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Election's over; it's time to focus on jobs and economy

The election is over. And according to John Arensmeyer, founder and CEO of Small Business Majority, a national small business advocacy program, there are key areas that small businesses, the Obama Administration and Congress need to work together to address. 

Guide to election night TV coverage

It's finally election night, which means wall-to-wall TV coverage of the returns. Sure, there's stuff on cable, but could any Hollywood drama be as suspenseful as finding out who our president will be?

So pop some popcorn and get ready. It could be a long night.

Rule of thumb: The cable news outlets will be in election mode pretty much all day long (and it's all pretty much useless), but official coverage for most networks will start around 7 or 8 p.m.

Here's a quick guide:

Surviving the DNC on cable, Pt. 1

First of all, let's just state the obvious. The prospect of watching
daylong coverage of the Democratic National Convention on any of the
cable networks is just too soul-killing to consider.

Not gonna do it. In fact, after I finish this post, I'm turning my attention to HBO's new vampire series "True Blood" (my review runs in the Sept. 7 Arts & Living section).

Ah, but I digress. Of course, I tuned in Monday night, though way too early (before 8 p.m.) , as I quickly realized.

Let's write in Billy Bragg for president

The 2008-09 schedule for the Duke Performances series is out, and there's a particularly well-timed show set for Nov. 1. Click through for details.

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