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Many Wealthy Execs Now Take $1 Salaries, But is There a Tax Game Afoot?
(Forbes - Business, )

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Big changes are afoot.

"The game's afoot" is Holmes's laconic call to action.

The game is afoot.
(Arthur Conan Doyle in Sherlock Holmes)

It is good to go afoot when one is tired of riding.
(Dutch proverb)

It is pleasant enough going afoot when you lead your horse by the bridle.
(French proverb)

Change is afoot.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Change is afoot at Gucci.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

There are big changes afoot in Cuba.
(BBC News - World News, )

But now there are other changes afoot!
(Forbes - Business, )

Changes could be afoot for the NFL rule book.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

A revolution is afoot in bakeries across the country.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

An effort is afoot to divest America of its wide open spaces.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Plus: There are plans afoot for a museum of California art in...
(Carolina A. Miranda in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

When federal authorities thought fraud was afoot, they did the same.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Plans are afoot that could seriously damage their retirement incomes.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Deserts are often thought of as barren places where not much is afoot.
(Science Daily - News, )

An effort is afoot to update outdated standards for treating childhood diarrhea.
(The New York Times - Health, )

And some of the few who know are deeply concerned about the effort afoot to fill it.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Health, )

A movement toward dressing children in more tasteful, adult-approved clothes is afoot.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Look what’s afoot. It’s Travis Lulay, a quarterback who thinks he is Andrew Harris.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Relationship and locale changes are afoot for Ron Burgundy and his broadcast compatriots.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

After years of dull stars and declining scoring in college basketball, changes are afoot.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Plans are now afoot to commercialize the technology during 2016 under the new custodians.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

It's still small, but there's a movement afoot to teach coding to Canadian kids at school.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

Musical change afoot after passenger complains of too many Russian tunes in the waiting room.
(BBC News - World News, )

Big plans are afoot to transform Swansea Bay into the world’s first tidal lagoon power station.
(The Independent - Business, )

Something simmering and intellectually arousing is afoot at a former nightclub in Colorado Springs.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Now that moves are afoot to prepare the island for a better era, Judith Baker goes to see for herself.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Vic Gundotra, the executive in charge, is leaving the company, and TechCrunch says big changes are afoot.
(Forbes - Business, )

Defence contractors will be alarmed at moves afoot to delay the order of a £20bn replacement for Trident.
(The Independent - Business, )

Life mirrors art: moves are afoot where a cross-dressing star footballer could soon be no work of fiction.
(Tanya Aldred in The Telegraph - Cricket, )

There's a movement afoot to turn your commitment to exercise into a vital sign just like your blood pressure.
(Dr. Brian Goldman in CBC News - Health, )

Ronny Deila has revealed moves are afoot to ensure Jason Denayer extends his stay in Glasgow by another season.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Lululemon has been a sheer disappointment to investors, but one trader claims a turnaround could soon be afoot.
(CNBC, )

It's too early to know if a changing of the guard is afoot in the NFL, but Sunday's openers suggested a shake-up.
(Sam Farmer in Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

In the years 1910 to 1915 change was afoot in bustling New York with automobiles starting to dominate the streets.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Another dangerous vaccine rumor is afoot that is threatening the lives of thousands of infants at risk for tetanus.
(Forbes - Business, )

Big changes are afoot in all parts of Johnny Depp's life, but that retirement plan appears to have been put on hold.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

There's a campaign afoot to bring Kevin Bacon to Taber, Alberta, to put a stop to the town's widely-mocked new bylaw.
(Alexandra Hunnings in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Subversion is afoot at the Berkeley Art Museum, where "Beauty Revealed" is trying to alter our approach to Chinese art.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

The rumors that flooded Europe this summer and hit the industry Thursday proved true, with big changes afoot at the brand.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Style & Culture, )

A movement is afoot in Illinois (and across the nation) to require more public disclosure of corporate taxpayer information.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

There’s been a movement afoot in the current generation toward increasing sensitivity and gentle teaching and coaching in schools.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Stir victimized Keebler cartoon elves into Showtime's dark comedy "Happyish" and it's obvious that something very different is afoot.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

There are two competing theories afoot in America at the moment about how the conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

There was a Scandi invasion afoot in The Vikings Are Coming, an excellent documentary from BBC2's recently revived Modern Times strand.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

There's mischief afoot in one suburban Portland neighborhood, but police say it doesn't involve the typical spray paint or broken windows.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Something creepy is afoot in the old mining village of Calverton, in Nottinghamshire – cats have been dying at a suspiciously high rate.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

A move is afoot to ask the district attorney not to proceed with the case against the two indicted figures in the Planned Parenthood case.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

At a macro level, there is a groundswell of activity afoot that points to a societal and cultural shift towards wellness and healthy living.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

I knew something wrong was afoot when my wife reported that a 90-year-old woman had to be turned away from voting early at our local polling place.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Russia is to revise its space program, the national agency said after a newspaper published a report that billions of dollars of cuts may be afoot.
(NBC News Science, )

But just how that expansion is financed is up for question -- with a movement now afoot that seeks to extract the U.S. government from the equation.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The marquee atop the Fox Theater in Pomona didn't exactly advertise the fact that one of the biggest pre-Coachella reunion concerts in years was afoot.
(Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

High-class art theft is afoot in "Art Dog," a new production from Denver Children's Theatre based on Thatcher Hurd's popular children's book of same name.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

There are big changes afoot in the grocery sector with new formats, organic initiatives and pared down urban locations, not to mention mergers and acquisitions.
(Forbes - Business, )

