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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/science/2013/07/31/poll-strongest-support-yet-for-climate-action-in-california/ target=_self>Poll: Strongest Support Yet for Climate Action in California</a>

KQED Science | July 31, 2013

Poll: Strongest Support Yet for Climate Action in California

Californians have generally led the nation in support for climate action. (Photo: Craig Miller) Californians have long been ahead of the pack in their support of climate policies, but in new polling, a “record-high majority” of California voters support immediate action by state and federal read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/bayareabites/2013/07/31/can-the-smell-of-oranges-help-dieters-resist-sweet-treats/ target=_self>Can The Smell Of Oranges Help Dieters Resist Sweet Treats?</a>

Bay Area Bites | July 31, 2013

Can The Smell Of Oranges Help Dieters Resist Sweet Treats?

Women in a recent study who were trying to diet ate about 60 percent less chocolate after smelling oranges. Photo: GrenouilleFilms/iStockphoto.com Post by Allison Aubrey, The Salt at NPR Food (7/31/13) Whenever we give in to temptation, be it for a helping of something read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/bayareabites/2013/07/31/tribune-tavern-opens-for-brunch-a-sneak-peek/ target=_self>Tribune Tavern Opens for Brunch: A Sneak Peek</a>

Bay Area Bites | July 31, 2013

Tribune Tavern Opens for Brunch: A Sneak Peek

Currant Scone with Wild Plum Jam at Tribune Tavern brunch. Photo: Jonathan Darr Tribune Tavern brings brunch to 13th and Franklin in downtown Oakland. Post by Jonathan Darr, Oakland Local (7/31/13) I love a good brunch. At home, out or at a friend’s read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2013/07/31/would-you-get-a-test-now-that-confirmed-a-fatal-illness-later/ target=_self>Would You Get A Test Now That Confirmed a Fatal Illness Later?</a>

State of Health | July 31, 2013

Would You Get A Test Now That Confirmed a Fatal Illness Later?

A young Kristen Powers is held by her mother, Nicola, while her father looks on in the background. Nicola was later diagnosed with Huntington’s disease, a fatal illness. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Powers) By Ravali Reddy, Peninsula Press If you had a 50-50 chance read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2013/07/31/124041/twice_rejected_lgbt_group_wont_give_up_on_boy_scout_bid?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>Twice Rejected, LGBT Group Won't Give Up On Boy Scout Bid</a>

KQED News | July 31, 2013

Twice Rejected, LGBT Group Won't Give Up On Boy Scout Bid

Seventh-grader Senicka Arciaga-Spears wants to be a Boy Scout. Over a homemade Sunday evening dinner, he tells his two moms, Eliza and Kelly, that he wants to learn survival skills in the Scouts — including fishing and "dangerous hiking." Eliza would like her son to join the Scouts, too. "They teach read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2013/07/31/brian-wilson-a/ target=_self>Why We'll Miss Brian Wilson ...</a>

News Fix | July 31, 2013

Why We'll Miss Brian Wilson ...

This just in from now former-Giant Brian Wilson over The Twitter ... Came across an old little league photo from when we won states #coachscully pic.twitter.com/uvvJCKweR7 — Brian Wilson (@BrianWilson38) July 31, 2013 read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2013/07/31/124034/for_one_seniors_basketball_team_the_game_never_gets_old?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>For One Seniors Basketball Team, The Game Never Gets Old</a>

KQED News | July 31, 2013

For One Seniors Basketball Team, The Game Never Gets Old

As athletes age, participation in team sports seems to fall by the wayside in favor of more low-impact activities like swimming and walking. But that's not for everyone. The National Senior Games finishes a two-week run in Cleveland on Thursday. The players for She-Ca-Go, a women's basketball team in the read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2013/07/31/124031/immigration_program_fails_to_attract_eligible_applicants?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>Immigration Program Fails To Attract Eligible Applicants</a>

KQED News | July 31, 2013

Immigration Program Fails To Attract Eligible Applicants

Teenagers and young adults who arrived in the U.S. illegally before they turned 16 have a chance at temporary legal status. A government program — the Deferred Action for Early Childhood arrivals program — gives them a Social Security number and protection from deportation. But most who are eligible haven't applied. read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2013/07/31/124030/should_military_chaplains_have_to_believe_in_god?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>Should Military Chaplains Have To Believe In God?</a>

KQED News | July 31, 2013

Should Military Chaplains Have To Believe In God?

The United States military chaplaincy program has a proud heritage that stretches all the way back to the Continental Army during the American Revolution. "They are rabbis, ministers, imams and priests who serve our nation's heroes and their families as committed members of the U.S. Army..." says one video produced read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/lowdown/2013/07/31/the-bradley-manning-verdict-explained-simply/ target=_self>The Bradley Manning Verdict Explained Simply</a>

The Lowdown | July 31, 2013

The Bradley Manning Verdict Explained Simply

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted by military police as he leaves the first day of closing arguments in his military trial July 25, 2013, in Fort Meade, Md. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Bradley Manning was acquitted, but he’s still guilty. What gives? Army Private Manning, who read more...

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