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Washington's Student Loan Complaints Shot Up 732 Percent Over the Last Year, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Reports

by Sydney Brownstone Predatory lenders are a problem for Washington state students, but efforts to create a student loan bill...
The Stranger  |  04-27-2017  |  Slog

The “Jackson Street Workers Mural” Will Be Unveiled April 30

In mural work, say the artists, your white wall is the sky. by Amber Cortes The Jackson Street Worker's Mural...
The Stranger  |  04-27-2017  |  Slog

Driver Injured in Prince Avenue Wreck

Photo Credit: Austin Steele Bystanders gather around an injured driver after a wreck outside Hendershot's this afternoon. A three-car wreck...
Flagpole Magazine  |  04-27-2017  |  In the Loop

Circuit on Street Safety Kicks Off

Memphis streets are becoming increasingly dangerous for pedestrians, as last year Memphis reported to have the highest number of pedestrians...

Murray Pitches Revised Soda Tax; Labor Union and Soda Companies Promise to Fight It

by Heidi Groover Soon after Mayor Ed Murray unveiled the details of his soda tax proposal at City Hall today,...
The Stranger  |  04-27-2017  |  Slog

View Art Zone's Profile of Record-Collecting Maniac Mike Nipper

by Dave Segal Seattle's reigning vinyl court jester. This week, The Seattle Channel spotlighted legendary record collector/Emerald City Soul Club...
The Stranger  |  04-27-2017  |  Slog

Your Guide To Independent Bookstore Day 2017 In Seattle

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Lisa Brown The only way Seattle can possibly keep enjoying a wide variety of...
The Stranger  |  04-27-2017  |  Slog

Diet Cig's Beauty Lies in Their Simplicity and Concision

by Ned Lannamann DIET CIG Sat 4/29 Mississippi Studios Shervin Lainez It’s rare for an album to make me laugh...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-27-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Stranger's Guide to the Best Chinese Restaurants in Seattle

by Stranger Staff The famed barbecue at I.D. mainstay Kau Kau. Kelly O Part of a series of restaurant recommendations...
The Stranger  |  04-27-2017  |  Slog

City Hall's New Bag Checks Cost Nearly $190,000 Per Year

by Dirk VanderHart These two gents alone will run you nearly $126,000. Dirk VanderHart As promised, Mayor Ted Wheeler has...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-27-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Memphis is Ugly. Cleveland Still Uglier, According to BS List

Hey look, another bullshit list for people to click on and argue about. This time Memphis has been named the...

Mercury Is in Retrograde. But WTF Does That Mean, Anyway?

by Katie Herzog FlashMyPixel/Getty If your social media feeds are anything like mine, you may have noticed an uptick in...
The Stranger  |  04-27-2017  |  Slog

The Detroit Promise problem: only a fifth of students attending community college for free graduate

Detroit has become the largest city in the country to offer its high school graduates the opportunity to attend some...
Metro Times  |  04-27-2017  |  Blogs

Pittsburgh environmental groups launch initative to help schools and child-care facilities address lead and radon

Children spend an estimated 1,000 hours every year in schools, early-education centers and after-school programs. While parents can work to...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  04-27-2017  |  Blogh

Midwest Media Expo abruptly canceled, 'fan appreciation' event planned

Less than a week before its originally scheduled date at Dearborn's Edward Hotel & Convention Center, the annual "multi-media fandom" event Midwest...
Metro Times  |  04-27-2017  |  Blogs

REVIEW: Chance The Rapper Says Oakland Gig Was Largest Show Of His Career So Far

Oracle Arena performance the second of a 36-date U.S. tour. A conversation between two 20-something women that I overheard before...
East Bay Express  |  04-27-2017  |  Ear Bud

Henry Ford fires doctor who allegedly cut girls' genitals

Henry Ford Health System says it has fired the emergency room doctor at the center of the first federal female...
Metro Times  |  04-27-2017  |  Blogs

Reading the CA: This Column by I. Dunno

Because I live in a glass house and everybody screws up sometimes and blogging without a copy editor is scary,...

Guest Editorial: Elected Leaders Need to Step Up on Immigrants' Rights

by Lorena González Council members Lorena González and Tim Burgess announce $1 million for an Immigrant Defense Fund. City of...
The Stranger  |  04-27-2017  |  Slog

‘Sanctuary Cities’ Bill Attacks Immigrants Who Made ‘Texas Miracle’ Possible

The Texas Miracle would have been impossible without cheap undocumented labor. But now the Legislature is ready to kick immigrants...
The Texas Observer  |  04-27-2017  |  La Linea

University Book Store's Branch in the HUB on UW Campus Is Quietly Awesome Because of One Guy

by Christopher Frizzelle This branch of University Book Store is underground. Outside its entrance: Discounted books on science and history...
The Stranger  |  04-27-2017  |  Slog

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Home

From May 3 to 6, Home takes over the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre...
The Georgia Straight  |  04-27-2017  |  Views

Got Oughts nostalgia? Fall Out Boy hopes so, books Little Caesars date this October

A scruffy lovable bunch of misft emo alt-rockers named Fall Out Boy from Wilmette, Illinois hopes that you have such...
Metro Times  |  04-27-2017  |  Blogs

Tweets about #BCDebate2017

Control of the B.C. legislature is still up for grabs after last night's televised leaders' debate...
The Georgia Straight  |  04-27-2017  |  Views

Abortion-Rights Advocates are Really Worried About Texas’ ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Ban

Growing up in the Rio Grande Valley, Nancy Cárdenas Peña often worried that her undocumented parents wouldn’t make it home...
The Texas Observer  |  04-27-2017  |  La Linea

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Lulu Series: Art in the City

On May 4, 7 p.m., as part of Lulu Series: Art in the City, Eric and Mia will share the...
The Georgia Straight  |  04-27-2017  |  Views

Dan Savage: Is Sexsomania Real?

