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Zero Hedge
How A Collapse In South America Could Trigger Martial Law In The U.S.the south. As for how this effects the U.S. in other ways, here’s where things
How A Collapse In South America Could Trigger Martial Law In The U.S.
Zero Hedge / Posted an hour ago
the south. As for how this effects the U.S. in other ways, here’s where things get a little weird… In the wake of the Iran/Contra hearings, the exposure of documents pertaining to a program called “Rex 84”, part of "Operation Garden Plot", hit the... Read more
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The Mercury News
At least 4 injured, including cop, after shooting in Pittsburgfired shots at officers after a vehicle pursuit, Raman said. The unidentified s
At least 4 injured, including cop, after shooting in Pittsburg
The Mercury News / Posted 2 hours ago
fired shots at officers after a vehicle pursuit, Raman said. The unidentified suspect is in custody. An official with Contra Costa County Fire said there were at least four patients with gunshot wounds, according to a report from ABC7... Read more
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The Mercury News
Contra Costa animal shelters' $5 big-dog adoption feeMARTINEZ -- Allyn Lee became fast friends with Freddy, all 60 or so pounds of h
Contra Costa animal shelters' $5 big-dog adoption fee
The Mercury News / Posted 4 hours ago
MARTINEZ -- Allyn Lee became fast friends with Freddy, all 60 or so pounds of him. Freddy has been at the Contra Costa Animal Services shelter in Martinez for a while, and shelter volunteer Lee said she's surprised how well adjusted and friendly... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Humpday Health: Working out while you're expectinglike you did prior to being pregnant,” said Jackson. And there are some exerci
Humpday Health: Working out while you're expecting
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 8 hours ago
like you did prior to being pregnant,” said Jackson. And there are some exercises that you should skip altogether. “Contra indications for pregnancy particularly involving the abdominals because diastasis recti they call it, the separation... Read more
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The Mercury News
Pinole: City plans first museum in Faria Housethat forward," Murray said. Rubin said that the historical society will be loo
Pinole: City plans first museum in Faria House
The Mercury News / Posted 10 hours ago
that forward," Murray said. Rubin said that the historical society will be looking at applying for grants to fund the interior renovation. Sarah Tan covers West Contra Costa County. Contact her at 510-262-2789. Follow her at Twitter.com/sarah... Read more
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The Mercury News
Santa Cruz County authorities warn of lethal counterfeit Xanax containing fentanylRandolph said. There were two deaths related to fentanyl in Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz County authorities warn of lethal counterfeit Xanax containing fentanyl
The Mercury News / Posted 11 hours ago
Randolph said. There were two deaths related to fentanyl in Santa Cruz County in October 2015 in Santa Cruz County. Contra Costa County authorities also reported 10 overdoses and Santa Clara County authorities reported two overdose deaths... Read more
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ExtremeTech
How Intel lost the mobile market, part 2: the rise and neglect of Atomand Intel decided to bet on its own hardware expertise and software development
How Intel lost the mobile market, part 2: the rise and neglect of Atom
ExtremeTech / Posted 11 hours ago
and Intel decided to bet on its own hardware expertise and software development skills.Atom and the rise of x86 everywhere Contrary to popular belief, Intel wasn’t caught completely off-guard by the rise of smartphones or the popularity of small,... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Oakland expands medical marijuana dispensaries in the city$4 million in taxes. Most lauded the move. But some called for fewer limits on
Oakland expands medical marijuana dispensaries in the city
The Record Searchlight / Posted 13 hours ago
$4 million in taxes. Most lauded the move. But some called for fewer limits on the number of licenses for small-scale growers and manufacturers operating out of their homes Information from: Contra Costa Times, http://www.contracost... Read more
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The Washington Times
Developing a Christian mind for politics and public lifeThe Naked Public Square. This powerful little volume argues against political n
Developing a Christian mind for politics and public life
The Washington Times / Posted 13 hours ago
The Naked Public Square. This powerful little volume argues against political nudity in the public square. In other words, contra John Rawls and modern political liberalism, he argues that citizens cannot and should not seek to divest themselves of... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
The best weather capitalsMax. Temperature: 74 degrees
Average Precipitation: 8.6"
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The best weather capitals
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 hours ago
Max. Temperature: 74 degrees
Average Precipitation: 8.6"
Population: 2,266,899

#16. Contra Costa County, CA

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The Mercury News
Morris: Sharks' black cat in demand, but what about others?need our help, too. Public shelters especially are filling to capacity. How ab
Morris: Sharks' black cat in demand, but what about others?
