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On the Calendar:  Monday, 11/10/2014 8:00 AM
VETERANS: BOOKS & BREAKFAST: We will draw names each hour of patrons who are veterans on November 10 and will give away 10 "Unbroken" books with breakfast bread to honor our local veterans! Calendar

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Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Crashes During Test Flight

One crew member was killed and another badly injured when the Virgin Galactic spacecraft crashed in Californias Mojave Desert.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:53:47 GMT
Amazon Reveals Diversity Stats: Lots of White Males

Amazon's workforce demographics show it's not quite as monochromatic as some others in the industry, but still short on women and minorities.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:22:08 GMT
Richard Branson Reacts to Virgin Galactic Crash

Richard Branson, the billionaire founder of Virgin Galactic, sent out a message on Twitter on Friday after his company's SpaceShipTwo rocket exploded.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:14:42 GMT
Richard Branson Reacts to Virgin Galactic Crash

Richard Branson, the billionaire founder of Virgin Galactic, sent out a message on Twitter on Friday after his company's SpaceShipTwo rocket exploded.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:14:42 GMT
Why Does My Wireless Carrier Slow My Internet Speed?

Unlimited data plans are no longer what they used to be.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:21:11 GMT
Professors Mock 'Sexy Ph.D.' Costume on Amazon

Looking for a Ph.D. in awful Halloween costumes? Well, you might want to head to Amazon, where this fine ensemble was spotted earlier this week.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:42:27 GMT
Tech or Treat! Halloween Stunts From Google, Lyft, Amazon

Silicon Valley is feeling festive this Halloween, with tech companies offering treats like a mummy T-Rex or a ride with an otherworldly passenger.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:20:16 GMT
Pirate Bay Founder Jailed for Hacking Data

A Danish court on Friday sentenced the Swedish founder of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay to 3 years in prison.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:38:39 GMT
FCC Net Neutrality Plan May Make No One Happy

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is considering a novel strategy that would combine elements of the FCCs options for enforcing rules on Internet providers.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:52:50 GMT
The New GoPro Cameras: Everything You Need to Know

Last month GoPro introduced a new lineup of products. This includes two new top-of-the-line GoPros and the companys first entry-level camera.






Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:42:25 GMT
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