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  1. The Marina is not the bro-est of them all?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | SFGate

    For accuracy, the hands must be free: Veteran corn-holing bros bring caddies to Fort Mason to hold their brews. Ready for the tank-top competition, fellas? Mr. Marina pageant contestants flex before hitting the stage at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco.

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  2. How You Can Help Pay for National Marriage CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Advocate

    Today the Supreme Court will hear arguments on behalf of same-sex couples in cases originating in four states, potentially bringing the United States closer to nationwide marriage equality. As one can imagine, though, not only does it take a lot of concerted time and effort to prepare a case for Supreme Court review, it also takes a substantial amount of money - money that more often than not comes from fundraising.

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  3. (Nepal quake) Helicopters bring in injured women from remote villages ...Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Standard

    Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district today near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,400, ferrying the injured to clinics and taking emergency supplies back to villages cut off by landslides. Around noon, two helicopters brought in eight women from Ranachour village, two of them clutching babies to their breast, and a third pregnant.

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  4. Speaking truth to powerRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    These were the fearless words of former president of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev before the 27th congressional body of the Communist Party in 1988. Although the Soviet Union was not yet aware of the meaning behind Gorbachev's words, time would tell that he intended to fundamentally dismantle the flawed political system that had been enshrined in the Soviet Union for most of the 20th century - all at the expense of his own legacy.

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  5. Shuttle provider suing SamTrans: Parking Company of America claiming...Read the original story

    41 min ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    After losing a multi-million dollar contract to provide shuttle services to thousands of San Mateo County Transit District customers, the Parking Company of America is suing regional transportation officials by claiming they were unfairly biased and failed to act in the best interest of the community. PCAM, which contracted with SamTrans for nearly 15 years, lost a competitive bid in February to carry passengers from rail stations, ferry terminals and transit hubs to employment venues and residential neighborhoods in San Mateo, San Francisco and Santa Clara counties.

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  6. Envivio Cuts Through Standards Confusion to Lead the March to 4K TV...Read the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | AndhraNews

    Technical developments leading to the widespread, commercial deployment of 4K video delivery can become bogged down as the industry determines the standards and steps leading to the delivery of Ultra HD television. To maintain progress toward the goal, Envivio advises that video service providers should do the following: first, focus on HEVC for optimizing existing OTT and mobile applications; then prepare for upcoming improved picture quality comprising 4K and HDR.

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  7. Tyler Farr Indulges His Love for Sad Country Songs on New Album, "Suffer in Peace"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    A bartender and model is broadening her lawsuit against San Francisco transit police to include an Oakland cop after she says they used excessive forc... -- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is working to assess the damage done by the recent earthquake to the Kathma... LOS ANGELES _ Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Southern California are walking off the job in a dispute over their wages and employe... Nebraska will be breaking in a new setter this year in Sophomore Kelly Hunter who will be taking over for Mary Pollmiller.

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  8. Nashville NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    A bartender and model is broadening her lawsuit against San Francisco transit police to include an Oakland cop after she says they used excessive forc... -- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization is working to assess the damage done by the recent earthquake to the Kathma... LOS ANGELES _ Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Southern California are walking off the job in a dispute over their wages and employe... Nebraska will be breaking in a new setter this year in Sophomore Kelly Hunter who will be taking over for Mary Pollmiller.

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  9. Congressmana s fundraising trips conveniently coincided with a mindfulnessa eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Rep. Tim Ryan is Capitol Hill's resident "mindfulness" guru, the Buddhism-inspired psychology exercise of "being present." And the Ohio Democrat's penchant for yoga and healthy eating has earned him fans far flung from his Rust Belt district.

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  10. Soldiers ready aid for Nepal's remote villagesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CTV

    Helicopters crisscrossed the skies above the high mountains of Gorkha district on Tuesday near the epicentre of the weekend earthquake in Nepal, ferrying the injured to clinics, and taking emergency supplies back to remote villages devastated by the disaster that killed more than 4,400 people across the region. Around noon, two helicopters brought in eight women from Ranachour village, two of them clutching babies to their breast, and a third heavily pregnant.

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  11. Internet of things and Azure headline Microsoft BuildRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | InfoWorld

    The Internet of things will get considerable airing at Microsoft's Build developer conference this week, with the company planning to detail both its vision and architecture for the large-scale connected-devices concept. Microsoft's Azure cloud platform is key to the company's plans.

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  12. Helicopters ferry injured from Nepal villages near epicenterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KFBB

    Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quak... . A Nepalese woman sits on a roadside in front of closed market in Kathmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

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  13. What It Means to Be JetBlue's Wine ExpertRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    El Pollo Loco's executive chef spills on crafting dozens of new menu items a year and transforming the chain from a fast-food joint into something more. Tastemakers is a series dedicated to major restaurant chains' executive chefs and other under-recognized experts who shape how America eats, dishing on what they're cooking, food trends and more.

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  14. The Latest on Nepal Quake: Choppers ferry injured to GorkhaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Helicopters crisscrossed the skies above the high mountains of Gorkha district, ferrying the injured to Gorkha and other towns for treatment, and aid supplies back out to remote villages - some reachable only by air after landslides blocked mountain roads. Two chartered helicopters brought in eight women from Ranachour village, two of them clutching babies to their breast, and a third heavily pregnant.

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  15. Muni rider shot on T-Third trainRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFBay

    A 20-year-old San Francisco man was shot in his upper body by an unknown suspect on a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle in the city's Bayview District Monday afternoon, a police spokesman said. Officers received a report of a shooting on a T-Third light-rail vehicle in transit on Third Street, heading south between Oakdale and Palou avenues at about 12:21 p.m., according to San Francisco police spokesman Officer Carlos Manfredi.

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  16. Uber ride takes violent turnRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFBay

    An Uber driver who offered to take a passenger in San Francisco to a place where he could obtain narcotics and prostitutes allegedly chased down and violently robbed the passenger early Saturday morning, a police spokesman said Monday. The 30-year-old victim told police he was in the city's Marina District at a bar on Chestnut Street around 1 a.m. Saturday when he decided to go home and requested an Uber ride via the ride-booking service's app on his cellphone, according to San Francisco police spokesman Albie Esparza.

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  17. Rubio on 2016 campaign swing through CaliforniaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

    In California, Rubio has private fundraisers on his agenda in San Francisco and in Los Angeles. The Florida senator also plans to deliver a speech Tuesday in Los Angeles, the only public event on his two-day swing.

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  18. A personalized travel app takes the surprise out your trip at SBYP meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    "When I analyzed how people only do travel destination based to San Francisco or Las Vegas or elsewhere they only plan to do stuff over there," explain Oum. "They never plan things in between," said Sooyong Oum.

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  19. Foundations Recovery Network Rebrands LaPaloma Treatment Center as The Oaks at LaPalomaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Music, arts and the outdoors truly reflect the overall identity and healing environment we have here at The Oaks, and we are proud to invest in the heart of Memphis Foundations Recovery Network , an innovative behavioral health treatment provider, is pleased to announce the rebranding of its Memphis based residential treatment facility. The facility formerly known as the LaPaloma Treatment Center will now be known as The Oaks at LaPaloma, a name inspired by its unique positioning within a stand of beautiful old Oak trees long regarded for their sheltering presence.

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  20. Random thoughts: Heart, head at odds Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | RecordNET

    The former Fresno State receiver is projected by NFL.com to go in the fifth or sixth round. • Still can't believe Stephen Curry made that fallaway, corner 3-point shot to force overtime in Game 3 of the Western Conference playoffs against the Pelicans.

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