The Mercury News / Posted 14 hours ago
need our help, too. Public shelters especially are filling to capacity. How about folks lining up to adopt these pets? Contra Costa Animal Services is one of those struggling. A new director and a change in philosophy has meant that animals... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Central Bank War On Savers - The Big Lie BeneathSubmitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, The central bank war on sa
The Central Bank War On Savers - The Big Lie Beneath
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 hours ago
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, The central bank war on savers is rooted in a monumental case of the Big Lie. Here is what a retired worker who managed to save $5,000 per year over a 40 year’s lifetime of toil and sweat in a... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
DELTA LEVEESMachado once described as “the switching yard” for California’s water. Parts o
DELTA LEVEES
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 20 hours ago
Machado once described as “the switching yard” for California’s water. Parts of five counties — Sacramento, San Joaquin, Contra Costa, Alameda, and Yolo — are within the Delta with the most land mass being in San Joaquin County. There are 13... Read more
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The New Statesman
My quest for an elusive can of juicy Fray Bentos steak and kidney pie ends with a Dolmio pasta sauceof times that I have eaten Dolmio pasta sauces on the fingers of one leprous ha
My quest for an elusive can of juicy Fray Bentos steak and kidney pie ends with a Dolmio pasta sauce
The New Statesman / Posted 20 hours ago
of times that I have eaten Dolmio pasta sauces on the fingers of one leprous hand, but as with most commodity fetishism – contra Marx – it’s the thought that counts. So, I bought a jar of Dolmio sauce and bore it home as a sort of edible time... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Segment 2: Fentanyl hits San Francisco streets; health officials issue warningpain killers and causing many people to overdose on what they think is Norco or
Segment 2: Fentanyl hits San Francisco streets; health officials issue warning
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 22 hours ago
pain killers and causing many people to overdose on what they think is Norco or Hydrocodone. Dr. David Goldstein with Contra Costa Emergency Medical Services said the fake pills laced with Fentanyl look exactly like real pills. “People are... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Bay Area tourism industry thrivingCounty saw $3.89 billion in traveler spending in 2015, a 4.9 percent increase o
Bay Area tourism industry thriving
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted yesterday
County saw $3.89 billion in traveler spending in 2015, a 4.9 percent increase over the previous year, and in Contra Costa County, visitors generated $1.58 billion in spending, up 1.3 percent from 2014. Santa Clara and San Mateo... Read more
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Raw Story
Here’s why conspiracy theorists will never accept that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone when he shot JFKthat sometimes this distrust of government is rooted in good cause. The shock o
Here’s why conspiracy theorists will never accept that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone when he shot JFK
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
that sometimes this distrust of government is rooted in good cause. The shock of the Watergate revelations and the Iran-Contra scandal still reverberate throughout the American political psyche. More recently we were taken into the War in Iraq... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 4states have adopted laws similar to Laura’s Law, as have 15 California counties
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 4
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
states have adopted laws similar to Laura’s Law, as have 15 California counties including San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego. Laura’s Law is proven to save money spent on the endless cycle of... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Growing pessimism about Bay Area economy, poll findsthey will be the same financially. Just 14 percent expect their own situations
Growing pessimism about Bay Area economy, poll finds
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted yesterday
they will be the same financially. Just 14 percent expect their own situations will be worse, the poll results revealed. Contra Costa County residents were the most optimistic about household finances, with 39 percent anticipating improvement.... Read more
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The Mercury News
UC Berkeley medical school program at risk of closureat this juncture in the history of our health care," said Bhandari, a 39-year-o
UC Berkeley medical school program at risk of closure
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
at this juncture in the history of our health care," said Bhandari, a 39-year-old hospitalist and clinical doctor at Contra Costa Health Services whose wife also graduated from the program and works as a psychiatrist for the underserved. "We... Read more
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CBS Sports
Cristiano Ronaldo declared fit for Champions League match vs. Man Citysecond leg. The first leg ended 0-0. Estos son los 21 convocados para el parti
