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If I were supernatural, I might choose to be an awning fairy. My mission? Roaming the land, eradicating horrible awnings with the touch of my sparkly magic wand. (By roaming, I mean that I would be flying, of course.)
In the past few days, Verizon and GoDaddy.com have both reversed courses, pushed to change policies and proclamations by a groundswell of customer dissatisfaction. After thousands of customers switched away from GoDaddy.com domains, prompted to do so by a social media campaign headed by Reddit users, the company reversed its approval of the SOPA Internet-censorship bill. Verizon’s ill-conceived $2 fee for one-time online payments couldn’t even survive 24 hours, immediately targeted by vocal web users. Both companies are just the latest examples of an age-old expression given a modern twist: The active social media customer is always right.
Here’s TIME’s cringeworthy roundup of the most embarrassing political missteps of the year
SALEM — Doubters rolled their eyes eight years ago with the announcement that Max Williams would be the next director of the state prison system.
Two drastically different but equally compelling stories dominated local news in 2011. The line-of-duty death of Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter — the first in the town’s history — tied for first place with the community-dividing labor dispute between union longshore workers and EGT, as voted by members of The Daily News staff.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — A measure to enhance campaign finance disclosure is one of a handful of new laws that takes effect Sunday.