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  1. No one collects $63M California lotto jackpot, one of largest unclaimed prizes ever in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Post

    Luck may have run out for the winner of a California Lottery jackpot: The person has apparently let $63 million slip away. Nobody showed up at a state lottery office by 5 p.m. Thursday with the ticket or submitted a verified claim for the prize, lottery spokesman Alex Traverso said.

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  2. You Can't Just Blow Up Every Retired Bridge. Deploy the BargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wired

    In 1936, the newly-minted eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay bridge was the longest bridge in the world. The two miles connecting Oakland and Yerba Buena Island took three years to build, and used up 6 percent of the country's steel.

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  3. Study slams BMI scale that labels Super Bowl players obeseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New York Daily News

    Roughly 54 million Americans - including the entire roster of the AFC Champion Denver Broncos - are healthy despite having body-mass indexes in the "overweight" range, a new study reveals. The findings by University of California reseachers also determined that 30% of "normal" individuals on the BMI scale were metabolically unhealthy.

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  4. Study: Whooping Cough Vaccine Protection Wanes QuicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    But despite the high Tdap vaccine coverage among teens in California, the state experienced large pertussis, or whooping cough, outbreaks in 2010 and 2014. A new study of 1,207 pertussis cases at Kaiser hospitals in California revealed that though Tdap vaccine effectiveness during the first year was about 70 percent, after four or more years, it was 9 percent.

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  5. $3 million in funds for youth work experience programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Inland Empire California

    A $3 million program has been approved to help hundreds of young, unemployed people in San Bernardino County obtain jobs. The CalWORKS Youth Employment Program, operated through a partnership of the San Bernardino County Workforce Development Board and the Transitional Assistance Department, was initially launched in May 2014.

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  6. Self-driving cars will soon be street-legal, and California is getting a jump on regulating themRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ABA Journal

    As any fan of rock 'n' roll's hot rod genre can attest, cars have been an essential element of California culture for more than a century. So it's only fitting that California is at the center of the growing movement to give cars, trucks and other motor vehicles the technology to allow them to do more for their owners than just get them from Point A to Point B, regardless of traffic jams.

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  7. Waning Whooping Cough Immunity Blamed in OutbreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | HON

    The booster shot given to pre-teens to ward off whooping cough only works for a short time -- a fact that has played a big role in recent outbreaks in California, a new study finds. The study, of children in one large California health plan, found that the whooping cough booster shot offered "moderate" protection for about a year.

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  8. Spider in Black or Ring of Spiders? Newly-discovered Folsom tarantula named for Johnny CashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Canada.com

    From all you can drink and eat parties to free, surround-sound, big screen viewing, Vancouver bars have you covered when it comes to watching the Super Bowl. Scientists scouring the fields of Folsom, Calif., found a new kind of black tarantula which they have named after Johnny Cash, the American music legend who sang of the jailhouse blues.

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  9. No one claims California's $63 million lotto jackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Contra Costa Times

    Luck may have run out for the winner of a California Lottery jackpot: The person has apparently let $63 million slip away. Nobody showed up at a state lottery office by 5 p.m. Thursday with the ticket or submitted a verified claim for the prize, lottery spokesman Alex Traverso said.

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  10. Liberal Writer: Don't Worry, Trump's A LiberalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Caller

    New York Magazine's Jonathan Chait has penned an interesting piece, titled: " Why Liberals Should Support a Trump Republican Nomination ." Trump's nomination "might upend his party" based on "how little he or his supporters seem to care about [conservative] anti-government ideology."

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  11. Man sues Calif. lottery, says he's won unclaimed $63M jackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Echo

    The Lottery will not know who the victor is until/unless they claim their prize. The closest lottery office to where the ticket was sold is in a business park near the Van Nuys Airport.

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  12. 2016 NFL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions for Every Team Ahead of Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | BleacherReport

    The 6'5" 232-pounder didn't attend a Division I school, but most talent evaluators believe he has the goods to be a franchise quarterback. With a body type that is as prototypical as they come and a background in reading the entire field and working through progressions, will immediately check a couple of boxes that many college quarterbacks won't be able to check.

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  13. Medical MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Gotham Gal

    California was the first state to establish a medical marijuana program. In 2010 Gov. Schwarzenegger signed a bill reducing the charge of possession of an ounce of weed equal to a traffic misdemeanor.

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  14. PICKS: BoA ko BlagojeviA on Cameron Rowland at Artists Space Exhibitions, New YorkRead the original story

    Friday | Artforum Intl.

    Few artists in recent memory have put more at stake so early in their careers than Cameron Rowland . His institutional debut here concerns itself with nothing less fraught than the persistent legacy of slavery within a thoroughly neoliberal twenty-first-century America.

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  15. Lawmakers Warn Buffett's Coal May Hurt California's GoalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Max

    California lawmakers expressed concerns in a letter Thursday that allowing a utility of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to join the state's power grid may undermine the state's clean energy goals by connecting it to coal plants. Adding Berkshire Hathaway Energy's PacifiCorp utility to the grid run by California Independent System Operator Corp. would bring with it states "heavily invested in coal and other high greenhouse gas emitting resources," according to the letter to California Governor Jerry Brown. 1 comment

  16. Victor Davis Hanson's Lessons From the California's Drought:...Read the original story

    Friday | Instapundit.com

    Government failure was not just due to acts of commission, but of omission as well. In four years, not a single new reservoir was begun, despite warnings that the state's reservoir capacity long ago was fossilized-designed for a state of 20 million people, not the present 40 million.

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  17. Common sense breaking out on prison reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this undated file photo released by the California Department of Corrections, inmates sit in crowded conditions at the California Institute for Men in Chino, Calif. The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 paved the way for the early release of nearly 10,000 prisoners by year's end despite warnings by Gov. Jerry Brown and other state officials that a public safety crisis looms if they're forced to open the prison gates.

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  18. California gas consumption increase is the largest in more than a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Palo Verde Valley Times

    Special to the Times SACRAMENTO - Gasoline consumption in the state rose 2.4 percent during fiscal year 2014-15, the largest yearly increase since FY 03-04, for an , increasing 2.7 percent from the third quarter of 2014. Third quarter diesel consumption rose 1.3 percent.

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  19. County cops monitoring sex offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Palo Verde Valley Times

    California leads the nation in tracking sex offenders with global positioning technology. Special to the Times COLORADO RIVER - The Riverside County Sheriff's Department - Colorado River Station recently conducted compliance checks on registered sex offenders within the unincorporated communities of the Palo Verde Valley.

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  20. Crowdfunding the fight against cancerRead the original story

    Friday | Science Blog

    From budding social causes to groundbreaking businesses to the next big band, crowdfunding has helped connect countless worthy projects with like-minded people willing to support their efforts, even in small ways. But could crowdfunding help fight cancer? When Californians file their state income taxes, there is a section near the end of the form that lists voluntary contribution funds.

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