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news in review
Five of the most talked-about stories of the week, ranked in ascending order of actual importance
After Netflix increased charges NPR reporter Michele Norris Preliminary results on Tuesday On Friday, Obama announced his Moammar Gadhafi, the former
for movie subscriptions in July, the announced her temporary resigna- showed the Islamist Ennahda plan to retract 4,400 U.S. troops Libyan dictator, met a violent
company lost 800,000 customers tion from the radio news program Party won the majority of votes in from the Middle East by the end and heavily syndicated death on
in its last quarter, according to a "All Things Considered" Monday. Tunisia's election. Motivated by of this year. This would close the Thursday morning. He was found
report released Monday. The com- She is stepping down because her recent rebellions in the Arab world, much debated eight-year occupa- hiding in a tunnel-like system and
pany said it raised prices to pay for husband plans to work on Presi- millions of Tunisians also voted to tion of Iraq that was incited by for- was shot by rebel forces. Gadhafi
rights to stream more movies. dent Barack Obama's campaign. draft a constitution. mer President Geogre W. Bush. ruled Libya for 42 years.
While the bars on South University are packed every Friday night,
another Ann Arbor street offers a different nightlife experience.
By Seth Soderborg
y last visit to The Heidelberg ended turned tables - her shirt boasted a bloody
a few minutes after a man threw handprint.
himself onto a row of tables. He lay On normal nights, The Heidelberg's white-
supine for a moment and rolled off, taking a washed basement is full of young profession-
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quotes of the week from the archives
'Jobs are created by this holiday, so let's make it A brew beginning
a little more fun and safe for everyone, and create-
some jobs too." WELCOME!
STATE REP. TIM LARSON (D - CONN), referring to his proposal to
change Halloween so that it always falls on the last Saturday in October.
"Parents now have another tool to learn where ~°-
offenders live so they can ensure their children stay
away from these locations."
SEAN BYRNE, DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACTING
COMMISSIONER, commenting on a new Facebook application that
allows parents to track sexual offenders. HANNAH DOw/Daily
icrobreweries didn't start out as just a casual restaurant genre to pick
from when you and your beau decide to grab an overpriced sandwich on
the rules a Friday night. Seventeen years ago, Ann Arbor welcomed its first micro-
brewery off Main Street - Ann Arbor Brewing Company - a homey restaurant/
pub hybrid that started the trend of the microbrew. Inspired after a trip to Ger-
No. 350: No. 351: No. 352: many, owners Matt and Rene Greff stumbled upon a home brewing kit and began
Don't break up with Halloween is not a If you feel like "fooling around witharecipes for unique brewskies," according to an article pub-
lished in The.Michigan Daily ("A new brew, just for you," 9/14/1999). Ann Arbor
somebody while three-day holiday you're too old for Brewing Co. prided itself in refusing to sell brand name beer. The owners also revel
they are naked. to showcase your trick-or-treating, in the fact that none of the beer they serve is filtered, and the environment attracts
Have a heart, and three versions of just buy the bulk a more mature crowd. With Ann Arbortas their stomping ground, the Greff's were
smart to start the trend here. Little did they know that their innovation would start
hand them a shirt. fantasy roleplay. candy on sale. a new community revolving around malt and hops.
by the numbers
In millions of dollars, the amount of cash Netf- In percent, how much Netflix stock In dollars, how much subscribers will now
lix has after the end of its third quarter, which dropped last quarter. Netflix earned $1.16 pay for a Netflix subscription. The service
is about10 million less than its last quarter. a share. started at $10 per month.
few hundred dollars of glassware with him.
The kicks and punches that followed were
the second brawl I saw that night, and the
puddle of red liquid in the mess of broken
als and graduate students who go there for
unfiltered German ale served in liter-sized
boots. Meredith Blank, a University gradu-
ate student, explained that the restaurant is
glass was blood, not wine, as I learned from a "fun, surprising" mess. The place graduate
a girl who'd been sitting at one of the over- students go to when they want to get wasted.