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  1. Weekly Wrap-Up: April Snow Falls in East Following Severe Storms;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    Powerful thunderstorms slammed the East, including areas from Pennsylvania to South Carolina and Florida, early this week. Meanwhile, thunderstorms continued to bring large hail, flooding downpours, damaging winds and a few isolated tornadoes to the southern Plains.


  2. Why ASADA's case against Essendon players fell apartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Age

    It depends on perspective; minds can differ. On penning Hotel California in 1977, Don Henley and his brethren Eagles spawned the most over-analysed, least understood song of that decade.


  3. Exclusive: Obama Tells Us What's to Come on Climate, DroughtRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | National Geographic

    The president says "we're committed to a low-carbon future" but wants a "balanced approach." And he vows to provide more help to drought-stricken California.


  4. Cesar Chavez to get Navy funeral honors 22 years after deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Press-Telegram

    KEENE, Calif. >> Civil rights and labor leader Cesar Chavez is going to be honored for a different kind of service.


  5. Lets get under 350 by supporting Kevin de Leona s S.B. 350Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    There's a certain irony - or providence, depending on how one looks at it - in California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Len's climate-change legislation package bearing the name Senate Bill 350. That's because 350 parts per million of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is the upper limit beyond which serious climate change isn't just pending, it's inevitable.


  6. Abandoned East Bay baby 'Raymond' receives special burialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Inside Bay Area

    "Raymond" came into the world in a motel room at the Budget Inn in Hayward on Sept. 20, 2014.


  7. Judge denies parole to former Manson Family memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Daily Republic

    A Charles Manson follower who once bragged of cutting a man's head off lost another bid for freedom for two murders that have kept him behind bars 45 years. Bruce Davis' record shows there is "some evidence" he is dangerous and shouldn't be freed, Superior Court Judge William C. Ryan wrote Wednesday in upholding the governor's reversal of a parole board decision to free him.


  8. For statewide change, advocates are making their battles localRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Los Angeles Times

    As the state's plastic grocery bag ban sits on hold, pending the outcome of a 2016 ballot measure that could nullify it, advocates for the law are returning to familiar territory: California's cities and counties. For years, they had cobbled together a patchwork of local bans that eventually commanded the attention of state lawmakers, who decided last summer to prohibit the bags.


  9. Deaths of 2 Western hostages won't end US drone strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    A fiery barrage of missiles from CIA drones inadvertently killed two Western hostages, including an American, during an attack on a suspected al-Qaida hideout in northwestern Pakistan, but U.S. officials said Thursday that they won't stop using drones to target and kill terrorists.


  10. Obama: Climate Change Will Cause - More Frequent and More Severe Droughts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    In an interview with National Geographic , President Obama stressed the importance of California's conservation efforts amid a fourth year of drought, laid out his expectations for this year's climate conference in Paris, and reiterated America's commitment to a "low-carbon future." In honor of Earth Day, the outlet sent ten questions to the president, touching on issues of climate change, the Clean Air Act, and the impact of development on national parks and the environment.


  11. Drought an opportunity for W.Va.Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Inter-Mountain

    It's not going to get better in the long run - and no, it has nothing to do with global warming.


  12. Oregon motorcycle bill approved by SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Columbian

    The Oregon Senate on Thursday backed a bill allowing motorcycles to pass between cars or trucks during highway traffic jams. Senators responded to motorcyclists who say it's safer for them to drive around vehicles than to face the constant risk of being hit from behind in stop-and-go traffic.


  13. American Al-Qaida Member Killed In Strike Was Star Of Propaganda VideosRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | WGBH

    And more now on those two American men killed who were long-standing members of al-Qaida. Ahmed Farouq was well known to intelligence officials, but not the general public.


  14. South Entry Project preferred alternative presentedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Times-Standard

    The project is focused on the U.S. Highway 101 stretch from the Herrick Avenue overpass north to the stoplight at Pierson's Building Supply. After incorporating input from community members, stakeholders and the Eureka City Council input, Green Dot Transportation Solutions outlined the details of the preferred alternative Thursday to improve the aesthetics, calm traffic and provide facilities for pedestrians and bicyclists along U.S. Highway 101 at south end of Eureka.


  15. USC football's monster recruiting weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    With spring practice in the rear view mirror and players fully entrenched in the stretch run of their academic coursework, the USC football coaching staff has shifted its energy to competing on the recruiting trail. Carrying a tidal wave of momentum from national signing day into the spring evaluation period, Coach Sarkisian and his assistants have spread out across the country to check in on the nation's prep elite.


  16. Calif. woman dies after pedestrian stabs her from behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | KRNV-TV Reno

    Authorities say a Northern California woman died after she approached a pedestrian who slashed her throat from behind as she headed back to her vehicle. The Sacramento Bee reports that Juan V. Avalos of Sacramento is suspected in the killing and has been booked into Sacramento County Jail.


  17. On Native GroundSTIMULUS for Rural Areas Begins with BroadbandRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | American Reporter

    My wife is a smoker. Except for one year when she quit, she's been a smoker since she was about 18. But she's cut back, from as many as three packs a day to just three cigarettes.


  18. AACC president opposes unionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Maryland Gazette

    While some adjuncts at Anne Arundel Community College have had a burgeoning interest in unionizing, the president isn't likely to support unions any time soon. In an interview with the editorial board of Capital Gazette Communications,college president Dawn Lindsay spoke of her distaste for unions, citing her experience in California, where she was an administrator at Glendale Community College prior to coming to AACC in 2012.


  19. Senator Lois Wolka s rail safety bill moves forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Reporter

    Legislation authored by Senator Lois Wolk, D-Solano, to protect communities along rail lines secured passage from the Senate Labor Committee with a 4-1 vote on Thursday. “Today's freight trains carry extremely dangerous materials, including Bakken crude oil, pesticides and rocket fuel that may pose significant health and safety risks to communities and our environment in the case of an accident,” Wolk said in a pres release.


  20. California "Inclusionary Zones" Exclude Most People From Affordable HouseingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Reason Magazine

    California's housing prices plummeted after the bubble burst in 2008 , but now are approaching levels not seen since the market's height-especially along the Southern California coast and around San Francisco Bay. This has reignited the perennial question: What should policy makers do to promote "affordable" housing? Earlier this month, the state Supreme Court heard arguments in a Northern California case that could have statewide impact, given that it ponders the constitutionality of one way officials promote the construction of lower-cost housing.