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  1. Utah's Zack Moss named No. 1 RB after injury to Armand ShyneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | NewsOK.com

    Sophomore Zack Moss is officially the No. 1 running back for the Utah Utes after a tight camp competition with Armand Shyne ended with a long-term injury to Shyne.

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  2. Soft drink taxes no way to approach fiscal issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | NewsOK.com

    AFTER surviving a legal challenge, a tax on some sugary drinks went into effect last week in Cook County, Illinois. Unlike other, similar efforts in liberal locales to improve the health of residents, this one is mostly about raising money for a city, Chicago, whose balance sheet is a mess.

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  3. Farmer suicides rise in India as climate warms, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | NewsOK.com

    When Rani's husband died by drinking pesticide, he left the family in debt. But even if they could pay off the loans, Rani said their farming days are over.

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  4. Strange but True: Wrap your brain around thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | NewsOK.com

    According to a study in the British Medical Journal, a third of the population has been afflicted by "brain freeze" or "ice cream headache." [Thinkstock image] Q: If there's a condition you've suffered from without being aware of its name, it may be "Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia."

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  5. Latest study: Seattle's wage law lifted restaurant pay without shrinking jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Seattle's minimum-wage law has led to higher pay for restaurant workers without affecting the overall number of jobs in the industry, according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley. NewsOK highlights articles of interest from selected websites to increase the scope of commentary and coverage available to readers.

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  6. Experts: Uber must make changes at top to fix culture woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    In this Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Uber must get rid of leaders who tolerate bad behavior and hire people who don't, including up to the chief executive, experts say, as the ride-hailing company gets ready to announce significant changes to its culture and management.

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  7. The US had no soda taxes in 2013. Now nearly 9 million Americans live with them.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    On Monday, Seattle became the eighth US municipality to push back against big soda when its city council voted 7-1 for a 1.75a Before Berkeley, California, passed America's first soda tax focused on health in 2014, lawmakers in 40 cities and states had tried - and failed - to put their own in place. Now eight municipalities are dinging consumers who want to buy sugary drinks - and five of them passed soda taxes in the past year alone.

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  8. DJ Khaled gives Berkeley grads a crash course in winningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    In this Sunday, May 7, 2017 file photo, DJ Khaled arrives at the MTV Movie and TV Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. A group of future number-crunchers had their commencement crashed by DJ Khaled.

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  9. Huge cyberattack ebbs as investigators work to find culpritsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    The global cyberattack that took computer files hostage appeared to slow on Monday as authorities worked to catch the extortionists behind it - a difficult task that involves searching for digital clues and following the money. Among their findings so far: The first suggestions of a possible link between the "ransomware" known as WannaCry and hackers linked to North Korea.

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  10. Massachusetts weighing new tax on sodas, sugary drinksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Lawmakers on Beacon Hill are joining activists in other states pushing for taxes on sodas that they say will ease the rise in obesity-related diseases and bring in money for programs aimed at improving the health of children in Massachusetts. Supporters of the tax say that too many children and families in Massachusetts are suffering from chronic diseases like Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer and tooth decay.

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  11. How Investors Can Sabotage Their Own Portfolio ReturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    In some ways, that's to be expected: A balanced portfolio won't post the same returns as the Dow Jones industrial average or the Standard & Poor's 500, nor should it. You would have to be 100% invested in stocks to mirror the market's performance, and that kind of aggressive allocation may not be appropriate for your risk tolerance or time horizon.

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  12. How Investors Can Sabotage Their Own Portfolio ReturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    In some ways, that's to be expected: A balanced portfolio won't post the same returns as the Dow Jones industrial average or the Standard & Poor's 500, nor should it. You would have to be 100% invested in stocks to mirror the market's performance, and that kind of aggressive allocation may not be appropriate for your risk tolerance or time horizon.

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  13. Hate Speech And The Misnomer Of 'The Marketplace Of Ideas'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    A right wing activist holds a sign during a rally at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park on April 27, 2017 in Berkeley, California. Protestors are gathering in Berkeley to protest the cancellation of a speech by American conservative political commentator Ann Coulter at UC Berkeley.

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  14. Your Views Sunday, April 30Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    One idea emerging this legislative session is to use $300 million of road and bridge funding to help balance the state's $878 million budget shortfall. The $300 million would then be replaced by purchasing bonds requiring long-term interest to retire the debt.

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  15. After Ann Coulter Speech Cancellation, Protesters Rally At BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    A leaflet is seen stapled to a message board near Sproul Hall on the University of California at Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif. The University of California, Berkeley says it's preparing for possible violence on campus whether Ann Coulter comes to speak or not.

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  16. How investors can sabotage their portfolio returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    In some ways, that's to be expected: A balanced portfolio won't post the same returns as the Dow Jones industrial average or the Standard & Poor's 500, nor should it. You would have to be 100% invested in stocks to mirror the market's performance, and that kind of aggressive allocation may not be appropriate for your risk tolerance or time horizon.

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  17. After Back-And-Forth, Ann Coulter Speech Is Off At UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Conservative author and pundit Ann Coulter delivers remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference in 2012 in Washington, DC. - See this story on www.npr.org It's disputed who actually cancelled the conservative commentator's appearance.

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  18. Ann Coulter's Berkeley speech canceledRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Ann Coulter will not speak Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley, Coulter said Wednesday on her verified Twitter account.

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  19. Message from Berkley, elsewhere: Conservative views discouragedRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    THE satirical newspaper The Onion had a story last week about a campuswide lockdown being declared at the University of California, Berkeley, after loose pages of The Wall Street Journal were found on a park bench outside a school building. "As of now, the perpetrator remains at large, so it is vital that you stay where you are until the all-clear is given," the school advised students in an alert, The Onion wrote.

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  20. Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite cancellationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Ann Coulter fired off an angry stream of tweets Wednesday vowing to speak as planned next week at the University of California, Berkeley after campus officials called off the event for security concerns, ABC News reports. "I WILL BE SPEAKING NEXT THURSDAY," the right-wing commentator tweeted, calling the move to cancel her planned event on April 27 a ban on free speech.

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