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Yesterday | Patch.com

Dumb & Dumber Pot Peddlers; Despicable Elder Attack; Body Art at Museum

Street Thugs Knock Down 86-Year-Old Lady in Attempted Purse Snatching . Video of suspects obtained from area surveillance camera.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Patch.com

Congressman Farr Is Part of 'Artist Quartet' at R. Blitzer Gallery in Santa Cruz

R. Blitzer Gallery in Santa Cruz is hosting a "Special Evening with Sam Farr," featuring an artistic quartet of Stefani Esta, Congressman Sam Farr, Kenneth Parker and Tracy Valleau on Thursday, April 24. The event runs from 5 p.m to 7 p.m. at the gallery at 2801 Mission St. Stefani Esta is a contemporary visual artist who creates 3 dimensional and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Santa Cruz, CA, Big Sur, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Farr posts typically modest 1Q fundraising total

Rep. Sam Farr likes legislating and campaigning, but acknowledged Wednesday he has always disliked hitting people up for campaign donations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission

Wed Apr 16, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Congress unhappy with DoD, VA health records progress

House lawmakers plan to hold back millions in dollars of technology funding from Defense and Veterans Affairs department planners until Congress is convinced they are making progress on developing a way to share electronic medical records.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sanford Bishop

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Health study: Monterey County has shorter commutes, cleaner air than most

Monterey >> Monterey County is healthier than most counties in the country but still has a lot of work to do, according to a recently released study.

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Related Topix: Monterey County, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Public Safety Center nearing completion date

Sheriff Phil Wowak and Rep. Sam Farr get a look at the crime lab from Forensic Service Supervisor Lauren Zephro while touring the new Public Safety Center in Live Oak Monday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Santa Cruz County, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Live Oak, CA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Hill

House Dems urge Obama to quickly declassify CIA report

Forty House Democrats are urging President Obama to quickly declassify portions of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the government's use of enhanced interrogation techniques.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, Anna Eshoo, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Monterey County doctors' Medicare payouts revealed

Monterey >> Father and daughter oncologists Jerome and Nancy Rubin were paid more than $2.6 million by Medicare in 2012, according to a database released Wednesday by the Obama administration.

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Related Topix: Monterey County, CA, Oncology, Medicine, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Freshnews

Congressman Farr Honored as BIO Legislator of the Year

The Biotechnology Industry Organization announced today its selection of Congressman Sam Farr as a Legislator of the Year for 2013-2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Agriculture, Science

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Representative Farr receives the award in conjunction with today's BIO Leg... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "North American Sludge Treatment Equipment Market ... )--Axalta's Brilliant Flames Bedazzle Jeff Gordon Pediatric Treatment Room.

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Related Topix: Cloudera, Hebron, KY, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Examiner.com

On this Day in Movie History April 8, 1986: Clint Eastwood Elected Mayor

It was on this day, April 8, 1986 tough guy, actor/director Clint Eastwood was elected mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California , a wealthy picturesque seaside artist community on the Monterey Peninsula 80 miles south of San Francisco.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, US Governors, Arnold Schwarzenegger

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Fishy tales and curly tails

Steelhead are increasingly migrating into our regional dialogue as the premiere sport fish becomes the subject of profound controversy.

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Related Topix: Salinas, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gonzales, CA, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Recipes

Monterey County Herald

School Bytes: Monterey County has winners and more

The California Arts Council has awarded Pacific Grove High School teacher Larry Haggquist the second annual Hero Award for the Poetry Out Loud program.

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Related Topix: Monterey County, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, Arts, Poetry, Carmel, CA, Education Etc.

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Reps Sam Farr and Anna Eshoo:

Years ago at local town hall meetings, we began hearing from seniors that they were unable to find a doctor willing to treat them, despite being covered by Medicare.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Medicare, Health, San Diego County, CA, Opinion

Sat Apr 05, 2014

KSBW-TV

Editorial: Central Coast Medicare Miracle

This past week, we learned that more than 7 million people nationwide signed up for healthcare coverage through the "Affordable Care Act," commonly referred to as "Obamacare."

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicine, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Santa Cruz, CA, San Francisco, CA, Opinion, Television

Thu Apr 03, 2014

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Congress Petitions FBI for More Active Role in Peace Corps Murder Investigation

Congressional leaders are calling on U.S. government officials to be more active in solving the case of Kate Puzey, the Peace Corps volunteer who was brutally murdered in the West African country of Benin five years ago.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Benin, World News, Africa, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Johnny Isakson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Boxer

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Farr boosts doctors' pay

Doctors who treat Medicare patients in 14 California counties will get paid more by the federal retiree health-insurance program under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, US Senate

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Salinas Californian

Jeff Mitchell: Challengers wanted for council races

Even if an incumbent is kicking butt and taking names and getting real stuff done , I think it's still good for them to have to get out there again and go face to face with the voters who put them into office.

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Related Topix: Challenge, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Medicine, Carmel, CA

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Farr bill on Medicare doctor payments clears Senate

A bill to increase Medicare reimbursements to doctors in several coastal California counties passed the U.S. Senate on Monday and is expected to be signed by the president, Rep. Sam Farr said.

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Related Topix: Medicine, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Monterey County, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Hotel News Resource

GBTA Foundation Research Reveals Impact of Business Travel on U.S. Economy and Jobs

Business Travel Spending Within the U.S. Totaled $384 Billion USD in 2012 - Business Travel Contributed $491 Billion to U.S. GDP in 2012 A new report issued today by the Global Business Travel Association Foundation the voice of the global business travel industry highlights the positive economic impact that road warriors have on the nation's ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Gus Bilirakis, Democrat

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