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Liam Hemsworth Shows Off His Buff Biceps Down South!

Liam Hemsworth looks really manly in a full beads while out and about shopping on Monday afternoon (September 22) in Greenwood, Miss. That same day, the 24-year-old Hunger Games actor made a stop by a local gas station to grab a refreshing bottle of water. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Liam Hemsworth Also [...]

Santa Monica spoiled by developers

To the editor: Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade may make tourists and tax collectors happy, but it's the bane of local residents. The crowds make a trip to downtown akin to traveling to Manhattan — as in New York City, not Manhattan Beach. ("Third Street Promenade steps...

Breaking ground on 95th Street station

It's the beginning for the end of the Red Line: The CTA and local officials broke ground Monday on a $240 million renovation of the 95th Street stop, the southernmost point on the Red Line and a hub for both rail and bus riders. In what...Show More Summary

The Only Place to Eat After the Apocalypse

8 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Though her directions were bad, it still wasn't hard to find the restaurant. It was the only damn place with lights on in that stinking garbage pile of a city. Apparently she'd built it with a polymer the locals didn't know about — one that withstood the onslaught. Read more...

From Ferguson To Oakland to Los Angeles

Let’s cover the damned nation in MRAP’s even if they shouldn’t be allowed bb guns: A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply for and get lethal weaponry. That lack of communication between two Cabinet agencies [Read more...]

Pocket Fox Spring Single Launch – It’s gonna be festive!!

9 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 26 September 2014 at 7:00 pm; ] Pocket Fox have a new spring in their step! Join the local folk-pop darlings in an evening that celebrates their new single, Heartsong. The launch will take place in the foyer of The Street Theatre. Pocket...Show More Summary

Charity collectors – good samaritans or a public menace?

10 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

We’ve all been there; walking around your local shopping mall when you spot a charity stall in the distance. You change your route if it’s not too late, but if you get caught out at the last minute you’ll probably reach for your phone and attempt to distract yourself from making eye contact with the [...]

We Spoke to the Alaskan Reporter Who Quit Her Job on Live TV to Run a Weed Dispensary

Last night, after hosting a segment on the effort to legalize weed in Alaska, local KTVA news anchor Charlo Greene quit her job in true “fuck you, fuck you, you’re cool” fashion. Charlo went off script and told her Alaskan audience,Show More Summary

U.S. looking for Sunni Allies in Iraq

WASHINGTON — In trying to avoid another ground war in Iraq, the Obama administration is struggling to convince local Iraqi leaders in Iraq to fight the Islamic State terrorists. This is a continued struggle even with the U.S. indicating it will use its air force to strategically decimate the terrorist group, which controls large swaths […]

VIDEO: Summer Memories With Provincetown, #ExpressYourselfie

10 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Out Traveler G.P.S.

The #ExpressYourselfie initiative, which encourages LGBTs to shop small and local, was a bit hit in Ptown. read more will notify you when your local Apple Store has the iPhone 6.

With over 10 million of Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models sold in the first weekend alone, it's understandable that Apple Stores are facing supply issues. You could call the Apple Store every day to check on stock, or you can use a new website...

Journalists killed while covering Ebola education campaign in Guinea

Abuja, Nigeria, September 22, 2014--A journalist and two media workers were killed on September 16 while covering an Ebola education campaign in Guinea's south-eastern forested region, according to news reports and local journalists...

A Space Filled with Love and Hope in Haiti

I have observed the Toy Library on many occasions during my trips to Haiti as CEO of Worldwide Orphans. The children walk in holding hands with the volunteers in Kenscoff. They are from the local community, including a tent village where no one has a job and families are very large and extremely poor. Show More Summary

The Climate March and FreshDirect's Big Green Problem

Local online grocer FreshDirect bore the brunt of protests from local groups, despite efforts to go green. There's a lesson in what went wrong.

Atheist Group Helps to Clean Up Southern California River (Again)

In our continuing series, "Atheists Caught Being Good," here is another chapter about a local group of atheists joining in with their community to make things better for everyone. [caption width="519" align="alignnone"](Photo courtesy...Show More Summary

New ‘Open Mosque’ in Cape Town welcomes openly gay Muslims

A new “gay-friendly” mosque in Cape Town, South Africa, opened its doors on Friday despite receiving death threats and criticism from the local Muslim community. The “Wynberg Open Mosque” is the first of its kind in South Africa. It was founded by U.K. Show More Summary

Global Central Banks Calendar for Week of Sept. 22 – 26, 2014

MONDAY GMT ECB’s Draghi speaks in Brussels at 1300 GMT Bank of Israel releases a policy statement at 1600 local time (1300 GMT) New York Fed’s Dudley speaks on the economy and monetary policy in New York at 10 a.m. EDT Minneapolis Fed’s Kocherlakota speaks on the objectives of monetary policy in Marquette, Mich., at 7:30 p.m. EDT

The 5th Annual East Bay Mini Maker Faire, A Celebration of Local Maker Culture in Oakland, California

13 hours agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The 5th Annual East Bay Mini Maker Faire, a celebration of local makers, artists, and other DIY individuals, takes place October 19th, 2014 at Park Day School in Oakland, California. More than 170 makers from the East Bay and beyond are expected at this year’s event. Advance tickets are available online. Featuring both established and […]

Local Police Department Worried About Synthetic Drug Already Banned by the DEA

13 hours agoNews : Reason

South Coast Today has a story headlined "Police Worried About New Drug, Lawmakers Try to Ban It." The new drug? 25I-NBOMe, a hallucinogenic chemical discovered in 2003 and made a Schedule I narcotic by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) last year. Show More Summary

Roundup: Prison Contraband, Pregnancy Case, W.Va. Gay Marriage

Happy Friday! We know, you're not in the mood to read dense case law right now -- you want something lighter. In fact, you're reading this blog for just that purpose. We've got your back. Here are three quick, local updates from Fourth Circuit cases, including oral arguments in a......

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