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Things to Know in the World for Sept. 22

Things to Know in the World for Sept. 22

FranceMarch on Macron Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Paris and other cities against President Emmanuel Macron's contested labor law reforms Thursday — a day before he adopts them by executive order. The nationwide action, backed by ...
Published: 09/21/17
Bar review: Coffee Grounds serves java and cocktails in Treasure Island

Bar review: Coffee Grounds serves java and cocktails in Treasure Island

I won't bore you with a tedious recap of Hurricane Irma's aftermath, but by the fourth night without electricity I had to get out of the house. I headed out to the beach to cool off at a bar that I has noticed while passing by not long ago.Coffee Gro...
Published: 09/21/17
Local Craft Beer of the Week: Oubliette, Hidden Springs Aleworks

Local Craft Beer of the Week: Oubliette, Hidden Springs Aleworks

Just shy of its two-year anniversary last weekend, Tampa Heights' Hidden Springs Aleworks released a beer that makes a compelling argument for drinking local.Oubliette is the French word for what we typically describe in English as a dungeon . It's a...
Published: 09/21/17
Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 21

Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 21

Puerto RicoHurricane Maria batters islandThe strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and turned some streets into raging rivers Wednesday in an onslaught tha...
Published: 09/20/17
Things to Know in the World for Sept. 21

Things to Know in the World for Sept. 21

SpainClash over Catalan vote heats upThousands of people supporting a contested referendum to split Catalonia from Spain took to Barcelona's streets amid an intensifying government crackdown on the independence vote that included the arrests of a doz...
Published: 09/20/17
Harvey, Irma, Jose, Maria: No, the 2017 hurricane season is not normal

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Maria: No, the 2017 hurricane season is not normal

It was only 27 days ago that Hurricane Harvey made landfall. You could be forgiven for thinking it's been longer. After all, that was four hurricanes ago.We crunched the numbers and talked to an expert, and it's not your imagination: The 2017 Atlanti...
Published: 09/20/17
Things to Know in the World for Sept. 20

Things to Know in the World for Sept. 20

MexicoKiller quake claims at least 119A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least 119 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many remained outside, f...
Published: 09/19/17
Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 20

Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 20

MissouriFaith leaders urge justice, peace Leaders of several faiths on Tuesday called for justice and peace amid the turmoil that followed the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the 2011 death of a black man. Several hundred peop...
Published: 09/19/17
Things to Know in the World for Sept. 19

Things to Know in the World for Sept. 19

BangladeshThousands protest MyanmarMore than 10,000 Muslims have marched toward Myanmar's embassy to protest that country's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims. At least 412,000 ethnic Rohingya have fled from Buddhist-majority Myanmar in the past month and...
Published: 09/18/17
Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 19

Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 19

GeorgiaStudent fatally shot by officer had called campus cops to sceneA Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police had called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person fitting their own description. Campus poli...
Published: 09/18/17