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  1. Six Signs of the Grateful Dead's Lingering LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Broward-Palm Beach

    Music changed forever during the heady days of the late '60s. Indeed, while the bands may no longer be around, their legacies still survive thanks to the influence that resonated with so many musical acts that followed.

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  2. Must See: Man Strips at Airport SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WASH-FM

    We've all been frustrated at one time or another about having to go through airport security. No one likes having to take off their belt, shoes, etc...but it's for safety reasons.

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  3. AC Transit doubles up for Transbay commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | SFBay

    AC Transit on Monday will begin a three-week pilot program in which it will use a 42-foot-long, double-decker bus on selected longer routes in its service area in 13 cities and surrounding areas in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Bus agency officials said the 80-seat coach will offer riders comfortable excursions with spectacular views, especially on transbay routes that go to and from San Francisco.

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  4. When the Ukulele Came to San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KQED

    This Saturday, San Francisco will celebrate the centennial of a major piece of its history: the Panama Pacific International Exposition . It was a world's fair timed to showcase San Francisco's recovery from the 1906 earthquake, and to display U.S. imperial might in the Pacific, just after the completion of the Panama Canal.

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  5. San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Held TodayRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival will launch its celebration of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition with special performances at San Francisco City Hall today, February 20, 2015. The free noontime event will feature music and dance of Indonesia performed by the Bay Area's own Gamelan Sekar Jaya, contemporary work by fifth-generation San Franciscan Margaret Jenkins and the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company , and visiting Swedish dancers led by Leif and Margareta Virtanen of Norberg, Sweden.

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  6. Britain sent warplanes to intercept Russian bombersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Post-gazette.com

    The British Royal Air Force scrambled warplanes to intercept two Russian bombers off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England, the Defense Ministry said Thursday, as a government minister sounded alarms about the Kremlin's intentions elsewhere in Europe. The episode magnified concerns about the possibility of further moves by Russian President Vladimir Putin that could draw in the NATO alliance after advances by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

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  7. On Scene with Bill Wilson the The Royal CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | SF Sentinel

    Some socialites refer to the week when the San Francisco Symphony and SF Opera hold opening night gala as "Hell Week" because they have to go to two events in the same week and can't be seen in the same expensive outfit. That is nothing compared to the members of the Imperial Court who have many events per day over coronation weekend that call for outrageously glamorous outfits.

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  8. Uber in Portland: Will city task force be able to meet deadline for new ride-sharing rules?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | OregonLive.com

    With the meter running on Uber's self-imposed suspension of ride-sharing pickups in Portland , City Hall is beginning to worry that a task force charged with revamping taxi regulations isn't moving fast enough. Mayor Charlie Hales has promised the controversial San Francisco-based startup that the citizen task force will submit new for-hire transportation rules that will allow it to resume operations by Apr. 9. However, more than two months after Hales made that pledge, the citizen Private For-Hire Transportation Innovation Task Force has yet to start drafting new rules that will somehow balance the interests of existing cab companies with emerging app-based ride-share services.

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  9. AC Transit Launching Double-Decker Bus Pilot Program, Passengers Ride FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] OAKLAND - AC Transit on Monday will begin a three-week pilot program in which it will use a 42-foot-long, double-decker bus on selected longer routes in its service area in 13 cities and surrounding areas in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

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  10. How a beer fridge stunt sparked a surprise boost in Molson Canadian salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Globe and Mail

    But the response was so significant, the company soon rejigged its marketing plans for the Sochi Olympics, and other ad campaigns, to incorporate the fridge. It has helped to turn around declines in market share for the beer.

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  11. Latvia Torn Between Money and Fear of RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | EurasiaNet

    Latvia, once ruled by the Soviet Union, is now attracting Russian property buyers using the investment as a way to obtain residency in the European Union. In the past five years more than 13,000 Russians have obtained Latvian residency under the program.

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  12. MLS Countdown 2015: In search of next rookie phenomRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Soccer America

    MLS is not like the NFL or NBA, where rookies come in with multi-million contracts, can't-miss labels and loads of publicity following their college careers. The MLS rookies begin at the bottom of the ladder.

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  13. Jim Rogers on Opportunities in Russia and Other Hated MarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Safehaven

    Nick Giambruno: Welcome, Jim. As you know, Doug Casey and I travel the world surveying crisis markets, and we always like to get your take on things.

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  14. Travel Channel Set to Premiere 'Time Traveling with Brian Unger' 4/20Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Travel Channel takes viewers on an unexpected journey back in time with the help of a witty TOUR GUIDE and eye-popping CGI graphics. In the new half-hour original series, "Time Traveling with Brian Unger," premiering with back-to-back episodes on Monday, April 20 at 10:00 p.m. & 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, audiences will be visually transported to America's past and entertained by amazing tales of yesteryear - typically not found in guidebooks.

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  15. The Explorer's Guide to Santa CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | 7x7

    When the weather's as nice as it was this past weekend, there's no place we'd rather be than at the beach. So pack your bags, hop in the car, and drive less than two hours south to explore sunny Santa Cruz.

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  16. UCSF lands $100M gift from Duty Free founder Chuck FeeneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Business Journal

    Chuck Feeney is UCSF's No. 1 giver. His most recent $100 million gift brings his total giving to the health sciences-centric, graduate level-only school to more than $394 million.

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  17. Accreditor Still Has Final Say Over Fate of City College of San FranciscoRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Chronicle.com

    On paper San Francisco's city attorney won a victory on Tuesday in his lawsuit against the accreditor that oversees City College of San Francisco. But the judge's final ruling in the case still gives the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges the final say over its 2013 decision to revoke the college's accreditation.

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  18. Wisps and Willows Album Release and The Kilbanes rock opera debut at ViracochaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Examiner.com

    Newly formed Ethereal folk/Pop singing songwriting duo, Wisps and Willows, from Marin County will be releasing their first album with an album release show at Viracocha in San Francisco on March 6 with The Kilbanes debuting their newest David Bowie/Queen inspired rock opera, "Eddie the Marvelous, Who Will Save the World!" This female musician-led night will start with performances by Wisps and Willows, Dara Ackerman and with The Kilbanes headlining at the end of the evening. The Kilbanes, husband and wife Oakland duo, Kate Kilbane and Dan Moses, are known for their theatrical rock music.

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  19. 'Passport Difficulties' Of Javakheti Armenians Turn Into Political ProblemRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Groong

    "PASSPORT DIFFICULTIES" OF JAVAKHETI ARMENIANS TURN INTO POLITICAL PROBLEM Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia Feb 11 2015 11 February 2015 - 1:40pm Giorgi Kalatozishvili, Tbilisi. Exclusively for Vestnik Kavkaza Hundreds of residents of the southern Georgian region of Javakheti where the majority of the population are Armenians have received notification from the Georgian authorities that they have been deprived of Georgian citizenship. 1 comment

  20. In Russia, frugatlity makes a comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | NEWS.com.au

    CHAIRS, tables, designer chandeliers, and an enormous pink lamp in the shape of a bear's head: at The Red Fox and the Lazy Hound, an upscale restaurant that is one of many closing in Moscow, everything must go. Garage sales have been a rarity here, where a decade of boom times has turned Russians into some of the world's biggest gourmands and luxury shoppers.

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