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Minimum wage bump would help close wealth gap for 23% in S.F.

Researchers suggest that raising the minimum wage from its current rate of $10.74 an hour would help close the gap between San Francisco's wealthiest and poorest residents.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Some BART trains running after malfunction at Pleasant Hill station

BART train service between Walnut Creek and Concord on the Pittsburg-Bay Point line was temporarily suspended in both directions because of a problem with the tracks, stranding thousands of people during the evening commute, officials said.

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Yahoo!

'Roofers' get a thrill exploring St. Petersburg from up high

Saint Petersburg has long been a tourist favourite, but if this band of young Russian thrill-seekers is to be believed, the best way to see the country's imperial capital is by hopping roof to roof.

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South China Morning Post

Dozen destinations added to airport scheme in the last three years

About a dozen destinations were added to the airport's network in the last three years under the New Destination Incentive Arrangement , which gives airlines a year's worth of landing fee rebates, the Airport Authority has confirmed.

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Newswise

ASTRO Selects Two California Cancer Patient Support Organizations to Receive Survivor Circle Grants

Fairfax, Va., August 26, 2014-The American Society for Radiation Oncology has selected two California-based cancer patient support groups, Kids Konnected and the Breast and Gyn Health Project, to receive ASTRO's 2014 Survivor Circle grants.

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The Heritage Foundation

Obama's Trip to Estonia: The Right Visit at the Right Time

In advance of the NATO summit on September 4-5 in Wales, President Obama will visit Tallinn, Estonia, to meet with leaders from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Russian Ambassador Expects Indonesia-Russia Trade To Reach US$5 Billion

Russian Ambassador to Indonesia Mikhail Galuzin is optimistic that bilateral trade between Indonesia and Russia will reach around US$5 billion in 2015, reports Indonesia's Antara news agency.

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GlobeSt.com

Few Alternatives to Pricey Blocks of Space

Register now for RealShare BAY AREA on September 4 at The City Club in San Francisco.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

SFGate

Attorney General Kamala Harris gets hitched

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Tourist Club fundraiser on Mt. Tam benefits homeless children

Andrew Marks, 6, of San Rafael tries to get his father to keep adding syrup during a pancake breakfast Sunday at the Tourist Club on Mt.

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CBC News

California earthquake, magnitude 6.0, prompts state of emergency

California's governor declared a state of emergency on Sunday after a powerful earthquake shook the area north of San Francisco, igniting several fires and cutting power to tens of thousands of homes.

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Space Ref

Cargo, Computers and CubeSat Activities on Station Thursday

Expedition 40 Commander Steve Swanson of NASA and his team of five flight engineers focused on computer upgrades, science and cargo operations Thursday aboard the International Space Station, while the deployment of a flock of miniature satellites got under way again.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Lancaster Guardian

To and from Russia with love

Being followed and questioned by the Soviet Union's military service, the KGB, is among Dr Alan Wood's numerous memorable moments of his many visits to Russia.

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Boston.com

Russian aid convoy, artillery units cross into Ukraine

Ukraine views Russia's aid convoy with deep suspicion, fearing it could be carrying arms or other support for separatists.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Pleasant Hill seeks to mark the city's gateways

The boundaries separating Pleasant Hill and its neighboring cities are often winding and seldom obvious, often leaving visitors -- and even some residents -- unsure about which city they are in.

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Examiner.com

BCBG Sample Sale at Fort Mason tomorrow

It is sad but true, summer is about to wrap up. The silver lining, time to shop! With the changing of the seasons, no matter how small the shift is here in San Francisco, there needs to be a change of the wardrobe.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

13th Annual Fiesta de la Isla in Vacaville

Esperanza Prieto and Goel Melgar of Sacramento dance to the music of N' Rumba Salsa Band from San Francisco during the last year's Festival de la Isla in Pena Adobe Park.

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GlobeSt.com

Taking the Office Leasing Process Online

Register now for RealShare BAY AREA on September 4 at The City Club in San Francisco.

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Groong

Azerbaijani-Georgian-Turkish Defense Ministers' Meeting May Have Been ...

TURKISH DEFENSE MINISTERS' MEETING MAY HAVE BEEN AGREED WITH RUSSIA - DAVID SHAHNAZARYAN 13:34 * 21.08.14 In an interview with Tert.am, expert David Shahnazaryan spoke of Armenian-Georgian relations and Azerbaijani-Georgian-Turkish politico-military cooperation.

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Suria

Russian Communist park restored amid...

Sliding into shabbiness after the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, a giant Moscow complex extolling the days of the old planned economy has been restored amid a wave of nostalgia for Russia's past.

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