The Mesa Times

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'''''The Mesa Times''''' is a newspaper distributed among the Black Mesa Research Facility.


Scientists can be seen reading it at the start of ''Half-Life Blue Shift|Blue Shift''; one while waiting for his laundry to be done at the very start of the game, and another later on a Black Mesa Transit System platform near Area 3 Security Facilities. It is unknown if it is an outside publication or exclusively made by the company for its personnel.

==Behind the scenes==

*''The Mesa Times'' may be a reference to the British newspaper ''WikipediaThe Times|The Times'' (the title is also written in CategoryImages using the font Times|Times, created for the same newspaper), or the Seattle-based newspaper ''WikipediaThe Seattle Times|The Seattle Times'' (Valve being from the Seattle area).
*The Combine also issues a newspaper for the City 17 inhabitants, named ''The Terminal''.


FileLaundromat waiting.jpg|Scientist in civilian clothes reading ''The Mesa Times'' while waiting for his laundry to be done. 
FileMesa times scientist.jpg|Scientist in civilian clothes reading ''The Mesa Times''.
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==List of appearances==

*''Half-Life Blue Shift'' {{1st}}

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