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  1. Wisconsin shelter pauses cat adoptions after virusRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... for the next 30 days. RACINE, Wis. (AP) - Cat adoptions will be temporarily suspended at the Wisconsin Humane Society shelter in Racine after four cats tested positive for a contagious and often fatal disease. The Journal Times reports ( ...

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  2. Palace of Fine Arts gets contemporary updates for centennialRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | San Francisco Chronicle

    ... old administrative offices. That's where most of the exhibition being curated by the California Historical Society will be on view. This isn't Horton's first time trying to bring a distinctive contemporary touch to a piece of local history: His firm ...

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  3. The Primary Way to Report Harassment Online Is BrokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Atlantic

    ... what changes it plans to make, they will almost certainly involve the flag. released last month in New Media and Society explored the many problems of relying on the flag to moderate content. Its two authors-Kate Crawford, a researcher at Microsoft, ...

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  4. Leica Geosystems and Haag 3D Solutions Team Up to Digitally Document Historic BattleshipRead the original story

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... in preparation for the upcoming educational seminar and 150th meeting of the West Jersey Chapter of the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors, which will be held September 10th on the battleship. Four scanning teams are using Leica ...

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  5. Second Trials Fusion DLC takes to the skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Joystiq

    Trials Fusion received a new DLC pack today titled Empire of the Sky, which adds nine tracks to the game: six classic trials tracks, one Supercross multiplayer track, the "Freefall" skill game and the "High Society" FMX track.

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  6. DuPage Divorce Lawyer Elected Secretary of the DuPage County Bar FoundationRead the original story

    Tuesday | SFGate

    ... Women Lawyers. Laho is also a member of the DuPage County Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association, Justinian Society of Lawyers and American Inns of Court-DuPage Chapter. Rebecca A. Laho is a Partner at the DuPage family law firm Mulyk, Laho ...

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  7. The Dreaded Marco announce new guitarist Mike Martin & new album 'Safe Word' to be released 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday | PR Log

    The Dreaded Marco (featuring former members of doubleDrive, Black Label Society, SpeedX, Echovalve, Fozzy and Stuck Mojo) announce Mike Martin as new guitarist,set to release new album "Safe Word" Fall 2014. PRLog - Aug. 20, 2014 - ATLANTA -- The ...

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  8. Fisher Stevens goes on a filmmaking 'Mission Blue'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | SFGate

    ... for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration whose many honors include the 2011 Royal Geographical Society Gold Medal. The founder of Mission Blue, among other organizations, Earle's focus includes creating a global web of "hope spots," ...

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  9. Walkable Neighborhoods and German Village Society Announce September...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | SFGate

    ... do not clear your SFGate.com cookies for the next 30 days. Walkable Neighborhoods partners with German Village Society to Host 2014 Great Placemakers Lab in Columbus, OH September 16th - 19th. The Lab will provide a blueprint for creating ...

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  10. mix1 Welcomes Ed Georgica to its Advisory BoardRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Sys-Con Media

    ... the world team in the 2000 NHL All Star game in Toronto. Georgica served four years on the executive board for the Society for Professional Hockey Equipment Managers (SPHEM), with one year in the role of President. In 2001, Georgica was the ...

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  11. Hand gestures improve learning in both signers and speakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... if necessary, can itself become language. The article is published online by Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B and will appear in the Sept. 19 print issue of the journal, which is a theme issue on "Language as a Multimodal ...

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  12. Cooperation sought on sage grouse conservationRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | SFGate

    ... off the endangered species list, said the letter-signers, including the Western Values Project, National Audubon Society , Natural Resources Defense Council and the Wilderness Society . "Groups like ours are working diligently throughout the West, ...

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  13. Our View: The value of playRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... His book, "Play" suggests a strong correlation between success and play. With support of the National Geographic Society and famed anthropologist Jane Goodall, Brown has observed animal play in the wild, where he first conceived of play as an ...

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  14. Nan~Tom Film Arts Launches "The Godfather of Boxing " film campaign on KickstarterRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | SFGate

    ... maneuvers. An Icon to many in the working class section of Whitechapel, Mendoza rose through the ranks of British Society, to become the first Jew welcomed to the court of St. James. He was such a draw, that his boxing match was featured on the ...

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  15. At $15 an hour, startup serves as 'legal concierge' for clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | The Globe and Mail

    ... answering questions about law and offering legal advice - something only lawyers can do - can be a fine one. The Law Society Act, which governs Ontario's lawyers, defines legal advice broadly: Mr. Michaels says he discussed his project with the Law ...

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  16. Aldrin Announces Director AppointmentRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... growth. Mr. Clausi has been a guest lecturer at three Ontario MBA programs, and was an instructor at the Law Society of Upper Canada's Bar Admission Course for over ten years. He is scheduled to speak at the 2nd Securities Compliance for Mining ...

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  17. Indian poachers threaten lesser-known animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | SFGate

    ... this very lucrative trade has been allowed to explode," said Belinda Wright , director of the Wildlife Protection Society of India , an advocacy group. Wildlife specialists say the growing affluence of China, Vietnam and other Southeast Asian ...

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  18. Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-airRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | SFGate

    ... location or the technology," said Garry George , renewable-energy director for the California chapter of the Audubon Society . "There needs to be some caution." The bird kills mark the latest instance in which the quest for clean energy sometimes ...

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  19. 100s of birds confiscated from trailer homeRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | SFGate

    ... even peacocks and pheasants. Fontenot says LaFleur's business is selling birds, but a potential customer called the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to report the conditions. Fontenot says there were too many animals for the shelter, ...

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  20. Oprah Winfrey Honours The Late Robin Williams On Her OWN NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | ContactMusic.com

    ... abuse, what being married to him is like, fatherhood, working on the feature films The Fisher King and Dead Poet's Society, his creative inspiration and his thoughts on aging and turning 40." The late 63 year-old star, who has had a long battle with ...

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