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  1. 159 arrested in third night of California protestsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Authorities arrested nearly 160 people in Berkeley as crowds marched for a third night in a row to protest grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers in the deaths of two unarmed black men in other states. The California Highway Patrol says a large group of demonstrators blocked traffic on both sides of Interstate 80 after destroying perimeter fencing and flooding lanes Monday night.

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  2. Escaping the wealth gap can mean fleeing hometownsRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    This Illinois city already was struggling when Tara Holycross and her friends were kids riding their bikes to Custard Cup, swimming at the park district pool and hanging out in the Wendy's parking lot. Manufacturers that provided thousands of well-paying, middle class jobs - General Motors, General Electric, Hyster - were closing.

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  3. Shangri La living suite of tobacco heiress to openRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    American tobacco heiress Doris Duke fell in love with Islamic art and culture during her honeymoon through the Middle East and Asia in 1935. So much so that she commissioned a bedroom and bathroom inspired by the Taj Mahal, the mausoleum in India built by a 17th century emperor for his favorite wife.

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  4. Shangri La living suite of tobacco heiress to openRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    American tobacco heiress Doris Duke fell in love with Islamic art and culture during her honeymoon through the Middle East and Asia in 1935. So much so that she commissioned a bedroom and bathroom inspired by the Taj Mahal, the mausoleum in India built by a 17th century emperor for his favorite wife.

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  5. In Todd Parr's world, it's OK to make mistakesRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    In Todd Parr's world, it's OK to wear your undies on your head, spill your milk or eat mac and cheese in the bathtub.

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  6. Ancient gene aids Tibetans with high altitudeRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Tibetans living on the "roof of the world" can thank an extinct human relative for providing a gene that helps them adapt to the high altitude, a study suggests.

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  7. Countertops get creativeRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The concrete countertops in Eleanor Zuckerman's San Francisco kitchen are hand-crafted works of art.

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  8. Countertops get creativeRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The concrete countertops in Eleanor Zuckerman's San Francisco kitchen are hand-crafted works of art.

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  9. How Google got states to legalize driverless carsRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    About four years ago, the Google team trying to develop cars driven by computers - not people - became convinced that sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses.

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  10. 2+2=What? Parents rail against Common Core mathRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    An Iowa woman jokingly calls it "Satan's handiwork." A California mom says she's broken down in tears.

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