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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Bus Fails to Pick Up Dallas Special Education StudentsA school bus serving special education students has failed to show up at a doze
Bus Fails to Pick Up Dallas Special Education Students
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
A school bus serving special education students has failed to show up at a dozen homes due to paperwork and administration issues, according to a Dallas County Schools spokeswoman. Dallas County Schools operates transportation services for the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Kevin “KC” Jones, who helped electrify Muni trolley, diesKevin “KC” Jones knew more than how to design computer software. He knew how to
Kevin “KC” Jones, who helped electrify Muni trolley, dies
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Kevin “KC” Jones knew more than how to design computer software. He knew how to make a lemon meringue pie, play “Autumn Leaves” on the saxophone and pedal his bicycle over the hills of Marin County. He helped to electrify a Muni trolley line, he... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
State succeeds with lower teen pregnancy rateAlthough we live in a culture of negativity that leads many to believe that thi
State succeeds with lower teen pregnancy rate
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
Although we live in a culture of negativity that leads many to believe that things are worse than ever, the data often show otherwise. Crime, for example, is lower than it was a quarter-century ago, though you’d never know it from watching the local... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Brexit is an example that it is a small world after allThe recent passage of Brexit by voters in the United Kingdom raised many questi
Brexit is an example that it is a small world after all
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 4 days ago
The recent passage of Brexit by voters in the United Kingdom raised many questions and had far-reaching consequences. And despite our small footprint, Marin County potentially will feel the repercussions. Some good; some not so good. Nonetheless,... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
When the road is not being sharedBicyclists are vulnerable when riding near cars on public roads. It’s why safet
When the road is not being shared
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Bicyclists are vulnerable when riding near cars on public roads. It’s why safety continues to be the Marin County Bicycle Coalition’s highest priority, and why we devote so much effort to public education and infrastructure improvements. Recently,... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Job growth surges during July in Bay AreaProviding fresh evidence of an economic boom, the Bay Area powered to its large
Job growth surges during July in Bay Area
Silicon Valley / Posted 5 days ago
Providing fresh evidence of an economic boom, the Bay Area powered to its largest job gains in the last year during July, and analysts say the region's growth will "last for a while." The East Bay rocketed to its biggest increase in nearly six... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Job growth surges in Marin and Bay AreaProviding fresh evidence of an economic boom, the Bay Area powered to its large
Job growth surges in Marin and Bay Area
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Providing fresh evidence of an economic boom, the Bay Area powered to its largest job gains in the last year during July, and analysts say the region’s growth will “last for a while.” The East Bay rocketed to its biggest increase in nearly six... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
New California vaccine law brings up question of homeschoolAndreas Fuhrmann/Record Searchlight Shasta County Public Health Immunization Co
New California vaccine law brings up question of homeschool
The Record Searchlight / Posted 10 days ago
Andreas Fuhrmann/Record Searchlight Shasta County Public Health Immunization Coordinator Chris Crowe gives Makenzie Knowles, 12, of Palo Cedro, her back to school vaccination Monday at Shasta County Public Health. Knowles, who is going into the 7th... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin high school athletic trainers press state to require credentialsSan Rafael High School athletic trainer Shana McKeever stands among football pl
Marin high school athletic trainers press state to require credentials
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 11 days ago
San Rafael High School athletic trainer Shana McKeever stands among football players during practice in San Rafael, Calif. on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) On her first day as San Rafael High’s athletic trainer,... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Football at Branson? Safety concerns addressed, Ross private school gets ready to kick offBranson School football players gather during a recent practice on the field at
Football at Branson? Safety concerns addressed, Ross private school gets ready to kick off
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Branson School football players gather during a recent practice on the field at the Ross campus. Robert Tong — Marin Independent Journal Oliver Jacobs grew up revering football. His parents’ orders required him to wait until high school before he... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Dominican kids benefit as Tam teacher delivers donated baseball gearContributed — Isaias Franco After playing a three-inning game using donated equ
Dominican kids benefit as Tam teacher delivers donated baseball gear
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Contributed — Isaias Franco After playing a three-inning game using donated equipment, children in La Piedra had plenty of questions for former MLB player Pedro Liriano (left), who gave a motivational speech. Fantasy camp and donations The entire... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Single, 54, and a new dad: Why some start families lateSparky Campanella never heard the thrumming of a biological clock. But his “soc
Single, 54, and a new dad: Why some start families late
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
Sparky Campanella never heard the thrumming of a biological clock. But his “sociological clock” — his sense that he was missing out on something important in life — boomed mightily. At the age of 54, he decided to do something about it. He became a... Read more
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Island Packet
Single, 54, and a new dad: Why some start families lateSparky Campanella never heard the thrumming of a biological clock. But his “soc
Single, 54, and a new dad: Why some start families late
Island Packet / Posted 18 days ago
Sparky Campanella never heard the thrumming of a biological clock. But his “sociological clock” — his sense that he was missing out on something important in life — boomed mightily. At the age of 54, he decided to do something about it. He became a... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 6San Rafael Night Out a fine get-together My first National Night Out tonight w
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 6
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 20 days ago
San Rafael Night Out a fine get-together My first National Night Out tonight was joyful. It is a simple idea really, a block party for an entire neighborhood to come together, share food and drink, get to know one another and most meaningfully, get... Read more
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J Weekly
Jaw-dropping historic art collection found in Berkeley garageWhen Justin Cronkite arrived at a Berkeley home last year to check out a dresse
Jaw-dropping historic art collection found in Berkeley garage
J Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
When Justin Cronkite arrived at a Berkeley home last year to check out a dresser he had seen on Craigslist, he found more than a piece of furniture. In the garage, coated in decades’ worth of dust, was a stunning collection of paintings. Art by... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 3Shelter program has proven it is trouble-free I am writing in support of the e
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 3
