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How a massive sinkhole dumped 200 million gallons of radioactive water into a Florida aquifer

A sinkhole opened in Florida weeks ago, dumping 250 million gallons of radioactive wastewater into the local water table, but residents didn't find out until quite recently.

Hillary Says "No Need" For Brain Test After 'Cock-Eyed' Dementia Concerns

Responding to concerns of dementia symptoms - following her 'cock-eyed' appearance earlier in the week - Hillary Clinton has told a local reporter that "there's no need" for a brain scan claiming that she has met "the standards thatShow More Summary

How Will North Carolina’s New Body Cam Law Work?

In the wake of this week’s shooting of a 43-year old black man in Charlotte, North Carolina by local police, the calls to release police dash cam footage have gone up from the public, area activists, and outside agitators with no vested interest in the well-being of North Carolina. Show More Summary

Female rappers take a stand in Mexico's capital of violence against women

On average, more than one woman is killed every week in Mexico City’s Ecatepec neighbourhood. But despite living amid a constant threat of brutality, local female hip-hop artists are using their music to try to change attitudes As darkness...Show More Summary

Ashley Williams SS17 Is All About Playful Graphics and Slogans

Next up from London Fashion Week is local girl Ashley Williams, who, in sharp contrast to the more established names on the British capital’s jam-packed circuit (Burberry, Victoria Beckham and the like), is all about youthful, street-level clothing. For SS17, Williams’ designer streetwear harked back to her school years — which means playful graphics and sloganeering were […]

Donald Trump Is Still a Birther

Ben Garbarek, a local news reporter in Toledo, asked Donald Trump today what it was that changed his mind about President Obama's birthplace: BG: This announcement earlier this week with you saying that you believe President Obama was...Show More Summary

Overeager giraffe gets a little too friendly during local news report

An adoring giraffe got a little too close for comfort during a news broadcast earlier this week. Ashley Jacobs, a reporter with CBS 8 in San Diego, delivered a report Monday about the Zoo Food, Wine and Brew Celebration, a zoo gala and wildlife conservation fundraiser. Show More Summary

Colorado church didn’t report pastor’s child sex abuse because ‘biblical counseling’ would suffice

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A church in Thornton, Colorado has come under fire after court documents revealed this week that it failed to report a pastor’s sexual abuse to police because it believed the problem could be solved with “biblical counseling.” Local news station KDVR reports that Pastor Robert...

Pornhub fans flock to lend a hand in its fight against ban in Russia

Last week, Russian media regulator Roskomnadzor pissed off thousands of local porn lovers when it blocked the entire country from accessing two of the world’s biggest adult websites, Pornhub and YouPorn. Rooted in two separate courtShow More Summary

Dallas County blames Brucellosis cases on raw cheese

A record 13 cases of human brucellosis in Dallas County, TX, are being blamed on unpasteurized Mexican-style cheeses. Dallas County officials issued an advisory last week asking local clinicians to be aware of possible cases of brucellosis and elicit travel history and risk exposures from all patients with compatible clinical symptoms. Show More Summary

Carla Hayden Takes Charge of the World’s Largest Library

Carla Hayden still remembers the day when, more than fifty years ago, she realized the importance of library due dates. After school, while her mother was at work, she would walk to her local storefront library in Queens. “Week after week after week,” Hayden told me recently, she would check out “Bright April,” her favorite book. Show More Summary

Harvest Week Returns with Five Days of Celebrating Local Food

Here is the full line-up of events As in years past, EatDenver rings in the bounty of fall with Harvest Week, a celebration of local produce, products and purveyors, honored over five multi­course dinners at The GrowHaus. The beauty of these events is the community that they form both on the restaurant and the guest side. Show More Summary

“Women’s Health Clinic” That Kills Babies in Abortions Celebrates 35 Years of Business

Every week it seems the mainstream media runs another free ad disguised as a news article for the abortion industry. This week, the Winnipeg Free Press published a lengthy story about the upcoming 35th anniversary of a local abortion center. The Women’s Health Clinic began in 1981 to offer a “safe environment where women receive […]

The Six Week Election Day

Bloomberg: “Election Day starts this week. Beginning on Sept. 23, any Minnesotan can go to a local election office and complete an absentee ballot. The following Thursday, voters in neighboring Iowa have the same opportunity. Between Oct. 20-24, North Carolina, [...]

French hitchhiker 'goes beserk' in New Zealand after four days stuck without a lift

Traveller arrested in tiny town of Punakaiki after allegedly attacking road signs and abusing locals following almost a week without a ride A Frenchman has gone on a frustrated rampage in a tiny New Zealand fishing village after he spent four days waiting for a hitchhiking ride. Show More Summary

Adrian Peterson has not been ruled out for next game, Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer tells radio show

Minnesota Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer told local radio station KFXN-FM that running back Adrian Peterson has a torn meniscus in his right knee. Zimmer recorded his weekly appearance on the show before addressing the media on Monday. He told the station he has not yet ruled out Peterson for the game...

What to Check Out in Toronto September 19–25: The Polaris Prize, JFL42, and Bells On Bloor

6 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

This week features A Tribe Called Red, literary festival Word on the Street, and a burlesque tribute to Queen Bey. Urban Planner is your weekly curated guide to what’s on in Toronto—things that are local, affordable, and exceptional....Show More Summary

Best Travel Gadgets That Will Only Wreck Your Budget a Little

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In late August I spent to weeks traipsing through Europe—on very important work assignments in London, and taking in the local culture of Amsterdam. Being a gadget blogger, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to completely load up my European adventure with every conceivable gadget I could possibly need. Show More Summary

This week in the war on workers: 100 Massachusetts school committees oppose charter expansion

More than 100 local school committees have voted to oppose Question 2 on the Massachusetts ballot, which would lift the state’s cap on the number of charter schools allowed. Local, elected school committees have good reason to oppose...Show More Summary

Cop Violence Returns: Police Officers Shot In Philadelphia, Fort Worth

After a "summer of rage" in the US led to one of the worst, and most deadly, spikes in tension between local police and minority groups, the past several weeks had seen a deescalation between law enforcement, often accused of being racially...Show More Summary

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