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Attend Next Week’s Seattle Meetup and Learn about Boeing’s Everett Delivery Center

Every month, one of my readers helps me organize a local meetup in the Seattle area. This was recently moved from the third Thursday to the third Tuesday to make it easier to find space for the growing group. Next week it will be hosted at Liberty Bar in Capitol Hill. This bar has a [...] This post was originally published on Travel Codex.

New Yemen Vice President Hopes Saudis Avoid Ground Invasion

Khaled Bahah, appointed this week as the new Yemeni vice president, expressed his hope that there will be no ground invasion by Saudi Arabia in Yemen, local media reported on Friday.

Pennsylvania News Station Features Local Humanist on Show About Religion in Society

WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pennsylvania airs a weekly show called Business Matters and this week they had a panel discussion on the topic "Are we losing religion in today’s society?" To their credit, they included the voice of Darren Smith of the Lehigh Valley Humanists:

Eater Burger Week 2015 Starts Right This Second

All the burger, all the time. Ladies and gentlemen, Eater readers of all ages, please lean in a little closer to your screen for a very special announcement. Starting right now and ending, oh, around 5 p.m. (local time) this Friday, Eater will be your headquarters for all things burger. Show More Summary

Hilarious Condemnation of 'Black Devil Doll' in Florida

Tampa, Florida is a really great town and, indeed, "Black Devil Doll" will be screening there this week. So a local columnist out there has decided to guarantee the movie a sell out crowd by singing it out for livid condemnation. Check out the amazing column here. Show More Summary

How Local is Your Beer?

We Ashevillians love to buy local. From our numerous small businesses to our weekly markets scattered across town, there is no shortage of love for everything Asheville. This love also extends to our beer. In Beer City, you would be hard pressed not to find several local beers on tap in just about every bar and dining establishment in town. Show More Summary

The Broad Brush: Your Alameda News in 60 Seconds

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Broad Brush, your weekly, two-sentence local news review. Here are your Alameda headlines for the week. Firefighters quickly extinguished a vegetation fire that occurred on the 2100 block of Shore Line Drive on Saturday evening, Alameda Fire Capt. Jim Colburn said this weekend. A reader sent us these

How High Are Sales Taxes in Your State?

This week’s tax map shows state and local sales tax rates in each state as of January 1, 2015 and comes from our larger report on sales taxes released earlier this week. While consumers might be aware of the statewide sales tax rate,...Show More Summary

Taking Care of Business

We are exactly one week out from our departure date and eager to be on our way! But there are still things to take care of. I was reminded of this while standing in the aisle of the local pet store contemplating snacks for the dogs (who will not be going with us, but staying......

The Def 6 Social Skim: Who Doesn’t Follow Their Local Police on Twitter?

See below for what’s happening this week in the social sphere! Periscope, we don’t appreciate Social Media Marketing World. It’s bathing suit season, but I’m no Angel. The K o l l e g e side...

‘Passover siege’ in Hebron: Palestinians endure military lockdown so Jewish Israelis can enjoy holiday in occupied West Bank

Ahmad Jaradat writes for the AIC: "The southern West Bank city of Hebron is under what local Palestinians are calling a siege to enable tens of thousands of Israelis to celebrate the holiday of Passover this week by invading the city. "

Jeep Wrangler X Edition: 2015 Price And Features For Australia

A new special has launched into the local Jeep range this week, with the introduction of the new Wrangler X Edition. Limited to 70 units, the Overland-based Wrangler X is available in two- and four-door form and kicks off at $47,000 plus on-roads. Show More Summary

New report: Local newspapers have done a terrible job building local digital audiences

The plight of the local American newspaper is well known at this point: Circulation is shrinking, print ad revenue is shrinking, and papers haven’t been able to make up the difference digitally. But in a new paper released last week, Shorenstein Center fellow Matthew Hindman, an associate professor at George Washington University, says newspapers are...

MRs: Masters week; a $1.5 million mistake; Opening Day

A demonstration of how many Braves fans feel this morning… National Will Congress get final say on Iran deal? Mickey D’s test driving all-day breakfast Politico ranks Isakson safe in 2016 Local Some GOP-ers fear religious freedom backlash...Show More Summary

'Saturday Night Live' With Host Michael Keaton and Musical Guest Carly Rae Jepsen Up From Last Week

This week's episode of Saturday Night Live with host Michael Keaton and musical guest Carly Rae Jepsen averaged a 2.0 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters,

This Week in Musicians' Deaths

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RIP, Chicago soul great Billy Butler. This week, again, death has proven as ruthless as it was last week and taken Chicago soul singer and songwriter Billy Butler, Cythia Lennon, English guitarsonist Dave Ball, as well as local superstar Ms. Show More Summary

Memphis Flyer Publishes Cover Story on Local Atheists

This week's cover of the Memphis Flyer revolves around the American Atheists convention taking place in the city this weekend: "Our national conventions are always on Easter weekend," Muscato says, dispelling any rumors that the date was chosen as a personal affront to Robertson or anybody else celebrating the holiday. Show More Summary

5 Dance Shows to See in L.A. This Week

This week's dance shows include a festival with an impressive gathering of local troupes, a 5th and 35th anniversary celebration, a dual debut and Brazilian dance via France. 5. Just hoofin’ it Now in its fifth year, Tap Fest returns with a free performance by professional guest tap dancers culminating...

New Toyota RAV4 Facelift, RAV4 Hybrid Revealed In New York

Toyota’s midsized RAV4 SUV has come in for a styling update, debuting at this week’s New York Auto Show ahead of a global rollout. A new Hybrid model also joins the range for 2015, although Toyota’s local arm has confirmed that an Australian launch for this variant is not on the cards. Show More Summary

How a pizzeria took center stage in coverage of Indiana's religious freedom law

The front lines of the national culture war over LGBT rights shifted this week to a family-owned pizzeria in Walkerton, IN, a town of about 2,000. Speaking to local TV station WBND on Tuesday, the owners of Memories Pizza threw their support behind the contentious Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Though the restaurateurs don’t deny regular service to LGBT patrons, they...

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