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 23 days ago
Shelter program has proven it is trouble-free I am writing in support of the excellent letter to the editor by Esther Blau on July 17 (“Ritter homeless proposal deserves a fair hearing”). Like Ms. Blau, I am a member of a Southern Marin church that... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Petaluman hits a homer with Dominican donationJust to get the gear to the Dominican Republic was an adventure. Franco flew f
Petaluman hits a homer with Dominican donation
Petluma360.com / Posted 23 days ago
Just to get the gear to the Dominican Republic was an adventure. Franco flew from San Francisco to Mexico City to Guatemala and final Santo Domingo. At each stop he had to navigate through custom checks with five duffel bags and a converted surf... Read more
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The Mercury News
Marin 'feels impact' of teacher shortageThe national and statewide teacher shortage has made its way to Marin, and some
Marin 'feels impact' of teacher shortage
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
The national and statewide teacher shortage has made its way to Marin, and some of the county's school districts are scrambling to fill positions, particularly in math and science, officials said. "Marin schools, while not yet in crisis, are... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Ethel Seiderman, Marin’s pioneer advocate for childrenWhether they knew of her passing on the same day, the Board of Supervisors’ una
Ethel Seiderman, Marin’s pioneer advocate for children
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 28 days ago
Whether they knew of her passing on the same day, the Board of Supervisors’ unanimous approval Tuesday of a ballot measure that would support programs for needy children was a fitting tribute to Ethel Seiderman. Mrs. Seiderman, a Marin County... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Alley catsLet your inhibitions loose as arts (and kinky) events unleash and unstrap thems
Alley cats
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 29 days ago
Let your inhibitions loose as arts (and kinky) events unleash and unstrap themselves all over town. For nightlife events, check out On the Tab in BARtab. La Cage Aux Folles @ Victoria Theatre Bay Area Musicals' production of Jerry Herman and Harvey... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Greenwich's Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service ExcellenceConn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellenc
Greenwich's Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service Excellence
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 30 days ago
Conn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellence at its employee-wide town hall meeting. For consistently embodying Family Centers' core values and providing exceptional service to both internal and external... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Greenwich's Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service ExcellenceConn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellenc
Greenwich's Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service Excellence
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 30 days ago
Conn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellence at its employee-wide town hall meeting. For consistently embodying Family Centers' core values and providing exceptional service to both internal and external... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
Greenwich's Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service ExcellenceConn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellenc
Greenwich's Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service Excellence
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 30 days ago
Conn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellence at its employee-wide town hall meeting. For consistently embodying Family Centers' core values and providing exceptional service to both internal and external... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Darien
Greenwich's Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service ExcellenceConn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellenc
Greenwich's Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service Excellence
The Daily Voice - Darien / Posted 30 days ago
Conn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellence at its employee-wide town hall meeting. For consistently embodying Family Centers' core values and providing exceptional service to both internal and external... Read more
7 related stories
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service ExcellenceConn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellenc
Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service Excellence
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 30 days ago
Conn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellence at its employee-wide town hall meeting. For consistently embodying Family Centers' core values and providing exceptional service to both internal and external... Read more
7 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Darien
Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service ExcellenceConn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellenc
Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service Excellence
The Daily Voice - Darien / Posted 30 days ago
Conn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellence at its employee-wide town hall meeting. For consistently embodying Family Centers' core values and providing exceptional service to both internal and external... Read more
7 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service ExcellenceConn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellenc
Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service Excellence
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 30 days ago
Conn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellence at its employee-wide town hall meeting. For consistently embodying Family Centers' core values and providing exceptional service to both internal and external... Read more
7 related stories
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service ExcellenceConn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellenc
Family Centers Honors Employees For Customer Service Excellence
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 30 days ago
Conn. – Family Centers recognized five employees for customer service excellence at its employee-wide town hall meeting. For consistently embodying Family Centers' core values and providing exceptional service to both internal and external... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin at play: July 25ALL SPORTS CORTE MADERA: The Corte Madera Parks and Rec is offering before and
Marin at play: July 25
Marin Independent Journal / Posted a month ago
ALL SPORTS CORTE MADERA: The Corte Madera Parks and Rec is offering before and after-school enrichment programs for youth of all ages. Favorites include gymnastics, soccer, tennis and roller hockey. Information: 415-927-5072 or visit... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Sausalito gears up for November electionsThe city of Sausalito is Marin’s only municipality that schedules city council
Sausalito gears up for November elections
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 1 months ago
The city of Sausalito is Marin’s only municipality that schedules city council and school board elections for November in even-numbered years. This year, the bayside city sees expiring terms of three of its council members — Linda Pfeifer, Ray Withy... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Rethinking local tax election strategiesballot promises to have more than its share of local tax measures, some of them
Rethinking local tax election strategies
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 1 months ago
ballot promises to have more than its share of local tax measures, some of them for our public schools. Over the years, Marin voters have been very supportive of local taxes for local public schools. Those taxes have helped protect schools from... Read more

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