I tend to pay more attention to local news because I find the national and world news so depressing. I know I should stay on top of it but sometimes, for my own sanity, I feel like it's better to be an oblivious, blissful idiot.
Lisa Xenakis, with Sailor
I like keeping abreast of our local news. It keeps me in the loop of what is going on where I live and play. It helps me decide who to vote for in the local elections, and it keeps my prayers for my community relevant and direct.
Bill Xenakis, with Jib
Senior product manager
I listen to world news and have a few newscasters I prefer to listen to on the radio during my commutes. I don't need to pay much attention to the local news because my wife is already all over that.
I definitely pay attention to what is going on in the nation, and in the world, generally. My entire family is made up of immigrants, so things that go on all over the country and in the world have a direct impact on us every single day.
I try to stay on top of national and worldwide current affairs so that I can speak intelligently at work and when I get together with friends and family. I think it's very important to be aware that there is a very big world out there, and to have a decent sense of what is going on in it.
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