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  1. Air Canada's close call in San Francisco could've been 'worst aviation accident in history'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | KBMT

    Safety officials say a near collision of airliners in San Francisco last year was a few feet from becoming the worst crash in aviation history. The National Transportation Safety Board issued a final report Thursday on the incident in which an Air Canada jet nearly crashed into planes lined up on the ground at San Francisco International Airport shortly before midnight on July 7, 2017.

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  2. Ocean Cleanup steams out to sea in test run to clean Great Pacific Garbage PatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | KBMT

    Amid a flotilla of boats, drones and helicopters, the Ocean Cleanup machine, a system of lengthy drifting trash traps, was slowly was towed through San Francisco Bay beneath the Golden Gate Bridge and out to the open ocean Saturday afternoon. The hope is that the vessel, the first of a planned fleet or 60 or more, can strain out the millions of pounds of plastic trash that collects in slow-moving ocean whirlpools called gyres, which can be hundreds of miles across.

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  3. What you need to know before flying a droneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | KBMT

    Drones are one of the most popular tech products, but they're not as simple as opening the box, charging the batteries and then letting the new gadget soar into the skies. The Federal Aviation Administration first insists that all owners must register their unit with the agency or face fines of up to $250,000.

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  4. Trump confirms that White House counsel interviewed with MuellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | KBMT

    Don McGahn, a veteran Washington campaign finance attorney and former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, has been selected for White House counsel. WASHINGTON White House counsel Don McGahn, who had incredible access to President Donald Trump and some of his most controversial dealings, opened up to special counsel Robert Mueller in a series of extensive interviews.

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  5. Alcatraz Island: Take a photo tour of 'The Rock'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | KBMT

    Along with Fisherman's Wharf, the Golden Gate Bridge and riding a cable car, a trip to Alcatraz Island makes the "must-do" list of many San Francisco tourists. Alcatraz Island - "the Rock" - has a tumultuous history that dates back to the 1850s when it was used as a military post to protect the San Francisco Bay shoreline.

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  6. How I ditched debt: Smart solutions helped man pay down $95K in 5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | KBMT

    In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt using a combination of commitment, budgeting and smart financial choices. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.

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  7. Paul Manafort trial: Judge T.S. Ellis III known as taskmaster, unafraid to speak his mindRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | KBMT

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. T.S. Ellis III had something to say about the prosecution strategy of former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort and he was not about to hold back.

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  8. Best and worst US cities for your walletRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | KBMT

    It ranks as the worst vacation city because costs are high across the board. In fact, only one other city - New York - has drink costs as high as San Francisco's, and San Francisco has the second-highest food costs at $75 for a three-course dinner for two.

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  9. Best and worst US vacation cities for your walletRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | KBMT

    It ranks as the worst vacation city because costs are high across the board. In fact, only one other city - New York - has drink costs as high as San Francisco's, and San Francisco has the second-highest food costs at $75 for a three-course dinner for two.

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  10. 5 things you need to know WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | KBMT

    President Donald Trump will meet with the leaders of 28 North Atlantic allies Wednesday as a two-day NATO summit kicks off in Brussels. The sessions will focus on strengthening NATO's defense, fighting terrorism and achieving fairer burden-sharing among member countries.

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  11. Drones replace July 4th fireworks in western towns worried about wildfires. But where's the 'boom'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | KBMT

    Towns in California, Colorado and Arizona - facing another season of drought and wildfire - are turning to drone shows as a less dangerous alternative to organized fireworks, encouraged by the development of jaw-dropping, choreographed shows like the one Intel prepared for the Winter Olympics broadcast. Travis Air Force Base outside San Francisco, just an hour south of the Yolo and Napa county fires forcing evacuations , is trying an Intel drone show this year.

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  12. California wildfire forces evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | KBMT

    California authorities ordered evacuations northwest of Sacramento on Sunday because a wildfire burned at least 34 square miles of dry brush and threatened two dozen structures. The fire sent a plume of smoke 75 miles toward San Francisco.

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  13. Cities 'listen when it's Amazon': Second headquarters race revives transit, education projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | KBMT

    In many of the cities, the Amazon bid has given a push to housing, transit and education projects that had languished for years. By definition, 19 cities on Amazon's list of potential homes for its second headquarters won't make the cut.

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  14. Officials: San Francisco is 1st major US city with $15 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | KBMT

    Officials say San Francisco will become the first major U.S. city to increase its minimum wage to $15 an hour Sunday under a ballot measure approved by voters in 2014. City Administrator Naomi Kelly says it will be the first to hit the milestone for all workers.

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  15. Where are consumers in the U.S.-China trade dispute? Right in the crosshairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | KBMT

    Tariffs could morph into a potential threat to Americans' finances that goes beyond paying a little extra for a steak, a TV or other everyday items that are expected to rise in price due to the escalating dispute between the U.S. and its trading partners. The U.S. decision Friday to move ahead with tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods could potentially put workers' investment portfolios and jobs in jeopardy if the trade tiff intensifies and a global trade war breaks out, Wall Street analysts and economists say.

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  16. One Perfect Foodie Vacation, Coming Right UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | KBMT

    The recipe for the perfect foodie vacation is simple: Combine equal parts adventure, conversation and well-loved regional specialty dishes - and a dash of surprise and delight. If you love to eata The recipe for the perfect foodie vacation is simple: Combine equal parts adventure, conversation and well-loved regional specialty dishes - and a dash of surprise and delight.

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  17. Oops! Taxiing Aer Lingus Airbus A330 clips building at San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | KBMT

    An Aer Lingus Airbus A330 was taken out of service Wednesday after its wing clipped a concrete wall as it was being towed to a gate at San Francisco International Airport. The incident occurred around 3:15 p.m. local time, coming shortly after Aer Lingus Flight 147 had arrived to San Francisco from Dublin.

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  18. Uber to shut down self-driving car operation in Arizona after fatalityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | KBMT

    Uber announced Wednesday that it will abandon its Arizona testing of self-driving cars, a program that had been paused in the wake of a March crash that killed a pedestrian. The move comes as the ride-hailing company tries to rebrand itself under CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, who is now starring in a TV ad in which he describes the company's new mantra as "do the right thing."

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  19. Support for Donald Trump a constant theme in Republican ads for midtermsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | KBMT

    No GOP candidates for Congress have broadcast ads this year criticizing the president, a telling sign of how a party once divided over Trump has lined up behind him. "What it clearly shows is that Trump has taken over the Republican Party.

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  20. Like Preakness bettors, 401k owners have cash on line in Apple's race to $1 trillion valueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | KBMT

    Investors with 401 s have a lot at stake in Apple's race to become the first company with a $1 trillion market value. Just like a bettor with cash riding on Derby winner Justify in Saturday's Preakness, there's real money on the line.

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