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Pencil This In: Bow Truss Coffee Roasters' Second Birthday Party

The party will feature coffee of course, including a special birthday blend, as well as Glazed and Infused doughnuts and beer from the upcoming Aquanaut Brewery. [ more › ]

Deloitte Investing “Tens of Millions” in Downtown Atlanta; Creating 400 Jobs

Deloitte, one of the world’s largest professional services firms, says the future is now and it is located in Atlanta. The company is investing “tens of millions” to build its first “iLab” in Downtown Atlanta. When the site opens in Atlanta, some 400 high-tech jobs will work in the space. But what is an “iLab” […]

McDonald’s Tells the Government It’s Pretty Sure Angry Employees Are Someone Else’s Problem

Next stop: McDonald's Drive in Oak Brook, Illinois. In a ruling issued yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board announced that McDonald's Corp. can be considered a "joint employer" alongside franchisees when it comes to resolving labor-practice disputes. Show More Summary

BofA's Countrywide to pay $1.3B in case

Bank of America Corp.'s Countrywide unit was ordered to pay $1.3 billion in penalties for defective mortgage loans it sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, a... To view the full story, click the title link.

SL Letter of the Day: Love and Lyme

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I am on vacation for another week. But I've invited Dr. Lori Brotto to handle the Savage Love Letters of the Day. Dr. Lori Brotto is a clinical psychologist and sex researcher at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. You can...Show More Summary

Meet New York Giants' David Tyree's Anti-Gay 'Spiritual Mother,' Who Says Jews 'Own Everything'

"You can talk about the Holocaust, but the Jews, they own everything!" blared Apostle Kimberly Daniels, who is part of an extreme Christian movement, the New Apostolic Reformation, which believes in a complete takeover of government....Show More Summary

Banks, city create $350M affordable-housing fund

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a partnership Wednesday with some of the city's major financial institutions to create a $350 million fund to construct and preserve affordable housing. The fund... To view the full story, click the title link.

Policymakers Must Include Incarcerated People in Jail Reform Process

The New York City Council is investigating mental health services and violence on Rikers Island and in other city jails as recent media reports have renewed the public's interest on this topic. At a recent oversight hearing conducted...Show More Summary

Tacos/tequila coming into former tacos/beer spot on East Boulevard

Going into the former Longboards tacos and beer spot on East Boulevard is Bakersfield. A tacos/tequila/whiskey chain, it serves Mexican food, is based in Cincinnati (with locations in Columbus and Indianapolis), is named for the California...Show More Summary

McDonald's Can't Hide Behind Franchisees Who Exploit Workers, NLRB Rules

In a decision laden with potentially super-sized consequences, the federal government ruled on Tuesday that McDonalds is an employer that exerts substantial power over its employees’ working conditions. This ruling by the National Labor...Show More Summary

Richard Belzer's Brother Jumps To His Death From UWS Building

This morning, a man identified as the brother of actor Richard Belzer was found dead in an Upper West Side building courtyard. The Daily News reports, "Belzer’s body was found at 6:45 a.m. in the courtyard of 250 W. 94th St., cops said. Show More Summary

Detective Injured in Greenwich Village Shootout Leaves Hospital

Mario Muniz, the New York police detective who was injured in a shootout Monday in Greenwich Village, was released from Bellevue Hospital Center on Wednesday.

Optimism for Post-Braves Use of Turner Field

An expert on stadia and urban planning says if there’s any city that could successfully convert Turner Field once the Braves leave, it is Atlanta. Real estate giant Cushman & Wakefield spoke to Bruce Seaman, an economics professor at GSU who analyzed the impact of Tuner Field and the Dome. He says Atlanta has a […]

Central California wildfires continue to grow in harsh conditions

An out-of-control wildfire in Madera County in Central California more than doubled in size overnight to 5,600 acres, officials said.

Capitol Cider + Green Plate Special = Love (and Eating and Drinking for You!)

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Green Plate Special is the great after-school/field-trip/camp program that gets local middle-schoolers into food-growing and cooking. Right now, Capitol Cider is making a special appetizer featuring produce grown by GPS students, and also serving a... KEEP READING > >

BofA's Countrywide to pay $1.3B in mortgage case

Bank of America Corp.'s Countrywide unit was ordered to pay $1.3 billion in penalties for defective mortgage loans it sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, a... To view the full story, click the title link.

Occupy National Gathering Wants to Know: Where Are All The Journalists?

Unless there is blood, smoke or threatened police arrests, Occupy consistently complains that mainstream media (MSM) reporters ignore or shy away from social protests and activism - their movement, in particular. Now, Occupy has come up with a compelling proposition. Show More Summary

Banks, city create $350M affordable-housing plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a partnership Wednesday with some of the city's major financial institutions to create a $350 million fund to construct and preserve affordable housing. The fund... To view the full story, click the title link.

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