Cristiano Ronaldo declared fit for Champions League match vs. Man City
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
second leg. The first leg ended 0-0. Estos son los 21 convocados para el partido de vuelta de semifinales de Champions contra el Manchester City.#RMUCLpic.twitter.com/D6pjoo37Nb Ronaldo had been dealing with a hamstring injury but returned to... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Pessimism growing about Bay Area economy, poll findsthey will be the same financially. Just 14 percent expect their own situations
Pessimism growing about Bay Area economy, poll finds
Silicon Valley / Posted yesterday
they will be the same financially. Just 14 percent expect their own situations will be worse, the poll results revealed. Contra Costa County residents were the most optimistic about household finances, with 39 percent anticipating improvement.... Read more
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The Mercury News
Growing pessimism about Bay Area economy, poll findsthey will be the same financially. Just 14 percent expect their own situations
Growing pessimism about Bay Area economy, poll finds
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
they will be the same financially. Just 14 percent expect their own situations will be worse, the poll results revealed. Contra Costa County residents were the most optimistic about household finances, with 39 percent anticipating improvement.... Read more
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The Mercury News
'Better BART' website straddles line between education, advocacyAlicia Trost. Under a tab labeled, "The Plan," the agency offers bullet-point d
'Better BART' website straddles line between education, advocacy
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Alicia Trost. Under a tab labeled, "The Plan," the agency offers bullet-point descriptions of work to be done in Alameda, Contra Costa and San Francisco counties and a link to another PDF that describes, in broad brush strokes, how the $3.5... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Six Feared Dead in Customs, Smugglers Clash in Ogunguns, cutlasses, axe, broken bottles, and they stoned our officers with a view
Six Feared Dead in Customs, Smugglers Clash in Ogun
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
guns, cutlasses, axe, broken bottles, and they stoned our officers with a view to recovering their vehicles with the contra-band. "We had to call for reinforcement of Military and Police before we could escape from the smugglers, they burnt... Read more
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The Economic Times
Markets could see a positive surprise in coming months: Prabhat Awasthi, Nomuraare good way to sort of express a marginal recovery in the economy on overall b
Markets could see a positive surprise in coming months: Prabhat Awasthi, Nomura
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
are good way to sort of express a marginal recovery in the economy on overall basis. ET Now: Is it time to perhaps take a contra call on autos? Yes interest rates will come down. Demand will strong. But given the way how metal prices have bounced... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bay Area boasts record-high tourism numbersAlameda County saw $3.89 billion in traveler spending in 2015, a 4.9 percent in
Bay Area boasts record-high tourism numbers
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Alameda County saw $3.89 billion in traveler spending in 2015, a 4.9 percent increase over the previous year, and in Contra Costa County, visitors generated $1.58 billion in spending, up 1.3 percent from 2014. Santa Clara and San Mateo... Read more
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Boston Globe
Cruz mounts go-for-broke campaign in Californiain California, targeting committed Republican voters with phone calls, said Roh
Cruz mounts go-for-broke campaign in California
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
in California, targeting committed Republican voters with phone calls, said Rohit Joy, the party chairman in the Bay Area’s Contra Costa County and a Cruz backer. “The targeting effort is critical in a state like California,” he said, noting the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Oakley: Motorcycle fuel leak blamed for fire that destroyed homeand flames coming from the garage, extending into the attic of the one-story ho
Oakley: Motorcycle fuel leak blamed for fire that destroyed home
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
and flames coming from the garage, extending into the attic of the one-story home, Battalion Chief Jeff Burris of the East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said. The fire also started to set a car on fire in the home's driveway, and... Read more
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The Mercury News
County tackling shelter overcrowding with deals on dogsMARTINEZ -- Contra Costa Animal Services is trying to reduce overcrowding by of
County tackling shelter overcrowding with deals on dogs
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
MARTINEZ -- Contra Costa Animal Services is trying to reduce overcrowding by offering a deal to prospective dog owners this week. The department has reduced the adoption fee to $5 for all dogs weighing more than 24 pounds and also will provide a... Read more
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CNET
El gobierno de EE.UU. quiere tus datos de Facebook (sin que tú lo sepas)solicitud de datos de usuario que recibimos desde el punto de vista jurídico, n
