Ex-Minnesota Governor Ventura alleges 'American Sniper' defamed him

Yahoo! News – 2014-07-09

By Todd Melby ST. PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - A late Navy SEAL accused of defamation by former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura described an alleged altercation between the two men in 2006 in a videotaped...

Ex-Minnesota governor: no fight with 'American Sniper' author

Yahoo! News – 2014-07-12

By Todd Melby ST PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura said Friday he has not been in a fight in decades as he took the stand in his trial accusing a former Navy SEAL sniper...

Ex-Minnesota governor says TV career halted by sniper's claims

Yahoo! News – 2014-07-15

By David Bailey ST. PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura told a court on Monday his income dropped by 90 percent a year after his reputation was damaged by what he called a...

Ex-Minnesota governor to resume testifying in defamation trial

Yahoo! News – 2014-07-14

Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura was expected to return to the witness stand on Monday at his defamation trial accusing a former Navy SEAL sniper of making up an encounter at a bar in 2006...

Ex-Minnesota governor was rolling on ground-Navy SEAL

Yahoo! News – 2014-07-16

By David Bailey ST. PAUL Minn. (Reuters) - A Navy SEAL told a court on Tuesday he saw former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura on his back outside a bar in 2006, although he did not see if he had been...

Minnesota ex-Governor Ventura wins defamation suit against former Navy SEAL

Yahoo! News – 2014-07-30

A federal jury in St. Paul on Tuesday ruled that former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura had been defamed by a passage in a book by a former Navy SEAL who claimed the two had gotten into a bar fight....

Former deputy rips Florida Governor Scott in new book

Yahoo! News – 2014-08-27

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Florida's former Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll has slammed Governor Rick Scott's leadership team, describing it in a new book as a...

King Wins Canada's Governor General’s Award

Publishers Weekly – 2014-11-19

Thomas King won in the fiction category for 'The Back of the Turtle' (HarperCollins Canada), his first novel in 15 years.

Minnesota ex-governor Ventura sues HarperCollins over 'Sniper' book

Reuters – 2014-12-17

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura has sued HarperCollins Publishing, saying he was defamed in passage from a book it put out from an ex-Navy SEAL who claimed...

Jeb Bush, the tech-savvy 'e-governor,' releases chapter one of his e-book

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-02-12

The book is an effort to 'tell the story of a life of a governor' through 'the use of [Bush's] emails.'

Doubleday Canada To Publish Solitude By Governor General's Award-winner Michael Harris

CNW – 2015-04-15

TORONTO, April 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Doubleday Canada is delighted to announce the acquisition of Solitude, a new work of non-fiction by Michael Harris. The deal for Canada English language rights was s...

Governor Signs Repeal of Newspaper Recycling Requirement

Editor & Publisher – 2015-04-20

Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law Assembly Bill 11, repealing an outdated requirement that has been troublesome for newspaper publishers.    The law eliminates the newspaper recycling...

'It's a new day in South Carolina,' governor says of Confederate flag vote

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-09

South Carolina will take down the Confederate battle flag from the Capitol grounds Friday, officials announced hours after the House of Representatives ended a grueling 13-hour debate with a historic...

Governor's finance office opposes bill raising minimum wage in California

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-11

Citing significant new costs to the state and a negative effect on businesses, the Brown administration's Finance Department is opposing a bill that would raise California's $9 minimum wage to $11 an...

Wisconsin governor to take the plunge

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-13

Welcome to your campaign trail guide, a daily tour through the twists and turns of the 2016 presidential campaign. It's Monday, July 13 and here's what we're watching: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker...

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