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Dan Patrick Offers Vouchers as Solution to Special Ed Failures that He Helped Create

Time after time, Patrick has hyped vouchers as the catch-all solution to the lack of access to quality special education...
The Texas Observer  |  02-20-2017  |  La Linea

The Monstrous Feminine: Dr. Marina Levina Talks Horror At Crosstown Arts

The 2017 Memphis Women In Film Speaker Series begins tonight at Crosstown Arts with a discussion on women in horror...

Reader E-Mailbag: How Do We Get Trump Supporters to Emigrate, Taking Solace in Compelling Journalism

by Leilani Polk A reader-submitted cartoon: "Every week your paper helps me get through the morass of more-asses. I am...
The Stranger  |  02-20-2017  |  Slog

Coleman Young Jr. will likely challenge Mike Duggan for mayoral race

Detroit's mayoral race will be here before you know it, and we've already had a few Detroiters toss their name...
Metro Times  |  02-20-2017  |  Blogs

Memphis Tiger Super Sophs

Dedric Lawson is only the 10th Memphis men's basketball player to score 1,000 points in his first two seasons as...

Milo Yiannopoulos: Girls Are In Danger When Adult Trans Women Use Public Toilets But 13-Year-Old Boys Can Benefit From Giving Head To Adult Males

by Dan Savage Update: Milo Yiannopoulos just got dropped from CPAC. Milo Yiannopoulos was on Real Time on Friday night,...
The Stranger  |  02-20-2017  |  Slog

Isthmus Live Sessions: Real Numbers

Real Numbers performs an intimate Isthmus Live Session at the Isthmus offices on Feb. 17, 2017...
Isthmus  |  02-20-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Tell All: Distracted Madison drivers claim another victim

A pedestrian and bike commuter from Middleton has close calls almost weekly. And he’s ready to give up his self-propelled...
Isthmus  |  02-20-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Photos: Distill America at the Edgewater Hotel

Distill America at the Edgewater Hotel on February 18, 2017...
Isthmus  |  02-20-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Show Us Your Guiness

Snap a picture at of your pint or bottle of Guinness at one of the participating locations (see below) and...
Isthmus  |  02-20-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Was that a Magical Negro Moment We Saw on Girls?: Inside “Hostage Situation.”

by Jessica Fu HBO For the second episode of Girls’ final season, Hannah and Marnie take a road trip in...
The Stranger  |  02-20-2017  |  Slog

Show review: Run the Jewels at ROMT Sat., Feb. 18

On Saturday night, Run the Jewels appeared for their second sold-out performance at the Royal Oak Music Theater since October...
Metro Times  |  02-20-2017  |  Blogs

Darwin BondGraham, Ali Winston Win Prestigious George Polk Award For East Bay Express Series on Oakland Police Scandal

The reporters join winners from The New York Times, The Washington Post, and more. Darwin BondGraham and Ali Winston are...
East Bay Express  |  02-19-2017  |  Ear Bud

The Mother of Kenneth Bailey, the Man Shot and Killed by Durham Police Wednesday, Asks the Media and Community for Respect

The mother of a man fatally shot by Durham police has spoken out, asking for respect while the family grieves...
INDY Week  |  02-19-2017  |  Triangulator

Five Memorable Beers From Yesterday's Inaugural East Bay Brewer's Fest

Some terrible news: It's the last day of San Francisco Beer Week. The annual gathering was actually nine days of...
East Bay Express  |  02-19-2017  |  Ear Bud

Portland Mercury's Highball Drink Recipes Are Here: Clinton Street Pub, Conquistador, and Crow bar

by Mercury Staff It’s almost time for... HIGHBALL! Brace yourself for over 40 specially crafted cocktails… for only $5 each!...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-19-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

17 Vancouver concerts this week, February 20 to 24

Experimental-rock, indie-pop, jazz-R&B, post-punk, klezmer, bluegrass, folk: take your pick...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-19-2017  |  Views

Bill McKibben will join First Nations leaders at Vancouver fundraiser to stop Kinder Morgan pipeline

He's one of the giants in the movement to keep fossil fuels in the ground...

A fevered Cloud Nothings set in Vancouver suggest that rock might be ready to roar again

For once everyone kept their cellphones in their pockets...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-19-2017  |  Music

Brian Mulroney and David Foster perform "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" for Melania and Donald Trump

Mulroney sang the same song with Ronald Reagan in 1985...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-19-2017  |  Views

Outdoor recreation and child development

You've heard it before: Hiking is good for your mind, body and soul. In previous blogs, I've written about the...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  02-19-2017  |  Indy Blog

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake north of Powell River felt in Vancouver and Victoria

The tremor struck about 140 kilometres away from Powell River...

Pat Quinn statue unveiled outside Rogers Arena in Vancouver

The life-size bronze sculpture also features a bench where fans can be photographed beside the Big Irishman...

