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D-Link at CES 2014: WiFi Router and Charger On-The-Go, WiFi Range Extenders too

3 months agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

In the name of connectivity, local networks, data sharing and charging, D-Link are showcasing their DIR-510L WiFi AC750 Portable Router and Charger at CES this week.  The principle behind the DIR-510L is simple: it looks like a normal...Show More Summary

Boeing Contract: It's Time for Politicians to Put Workers Before Jobs

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The latest in our ongoing battle between jobs and workers: Boeing Co. told political leaders in the Puget Sound on Monday that this week's vote by Machinists will determine the fate of some jobs on the new 777X airplane. Local politicians gathered at a press conference in Everett to discuss the importance of approving the revised contract offer. Show More Summary

Monday morning feel good story

Chief Tango sends us our feel story to start our week out on the right foot. This one comes from Virginia wherein a local business owner hear someone in his business knocking around and went to investigate; Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp said deputies responded to a business in the Roanoke Rapids area around 11:40 […]

'Saturday Night Live' Encore With Host Paul Rudd and Musical Guest One Direction Delivers Average Ratings

This week's encore episode of Saturday Night Live with host Paul Rudd and musical guest One Directio averaged a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters.

Thankful Thursday

This week I’m thankful for: ~ a quiet week spent at home with my hubby ~ time to spend playing with my red & white scraps ~ movies & snuggling on the sofa ~ a fire in the fireplace ~ dear local friends ~ all of you dear internet friends who come to visit here […]

Poster of the Week

4 months agoEntertainment / Music : Line Out

Is every poster designer in Seattle hibernating for the winter? (If so, I envy you all.) Breaking with tradition, this week's poster isn't for a show, but it is by one of my favorite local designers, Mike Klay at Powerslide Design Co. Show More Summary

Watch: Inside Beijing's Kremlin-like government buildings

4 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Earlier this week, photos of these recently-constructed government buildings in a suburban Beijing district began to surface in the media after many local residents noticed some striking architectural similarities the complex shares with Moscow's Kremlin. Show More Summary

Short Film Fridays on Monday: Drew Christie Does it Again

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This week's short film is “Naturally, J.J. Cale,” another excellent New York Times Op-Doc by Drew Christie, a local animator/filmmaker who was nominated for a Genius Award in 2012. The short, which concerns a forgotten musician from the classic rock period, J.J. Show More Summary

'Saturday Night Live' With Host Jimmy Fallon and Musical Guest Justin Timberlake Delivers Highest Overnight Ratings in Two Years

This week's episode of Saturday Night Live with host John Goodman and musical guest Kings of Leon averaged a 2.1 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters

Rockhouse, PBR Rock Bar Owner Just a Local Kid on the Strip | Vegas Seven

In this week’s Green Felt Journal, I take a look at one of the entrepreneurs who is shaking things up on the Strip: Jonathan Fine is a case in point. Fine—who operates some of the Strip’s hottest midmarket nightspots—comes from one of the most illustrious families in Las Vegas: His grandfather, Hank Greenspun, founder of […]

Campaign Will Help Teacher Fired After Kicking Planned Parenthood Out of His Class

Bill Diss is the pro-life teacher who was fired this week after a local school board in the liberal bastion of Portland, Oregon was upset he dared to kick Planned Parenthood out of his classroom. But the pro-life movement isn’t content to let Diss deal with the firing without support. Pro-life advocate Jimmy Nolan has […]

Manchester City Transfer News: 'New Peter Schmeichel' Kjetil Haug Confirms Move

Manchester City have taken a small victory in their local rivalry with Manchester United after it was confirmed that Kjetil Haug had signed for the Etihad outfit this week. Haug has earned comparisons to ex-United and City No. 1 Peter...Show More Summary

'Saturday Night Live' With Host John Goodman and Musical Guest Kings of Leon Delivers Below Average Ratings

This week's episode of Saturday Night Live with host John Goodman and musical guest Kings of Leon averaged a 2.1 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters

The Number One App In Apple's App Store Vows To Stop Spamming Your Friends With Invitations

This week, a local news network app called Circle sky-rocketed to the top of Apple's App Store charts. But, as Valleywag pointed out, the app was incredibly spammy in the way it asked you to invite all your Facebook friends to try out the service. Show More Summary

Junior Sisk Week in Rocky Mount

File this one under local boy makes good… Junior Sisk accepted a major award this week in his hometown of Rocky Mount, VA, where the Town Council have declared this as Junior Sisk Week. The bluegrass balladeer was also presented with a key to the […]

Google, eBay, Facebook Have Bright Local Ad Prospects, Says Baird

R.W. Baird & Co.’s Internet analyst Colin Sebastian today offers some thoughts after attending the “Leading in Local” advertising conference in San Francisco this week, a conference that suggested to him “local advertising and commerce remain meaningful growth opportunities in the sector,” and that Google (GOOG), eBay (EBAY), and Facebook (FB) all stand to benefit. [...]

Morning Report for December 11, 2013

More Gannett local papers are adding USA Today as an insert. Beginning in January, the chain will have up to 14 pages of USA Today content in 35 of its papers. “This gives USA Today a print presence seven days a week,” notes publisher Larry Kramer. (nytimes.com) | (usatoday.com) Houston Chronicle’s new editor, … Read More

Figures. As Nation Suffers Record Cold, Snow… Greenpeace Warns of Global Warming

Chicago will see its coldest December temperatures in 18 years this week. CBS Local reported: Temperatures dipped below zero overnight, the earliest it has been that cold in Chicago in 18 years. The last time Chicago had subzero temperatures this … Continue reading ?

Another journalist killed in Indian state

4 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The Hindu | Times of India Local protests in India this week follow the killing last Friday of India journalist Sai Reddy in the Bijapur district in south Chhattisgarh, The Hindu reported. The 51-year-old journalist was attacked at a … Read more

'Saturday Night Live' With Host Paul Rudd and Musical Guest One Direction Delivers Above Average Ratings

This week's episode of Saturday Night Live with host Paul Rudd and musical guest One Direction averaged a 2.5 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters

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