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What to Do at Toronto Beer Week 2014

4 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Celebrate Toronto's local beer scene with cruises, educational sessions, panel discussions—and, of course, tastings. Prepare to get your thirst on, because Toronto Beer Week is back. Now in its fifth year, this celebration of the city’s...Show More Summary

Georgia on My Mind

I’m on standby for jury duty this week (yippee) so I send you to the Atlanta Journal Constitution for your daily dose of teacher union investigations. The red ink of the Georgia Association of Educators, and one of its locals in particular, is getting some ink.

All politics is local. Until it isn’t.

This week’s Courier Herald column: On Sunday afternoon I was invited to a friend of mine’s home in Cherokee County, one county to the north from my home in Cobb.  He was hosting a meet and greet for Buzz Aherns, the Chairman of Cherokee County’s Commission.  Aherns is seeking his third term. Cherokee is like […]

Finalists for Canberra BusinessPoint Awards

4 months agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The finalists for this years Canberra BusinessPoint Awards were announced last week. A great celebration of local business talent, winners will be announced on 25th September 2014. For those of your interested in which businesses made...Show More Summary

Perfect Location For Centene’s New Ferguson Claims Center

Earlier this week one local company stepped up to invest in Ferguson: Centene Corp. has selected Ferguson, the site of unrest for more than three weeks following the police shooting of Michael Brown, as the location for a new claims processing facility, with plans to bring up to 200 jobs...

In the Now: Special Fashion Week issue

BEAUTY ON DEMAND: Chelsea Market is known for being a foodie spot. This weekend the popular locale gets fashion-and-beauty-centric with the premiere of Street Glam. Chelsea Market is known for being a foodie spot.

In Culture News: Black Constellation, Jinkx Monsoon, and Lyndon Johnson Are Back!

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kelly O Erik Blood: Delivering "4 meditative grooves" to you, just because he's a nice guy. The Black Constellation Is in Full Effect This Week: But first, what is the Black Constellation? It's a loose affiliation of local lights that includes OC Notes, THEESatisfaction, Shabazz Palaces, and Erik Blood. Show More Summary

A lot of speculation arises around U2’s involvement in iPhone 6 launch

We received a tip earlier today regarding a possible U2 and Apple tie-up for the iPhone 6. It seems to be mostly speculation at this point, but some local journalists claim that U2’s latest video shoot in Dublin last week starred a possible next-gen iPhone. They also claim the device will come preloaded with a […]

Homeless Guy Finds 8,300 Buyers and Sellers in 10 Minutes by Doing the Research

I’m back again today to present to you guys one of the most unused methods of real estate marketing. Last week I jumped off this marathon of well in-depth instructional posts on how to dominate your local real estate market. I presented...Show More Summary

Nintendo Europe lays off 320 employees this week

Remember how we heard that Nintendo Europe will lay off 130 employees last month? It gets worse. Those 130 full-time employees will lose their jobs this week, as will an additional 190 from their localization department in Germany, reports Kotaku. Show More Summary

ISIS Issues Official Curriculum: Bans Music, Sports, Art, History …And Weed

Locals congregate nearby after ISIS rebels torch a field of marijuana in Syria this week. The Islamic State of Iraq recently issued educational regulations for the Caliphate. Music, art, sports, social studies, history and psychology are now banned in the … Continue reading ?

Military: Pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers.

Nick and JB Are Two Autistic Guys with the Best Music Show on the Internet

Nick (left) and JB This is Nick and JB. They have autism. They also have a fairly amazing music show. Each week the two men host Hot Tracks on WCET-TV, a local access channel in their hometown of Hudsonville, Michigan, that has been running for 12 seasons. Show More Summary

OPENING ALERT: Cuvee Coffee Opens Their Flagship Store Today on E. 6th

4 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Local roaster Cuvee Coffee officially opened the doors to their first retail store this morning. The coffee shop has been serving free cold brew on the porch for several weeks while awaiting their final permits. In addition to singl...

IRS, betting that expired state and local sales tax deduction will be renewed, hires firm to calculate Schedule A tables

This work week, I'm in Florida, a place the hubby and I lived for six years and one of the seven states without a personal income tax on wages. I came here from Texas, another no-income tax state. My current and former neighbors in both...Show More Summary

Two Trans Women Shot in Detroit, Local Media Misgenders and Misrepresents Them

4 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Two trans women were shot in the Palmer Park Neighborhood of Detroit this week. The local Detroit media repeatedly misgendered them and erroneously implied that they may have been sex workers.

What Ferguson Means to Students

In the wake of confrontations following the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., local schools are shuttered this week. In addition to concerns about lost learning time educators have a more urgent worry: making...Show More Summary

Apple removes Secret from the App Store in Brazil because it breaches local free speech law

Earlier this week, Brazil issued a court order to have anonymous sharing app Secret delisted from the App Store and Google Play store in the country. Apple has followed the instructions after it made the app unavailable in Brazil, 9to5mac reports. Show More Summary

Bloody Marys: Your Go-To Cocktail Morning, Noon and Night

4 months agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

It's no secret that we love drinking in hotels here at HotelChatter. In fact, hotels might be our favorite "local." So all this week and next, we'll be pouring out some drinks for you during our second Hotel Cocktail Week(s) -- newly-expanded because there?s just so many drinks to share. Show More Summary

Man murdered "with oranges"

4 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

South African Babanto Chauke, 38, was killed earlier this week by two men who "starting throwing oranges at him until he died," according to Lt-Col Moatshe Ngoepe, a local police spokesman in Tzaneen, Limpopo.

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