El gobierno de EE.UU. quiere tus datos de Facebook (sin que tú lo sepas)
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
solicitud de datos de usuario que recibimos desde el punto de vista jurídico, no importa qué país esté haciendo la solicitud. Si la solicitud parece ser deficiente o demasiado amplia, nosotros pelearemos contra ésta en un tribunal, de ser necesar... Read more
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CNET
Samsung Pay llegará a España, Brasil y otros países este añodisponible en EE.UU. desde 2015, meses después de la llegada de los teléfonos i
Samsung Pay llegará a España, Brasil y otros países este año
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
disponible en EE.UU. desde 2015, meses después de la llegada de los teléfonos insignia Galaxy S6. Samsung Pay compite contra los sistemas de pago Android Pay (anteriormente Google Wallet) y Apple Pay, entre otros. Artículos relacionados: Sin... Read more
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CNET
Facebook: los gobiernos iberoamericanos que más piden acceso a cuentasimporta qué país esté haciendo la solicitud. Si la solicitud parece ser deficie
Facebook: los gobiernos iberoamericanos que más piden acceso a cuentas
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
importa qué país esté haciendo la solicitud. Si la solicitud parece ser deficiente o demasiado amplia, nosotros pelearemos contra ésta en un tribunal, de ser necesario". Venezuela y Honduras ni siquiera aparecieron en la lista de países. La... Read more
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The Atlantic
'Game of Thrones''s Epidemic of Kid-Killingby young people who are not, in any meaningful way, children. There are the kid
'Game of Thrones''s Epidemic of Kid-Killing
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
by young people who are not, in any meaningful way, children. There are the kids—Joffrey, Ramsay, and their like—who, contra quaint cultural assumptions about youthful innocence, are as cruel and sadistic as any adult could ever be. There are... Read more
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Market Watch
Nasdaq action is normal, with one notable exceptionin the securities referred to herein, and/or other related securities, and may
Nasdaq action is normal, with one notable exception
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
in the securities referred to herein, and/or other related securities, and may increase or decrease such position or take a contra position.Neither MIAC nor any of its affiliates will be liable, and we accept no liability whatsoever, for any losses... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Rescue workers called to Antioch convenience store(KTVU & BCN) -- A woman was killed and another person was injured when a man op
Rescue workers called to Antioch convenience store
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 2 days ago
(KTVU & BCN) -- A woman was killed and another person was injured when a man opened fired early Monday morning inside a Contra Costa convenience store, authorities said. The incident occurred shortly after 7 am at the Quik Stop store, located... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Trump Poses A Love-Hate Quandary For California Republicanshas ignited a schism between party leaders like Wilson and Republican activists
Trump Poses A Love-Hate Quandary For California Republicans
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
has ignited a schism between party leaders like Wilson and Republican activists like Cheryl McDonald from Discovery Bay in Contra Costa County. “He’s a go-getter,” McDonald said. McDonald was wearing red, white and blue clothes and a matching... Read more
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ESPN
Fight over Lasix keeps racing from moving the needlewere also the hearings that flowed from the Kennedy assassination, the compelli
Fight over Lasix keeps racing from moving the needle
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
were also the hearings that flowed from the Kennedy assassination, the compelling Church hearings into the CIA, the Iran-Contra hearings of President Reagan's second term, and the more recent hearings into the attack on the American embassy in... Read more
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The Mercury News
Morris: Keeping mosquitoes under controlNile virus in the Bay Area. (Jack Kelly Clark/UC IPM) If you know about a non-
Morris: Keeping mosquitoes under control
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Nile virus in the Bay Area. (Jack Kelly Clark/UC IPM) If you know about a non-maintained swimming pool in your area, call Contra Costa County Mosquito and Vector Control for their help. While we don't live in the part of the country where the... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Take and Read: Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poorself-identity as a person, a Christian, a life-committed Franciscan, and a theo
Take and Read: Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
self-identity as a person, a Christian, a life-committed Franciscan, and a theological ethicist. Often my worldview is contra la corriente, larger than most of my peers. I first read this book in 1997 during a retreat marking the 25th... Read more
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The Mercury News
Crockett: School board to try again to rebuild century-old schoolsupports would cost more than building a new facility. The pink stucco building
