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Detroit police officer who killed teen has violent past

The Detroit police officer who sources say shot and killed a teenager this week in what the department described as...
Metro Times  |  02-17-2017  |  Blogs

Solidarity rally and march tomorrow in Pittsburgh's Schenley Plaza

The Pitt College Democrats have organized this afternoon event for Sat., Feb. 18, to "show support and solidarity with marginalized...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  02-17-2017  |  Blogh

Dreamer Daniel Ramirez Medina Will Remain Detained for Now

by Heidi Groover Daniel Ramirez Medina is a 23-year-old DACA recipient who was detained near Seattle. HG A federal judge...
The Stranger  |  02-17-2017  |  Slog

Make Art Great Again

I hate Trump. We are less than a month into his presidency and I think I am going to have...

Last-Minute Plans: 79 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Weekend: Feb 17-19, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff We may all have gotten acquainted with David Duchovny as the lean-faced nerd rooting...
The Stranger  |  02-17-2017  |  Slog

Cheap & Easy Things To Do This Weekend

A David Duchovny Talk, A Bake Sale For ACLU, The South Asian International Documentary Festival, And More $10-And-Under Events by...
The Stranger  |  02-17-2017  |  Slog

Taking a Journey Here Tonight… with Renaissance Man David Duchovny

by Ciara Dolan David Duchovny makes two appearances in Seattle this Sun Feb 19: a Town Hall talk with Jess...
The Stranger  |  02-17-2017  |  Slog

Last-Minute Plans: 79 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Weekend: Feb 17-19, 2017

Seattle events that won't cost more than $10 for Feb 17-19, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Good news:...
The Stranger  |  02-17-2017  |  Slog

Members of Pittsburgh legal community call for resistance against Trump administration

Earlier today, the United States Senate confirmed Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Environmental Protection...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  02-17-2017  |  Blogh

New York quartet Hush Point deftly modernize west-coast jazz fundamentals

My favorite overlooked trumpeter is New York veteran John McNeil, a wry, witty player who adds forward-looking accents to the...
Chicago Reader  |  02-17-2017  |  Post No Bills

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Moonlodge by Margo Kane

Margo Kane's Moonlodge runs now until February 25 at Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre (162 West 1st Avenue)...
The Georgia Straight  |  02-17-2017  |  Views

New Laws Could Open Some Government Records, Close Others

State lawmakers have filed a raft of bills for this legislative session aimed at changing public access to public records,...

More Tennessee Students Are Turning to Online Fundraising for Help With Tuition

GoFundMe, the DIY online fundraising platform, says that Tennessee students collected $1.3 million in tuition and education-related donations on their...

Walter “Junie” Morrison, Key Member of Ohio Players and Funkadelic, Has Died

by Dave Segal With Junie Morrison's passing, the world just became a little less ecstatic. Walter “Junie” Morrison—a powerfully expressive...
The Stranger  |  02-17-2017  |  Slog

Don't Miss the I, Anonymous Show... Monday Night!

by Mercury Staff America loves two things: freedom, and the Portland Mercury’s monthly I, Anonymous Show at the Secret Society!...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

"Resisting with Joy": Seattle Band Sisters Celebrate Debut Album Release with ACLU Benefit

by Amber Cortes After two sold-out record release shows, Sisters will play Bake Sale 4 ACLU with Tilson XOXO, Spirit...
The Stranger  |  02-17-2017  |  Slog

Pickathon Starlight Series, Episode 5: Cass McCombs

by Ned Lannamann Tim LaBargeHere's the new episode of our ongoing Pickathon Starlight Series, with special performances from the 2016...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Durham Projects $4.7M Budget Shortfall, May Hike Property Taxes

The city of Durham is looking at a projected shortfall of $4.7 million as it gets ready to craft a...
INDY Week  |  02-17-2017  |  Triangulator

Talking Carole King with Beautiful Star Julia Knitel

Sure, you probably know Carole King’s double-sided hit single, “It’s Too Late Baby,” backed with “I Feel the Earth Move.”...

