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  1. Study: Climate change possible cause of bird species declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Newsday

    Climate change could be to blame for the collapse of bird populations in the desert along the Nevada-California border, scientists said. The number of bird species has fallen by an average of 43 percent over the past century at survey sites across an area larger than New York state, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  2. Dog-like robots to hit marketplace next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | Newsday

    A robotics company known for its widely shared videos of nimble, legged robots opening doors or walking through rough terrain is preparing to sell some after more than a quarter century of research. Boston Dynamics CEO Marc Raibert said Friday that his company plans to begin selling the dog-like SpotMini robot next year, likely to businesses for use as a camera-equipped security guard.

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  3. Andy Steves: Travel guidebook and tours for a new generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | Newsday

    This undated photo shows travel guidebook writer Andy Steves holding a copy of his book "Andy Steves' Europe: City-Hopping on a Budget" at the Berkeley, Calif., offices of his publisher Avalon Travel. Steves is the son of Rick Steves, the well-known travel guidebook writer, TV host and tour operator.

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  4. Free speech tests U.S. campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Newsday

    Concerns about the suppression of speech on college campuses generally focus on left-wing activists seeking to muzzle "offensive" ideas - most recently, last week at Lewis and Clark College Law School in Portland, Oregon, where feminist dissenter Christina Hoff Sommers was repeatedly shouted down by a few angry students. Yet some have charged that foes of political correctness ignore threats to free speech on campus from the right.

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  5. Workers will participate in wellness offerings -- if you make it easyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | Newsday

    One-off activities don't work, experts say. And while financial incentives can entice employees to participate, programs don't have to be expensive.

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  6. Anticipation high as California rolls out retail pot salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | Newsday

    In this Dec. 22, 2017 photo, Dale Gieringer of NORML poses for photos at his house in Berkeley, Calif. Californians may awake on New Year's Day to a familiar scent in greater-than-normal concentrations.

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  7. Topspin Partners buys online information company Remedy HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Newsday

    The Manhattan company is known for its "Live Bold, Live Now" video stories, which help differentiate it in the market, a Topspin executive says. Topspin Partners, an investment fund started on Long Island, has purchased online information company Remedy Health Media LLC for an undisclosed amount, executives announced Wednesday.

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  8. Park Service drops funding for Black Panther Party projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Newsday

    The National Park Service has withdrawn plans to pay nearly $100,000 for a project honoring the legacy of the Black Panther Party after police groups complained to President Donald Trump. The park service had pledged $98,000 to the University of California, Berkeley for a two-year research project on the black power group, which was founded in Oakland in 1966.

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  9. Big question for LI, U.S. cities: Is Amazon's HQ2 worth the price?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Newsday

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  10. Swiss-American mountaineer Norman Dyhrenfurth dead at 99Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Newsday

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