Crockett: School board to try again to rebuild century-old school
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
supports would cost more than building a new facility. The pink stucco building with a Spanish tile roof stands in sharp contrast with the partially renovated high school across the street, John Swett. The district ran out of money while... Read more
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The Mercury News
Missing jet skier rescued from Browns Islandvessel back to shore after other vessels had a difficult time reaching the jet
Missing jet skier rescued from Browns Island
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
vessel back to shore after other vessels had a difficult time reaching the jet skier, according to the Facebook page of the Contra Costa Sheriff's Office. The jet skier did not return when he was expected, and the Sheriff's Office Marine Services... Read more
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The Mercury News
Peterson: Wounded veterans find freedom on Bay Area waterin the Navy and 10 in the Marines. He returned with service-related pain in his
Peterson: Wounded veterans find freedom on Bay Area water
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
in the Navy and 10 in the Marines. He returned with service-related pain in his back, ankles and one hand. It was while a Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy that he suffered his biggest disability, losing his lower right leg in a motorcycle... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
Cong Lilia: Congressman wannabe Mannix is promoter of gasoline scam (Says Dalipe used gov’t funds to celebrate birthdaythe birthday party of his children. “Ya tarda ya yo este cosa ta esconde pero
Cong Lilia: Congressman wannabe Mannix is promoter of gasoline scam (Says Dalipe used gov’t funds to celebrate birthday
Zamboanga Today / Posted 3 days ago
the birthday party of his children. “Ya tarda ya yo este cosa ta esconde pero cay ele ya principia el black propaganda contra cumigo poreso ay revela tamen yo este cosa para sabe maga constituente. Si quiere ele corre, abla era ele el disuyu... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Judge refuses to halt Delta land sale to Southern California agencyin San Joaquin Superior Court declined to grant a temporary restraining order F
Judge refuses to halt Delta land sale to Southern California agency
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
in San Joaquin Superior Court declined to grant a temporary restraining order Friday to officials from San Joaquin and Contra Costa counties, who sued two weeks ago to keep the Metropolitan Water District from completing its $175 million... Read more
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The Mercury News
Early voting set to begin for the June electionwell be closer to their workplace than to their home. "That is the audience th
Early voting set to begin for the June election
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
well be closer to their workplace than to their home. "That is the audience that we're targeting," said Scott Konopasek, Contra Costa County's assistant registrar. Santa Clara County offers a similar early voting program in which any voter... Read more
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World Surf League
Bino Lopes e Silvana Lima vencem o QS 1500 Praia do Forte Proao bicampeonato da competição, ela precisou vencer Jaqueline Silva, por 33 déci
Bino Lopes e Silvana Lima vencem o QS 1500 Praia do Forte Pro
World Surf League / Posted 3 days ago
ao bicampeonato da competição, ela precisou vencer Jaqueline Silva, por 33 décimos (8.83 x 8.50), na semifinal. Na decisão, contra Nathalie Martins, ela teve uma onda com nota 9.60 e fechou a bateria com 17.93, a maior somatória de toda a competição... Read more
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MumBRELLA
Quickflix's cautionary tale: how to lose $40m in just five yearswas one the company would ultimately came to regret. Bad omens and a bad deal:
Quickflix's cautionary tale: how to lose $40m in just five years
MumBRELLA / Posted 3 days ago
was one the company would ultimately came to regret. Bad omens and a bad deal: HBO comes knocking Quickflix and HBO: A contra deal hiding behind big figures Key to this deal, which gave HBO 83m preference shares, was that it got a warrant... Read more
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Canberra Times
Extra markets up for grabs in WIN-Ten negotiationsestimates that WIN currently pays an affiliate fee of around 45 per cent of rev
Extra markets up for grabs in WIN-Ten negotiations
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
estimates that WIN currently pays an affiliate fee of around 45 per cent of revenues – however there are various cash and contra arrangements between the two parties. Others have estimated WIN is only paying 39 per cent. ​With talks set to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Extra markets up for grabs in WIN-Ten negotiationsestimates that WIN currently pays an affiliate fee of around 45 per cent of rev
Extra markets up for grabs in WIN-Ten negotiations
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
estimates that WIN currently pays an affiliate fee of around 45 per cent of revenues – however there are various cash and contra arrangements between the two parties. Others have estimated WIN is only paying 39 per cent. ​With talks set to... Read more
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