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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2015/05/29/163913/on_the_california_shore_sizing_up_female_marines_combat?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>On The California Shore, Sizing Up Female Marines' Combat Readiness</a>

KQED News | May 29, 2015

On The California Shore, Sizing Up Female Marines' Combat Readiness

On the shores of California one recent morning, female Marines were heaving heavy chains to secure amphibious assault vehicles that soon would roll into the waves. The exercise was one part of a yearlong experiment aimed at settling the question of whether women can handle the punishing world of ground combat. Told read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/epArchive/R201505291000?pid=RD19 target=_self>Bay Area Startups Seek to Transform Health Care</a>

Forum | May 29, 2015

Bay Area Startups Seek to Transform Health Care

Bay Area digital health startups raised $1 billion in venture capital in 2014, a 125 percent increase from the previous year. The sector promises better management and treatment of diseases like diabetes and improved access to health data. But health care is a notoriously challenging business and the rapid growth read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/epArchive/R201505290900?pid=RD19 target=_self>San Francisco Supervisors to Vote on Housing Moratorium</a>

Forum | May 29, 2015

San Francisco Supervisors to Vote on Housing Moratorium

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will vote next week on a temporary moratorium on new market-rate housing in the Mission District. Supervisor David Campos proposed the 45-day halt on permits for new housing developments as a way to reduce the displacement of long-term residents in the neighborhood. Projects composed read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/epArchive/R201505290643?pid=RD62 target=_self>I Love Social Media</a>

Forum | May 29, 2015

I Love Social Media

"Honey, why do you spend so much time on those silly social media websites? They're just a waste of time!" My mother was attempting to get me to close my laptop and clean my room. Recently it has become apparent that society thinks that my generation has been ruined by social read more...

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/stateofhealth/2015/05/28/why-a-journalist-scammed-the-media-into-spreading-bad-chocolate-science/ target=_self>Why A Journalist Scammed The Media Into Spreading Bad Chocolate Science</a>

State of Health | May 28, 2015

Why A Journalist Scammed The Media Into Spreading Bad Chocolate Science

Earlier this spring, headlines around the world trumpeted an exciting bit of news that seemed too good to be true: “Eating that bar of chocolate can HELP you lose weight,” as Britain's Daily Mail put it. From India to Australia and Texas to Germany, news organizations shared findings published read more...

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2015/05/28/sardonic-stand-up-indie-wrestling-rock-and-a-play-for-the-pacific/ target=_self>Sardonic Stand-Up, Indie Wrestling Rock, and a Play For the Pacific</a>

KQED | May 28, 2015

Sardonic Stand-Up, Indie Wrestling Rock, and a Play For the Pacific

Cy Musiker and David Wiegand share their picks for great events around the Bay Area this week. http://www.kqed.org/.stream/anon/radio/thedolist/2015/05/20150529tdl.mp3 A Benefit For Eddy Jennings Featuring Les Claypool As he faces cancer, a man who helped kickstart countless careers in Bay Area R&B, punk and rock ‘n' read more...

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/news/2015/05/28/smartmouth-podcast-eviction-wars-a-soccer-scandal-and-that-bridge-again target=_self>Smartmouth Podcast: Eviction Wars, a Soccer Scandal — and That Bridge, Again</a>

KQED | May 28, 2015

Smartmouth Podcast: Eviction Wars, a Soccer Scandal — and That Bridge, Again

It's Episode 6 of Smartmouth podcast, KQED News' quick review of the week's top news. This week, KQED blogger/editor Dan Brekke is joined by The California Report host Queena Kim, producer Guy Marzorati and editor Dan Brekke discuss, in no particular order: California eviction law, read more...

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2015/05/28/beach-appropriate-reading-what-to-read-where-to-read-it/ target=_self>Beach Appropriate Reading: What to Read & Where to Read It</a>

KQED | May 28, 2015

Beach Appropriate Reading: What to Read & Where to Read It

California is blessed with lots of great beaches, where we paradoxically go to ignore all that beauty and read. “Beach reading” books are typically designated to be trashy thrillers or romances, or both. You can feel good about leaving one behind for the next occupant of your vacation villa to read more...

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<a href=http://ww2.kqed.org/news/2015/05/25/kamasi-washingtons-the-epic-lives-up-to-its-title target=_self>Kamasi Washington’s ‘The Epic’ Lives Up to its Title</a>

KQED | May 28, 2015

Kamasi Washington’s ‘The Epic’ Lives Up to its Title

It's hard to know where to start with “The Epic” (Brainfeeder), the crazily ambitious new three-disc album by Los Angeles saxophonist, producer and arranger Kamasi Washington. The album arrived with an unusually loud buzz a few weeks ago. Publications that rarely pay much attention to jazz have read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2015/05/28/163894/for_juvenile_sex_offenders_state_registries_create_lifetime_of?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>For Juvenile Sex Offenders, State Registries Create Lifetime Of Problems</a>

KQED News | May 28, 2015

For Juvenile Sex Offenders, State Registries Create Lifetime Of Problems

Forrest Hampton is about to become a family man and he couldn't be happier. He's 25 and he lives in a suburb of Dallas with his fiancée, who's due to have their baby practically any minute. They've already picked out a name: Raven. In most ways they are a normal family. read more...

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