Police Did Not Arrest East Oakland Shooter Despite Two Earlier Gunfire Incidents In A Week At His Home

Jesse Enjaian, a 32-year-old computer science engineer, died in Highland Hospital yesterday after a bizarre standoff where he fired a...
East Bay Express  |  02-18-2017  |  Ear Bud

Vancouver councillor Andrea Reimer pushes for municipal lobbyist registry

For the past 130 years, it's been impossible to know the identities of those paid to advocate for rezoning applications...

Sweet-tooth alert: Nestlé Toll House Café to open at Manulife building in downtown Vancouver

There's good news for those with a sweet-tooth in the downtown core...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-18-2017  |  Views

Portland Mercury's Highball Drink Recipes Are Here: Bit House Saloon, Bota Bar, and Brix Tavern

by Mercury Staff It’s almost time for... HIGHBALL! Brace yourself for over 40 specially crafted cocktails… for only $5 each!...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-18-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The day the Funky Drummer died

Clyde Stubblefield, a beloved Madison institution and James Brown’s “Funky Drummer,” died at age 73 from kidney failure...
Isthmus  |  02-18-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

UBC men's basketball team poised for glory

The Thunderbirds are hoping to replicate the success of the 1972 team, which was the last to win the W.P...

By all means, make people pay for skipping restaurant reservations

No-shows make it difficult for smaller players to compete against the chains...

David Beckham goes a little Instagram crazy in Whistler

The world's most famous underwear model has become the B.C. ski resort's newest tourism ambassador...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-18-2017  |  Views

Vancouver police seek public's help in finding West Side assault victim

A woman in her 20s was seen lying on the ground before her assailant pulled her into a late-model silver...

Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians against fascism: Continuing the culture of resistance

Much is happening in the global picture that impacts our national work within Canada...

Symphonic imagination

Stephen Hough, one of the leading pianists of our time, delivers an absorbing performance of “The Egyptian” by Camille Saint-Saëns...
Isthmus  |  02-18-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Gurpreet Singh: Memoir reveals how Narendra Modi and cohorts used Gujarat as Hindutva laboratory

Author Teesta Setalvad reveals how sectarianism grew in India in the wake of murderous attacks on Sikhs in 1984...

Mayor Calls Kshama Sawant's Suggestion that Seattle Police Block ICE "Irresponsible and Dangerous"

by Heidi Groover Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant believes Seattle Police should "block ICE from seizing human beings." City...
The Stranger  |  02-17-2017  |  Slog

Take Donald Trump's Not-At-All Slanted and Misleading "Mainstream Media Accountability Survey"

by Tricia Romano The Stranger At the risk of receiving gross emails from the Trump/Pence campaign, I took this survey...
The Stranger  |  02-17-2017  |  Slog

One year of I Saw You posts, mapped: Here’s where sparks are flying between Vancouverites

One data-savvy Georgia Straight reader plots the city's hotspots for missed connections with fascinating results...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-17-2017  |  Views

Review: The Pajama Game Is a Funny Musical About a Wage Dispute—How Is That Possible?

by Christopher Frizzelle At the Sleep-Tite pajama factory, workers are demanding a raise of seven and a half cents. Mark...
The Stranger  |  02-17-2017  |  Slog

Where To Watch The 2017 Oscar Nominees In Seattle This Weekend

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Will Hollywood's obsession with musicals make La La Land the big winner? Will stunning...
The Stranger  |  02-17-2017  |  Slog

I Was Kicked Out of Federal Immigration Court — Because I'm a Journalist

I got kicked out of a public, federal immigration court hearing yesterday because I’m a newspaper reporter. And it wasn't...
East Bay Express  |  02-17-2017  |  Ear Bud

The Beer Party Launches with ACLU Fundraiser on President’s Day

by Brian Yaeger A grassroots organization of Portland beer industry leaders is debuting this Monday with a launch event that...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

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Cafe Society  Westword Denver, CO
Artery  INDY Week Durham, NC
Heard Mentality  OC Weekly Costa Mesa, CA
Views  The Georgia Straight Vancouver, BC
Savage Love Podcast  The Stranger Seattle, WA
The Angry Grammarian Podcast  Philadelphia Weekly Philadelphia, PA
Haiku News  NUVO Indianapolis, IN
RFT Music  Riverfront Times St. Louis, MO
Wayward Blog  The Pitch Kansas City, MO
SFBG Politics  San Francisco Bay Guardian San Francisco, CA
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NBA Finals Game 1: Winning Time

If you're a fan of low scoring games, low-percentage shooting and sleep depravity, then Game 1 of the NBA Finals was the game for you!
Miami New Times  |  Chris Joseph  |  06-01-2011  |  Sports

The Corvette Thief

78-year-old Dan Ott has stolen more than 1,000 cars in his life. And left plenty of damage along the way
Cleveland Scene  |  Vince Grzegorek  |  07-30-2015  |  Features

Latinos Warn of 'False' Credit Card

Advertised nationwide to Spanish speakers as offering a $2,000 line of credit, Pro Line is derided as a scam by consumer advocates.
East Bay Express  |  Kara Platoni  |  09-07-2004  |  Business & Labor