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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/lowdown/2014/04/30/a-brief-history-of-may-day target=_self>A Brief History of May Day, the Workers’ Holiday</a>

The Lowdown | April 30, 2014

A Brief History of May Day, the Workers’ Holiday

The Haymarket affair, as depicted in a Harper's Magazine engraving (Wikimedia Commons) For some, May Day's a time to prance like a wood nymph around a feather-wreathed pole. But that's probably not what thousands of workers around the world have in mind when they take to the streets on the read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/04/30/137133/what_about_donald_sterlings_right_to_privacy?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>What About Donald Sterling's Right To Privacy?</a>

KQED News | April 30, 2014

What About Donald Sterling's Right To Privacy?

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/san-jose-airport-security-stowaway target=_self>San Jose Airport Perimeter Ruled Secure Weeks Before Teen Stowed Away</a>

News Fix | April 30, 2014

San Jose Airport Perimeter Ruled Secure Weeks Before Teen Stowed Away

A federal agency conducted a nearly three-month review and found the airport in compliance with rules. read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2014/04/30/report-high-rates-of-pesticide-use-near-many-california-schools/ target=_self>Report: High Rates of Pesticide Use Near Many California Schools</a>

State of Health | April 30, 2014

Report: High Rates of Pesticide Use Near Many California Schools

A new state report shows tens of thousands of California students attend schools very close to farms where heavy amounts of pesticides are used. Farmworkers and pesticide reform groups say the data is long overdue. This is the first time the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has comprehensively surveyed read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/bayareabites/2014/04/30/renegade-cider-makers-get-funky-to-cope-with-apple-shortage/ target=_self>Renegade Cider Makers Get Funky To Cope With Apple Shortage</a>

Bay Area Bites | April 30, 2014

Renegade Cider Makers Get Funky To Cope With Apple Shortage

Few U.S. farmers grow the tannic apples traditionally used to make hard cider. So craft cider makers are using eating apples and adding chili, chocolate and tropical juices to boost their flavor. read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/04/30/137124/states_struggle_to_find_an_execution_method_that_works?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>States Struggle To Find An Execution Method That Works</a>

KQED News | April 30, 2014

States Struggle To Find An Execution Method That Works

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2014/04/30/bob-hoskins-a-specialist-in-tough-guys-with-soft-hearts/ target=_self>Bob Hoskins: A Specialist In Tough Guys With Soft Hearts</a>

KQED | April 30, 2014

Bob Hoskins: A Specialist In Tough Guys With Soft Hearts

British actor Bob Hoskins has died at the age of 71, after a bout with pneumonia. The skilled character actor starred in Who Framed Roger Rabbit and received an Oscar nomination for Mona Lisa. read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2014/04/30/faa-halts-departures-from-los-angeles-international-airport/ target=_self>FAA Halts Departures from Los Angeles International Airport</a>

News Fix | April 30, 2014

FAA Halts Departures from Los Angeles International Airport

Delays reported at LAX after officials order 'ground hold' due to unspecified equipment problem. read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/04/30/137114/campus_rape_reports_are_up_and_assaults_arent_the_only_reason?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>Campus Rape Reports Are Up, And Assaults Aren't The Only Reason</a>

KQED News | April 30, 2014

Campus Rape Reports Are Up, And Assaults Aren't The Only Reason

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2014/04/30/137114/campus_rape_reports_are_up_and_there_might_be_some_good_in_that?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>Campus Rape Reports Are Up, And There Might Be Some Good In That</a>

KQED News | April 30, 2014

Campus Rape Reports Are Up, And There Might Be Some Good In That

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