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Starbucks: Making coffee or political statements?

posted by: Jenna Wilson @ 10/10/13

So maybe you're obsessed with the seasonal sugary drinks that Starbucks has recently started serving up again this fall, but how would... } more

Government censorship at an all time high

posted by: jessica.sooknanan @ 04/26/13

According to Google's six month transparency report released yesterday, governments around the world are trying harder and harder... } more

Where are the Boston bombers really from?

posted by: Matthew Hreha @ 04/22/13

According to ABC, many Americans are confusing the Chechen ethnicity of the Boston bombers with the Czech Republic. The Czech ambassador,... } more

President Clinton Jr.?

posted by: jessica.sooknanan @ 04/09/13

Have you had enough of the Clintons?  Or, can you not get enough of them?  Well, it doesn't really matter what you think - the youngest Clinton is growing up fast, and is becoming much more serious about her own political career prospects.  } more

Large public WiFi network?

posted by: Matthew Hreha @ 02/04/13

The Federal Communications Commission has proposed creating large WiFi networks all over the country for public use. } more

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    Shearer

    Blog: Can we please fix the Oscars?

    Summary:  Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. First, a few thoughts on the winners: read more

  • Joe
    Johnson

    Winter storm drama

    Athens-Clarke County police officers responded to Pinewood Estates North on a 911 call concerning a heated domestic dispute. it reportedly was an argument over the lack of heat and food in a family's trailer and a woman was threatening to stab anyone who tried to take away her 7-month-old child. State patrol responded also, from their post nearby on U.S. Highway 29 North. The situation apparently was resolved. An officer reported he was driving the woman and infant to another home in Athens. read more

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