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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.”
  • Say goodbye to the Chicago Spire?

    Say goodbye to the Chicago Spire?
    Chicago Spire developer Garrett Kelleher and his venture partner appeared unlikely to make a required payment due Friday, based on an email his lawyer sent city officials Friday morning. This would pave the way for Related Midwest to gain control of the...

    Biz News: New facilities for treatment center

    New Directions for Women recently opened two facilities in Costa Mesa: a furniture warehouse and a new outpatient and administrative office. The office for the women's treatment center is at 3001 Red Hill Ave., Bldg. 4, Suite 109. The office contains...

    Neutrality will only take GOP controller candidate Swearengin so far

    Neutrality will only take GOP controller candidate Swearengin so far
    The mayor of this town is young, telegenic and smart. And she has — please forgive me for using this phrase — gone a little bit rogue. Republican Ashley Swearengin has bucked her party on California's high-speed rail (she supports it). She has...

    Stockton bankruptcy ruling preserves city pensions

    Stockton bankruptcy ruling preserves city pensions
    A federal bankruptcy judge approved the city of Stockton's bankruptcy recovery plan Thursday and sidestepped challenges to its workers' pensions that could have threatened municipal retirement plans across the state in the years ahead. Stockton's plan...