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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • With legalization, lawyers turn to business of pot

    Lawyers and pot dealers have long intersected in criminal court, but as marijuana goes mainstream, attorneys have been working to keep sellers and growers legit. Marijuana divisions are popping up at law firms to advise pot shops on where they can...

    Budget cut worries stall $115M borrowing plan for LSU

    LSU stopped nearly $115 million in planned borrowing Friday as investors pulled out of the deal amid concerns over the university's financial instability. The university cited "continued unpredictability of our state budget" in its announcement. "The...

    Nevins Joins U.S. Bankruptcy Court In Connecticut

    Ann M. Nevins, a senior assistant U.S, Attorney in Bridgeport, has been appointed a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge in Connecticut, according to the federal judiciary. Nevins replaces outgoing Connecticut Bankruptcy Judge Albert Dabrowski, who is retiring,...

    Chicago isn't Detroit, but it can learn from Motor City's innovative rehab

    Chicago isn't Detroit, but it can learn from Motor City's innovative rehab
    You hear the term "blank canvas" a lot around here, and it rankles many Detroiters, as if their years of sticking with this troubled, recently bankrupted city amounted to zilch. Yet at the same time, so much has been emptied out of this vast city...