Skip to comments.Please post here what your local newspapers have as top stories online.
Posted on 09/14/2012 5:03:18 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
Please post links to your local online newspapers with a brief statement of what that entity sees as the important news of the day.
The Austin American-Statesman has a story about investing in land, etc. around the new racetrack. None of the main news stories cover the crisis in the Middle East. click here.
This nation is finished. No one in leadership or media, both of which have a responsibility to the people, have any interest in the welfare of the people to inform them as to what is actually happening. Both have been subverted by evil forces which intend to enslave the people and are aiding and abetting that process.
Major volcanic eruption in Guatemala.
My local paper has local news as the top story. National and international news are covered in their respective sections.
Apparently we’re the drunkest county in the state.
The Kansas City Star phone ap has covered it thoroughly, in some ways better than my Fox News ap.
“Former ambassador from Texas recounts the danger of the job” at http://www.kens5.com/ (which also covers the San Antonio Express News).
Atlanta AJC: Home Depot closes all its big-box stores in China
Atlanta-based company worked D.I.Y. market there for for 6 years; about 850 employees affected.
Poll shows tight presidential race in NH
After Seminole speech, Obama stops at West Tampa eatery
Also on Atlanta AJC:
Nation and world
Lawyers: ‘Pink slime’ lawsuit an uphill climb
Plans for giant Antarctic marine sanctuary falter
Strike talks in Chicago move toward end game
WWIII is trying to start and they’re interested most in pink slime.
Orioles tied for first in AL East. Snore.
The basketball coach from the University of Connecticut is retiring after 26 years and three championships according to the Hartford Courant
My local rag, the Salisbury Post, has a story about volunteers building an outside classroom for one of the over-crowded public middle schools. They have NOT put a single article up about Libya.
Globe & Mail: China's naval show of strength raises stakes in island dispute with Japan The Globe and Post are national papers while the Sun is focused on local issues.
Former Navy SEAL killed in Libya
In world news:
- A historic movie theater about to make a dramatic comeback.
- Longtime DFW radio and news personality dies (I have never heard of him.)
- Private developer interested in building communis— I mean, commuter rail line.
Blah, blah, blah, hollywood actor, blah, blah, blah, kitten in tree, blah, blah.....
Heavily armed militants used a protest of an anti-Islam film as a cover and may have had help from inside Libyan security in their deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate, a senior Libyan official said Thursday.
The violence across the heartland of the Arab Spring reaches far beyond the cries of anger against America and deep into one of the region's most high-stakes showdowns: ultraconservative Islamists seeking to challenge the new leadership struggling in Egypt and Libya.
A Pentagon agency that oversees surplus military goods has ordered the Pinal County Sheriff's Office to retrieve hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise it requisitioned and "loaned" to non-police organizations in violation of the program's rules.
Hamilton Place Mall Chafes at Gang Study
Newark Star Ledger huge 2/3 page story on supermarket shooting that happened a week ago.
1/6 page, below the fold, is story about ME riots spawned by video.
Wayyyyyyyy down at the bottom, in 8 pt type are 3 links to World News, in this order:
1)US, allies set to launch anti mine naval exercises
2)Ruling Dutch party claims victory in elections
3)US sends marines to Libya after deadly attack
MAIN STORNY in the “Roane County News” (Tennessee)
TOPS at weight loss
Ken Laswell and Nancy Barnard Martin share a common denominator in their constant battle to maintain a healthy body weight.
Both are former truck drivers a sedentary profession that often leads to obesity, diabetes and other health-related issues.
IngenuityFest 2012: Roomy lakefront warehouses let annual arts-and-technology fair expand its offerings — and your mind
Don’t read the local but I checked their website and found all their national news was linked to CNN.
Beside it is a picture of Vol fans and an article about ESPN Game Day's appearance in Knox Vegas.
My local paper headline says “Shortage of hay causes ranchers to sell off cattle.”
Locals news always makes the front page here. Top story:
Horse Trainer Teaches Horses and People in Middlebury
Since our paper subscribes to AP, it stands to reason any foibles on the part of their Dear Leader will be buried, if not unpublished.
Dallas Morning News, http://www.dallasnews.com/
Yemeni police clash with protesters at U.S. Embassy in Sanaa 7:05 AM
Overturned 18-wheeler shuts down eastbound Interstate 30 in Mesquite 7:13 AM
Dallas ISD says $10 million screw-up cost district dearly on federal tech funds
LBJ Express Project takes toll as Dallas residents look for answers on construction
Update: Hacker group Anonymous retaliates for Dallas arrest of ‘spokesman’ by releasing government workers’ credit card numbers
Garland Soccer Association coach charged with sexual assault of 10-year-old boy
Retiring Frisco schools superintendent presided over dramatic growth
Looks like your folding bike story has been eclipsed by news of a stabbing (3 victims) at a pre-wedding meeting.
The Atkinsonville Morning Wind, page one of one (but on both sides it being a Sunday Special):
“County Garbage Truck Drivers Now Able to Perform weddings Between Pick Ups”
I don’t think that means while standing with a truck on each side...but it might knowing the folks there.
The on-line version of the Philly Inquirer has news that the Phillies lost last night to the worst team in all of MLB.
Imagine the headlines if anyone but baraq was in office.
