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You may subscribe or un-subscribe at any time. ================================================================ *** IPPY Awards for 2003 Now Open The eighth annual "IPPY" Awards, conducted annually to honor the year's best independently published titles, are now accepting entries for books with 2003 copyrights or that were released in 2003: http://www.independentpublisher.com/ipaward.lasso ================================================================ *** Reminder: Radio Interview Opportunity A recent item reads "I'm the executive Producer for a Consumer oriented national radio show. I'm looking for energetic, interesting experts to join our well-known host to talk about consumer life related issues: home care, pet care, car care, travel, culinary arts (baking/cooking tips), elder care, genealogical research, organizational skills ... you get the picture! Authors of new books are welcome to inquire. 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