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Morning News Roundup: Arctic Design Festival Opens in Norway
Photos of the Day: SALT opens today in SandhornA ya, Norway. The Arctic art, architecture, music, and design experience features a sauna that can seat 250 people as well as three structures designed by Norwegian firm Rintala Eggertsson Architects whose shapes are inspired by a fiskehjelle .
Thu Aug 28, 2014
ArtPrize 2014: Paul Collins is namesake of a new $5,000 prize for an artist
A new $5,000 prize at ArtPrize 2014 to promote diversity will be named for Grand Rapids artist Paul Collins.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Sampson Independent
September chock full of Chamber opportunities
With September just around the corner, we have many exciting opportunities quickly approaching.
Google, AOL co-founder to stop in St. Louis on startup 'road trip'
A national bus tour highlighting emerging entrepreneurial communities and founded by AOL co-founder Steve Case is coming to St. Louis in October.
Ignore All the Smoke Around HUD's Case Against Dallas and See Something Ugly in the Mirror
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's accusation of racial segregation lodged against Dallas has probably reached a point of incomprehensibility for most people, but there is still a simple question in it: What if it's true? As far as understanding most of what they say now, the city and HUD might as well be two Inuit seal hunters ... (more)
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Experts urge later start times for students in higher grades
Sipping a java chip Frappuccino en route to her first day of ninth grade Friday, Ahmani Johnson said she was excited to begin high school but annoyed that she had to wake up so early.
Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
Historic preservation is not the bogeyman for finding cheap apartments in DC
Today's Post has an article, " The new housing market: Why it's so hard to find a cheap apartment in Washington, D.C. ," with this line about strategies for producing more and lower cost housing: In D.C., you could even ditch the large historic districts that make it extremely difficult to build anything substantial in many desirable neighborhoods.
Washington Business Report: Stopping funds to ISIS, Donald Trump on...
Here's what you can see on this week's edition of Washington Business Report with ABC7 national correspondent Rebecca Cooper.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Medical marijuana a cutthroat competition in Illinois
Not only will entrepreneurs applying for licenses next month need a minimum of $400,000 in liquid assets, they also must provide diagrams and photos of a purchased facility, mapped out and reimagined.
Arcade Fire cover Pixies' 'Alec Eiffel' - " watch
Arcade Fire have continued their stunt of covering an artist from each town they stop through on their current world tour, this time taking on Pixies' 'Alec Eiffel'.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Flint Local to host first-ever dance performance featuring nationally recognized dancers
On Saturday, Aug. 23, Flint Local 432 will host the inaugural Tap In showcase, a "new, innovative, creative music and dance by some of the world's best hoofers and musicians," according to a release from the Local.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Arcade Fire's Will Butler plays first ever solo show in New York
Arcade Fire 's Will Butler played his first ever solo show at a gig in New York over the weekend .
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Washington Post
Free and Easy: Civil War Weekend, #SummerCool Block Party, Kush Abadey
The DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities and the DC Commission on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday are partnering to present an evening celebrating the two actors and civil rights activists.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Two New Board Members For Glen Oaks Foundation
Centreville, MI By: Mike Stiles - Two new directors have joined the Glen Oaks Community College Foundation Board.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Downtown Boys starting tour in NYC tonight w/ Weird Womb & Vomitface, ...
Providence's Downtown Boys are kicking off a short Northeast tour in NYC tonight, which wraps up in Connecticut two weeks later.
Uptown San Diego Examiner
Daily Business Report - Aug. 15, 2014
San Diego City Council President Todd Gloria has called a special meeting of the City Council for 11 a.m. on Monday to consider overriding Mayor Kevin Faulconer's veto of the ordinance increasing the minimum wage and allowing workers to earn sick leave.
Watch Arcade Fire Cover Neil Young's "Come On Baby Let's Go Downtown" In Winnipeg
Arcade Fire did yet another cover at their Winnipeg show last night. This time, Win Butler wore his paper mache head while they performed Neil Young's " Come On Baby Let's Go Downtown " from his 1975 album Tonight's The Night .
Bands: Texas Is Good Enough For Your Limited Tour
This article isn't a gripe about the local music scene, which has actually been looking up for a while now, nor is it even about Houston specifically.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Industry Experts to Discuss Open Payments (Sunshine Act) Reporting...
Phase 2 reporting for Open Payments ended July 7, 2014, after CMS extended the submission process due to problems with the portal.