Rock Hill SC
Chester skydiving instructor fights for life after crash on I-77
Read more here: http://www.heraldonline.com/#storylink=cpy
headline....VAN DUZER ENJOYING FAME AFTER GIVING OBAMA A BEAR HUG.
“U.S. says two FORMER Navy Seals also died in Libya.”
“Beer and wine at the Magic Kingdom: Fantasyland eatery breaks new ground”
How apropos. Because anyone who thinks Owebama cares to fix the mid-east problem really IS living in Fantasyland!
Sale of county nursing home
$10,000 to take picture with Romney
Andalusia Star covering everything from a possible homocide to marigolds and mums.
If you think yours is bad...take a look at the Annapolis Crapitol. Unbelievable.
I attempted to post a thread to discuss the third story listed above, however, FR does not permit Poughkeepsie Journal stories due to complaints from the paper.
FWIW, the title in the third story was shortened from the original when I was preparing to post that thread at FR . . .
Local Muslims condemn force, killings in Libya'Protesters broke our commandments,' Islamic Association members say
PJ's 'journalist' du jour, Nina Schutzman quoted two local Muslim men who claimed there are Islamic commandments which were broken . It appears Nina couldn't be bothered to ask for specifics about which commandments they were referring to, leaving her readers to accept such nonsense as fact. So much for journalistic integrity.
Here's the only comment posted online in response to that article, thus far:
This is the kind of response from Muslims that we need to hear, that the Koran does not condone this and neither do they. As citizens residing here enjoying the freedoms and benefits the US offers (I assume they are citizens) thier loyalty is to the United States now, not the country of thier origin."
The Pok Journal's perpetuation of an intentionally ignorant narrative perpetuates-if-not-accelerates the alarming degree of danger this country and it's non-Muslim citizens are forced to endure here and abroad.
1:45 a.m. Too close to call in 43rd Assembly
5:37 p.m. US stocks surge after Fed announces more help
1:21 a.m. Soares wins DA primary
2:03 a.m. Official: Man in custody in NYC Central Park attack
12:21 a.m. Long sneeze season for allergy sufferers
12:17 a.m. McDonald-Marchione race too close to call; Soares wins
10:54 p.m. Man shot in Albany
Schenectady, NY - Gazette
Proctors Un-Gala to honor CEO Philip Morris, raise funds for educational programs 8:24 a.m.
Marijuana plants found at sites in Saratoga County 7:53 a.m.
Steck escapes primary as Democratic choice in 110th Assembly District 12:05 a.m.
Porterfield beats Sanders in Schenectady council primary 12:04 a.m.
Hispanic voters to get help in Schenectady County 12:03 a.m.
Embassies under siege as Arab violence spreads
The story was picked up from the New York Times.
The online edition promotes the #2 headline in the print edition to the lead story:
Corporate cash paid DNC's arena fee
The story is by Tim Funk of the Observer, and notes Obama's evidently broken pledge not to use corporate funds for the actual convention here in Charlotte.
The Observer leans left, and is often prone to headlines like "Banks hike fees; women and minorities suffer most." On this particular morning, however, I have no complaints about the lead headlines. Not to worry; I'm sure I'll find something to raise my blood pressure on their editorial page.
-Man gets 30 years for child porn
-Man faces life term for crime spree
-First lady says nation's progress slow, but sure
-Speech stirs supporters to work for president's re-election
-UMW will cover towing fees
-Photo gallery: Michelle Obama in Fredericksburg
-Stafford deputies take down karate-class intruder
-Families vow to help campaign after hearing Michelle Obama's call
-Deal struck in case involving British Royal Navy officer
-Many voters could use refresher course in U.S. civics
-Directory links disabled with helpers
-Judge unseals exhibits against ex-officer
-Police charge pair with 'bogus' holdup
-First Lady speaks at UMW, visits YMCA in Spotsylvania
-Michelle Obama stops at Spotsylvania YMCA on way to Fredericksburg
-UMW 'not happy' about towings at Eagle Village
-Picture: Anderson Center filling up in advance of Michelle Obama's visit
-Picture: Passing the time while waiting for Michelle Obama
If you notice eight of the eighteen headlines are about the First Wookie and nothing about the Middle East.
The "Star" used to be somewhat right wing but now they are almost worthless.
From the Corpus Christi Tx liberal rag:
2012 Texas H.S. football scores: Week 2
Meet artists at mini Comic-Con and celebrate Collector’s Planet’s new location
Running Buddy: Speaker series at Del Mar College offers functional fitness tips
HummerBird Festival takes over Rockport-Fulton
Live music for the Coastal Bend: 09.14.12-09.20.12
Philadlphia Inquirer had three co-headlines..
Police officer shot and killed (horrible)
Muhammed Ali receives Liberty medal
Protests spread in the Arab World
There’s a website out there that has indexed and scanned in something like 19 million pages of small town newspapers from upstate NY, where I grew up.
There are short articles about me and my brothers and sisters, I found an article about my dad having to miss school because he slipped on the ice and broke his arm when he was about ten ears old...
I still remember the cotton candy and small town Ferris wheels...
Packers 23, Bears 10. (Milwaukee Journal/Sentinal)
Dayton Daily News, Dayton Ohio leads with “Turmoil spreading to more countries”. Subtext is “New protests reported in Yemen, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia.”
Local road funding story is above the crease.