Also: How to introduce nonmonogamy into a marriage. I’m a 31-year-old gay male. I’ve been with my fiancé for three...
East Bay Express  |  04-27-2017  |  Ear Bud

Gucci Mane brings tour to Stage AE in Pittsburgh

Gucci Mane, a.k.a. the East Atlanta Santa, delivered a big old present of a concert last night to fans at...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  04-27-2017  |  FFW>>

Video: Foodlab Detroit director Devita Davison gives Ted Talk about the paradox of Detroit's renaissance and food scarcity

In a emotional and powerful speech delivered at TedXBrum in Birmingham, United Kingdom, Foodlab Detroit director Devita Davison educated the...
Metro Times  |  04-27-2017  |  Blogs

Saturdays in Saxapahaw Announces New Lineup and Launch Crowdfunding Campaign

The Saturdays in Saxapahaw Music Series, which has been serving up the best of homegrown musical acts for more than...
INDY Week  |  04-27-2017  |  Scan

Capitol Hill Woman Finds Threatening, Anti-Abortion Message on Her Windshield

by Ana Sofia Knauf Has someone left a flyer like this on your property? Let us know. Courtesy Photo After...
The Stranger  |  04-27-2017  |  Slog

New singles roundup: JP Brown, Valid, a premiere from PhilSwish, and more

Tony K, “Circa ’96” “Circa '96” is a 2Pac inspired cut powered by a catchy chorus, “Me I got that...
Metro Times  |  04-27-2017  |  Blogs

The Morning News: Paul Allen Gives $30 Million to House the Homeless, Why Was a Student Charged With Assault For Using “Fart Spray” in School?

by Steven Hsieh Billionaire Paul Allen Miles Harris (CC BY-SA 3.0) Paul Allen to Donate $30 Million to House the...
The Stranger  |  04-27-2017  |  Slog

5 memorable moments from the televised B.C. leaders' debate

Andrew Weaver had the ideal position in the debate because he could take on both Christy Clark and John Horgan...

Beers to hunt down

Unique brews worth seeking out won’t be in short supply during Madison Craft Beer Week. Here are some to make...
Isthmus  |  04-27-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Have Detroit's high-rise restaurants lost their appeal?

The Top Of The Pontch on the 25th floor of downtown Detroit's Crowne Plaza Hotel recently closed, making it the...
Metro Times  |  04-27-2017  |  Blogs

PROMOTION: Bumbershoot 2017 3-Day Passes On Sale Friday at 10 am!

Seattle’s Music and Arts Festival by Stranger Things To Do Partner Passes go on sale at Bumbershoot.com on Friday at...
The Stranger  |  04-27-2017  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: A City-Owned Bank, More Portland Police Problems, and Trump's Terrible Tax Plan

by Doug Brown Good morning, Portland. Ready for some links? I know I am. Wesley Hamilton First up is this...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-27-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Win Passes to Shaky Knees and Shaky Beats Festivals

Photo Credit: Joshua L. Jones Next weekend, May 5–7, Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park will host the second annual Shaky Beats...
Flagpole Magazine  |  04-27-2017  |  Homedrone

Revisions of Overton Gateway Plan Revealed

After receiving much criticism of the proposed Overton Gateway, the developers altered their designs for the five-story apartment building and...

When Local News Isn't Local: A "Guns & Bunnies" Slideshow

The Memphis Flyer's "Guns & Bunnies" issue measuring violence and fluff in TV news is on stands (and online) now...

Hog-Farm-Protection Bill Passes Senate

House Bill 467, the controversial "Agriculture and Forestry Nuisance Remedies" bill, passed the Senate late Wednesday evening 30–19 and is...
INDY Week  |  04-27-2017  |  Triangulator

Blog Directory

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Stairs to Nowhere  San Diego CityBeat San Diego, CA
The Informer  L.A. Weekly Culver City, CA
Local Support  Philadelphia City Paper Philadelphia, PA
Daily RFT  Riverfront Times St. Louis, MO
Noise  San Francisco Bay Guardian San Francisco, CA
Plog  The Pitch Kansas City, MO
Loose Lips  Washington City Paper Washington, DC
Blurt  Seven Days Burlington, VT
Calendar Girl  Charleston City Paper Charleston, SC
Hairballs  Houston Press Houston, TX
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Gary Bass Makes a Convincing Case for Forceful Humanitarianism

Unlike most books interested in promoting human rights by force of arms, Bass focuses on the actions of Western nations and not the philosophies of phony intellectuals from beltway think tanks.
Charleston City Paper  |  Dylan Hales  |  09-24-2008  |  Nonfiction

Stroke Misdiagnosis Leaves Woman Speechless

The first hospital said her problems were all in her mind. The second said that she was having a stroke. A stroke from which she most likely would have made a full recovery if she'd received immediate treatment at the first ER.
Houston Press  |  Dianna Wray  |  09-04-2014  |  Health

The Electric Museum Acid Test

When artists use drugs, publications, shelter and lifestyle as tools for expression just as artists preceding them employed cameras, paint and clay; when artworks don’t fit neatly into a gilded frame or beneath a sparkling glass case, museums must adapt and turn the establishment on its head.
Eugene Weekly  |  Alexandra Notman  |  02-04-2013  |  Art