Change is afoot in the scripted world of earnings conference calls, as illustrated by Netflix plans for a live webcast of its second-quarter earnings presentation.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

The recent unveiling of the Open Data Platform with Pivotal is a sign of telling changes afoot in the Hadoop market, according to Hortonworks president Herb Cunitz.
(ZDNet UK, )

Plans are afoot to release a series of posthumous books by J.D. Salinger after 2015, according to the authors of a new biography about The Catcher in the Rye writer.
(CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

A reversal of fortunes is afoot in Canada as the snow continues to pile up at western Canadian ski resorts while the grass is still on display on slopes in the east.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

A reversal of fortunes is afoot in Canada as the snow continues to pile up at Western Canadian ski resorts while the grass is still on display on slopes in the East.
(Ian Bickis in CBC News - Business, )

A Canadian bitcoin exchange will be acquired by a San Francisco-based exchange, a move that signals consolidation may be afoot in the so-called cryptocurrency world.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

The 'It's A Small World' ride has now been a feature of Disney's theme parks for 50 years - and plans are afoot for a global singalong of the attraction's theme tune.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Sometimes titles are important: M.D., PhD., J.D. Then again, there are faux titles like "senior specialist," which often tell me that some financial exploitation is afoot.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

In the sparse hinterland of Africa's southernmost nation plans are afoot to boldly take the continent where it has never gone before -- the deepest reaches of outer space.
(CNN - Technology, )

There’s a new strategy afoot at the company, which has brought apps and services to the Apple and Android devices people actually use, rather than ones that run Windows.
(The New York Times - Business, )

I’m convinced that change is afoot and innovative approaches to fund/finance small and mid-sized business is critical to encourage job growth and stimulate local economies.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

There’s a revolution afoot inside museums as technology—in the form of cheaper screens, miniaturized mechanics and increased computing power—sparks experiments in exhibit design.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

While global economic problems have taken much of the blame for a recent round of tightened tech spending, another culprit may be afoot: computing on demand delivered over the Internet.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

The U.N. weather agency is warning of 'fundamental change' afoot in the global climate and continued warming, accompanied recently by unusually high rainfall in parts of the US and Europe.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

More strokes happen when geomagnetic storms are afoot, according to a new review of stroke literature - although it’s not clear what protective measures anyone could take, researchers said.
(Fox News - Health, )

"I have full confidence in this team," CEO Kevin Tsujihara tells THR, but a weak slate ('Mike Magic XXL,' 'Hot Pursuit') and secret meetings with a Universal player suggest change could be afoot.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

As college athletics has seemingly evolved into a billion dollar industry overnight, there has been a movement afoot for universities to gain more institutional control over their athletic departments.
(Forbes - Education, )

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) first warned Mexican authorities 16 months ago that plots to break drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman out of prison were afoot, documents revealed Monday.
(Fox News - World, )

Plans to expand gambling at the Rideau Carleton Raceway are still afoot, the provincial government’s gaming agency insists, though it’s been almost a year since anybody’s talked about it in public.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Change is afoot in the staid, scripted world of earnings conference calls, as illustrated by Netflix plans for a live webcast of its second-quarter earnings presentation Monday, featuring outside moderators.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

A bipartisan move is afoot to look at retooling the multimillion-dollar Senate communications directorate, a body that has come to be seen as part of the larger transparency problem inside the upper chamber.
(CBC News - Politics, )

Energy companies continued to cut thousands of jobs during the second quarter, even though many chief executives are now voicing optimism that the oil market crash is ending and a rebound in drilling is afoot.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

But there’s another movement afoot that takes convenient, sleek PC gaming further, with industry backing and the critical mass of Valve Software’s Steam gaming platform and forthcoming SteamOS operating system.
(Forbes - Technology, )

There's a new space race afoot: As NASA steps to the side in terms of manned space travel, a slew of companies are now working to make space flight attainable—and perhaps even affordable—for everyday customers.
(Forbes - Technology, )

One of cricket’s oldest traditions, the five-day Test, could be a thing of the past if the England and Wales Cricket Board has its way after it emerged yesterday that plans are afoot to introduce four-day Test matches.
(The Independent - Cricket, )

Some Wall Street sources close to some Apple executives say such a move is afoot, although there’s yet no available evidence that the board of the once-mighty top tech-innovator is officially in such a game-changing mode.
(Forbes - Technology, )

There is a small movement afoot that doesn't have a catchy nickname like "Tim Tebow Law," but it'll do for private school athletes what it's done for homeschoolers -- allow them to play sports at public schools they don't attend.
(Forbes - Business, )

No one can predict the political future but here's The Canadian Press's list of a dozen federal MPs worth watching in 2014. A large number are in their 40s or younger, suggesting a generational change may be afoot in federal politics.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Politics, )

The Sydney man photographed apparently holding the heads of decapitated rivals in Syria has scoffed that he will be arrested if he returns to Australia, saying he was not coming back even as he suggested that a terrorist plot was afoot here.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

David Sable is now more than two years into his post as global CEO of WPP Group's Y&R, one of the original ad agencies on Madison Ave. On the eve of its move to a new address--3 Columbus Circle--Sable talked about the changes afoot in the business as well as the fundamentals that persist.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

There is a new movement afoot to improve employee well-being, and for those entrepreneurs and earlier stage companies that don’t have the budget to compete with a company like Google on employee perks, you’ll be pleased to hear there is a resource that is, aside from the expense of hiring teachers, entirely free and available to anyone.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

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