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5 hrs ago | Philadelphia Weekly

Why is SeaWorld giving political money to Pennsylvania lawmakers?

It was billed as "the first film since Grizzly Man to show how nature can get revenge on man when pushed to its limits" - and it woke a lot of people up.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Senator Pat Toomey, Pennsylvania, Democrat, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Opinion

9 hrs ago | Ms. Magazine

California Steps Up for Sexual Assault Survivors

Reports have consistently shown that 1 in 5 college women will experience sexual violence at some point during their university careers, and more attention has been paid to the crisis in recent months.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California, California Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law

13 hrs ago | CBS Local

Monrovia Official Wary Of National Monument Plan For San Gabriel Mountains

A Monrovia city official Tuesday voiced his opposition to a plan to declare the San Gabriel Mountains a national monument.

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Related Topix: Monrovia, CA, Pasadena, CA, San Gabriel, CA, Agriculture, Science, Los Angeles County, CA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Aug 25, 2014

CTV

Nuclear expert calls for California plant to shut down amid earthquake fears

This file photo, shows Pacific Gas and Electric's Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Nuclear Energy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

WATE-TV Knoxville

Hearings planned after call for nuke plant closure

A federal judge has overturned part of a California law requiring a 10-day waiting period for gun buyers, ruling that it does not apply to those who already own firearms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Nuclear Energy, University of Phoenix, Napa County, CA

ABC News

Hearings Planned After Call for Nuke Plant Closure

The hearings were announced Monday after The Associated Press disclosed that a senior federal expert is urging regulators to shut down the Diablo Canyon plant until they can determine whether its reactors can withstand powerful shaking from nearby earthquake faults.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Time is running out for Calif. water bill

Secret congressional negotiations over a California water bill are nearing a make-or-break moment after a long, dry summer that has tested some political alliances.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Devin Nunes, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US Senate, Jim Costa, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

KNUS-AM Aurora

The latest on damaging earthquake in California

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Mike Thompson, Earthquake, US Senate, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Nursing, Medicine

KSL-TV

The latest on damaging earthquake in California

This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene are learning following the largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years: Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, Mike Thompson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Jeffrey R. Smith

Chambersburg Public Opinion

The latest on damaging earthquake in California

This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene are learning following the largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years: U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., said in a statement that she will be sending staffers to hard-hit Napa on Monday and said: "I will be talking to local officials about how we can help ensure that ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Mike Thompson, Earthquake, US Senate, Natural Disasters, Napa, CA, Drink, Wine, Opinion

Holtville Tribune

Senator Boxer Statement on the Obama Administration's Rulemaking...

Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer released the following statement reacting to Friday's announcement from the Obama Administration on contraception policy: "Now that the administration has bent over backwards to accommodate religiously affiliated non-profits, it's time for these organizations to put this issue behind them and allow women ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Ashland Times-Gazette

New plan aims to fix birth control controversy

Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to contraception.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Sen. Boxer forcefully defends Israel, refutes divide amongst Democratic voters

Sen. Barbara Boxer at an Aug. 22 press conference at Los Angeles City Hall. Photo by Jared Sichel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Hamas (Palestine), Palestinian Territories

Los Angeles Times

Sen. Boxer defends U.S. policy against paying terrorist ransoms

Sen. Barbara Boxer, a Democrat from California, seen here in May, defended the U.S. policy on paying terror ransoms on Friday.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Terrorism

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Politico

DiCaprio voices climate change film

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is lending his voice and support to a new short film, bringing attention to climate change and calling for federal action over carbon pollution.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Republic

Officials say Lake Tahoe imperiled by wildfires

Lake Tahoe, a crown jewel of the western landscape, is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Dean Heller

ABC News

Officials Say Lake Tahoe Imperiled by Wildfires

Lake Tahoe, a crown jewel of the western landscape, is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Dianne Feinstein, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Representative John Garamendi, Republican, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Dean Heller, Travel

The Washington Post

In the Loop: SeaWorld and Disney

SeaWorld Entertainment has suffered financially since the release of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish," which accused the company of mistreating its main attraction: killer whales.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Dianne Feinstein, Senator Mark Warner

Inside Bay Area

Day 4 of protests at Port of Oakland to block Israeli ship

The Zim Integrated Shipping Lines vessel Piraeus sits idle at the Port of Oakland on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Indybay.org

Senator Barbara Boxer: "Stop Funding Israeli Military Occupation of Gaza"

Join Codepink this Tuesday, 8/19, at noon when we gather at Senator Barbara Boxer's Oakland Office, 70 Washington St., Jack London Square.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Patrick Leahy, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives

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