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BEST OF THE WEB: Wednesday's Feature Highlights from Newspaper Sites

Magazine article Editor & Publisher

BEST OF THE WEB: Wednesday's Feature Highlights from Newspaper Sites

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Each day E&P combs the Internet to bring you some of the best features newspaper Web sites have to offer. Here are today's picks.

Locations of Starbucks Stores Closing Across the NationThe Seattle TimesOnline FeatureBy Seattle Times staff

Some Starbucks frequenters may have to walk an extra block to buy their Venti non-fat, 120-degree, light-on-the-foam, half-syrup, vanilla bean latte. About 600 Starbucks stores are closing across the country, and the company hasn't yet announced which ones will be first to get the axe. But "news is trickling out through baristas, the media, and others," allowing The Seattle Times to plot the possible shut-downs on this Google map. For those fearing withdrawal from a round-the-corner caffeine fix, not to worry -- you won't have to go far, as many of the ill-fated stores were "being cannibalized by nearby Starbucks locations," according to this related article by Melissa Allison.

Aliens and UFOsThe Denver PostPhoto GalleryBy Denver Post Staff

With extra-terrestrial hit flick WALL-E in theatres, it seems only fitting to explore the idea that there's something else out there. This Denver Post photo gallery shows you the serious and slightly goofy side of believing such things -- from Area 51 and the Roswell Incident to "UFO trinkets including alien pens" and a woman walking her Chinese crested dog, Misty, whilst sporting "full alien regalia." Note: be sure to scroll over the photos to read the captions.

The Varying Impact of Gas PricesThe New York TimesOnline FeatureBy New York Times Staff

People in Wilcox County, Ala. …

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