OUTsider Review: Type/Caste

Rotimi Agbabiaka's one-man show on acting while black and queer...
Austin Chronicle  |  02-17-2017  |  The Gay Place Blog

Sherman Alexie Talks About Writing in the Era of Trump

His Podcast with Jess Walter, A Tiny Sense of Accomplishment, Is Back! by Rich Smith SHERMAN ALEXIE, PROM KING When...
The Stranger  |  02-17-2017  |  Slog

Ted Nugent wants to throw his 10-gallon hat into 2018 Michigan Senate race

Just when your eyes came back to a normal position after hearing that Kid Rock's name is floating around to...
Metro Times  |  02-17-2017  |  Blogs

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Don't Worry, Dating's Hard for Everyone

by Dan Savage I'm a 34-year-old woman living in Portland and I'm fucking lonely and horny and not sure what...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Video Premiere: Phil Cook and Skylar Gudasz Nod to Alice Gerrard in New Tribute Clips

If you’re a fan of old-time, bluegrass, or have just been around Durham for a long time, you probably know...
INDY Week  |  02-17-2017  |  Scan

Democracy in Crisis: Trump’s Press Conference Shows Reality Is His Real Opponent

For a moment earlier this week, it seemed that the regime might have to come to terms with the reality...
INDY Week  |  02-17-2017  |  Triangulator

Poll: Is White House Flat-Out Lying, or Purposefully Planting Fake News? You Be the Judge!

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Win McNamee / Getty Today the AP broke the story that the Trump administration is considering...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Sandy Carson Was There

Fund a unique photo op of ATX’s live music capital...

Police Reports Illustrated: Pioneer Square Man Shares His Feelings with Officers

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The Stranger  |  02-17-2017  |  Slog

Suicide is no laughing matter, except this Saturday

The work that the Livonia-based Six Feet Over non-profit undertakes is heavy and somewhat grim stuff.…...
Metro Times  |  02-17-2017  |  Blogs

The Morning News: Trump is the Ebola of Politics, GOP State Senator Dinosaur Rossi Wants Darkness to Fall on Light Rail

by Charles Mudede Every Fucking Day:Trump considers mobilizing national guard for immigration roundups, memo suggests https://t.co/oiRzxpD8Me— The Guardian (@guardian) February...
The Stranger  |  02-17-2017  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: The Quanice Hayes March, Porter vs. Stoudamire, and Chris Christie's Meatloaf

by Doug Brown Good morning, Portland. Clear your schedule for the next 15 minutes and click these links. A friend...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do This Weekend: Feb 17-19

by Mercury Staff Portland just keeps adding festivals to this list of Things to Do, don't it? Just as you're...
The Portland Mercury  |  02-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Five & Ten Is Nominated for a James Beard Award Again

The James Beard Foundation released its scroll of semifinalists for restaurant awards across the country on Wednesday, and Five &...
Flagpole Magazine  |  02-17-2017  |  Grub Notes

SXSW List 8

Peanut Butter Wolf, Kasey Chambers, White Denim and 147 more...

Poem: ‘Resistance’

Within morning’s unsettled light, / students stride out / into the streets... The post Poem: ‘Resistance’ appeared first on The...
The Texas Observer  |  02-17-2017  |  La Linea

Study: Big Three vehicle owners are older, rural, and lower-income

In metro Detroit, it seems like you can't spit without hitting someone who works for the Big Three automakers —...
Metro Times  |  02-17-2017  |  Blogs

Democratic leaders need to take to the streets

On Feb. 26, Democratic officials will select a new party chair. But in trying to claw their way back to...
Isthmus  |  02-17-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Sunday, Feb. 19, 12:30pm - Stephen Kellogg Isthmus Live Session

Stephen Kellogg is headlining The Frequency on Sunday, Feb. 19. Before he takes the stage at The Frequency, he'll be...
Isthmus  |  02-17-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Scenes from yesterday's Detroit appear in Hamtramck photo exhibit

Some artists gain fame instantly. Others work quietly for years, building up a body of work that suddenly bursts onto...
Metro Times  |  02-17-2017  |  Blogs

Durham Police Shooting Update: Cops Were After Kenneth Bailey Because He Missed Curfew; Stepmom Says “He Was Not a Fighter”

If it weren't for the wind, Gloria Bailey might not have caught a final glimpse of her stepson. "You could...
INDY Week  |  02-17-2017  |  Triangulator

UPDATED: Katoi promises to reopen soon

Corktown's new Thai-influenced restaurant, Katoi, caught fire early Friday morning, but details about what caused the flames or the extent...
Metro Times  |  02-17-2017  |  Blogs

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

Seoul Survivor: Busted for Dope in South Korea

Teaching English as a second language in South Korea was a good gig for this recent college graduate and world traveler until he smoked hashish with the wrong people and found himself cought up in that country's draconian drug enforcement.
Isthmus  |  Jason Storbakken  |  01-28-2005  |  Crime & Justice