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  1. Nevada Legislature: A look at what became law, what didn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... ther. Lawmakers did make some changes to the state's live entertainment tax. This means big outdoor venues, like Burning Man, could be subject to the new tax which is 9 percent.

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  2. Nevada Legislature ends session, decides several hot issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... at funding a $109 million DMV modernization project that includes a new computer system. LIVE ENTERTAINMENT TAX: Burning Man tickets could soon be taxed under a bill passed by the Legislature. Lawmakers moved forward with changes to the state's Live ...

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  3. Treasure Island Sculpture Moves to San LeandroRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NBC Bay Area

    ... has 2,500 individual LED lights. Truth is Beauty first made its full appearance two years ago on the playa at Burning Man. The San Leandro Tech Campus, located next to the downtown San Leandro BART station, is still under construction. The 2016 ...

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  4. Legislature roundup: All Nevada Highway Patrol troopers to wear body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

    Senate Bill 266 by Sen. Mark Lipparelli, R-Las Vegas, clarifies that all indoor and outdoor music and performance events including Burning Man and Electric Daisy are subject to the tax as are events in venues outside the existing resort properties created to escape the tax. But it changes the tax from a two-tiered system to a single tier of 9 percent - less than the existing maximum 10 percent.

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  5. Temple of books to connect readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | SFGate

    ... the inaugural Bay Area Book Festival, June 6-7 in downtown Berkeley. Lacuna is supported in part by a grant from Burning Man. Once volunteers finish stocking carefully sorted volumes on the 8-foot-high wooden shelves that form the open-air temple's ...

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  6. A Giant (Like, Really Massive) Typewriter Is Coming To Burning ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Switched

    ... fantasy strikes a chord somewhere deep within your soul, we highly recommend purchasing a ticket to this year's Burning Man. Although you can't shrink yourself, the playa festivities will include a giant replica of a 1927 Underwood Standard Portable ...

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  7. Israeli Burning Man may have accidentally damaged prehistoric toolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 31 | The Times of Israel

    The Temple of One burns on the last night of the Israeli Burning Man festival, Midburn, in the desert near Sde Boker, May 24, 2015. Before Israel's Burning Man ever got underway, police threatened to put the kibosh on the event due to disputes over public nudity and surveillance.

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  8. S.F. wedding: A dose of Dr. Seuss fired up this coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | SFGate

    San Francisco art lovers Chris Bently and Camille Crowder held a gypsy masquerade party to celebrate their engagement and upcoming wedding in Scotland. The party featured aerial acrobats, stilt walkers and live music at the Bently Reserve in S.F. The engagement party of Chris Bently, who owns the Bently Reserve, and Camille Crowder, featured elements of Burning Man and aerial acts by the Vau de Vire Society.

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  9. One Spark a top-five festival for growing companies, national magazine saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... exposure, cool-kid credibility, and, increasingly, funding." The five festivals it selected: South by Southwest, Burning Man, Coachella, Bonnaroo and .... One Spark. The other four are well-known festivals that have existed for some time. The ...

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  10. Mideast Burning Man goes back to Stone AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | Business Insurance

    An event in Israel's Negev desert related to Nevada's Burning Man festival may have literally unmade history, according to media reports. Festival-goers at the May 20-24 Midburn festival unwittingly burned a mock wooden temple on a hilltop scattered with flint tools from the Paleolithic, Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods, Israeli archaeologist Yoram Haimi told media.

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  11. 8-foot-tall typewriter coming to BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Shirley Oracle

    ... Portable typewriter that will be featured at the FIGMENT Boston festival in July. It's also set to appear at the Burning Man celebration in Nevada later this year. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/1Kstmws) the typewriter will have 14-inch ...

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  12. Isreali 'Burning Man' torches ancient remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 29 | The Daily Republic

    The Israeli Antiquities Authority says revelers at a Burning Man festival famous for its pyrotechnic spectacles have accidentally torched some remnants of prehistoric man. Archaeologist Yoram Haimi says organizers of Midburn, an Israeli affiliate of the Nevada carnival, burned a wooden temple Saturday on a hilltop scattered with flint tools from the Paleolithic, Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods.

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  13. PHOTOS: Israel's Burning Man damages ancient archaeological siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Rediff.com

    People watch the burning of the 'Effigy, Adam & Eve' exhibit during the Midburn festival at southern Israel. All photographs: Amir Cohen/Reuters srael's answer to Burning Man, the quirky, week-long 'Midburn', concluded on Sunday, in the country's southern Negev desert despite conflicts with the authorities, who had threatened to cancel the event.

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  14. Courtesy: Massachusetts Office of TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | WWLP

    ... Portable typewriter that will be featured at the FIGMENT Boston festival in July. It's also set to appear at the Burning Man celebration in Nevada later this year. The Boston Globe reports ( http://bit.ly/1Kstmws ) the typewriter will have 14-inch ...

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  15. News of the day from across the globe, May 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | SFGate

    ... home and accused him of "creating a disturbance." Dai faces up to five years in prison if convicted. Israeli Burning Man: The Israeli Antiquities Authority says revelers at a Burning Man festival famous for its pyrotechnic spectacles have ...

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  16. Ancient temple burned by mistake at Israel's Burning ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | The Times of Israel

    A Midburn participant twirls flaming baton at the second annual festival modeled after America's Burning Man on May 24, 2015. The Israeli Antiquities Authority says revelers at a Burning Man festival famous for its pyrotechnic spectacles accidentally torched some remnants of prehistoric man.

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  17. Israeli Burning Man fest torches ancient remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | SFGate

    The Israeli Antiquities Authority says revelers at a Burning Man festival famous for its pyrotechnic spectacles have accidentally torched some remnants of prehistoric man. Archaeologist Yoram Haimi says organizers of Midburn, an Israeli affiliate of the Nevada carnival, burned a wooden temple Saturday on a hilltop scattered with flint tools from the Paleolithic, Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods.

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  18. Dust and ashes: Israel's Burning Man explodes in the NegevRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Times of Israel

    The Temple of One burns on the last night of the Israeli Burning Man festival, 'Midburn,' in the desert near Sde Boker, May 24, 2015. Towering five stories over a temporary city of 7,000 people near Sde Boker for the five-day Midburn festival, the effigy central to the Burning Man Festival lit up in flames as scheduled on Friday night, shooting out swirls of hot air and fire across an ecstatic crowd.

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  19. The Sportsmen's ReportRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | The Community Voice

    ... extended field trip. Our first stop will be in the Black Desert of northern Nevada, famous due to the infamous Burning Man event held there in late summer. We will dry camp there and go on daily forays into the desert valleys and paw through old ...

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  20. Thousands descend on Negev for MidburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Times of Israel

    ... the festival website. Midburn plays on the words midbar (Hebrew for "desert") and "burn," the culmination of any Burning Man event, when a wooden effigy of the proverbial Man is burned. The festival is described as an experiment in community, art, ...

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