Nico Rosberg grabbed the lead at the start in Australia on Sunday and was never really challenged as he and Mercedes ushered in Formula One racing’s new 1.6-litre turbo engine era with a dominant 24.5s victory over local hero Daniel Ricciardo. The Red Bull driver made the most of the team’s extraordinary turnaround to become the [...]
Fortunately for Mr. Will, he works for Jeff Bezos, a man who accumlated $32 billion (more than 40 percent of the annual food stamp budget) by assisting people in evading state and local sales taxes. (Under most state laws, people are obligated to pay sales tax on items they buy over the Internet, however enforcement is essentially zero. Show More Summary
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's (D) loudest opponent isn't a local politician or the Chicago Teacher Union's Karen Lewis. That honor goes to the teens in the slam poetry group Team Englewood, whose latest poem verbally eviscerates the Mayor. Show More Summary
The headline provides all the information any reader needs about this story — with the exception of the fact that local government is actually listening to this guy’s complaints, and was ordered to give him a small amount of money —Show More Summary
Today the St. Patrick’s Day Parade is scheduled in South Boston, sponsored by the local Allied War Veteran’s Council under the leadership of John “Wacko” Hurley.A while back, a nice person from one of greater Boston’s history museums contacted me, aghast at the parade’s “History” webpage. Show More Summary
This is a clip where you have to stick with this clip until the very end for one of the funniest local news bloopers this year. Sportscaster Paul Cicala of KVOA in Tuscon has a pretty unique, charming bit professing his excitement for the Pac 12 title game between Arizona and UCLA. Show More Summary
ByThe Focused Stock Trader: INVESTMENT THESIS Local is a leading player in the high value, high growth Local Search market. The market is undervaluing Local's shares relative to competitors even on extremely conservative valuation measures. The...Show More Summary
Another Day… Another Democrat displays a Nazi salute at a public meeting. A local board in Florida is facing criticism after Democrat Marcia Radosevich gave a Nazi salute at the meeting. The Palm Beach Post reported: A citizen board member … Continue reading ?
It’s that time of the year when spring break looms like a sunbeam of hope, and calls for conference papers and panels start piling up in my in box. It is also the time of the year when local and specialty conferences will soon be upon us. Show More Summary
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Japan's Nikon Corp has moved to allay consumer fears in China after being criticized on a closely watched consumer show that said the camera maker had sold defective products in China and denied local consumers fair treatment in af...
Out with the cold, in with the woo. ~E. Marshall, "Spring Thought" A hike this afternoon at Arabia Mountain (my favorite local place!) led to a couple good finds. A very brave Jay scooped up this gelatinous mass of salamander eggs(?) from a vernal pool for me to poke and squirm at. Show More Summary
Elected officials in Queens are calling on the public to help hunt down the driver responsible for killing a 64-year-old man in a hit-and-run last week. [ more › ]
I don’t know what is most Canada about this story: That A) A Toronto cab driver who got lost in rural Markham called 911 because he mistook a 150lb. Newfoundland for a bear, or that B) it was a local news station that “solved” the case or that C) they reported it in the most staggeringly inefficient, seven and a half minute long total, four part segment.
Now this is the kind of Eurovision entry that made me fall in love with the contest many years ago. Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst (real name Tom Neuwirth) is a longtime performer on local reality shows. In 2007 he was part of the short-lived boy band Jetzt Anders with other cast members of the singing competition show Starmania. Show More Summary
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West stepped out for a casual afternoon in LA on Friday, hitting up their local movie theater to catch a flick. Kim donned a form-fitting red dress for the outing, showing off the hard work she's put into her physique after sharing several workout selfies. Show More Summary
The massive Cape Wind offshore wind farm scored a legal huge victory on Friday, when US District Judge Reggie B. Walton upheld the results of a ten-year permitting process and rejected a laundry list of claims brought by local opposition groups. Show More Summary
Editor Note: We aren’t paid or perked to suggest any of the events in this post. US local digital ad spend in slated to increase from $25.7B in 2013 to $41.1B in 2017 – which is a 12 percent CAGR increase according to BIA/Kelsey. Local...Show More Summary
Best-selling author James Patterson recently pledged $1 million to donate to local and independent booksellers as a way to increase awareness of their importance in communities. In a recent interview with NPR, Patterson said "We're at...Show More Summary
SW Bohmann Pkwy: mid $400k range This gorgeous daylight ranch is nestled in a serene Raleigh Hills sanctuary, brimming with the verdant greenery and local wildlife of Fanno Creek. The expansive, tiered back deck is ideal for outdoor entertaining and relaxation. Inside, pristine hardwood floors stretch throughout the home’s open floor plan, providing an elegant […]
Taking advantage of the fact that no one is quite sure where Queens ends (scientists are still looking into it), Walmart has shrewdly bought a parcel of land in a shopping center that straddles the border of Queens and Long Island. [ more › ]