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Watch: Journalist Roughed Up And Arrrested At Georgia GOP Event

Journalist Nydia Tisdale is seen in a video that surfaced being forcibly removed from a local Republican event in Georgia, and later arrested. Nydia Tisdale went to Burt’s Farm in Dawsonville, Georgia, to record video of speeches by David Perdue, the state’s GOP nominee for U.S. Senate, as well as Gov. Nathan Deal (R) and [...]

Fleeing Quarakosh: The Last Christians in Iraq

(Photo credits: Flo Smith/Material Evidence). Khalid Zaki is an acting coach. A few months ago the 35-year-old Arabian Christian stage managed Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice at a local theater in Qarakosh. Today, he is one of approximately...Show More Summary

Ask LH: Can I Get Around Overseas Tethering Bans?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m going overseas soon, and am considering picking up a local SIM in my destination country. The only problem is tethering is explicitly prohibited by the plan I want to use. More »      

Raycom Media TV Stations Blacked Out By DirecTV In Carriage Dispute

More than 50 local stations owned by Raycom Media went dark on DirecTV today after the two sides failed to reach a new carriage agreement. The companies also engaged in contentious negotiations three years ago before reaching a deal....Show More Summary

Solar Roadways: The Amtrak Commission and Other News

The Solar Roadways project keeps chugging along. One of the many commissions it’s set to undertake in the next year will involve taking part in the renovation of the local Amtrak depot in Sandpoint, Idaho.

Square-Enix to consider localization of another Rocket Slime game

A portion of a Siliconera interview with Dragon Quest producer Noriyoshi Fujimoto... “You know, it’s funny, when we made Rocket Slime, we were targeting the game towards 8, 9, and 10-year-olds in Japan—but in the west, the average age...Show More Summary

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to La Repubblica: “My wish is to sign a player before midnight”

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is in Rome on Monday for a charity football match, and during his brief stay in Italy, local daily La Repubblica scored an interview with the Gunners boss. La Repubblica questioned Wenger on his hopes for transfer deadline day, and the Frenchman replied as follows: I am not in Rome for transfer […]

The Arrival of iFilms

Thembi Mutch writing in ThinkAfrica:...there has also been a noticeable burst of directors shooting films on incredibly low budgets, often on their smart phones and in local transport (tro-tro in Ghana, dala dala in Tanzania, matatus in Uganda). Show More Summary

Ferguson and the Department of Justice

United States Attorney General Eric Holder. [T]he federal civil rights investigation into the shooting incident itself continues, in parallel with the local investigation into state law violations. Our investigators from the Civil Rights Division and U.S. Show More Summary

Hitler's Home to Become 'House of Responsibility'

Plans are in the works to open a Holocaust museum in what may seem a surprising location: Hitler's boyhood home in Austria. Local officials in Braunau am Inn, near the German border, have decided to turn it into the House of Responsibility, a center designed to educate the public about...

How Local Governments and People Strive to Cut Costs in Utility Repair

6 hours agoOdd : It Thing!

Municipalities, businesses, and home-owners face many challenges due to aging infrastructure, particularly plumbing and sewer lines. Over time, electrical wires short-out, roofs need to be replaced, and decades of water usage leave plumbing vulnerable to leaks and breaks. Show More Summary

Slight Is Right?

by Dish Staff Research suggests that people are willing to pay a premium to support small businesses: In one experiment, the researchers gave subjects a $5-off coupon upon entering a local bookstore. Some of the coupons had short blurbs explaining that the store was in direct competition with a store on the scale of Barnes […]

The Morning News: Check Out This Very Mellow Volcanic Eruption in Iceland Right Now

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ármann Höskuldsson/University of Iceland/Institute of Earth Sciences There isn't a ton of pressing local news, so we're gonna look at photos of the volcano erupting in Iceland first. Ármann Höskuldsson/University of Iceland/Institute...Show More Summary

Rick Perry deletes tweet mocking rival as 'the most drunk Democrat in Texas'

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) had himself another "oops" moment Sunday night when his personal Twitter account posted, then swiftly deleted, a nasty image dinging a local district attorney as "the most drunk Democrat in Texas." Here's the...Show More Summary

Buy a bottle of Dry Creek wine, get free corkage at a local restaurant

Heading for Sonoma? Here's a great idea. Starting Monday, when you buy a bottle of wine at any of 60-plus Dry Creek Valley wineries, you'll get a voucher good for complimentary corkage at a participating restaurant in the Healdsburg area.

Find Where to Eat in a New City by Trolling Foodies

When you are looking for the best local eats in your travels, forget the guide books. Chef and travel show host Anthony Bourdain says you should go online and troll the city's foodies for information. Read more...

Metro Shuttles and Sounder Sunday Runs Return for Gridiron Season

Gridiron and rainy season are fast approaching. Husky football has returned to Montlake. Until U-Link opens in 2016, your best bet getting to a game is either hope there is room on Metro’s non-expanding fleet of local service, or take a $5 shuttle from one of eight park & ride lots. Once again, cash and […]

3XN’s Semicircular High Rise Will Bring High Quality Affordable Housing to Denmark

Shaped as a semicircle that wraps around a landscaped courtyard, La Tour gradually terraces upwards to reach a height of over 300 feet. "The gradual elevation helps to convey the transition from the large flat volumes in the local area to the urban high rise

Mid-century house inspires Palm Springs-style garden in Austin

10 hours agoHobbies / Gardening : Digging

Charlotte Warren, a photographer and former co-chair of the local Garden Conservancy tour, inherited a steeply sloping, west-facing zoysia lawn when she moved into her home in the hills of West Austin. Aside from requiring lots of water...Show More Summary

Mohammed Is Oslo's Most Popular Name

Oslo has become the latest western city to have Mohammed as its most popular name for men and boys, according to the Local. This is the first time in its history that the name of the Muslim prophet has topped the league table. Recently...Show More Summary

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