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Nathan Francis


Nathan is a veteran of the newspaper industry, having worked at both daily and weekly papers and as a trade magazine editor. He has covered New York state and national politics, government, education and the business sector and was nominated for the National Newspaper Association's 2012 Better Newspaper Contest. Aside from his work in journalism, Nathan is also a contributor to several financial and business-related blogs. Email:

Hello Kitty Isn’t Actually A Cat, Creator Sanrio Reveals

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Hello Kitty is having an identity crisis. The pink-adorned Japanese import has been a favorite of cat lovers for more than 40 years, but one Hello Kitty scholar (yes, that is a real thing) has revealed that the character is not really a cat at all. Christine R. Yano has studied the Hello Kitty phenomenon… Read more »