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Post by Rogue 9 » 2005-12-06 04:46pm

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Post by Einhander Sn0m4n » 2006-06-07 09:41am

Apologies if this has been done before.

General: <== Pretty libertarian <== Plain-old Fucked Up Shit™ <== Google. 'Nuff Said.

Local: <== San Antonio Current. <== San Antonio's 'official' site.

Geek: <== Computer/Internet/Geek <== Smarmy and British. LOL <== Slashdot's cousin down the river.

Politics: <== 'Nuff said, really. <== Where I go when I'm exposed to too much Image

Weather: Hurricanes. Weeee Hurricanes on (Satellite) Camera! Smile! ... /main.html ... uery=78229 <== More Satellite; mostly CONUS. <== Because there's more in the sky than just our atmosphere.

SCIENCE! <== Scientific American (yeah yeah it's becoming an oxymoron these days :P) <== A bit fringy, but still interesting. <== Pretty standard, but still nice. <== Pretty high-volume; interesting stories. <== Rigorous; high-quality.

Issues: <== Filesharing/P2P/YARRR! <== Marijuana News. Toke, mon! <== High Times Mag itself; the one and only. More Ganja. <== Everything Military, Industrial, and Complex! <== Personal Firearms. <== Guns and Ammo!
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Post by Metatwaddle » 2006-06-07 10:37am

I actually just read the New York Times and then, if I see an interesting article, I look for it on
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Post by Mange » 2006-06-07 12:11pm

For news:

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Dagens Nyheter Swedish paper. Independent liberal.

Expressen Swedish evening paper. Independent liberal.

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Post by Keevan_Colton » 2006-06-07 12:38pm

My browser is set to open BBC, CNN and Reuters as my homepage.
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Post by Bounty » 2006-06-07 12:49pm

My first stop whenever something big happens. Their RSS feed is the first one I check in the morning.

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Post by Aeolus » 2006-06-07 01:27pm

Keevan_Colton wrote:My browser is set to open BBC, CNN and Reuters as my homepage.
How do you set up multiple homepages?
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Post by Soontir C'boath » 2006-06-07 03:32pm

Can't forget that one.
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Post by Bounty » 2006-06-07 03:46pm

Aeolus wrote:
Keevan_Colton wrote:My browser is set to open BBC, CNN and Reuters as my homepage.
How do you set up multiple homepages?
Firefox extension.

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Post by SirNitram » 2006-06-07 07:00pm

BBC, CNN, and Reuters. I occasionally hit AP.

I also read a number of blogs, both professional(TalkLeft, for legal matters, DefenseTech for generic military widgets, and Armscontrolwonk for all thing nukey-nukey), and political(A sampling of right and left, including AmericaBlog, Kos, Malkin's atrocity against writing, and the amusingly named RightWingNuthouse. I like the latter better, as he seems noticably more sane than most.).
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Post by Jack Bauer » 2006-06-07 07:33pm

The Los Angeles Times

The New York Times

The Washington Post

National Public Radio (I stream it online)

Occasionally, I'll check out an online documentary on PBS's Frontline

Oh and I watch Fox News and read The National Review just to keep it "fair and balanced".

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Post by Davis 51 » 2006-06-07 07:39pm

Usually read Washington Post, Check CNN online, for, well, game politics, I listen to C-span on the Radio, and I watch NBC, MSNBC, and CNN.

Alot of my news, however, comes from what the good people at post. :P
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Post by MKSheppard » 2006-06-07 07:58pm

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Post by Mr Bean » 2006-06-07 07:59pm

And it gets the sticky.

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Post by CmdrWilkens » 2006-06-08 12:35pm

The Washington Post tends to have some of the best political coverage mostly because they are right next door to the guys doing it. However it is a register to see it site.
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Post by The Aliens » 2006-06-08 04:05pm

The CBC has excellent news coverage, and is my homepage.
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Post by Rogue 9 » 2006-07-11 03:16pm

Bounty wrote:
Aeolus wrote:
Keevan_Colton wrote:My browser is set to open BBC, CNN and Reuters as my homepage.
How do you set up multiple homepages?
Firefox extension.
Doesn't even need an extension; basic Firefox can do it. Just tell it to set the current page as your homepage when you have multiple tabs open; it will treat all of them as your homepage and open all the tabs. <-- National Public Radio, where I get most of my news these days while working through the night.
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Post by Ender » 2006-07-11 03:25pm

Good source for random article of interest.
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Post by Pint0 Xtreme » 2006-07-11 04:13pm

A source for all LGBT-related news.

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Post by LadyTevar » 2006-07-11 04:52pm

Most of the stuff I post comes from my local papers, then CNN.
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Post by irishmick79 » 2006-07-24 12:02pm

Internet Public Library

This is a website hosted by the University of Michigan which provides links to online newspapers from around the world. Great site for getting to obscure newspapers from non-western sources.
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Post by theski » 2006-08-31 07:18am

Interesting little site..
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