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  1. Coal terminal plan pits jobs against environmental concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Wichita Eagle

    The promise of good, blue-collar jobs in a depressed area is running headlong into environmental sensitivities as officials in Northern California consider a plan to build a marine terminal that would serve as a gateway for Utah-mined coal heading to Asia. The terminal is in West Oakland, a historically black neighborhood that's among the poorest and most polluted in the region.

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  2. Governor hones art of elevator pitch to rebuild Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Wichita Eagle

    After enticing General Electric to plant a new software engineering office in Rhode Island, Gov. Gina Raimondo is setting her sights on PayPal, SolarCity and other firms she hopes could transform the smallest state's lagging economy into a high-tech hub. And to get Rhode Island on their corporate expansion maps, the jet-setting Democrat and former venture capitalist is taking a carefully crafted elevator pitch to C-suites in Silicon Valley and elsewhere.

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  3. Small plane crashes on San Francisco Bay Area train tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | The Wichita Eagle

    A small plane crashed on commuter train tracks in the San Francisco Bay Area, killing the pilot and interrupting train service. Bay Area Rapid Transit spokeswoman Denise Gonzalez says the Cessna aircraft crashed Sunday afternoon near the transit system's transfer tracks in Hayward, east of San Francisco.

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  4. Glance: Apple unveils messaging app, improvements to SiriRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | The Wichita Eagle

    Apple unveiled improvements to maps, messaging and its Siri voice assistant. It's also bringing an "SOS" feature to its watch to automatically call for help in an emergency.

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  5. The Apple Watch will soon track fitness for wheelchair usersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | The Wichita Eagle

    Fitness trackers routinely measure physical activity such as running and cycling and encourage people to stand up and walk around throughout the day. But if you're in a wheelchair, you're out of luck.

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  6. Union: New airport towers must be remodeled before openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this May 17, 2016, file photo, a plane lands at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. Union officials says new, state-of-the-art airport towers due to go into operation this fall in San Francisco and Las Vegas need extensive remodeling so they can accommodate technology dating back more than half a century but still relied on by air traffic controllers.

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  7. Woman graduates from college where she was left as a newbornRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The Wichita Eagle

    Jillian Sobol show her excitement Friday during her college graduation ceremony at AT&T Park in San Francisco. More than 30 years after she was abandoned as a newborn in a dorm at San Francisco State University, Sobol has graduated from the school where she began her life.

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  8. Poll: People unsure about ability to pay for long-term careRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The Wichita Eagle

    Demand for long-term care is expected to increase as the nation ages, but the majority of Americans 40 and older lack confidence in their ability to pay for it. Robert Nadell from San Diego, sits in Balboa Park, a place he calls "one of the most beautiful parks in the world", Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in San Diego.

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  9. Q&A on AP investigation of perimeter security at US airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    The squeeze began after The Associated Press revealed that intruders hop fences, slip past guardhouses and crash cars through gates at the nation's busiest airports far more often than the public realizes. Since publication of that investigation last spring, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration has clamped down on the release of information about airport perimeter breaches.

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  10. Highlights of some perimeter breaches at major US airportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    An Associated Press investigation has documented 345 instances in which people hopped over, crawled under, drove cars through or otherwise breached the fences and gates protecting the perimeters of 31 of the nation's busiest airports between January 2004 and mid-February. In this Friday, May 13, 2016, photo, as a commercial airliner taxis for takeoff, the perimeter fencing and razor wires show the layers of security at San Diego International Airport.

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  11. Startup wants to put self-driving big rigs on US highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    This Thursday, May 12, 2016, photo shows an Otto driverless truck at a garage in San Francisco. An 18-wheel truck barreling down the highway with 80,000 pounds of cargo and no one behind the wheel might seem reckless to most people, even in an age when a few driverless cars already are cruising some city streets.

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  12. Nextdoor.com makes changes to stop racial profiling on siteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this photo taken Feb. 21, 2012, Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia is interviewed in San Francisco. Tolia spoke to Oakland, Calif., officials and residents on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, about changes Nextdoor is making after complaints that people are using the service for racial profiling, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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  13. Site for neighborhood groups moves to stop racial profilingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    A popular San Francisco-based website meant for neighborhood groups across the country to share recommendations on dog-sitters or pass along used baby clothes said it is stepping up efforts to block people from using the tool for racial profiling. Residents of racially diverse Oakland say the website that allows communities to trade tips and build ties online also has been used as a platform to single out black people and other minorities without cause. 1 comment

  14. Solar plane arrives in Arizona on latest leg of global tripRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Members of the ground crew are lifted off the ground as the wind begins to move the Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 plane, Monday, May 2, 2016, in Goodyear, Ariz. The plane left early Monday from California for a 16-hour trip to Phoenix to resume its journey around the world using only energy from the sun.

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  15. The Latest: Solar plane leaves California for ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this April 23, 2016 file photo, Solar Impulse 2 flies over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco at the end of its journey from Hawaii, part of its attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The next leg of the solar-powered around-the-world flight is scheduled to start from Mountain View, Calif., Monday, May 2, 2016, at 5 a.m. PDT, bound for Phoenix.

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  16. Solar plane prepares to leave California for ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this April 23, 2016 file photo, Solar Impulse 2 flies over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco at the end of its journey from Hawaii, part of its attempt to circumnavigate the globe. The next leg of the solar-powered around-the-world flight is scheduled to start from Mountain View, Calif., Monday, May 2, 2016, at 5 a.m. PDT, bound for Phoenix.

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  17. Latest: Workers rally along San Francisco's scenic bay frontRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Hundreds of workers are rallying and marching along San Francisco's scenic bay front in support of immigrant and workers' rights and to demand justice for several men shot and killed by city police. Members of the International Longshore & Warehouse Union began their May Day celebration Sunday with a rally at Fisherman's Wharf.

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  18. Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human enduranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Solar Impulse 2 lands at Moffett Field in Mountain View, Calif., after crossing the Pacific Ocean on Saturday, April 23, 2016. The solar-powered airplane landed in California on Saturday, completing a risky, three-day flight across the Pacific Ocean as part of its journey around the world.

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  19. The Latest: Pilot tells of difficulties of long solar flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Solar Impulse 2 flies over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco on Saturday, April 23, 2016. The solar-powered airplane, which is attempting to circumnavigate the globe to promote clean energy and the spirit of innovation, arrived from Hawaii after a three-day journey across the Pacific Ocean.

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  20. Ap Photos: Solar-powered plane finishes flight over PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    Solar Impulse 2 flies over San Francisco, Saturday, April 23, 2016. The solar-powered airplane, which is attempting to circumnavigate the globe to promote clean energy and the spirit of innovation, arrived from Hawaii after a three-day journey across the Pacific Ocean.

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