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1 hr ago | KAUZ

Congress cooperates _ and fights _ as recess nears

The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the... The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of ... (more)

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Related Topix: California, Prison, Drugs

1 hr ago | KSWO

UN chief calls attack on Gaza school 'shameful'

The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the... The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Costa Rica,

1 hr ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Century-old pipe break points to national problem

Much of the piping in the country dates to the first half of the previous century, with some installed even before Theodore Roosevelt was in the White House.

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4 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Thousands flee to Tunisia to escape Libya fighting

More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Associated Press, North Korea, Asia, Drugs, New York

6 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Flood hits university near LA's Sunset BoulevardFlood hits university ...

The University of California, Los Angeles, is hit by flooding because of a burst water main on Sunset Boulevard.

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10 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

Pauley Pavilion Damaged After UCLA Campus Floods

UCLA's recently renovated Pauley Pavilion was ankle deep in water after a main break on a nearby street sent millions of gallons rushing onto campus.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Westwood (Los Angeles, CA), Boulevard, CA

14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Global discovery vacations on how traveling helps the soul

Companies like Global Discovery Vacations help link up vacationers to the travel plans that work best for them.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

TheBlaze.com

Local ABC Anchors Fall Victim to Prank Phone Call During Live...

An ABC affiliate fell victim to a prank caller Tuesday night during live-coverage of a water main break wreaking havoc on the University of California, Los Angeles campus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Times Herald

Water main break floods UCLA campus

A 93-year-old water main broke above the campus of the University of California-Los Angeles, sending a torrent raging through parking structures and athletic facilities.

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BBC News

Los Angeles flood hits university

A burst water main on Los Angeles' iconic Sunset Boulevard has caused flooding at the University of California, Los Angeles, local officials say.

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TheBlaze.com

Incredible Images Show UCLA Campus Flooding After Water Main Break Near Campus

A water main break on Sunset Boulevard near the University of California, Los Angeles has resulted in extensive flooding on the school's campus.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, US Politics, US News

BBC News

Sleep sensor smashes Kickstarter goal

A 22-year-old British entrepreneur's new sleep-tracking kit has cracked $1.2m in its first week on Kickstarter's crowdfunding platform.

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Related Topix: Sleep, Health, Medicine, Electronics, Cell Phones, Cellphones, iPad App, iPhone App, PayPal, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone

Stanford

Medicine X conference will take place Sept. 5-7

The 2014 Stanford Medicine X program will feature a broad range of themes, including mental health, the "no-smartphone" patient and the medical team of the future.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Stanford University, Science, Computer Science

Science Daily

Generating a genome to feed the world: African rice sequenced

An international team of scientists has sequenced the genome of African rice. The new information will enable scientists and agriculturalists to develop varieties of rice that can survive in a changing climate.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Forbes.com

Top 25 Best Western Colleges 2014

The best schools in the West have stumbled in the past year in FORBES America's Top College rankings.

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Related Topix: Stanford University, Pomona College, Colorado, Colorado School of Mines, University of Denver

Mon Jul 28, 2014

OregonLive.com

Can qigong massage help kids with autism? Oregon study seeks families to help find out

In Dr. Louisa Silva's qigong massage treatments for children with autism, an adult focuses on massaging specific parts of a child's body with small motions.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Massage Therapy, Family, Kids, Oregon, Western Oregon University

Circulation

Race/Ethnic Differences in the Risk of Hemorrhagic Complications...

From the Department of Internal Medicine/Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC ; Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada ; Department of Internal Medicine/Division of Cardiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ; ... (more)

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GlobeNewswire

Tax Analysts Announces Winners of Inaugural Student Paper Competition

Tax Analysts' Tax Notes , State Tax Notes , and Tax Notes International magazines today announced the winners of their inaugural student paper competition.

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Related Topix: California, MO, University of Florida, George Washington University

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Daily Republic

Renowned cardiovascular surgeon comes to NorthBay

A cardiovascular surgeon known for his work at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center and Stanford Medical Center has joined NorthBay Healthcare.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Kidney Cancer, Health

Medical Daily

Low-Income Students Who Attend Better High Schools Engage In Less Risky Behavior, Perform Better

Students from low-income families have a better chance at getting good grades and avoiding risky behavior if they go to a higher quality high school.

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Related Topix: Drugs

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