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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 ( - 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...

California bills on guns, police video and pension funds await governor's signature

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-03

State lawmakers on Wednesday sent the governor bills that would ban concealed guns from schools and college campuses in California, make it a felony for police officers to alter or delete video...

Governor vetoes drone bill, signs revenge porn measure

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-10

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday vetoed legislation to restrict the use of drones over private property.

Residents flee huge California wildfire; governor declares emergency

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-13

A fast-moving wildfire expanded quickly overnight in Lake and Napa counties spreading a path of destruction through a patchwork of local communities.

'Don't let the sunshine fool you,' South Carolina governor says as flood disaster continues

Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-06

After days of historic rain and flooding that tore through South Carolina’s capital city, the sun came out Tuesday, yet officials warned of trying times ahead as residents cope with the misery of...

California nurses union endorses Gavin Newsom in governor's race

Los Angeles Times – 2015-12-03

A labor union representing nurses throughout California gave Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom an early endorsement in his 2018 campaign for governor  Wednesday. The Democratic hopeful was set to speak to the...

Let the governor fill vacant legislative seats instead of costly special elections

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-07

The legislative year begins with a conspicuous vacancy. Not because a lawmaker got convicted or died, but because he leaped the fence for greener pastures. Meaning money. While lush green in...

Is he or isn't he? Tom Steyer isn't saying whether he'll run for governor

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-24

Everywhere you turned in politics last week, you could have bumped into Tom Steyer or his obsessions. On a South Carolina debate stage, Democratic presidential candidates touted the importance to...

Marco Rubio gets the backing of South Carolina governor

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-18

More from Trail Guide Hillary Clinton receives endorsement from Planned Parenthood Republican debate: Trump and Cruz go from bromance to sparring partners Donald Trump is stuck on Jeb Bush like a dog...

VIDEO: Parent governor role to be scrapped

BBC – 2016-03-18

Parent governor role will go as part of the sweeping changes published by the government

Virginia governor vetoes bill to label books 'sexually explicit' in schools

Yahoo! News – 2016-04-05

By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - Virginia's governor vetoed a bill on Monday that would have made the state the first in the country to require that parents be notified if students...

Mississippi governor signs law that allows businesses to refuse service to gay couples

Los Angeles Times – 2016-04-06

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a controversial bill into law on Tuesday that could allow businesses and government workers to deny services to lesbian and gay couples. Bryant said in a...

Safe bet or spontaneity? Governor's race could be a referendum on presidential politics

Los Angeles Times – 2016-05-19

The theory is that after this raucous presidential election runs its depressing course, voters will be sick of polarizing politicians. Disgusted Californians will then embrace a refreshingly...

Felons in county jails could vote under bill sent to governor

Los Angeles Times – 2016-08-17

Essential Politics: Ban on the release of body camera video showing officer's death clears Senate, actors may keep their age a secret on job websites Aug. 16, 2016, 12:40 p.m. Welcome to Essential...

Bill sent to governor targets the use of drones in already unlawful activities

Los Angeles Times – 2016-08-24

Essential Politics: California Assembly agrees to extend climate change law Aug. 24, 2016, 12:23 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. We've...

Police agencies could soon charge more for concealed-weapon permits under bill headed to governor

Los Angeles Times – 2016-08-31

Essential Politics: Live updates on a flurry of final votes in the California Legislature Aug. 30, 2016, 12:26 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics...

Smoking would be banned on California college campuses under bill sent to governor

Los Angeles Times – 2016-08-30

Essential Politics: Live updates on a flurry of final votes in the California Legislature Aug. 30, 2016, 12:26 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics...

Hermine hits Florida coast as first hurricane in a decade; at least one fatality, governor says

Los Angeles Times – 2016-09-02

Hermine tore across northern Florida on Friday as the first hurricane to hit the state in more than a decade, killing one person, raising a storm surge that destroyed beachside buildings and toppling...

Tim Kaine, who is opposed to the death penalty, explains why he allowed executions as governor

Los Angeles Times – 2016-10-05

Vice presidential debate updates: The winner? Our analysts say Pence came out ahead Oct. 4, 2016, 10:43 p.m. With no lack of interruptions, rivals Tim Kaine and Mike Pence defend their respective...

Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Awards at 80: Shortlists

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-10-11

Opening a ninth decade, the high-visibility Canadian Governor General's award series in literature has seven categories, each in both French and English. The post Canada’s Governor General’s...

'First Dog' Sutter Brown remains in poor health, governor's office says

Los Angeles Times – 2016-10-15

Essential Politics: Senate candidates answer our questions, Issa's congressional district goes from 'leans Republican' to 'toss up' Oct. 14, 2016, 4:02 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily feed...

From the Archives: Tom Hayden is serious about running for governor. So why is he having fun?

Los Angeles Times – 2016-10-24

Editor’s note: Tom Hayden, one of the nation’s best-known champion of liberal causes, has died in Santa Monica at the age of 76. Hayden served a total of 18 years in the California Assembly and...

Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Award Winners Named

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-10-26

'To question who we are and what we aspire to be,' Canada's eight-decade-old literary awards announce their 2016 winners in French and English. The post Canada’s Governor General’s...

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