Hot off the Press: Extinct bears edition


I fear for the three giant ash trees in front of the house I grew up in: http://www.gazetteonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090408/NEWS/704089934/1001/NEWS

Speaking of southside IC: http://www.gazetteonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090406/NEWS/704069929/1001/NEWS

Where's my rent decrease?: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-apts8-2009apr08,0,4736812.story

http://www.latimes.com/features/health/la-me-duroville8-2009apr08,0,2141039.story

"Blue moon...": http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mooning-amtrak8-2009apr08,0,1222350.story

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ucadmit8-2009apr08,0,5821180.story

"This is a textbook example of corporatism, where the influence of powerful organizations overwhelm government institutions and the interests of citizens.":http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/08/us/08bond.html?_r=1&hp

http://nytimes.com/2009/04/08/arts/music/08juil.html

I've always wanted to be a DJ: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/08/nyregion/08dj.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/08/business/energy-environment/08greenoil.html?ref=us

http://www.gazetteonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090408/NEWS/704089932/1001/NEWS

Nuns and the recession: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-monastery9-2009apr09,0,5078541.story

LA County Supes give up their customized water bottles: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-water-bottle9-2009apr09,0,3879389.story

This is an issue all over California's coast, believe me: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-venice-homeless9-2009apr09,0,3210301.story

The wonder of Iowa values: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/09/opinion/09thrasher.html?_r=1

I have never before seen the word "plutocrats" in a news story: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/09/business/09fund.html?ref=us

[Growl!]: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/09/us/09grizzly.html?ref=us

Easy Eddie is will be back in the broadcast booth at Hawkeye football games: http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20090408/SPORTS020502/90408033

Here's an interesting article about the potential affects global warming may have on agriculture and the corn belt: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-global-warming10-2009apr10,0,2416858.story

Street crossing chaos at LA schools: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/10/us/10crossing.html?_r=1&hpw

Squatters are claiming foreclosed homes (more power to them!): http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/10/us/10squatter.html?ref=us

Self-representation in court: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/10/business/10lawyer.html?ref=us

"What rescession?" says Sioux Falls: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-recession-proof11-2009apr11,0,7781636.story

Climate change is apparently hitting Australia hard already: http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-ed-australia11-2009apr11,0,3038982.story

Here are three signs of the times: 1) http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/12/us/12deficit.html?_r=1&hp, 2) http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/11/business/11fees.html, and 3) http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/12/nyregion/connecticut/12helicopterct.html

Celebrities are greedy assholes, like most rich people: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/11/us/11deadbeat.html?ref=us

Iowa City's state and local government employee salaries are here: http://www.press-citizen.com/article/99999999/SALARIES04/304090072

Just so you know: blogs are not journalism: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/13/technology/start-ups/13hyperlocal.html?8dpc

More talk of year-round school in Iowa: http://www.gazetteonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090413/NEWS/704129896/1001/NEWS

A Chicagoland library has enacted a rule against "offensive body odors": http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/chi-smelly-libraries-13-apr13,0,2550405.story

It's not a good time to be a young and ambitious teacher in LA: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lausd-cuts14-2009apr14,0,3430901.story

Obama is promoting a US bid to host the World Cup in 2018 or 2022: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/15/sports/soccer/15vecsey.html?_r=1&hp

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