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Morning Headlines From CBC

Thursday, July 31, 2014 -( 61°F / 16°C @ 9:30 am & raining in Ithaca )-

This morning’s headlines from CBC.ca/news : { These are not links, they’re hints of what the CBC thinks are most Newsworthy this morning. 2,044 more words


Fire at Eastbourne Pier

It’s a sad day for Eastbourne in East Sussex, England.

The main arcade area of the 144-year-old Eastboune Pier is gone and is just a skeleton after a fire that broke out yesterday. 63 more words


How a glass half-full ruined the newspaper.

Erin makes sense about optimism and the media.

I’ve drawn the conclusion that the media today must be sponsored by Prozac. I mean, maybe it’s Pfizer, trying to get everyone to make the switch to Zoloft, but surely some big antidepressant manufacturer is shaping the way we receive information in the media. 1,186 more words


The NFSA (apparently) makes changes

(I have appended pissed-off kind of comments to the bottom of this article in “The Conversation”.)

Australia’s National Film & Sound Archive has been hit by TROWC’s mindless and petty removal of funds, as has every other worthy organization in the country; so its boffins have been forced to Take Steps Of One Kind Or Another. 134 more words

Chic Stringer

Dam Sirens Cause Dam Panic!

SULTAN, WA — Cell towers? Aliens? Giant marshmallows on a giant stick? Totem poles? Mentos? Nope, it’s just the newest emergency notification sirens going up around the already bustling town of Sultan. 344 more words


Today's Headlines from the CBC

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014. -( 61°F / 16°C & Mostly Cloudy @ 9:58 am in Ithaca, New York State )-

To be fair, I got these headlines from… 994 more words


New Management For Bottle Tree Park

image: Erik’s iMirror Photography Studio

With an aggressive bid of $169,000 a month, Fullshare Group based in China, have secured the lease of the Bottle Tree Park site, outbidding Bottle Tree’s current management bid of $68,000. 302 more words