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Teen Dating Violence Common for both Boys and Girls

Mar 24, 2014

By Lily Dayton Teen dating violence has become a widespread occurrence. One in three American youths between the ages of 14 and 20 reports they’ve been victims of physical, sexual or psychological abuse within a dating relationship, according to findings that researcher Michelle Ybarra presented last year at the American Psychological Association annual convention. Almost...

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GOP Senate candidate suffers another ballot setback

Mar 24, 2014
GOP Senate candidate suffers another ballot setback

A fight by California Senate Republicans to qualify a GOP candidate for the ballot in the open 26th district appears to have stalled Monday, after elections officials again notified Beverly Hills Mayor John Mirisch that his paperwork was not accepted...

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HealthyCal.org
U.S. TB Cases Decrease Overall but Continue Among Some Minorities and Some Foreign Immigrants

Mar 24, 2014

By Fran Kritz

Today is World Tuberculosis (TB) Day which marks the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that cause TB.

The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but can also attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine and brain.

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VIDEO: Strollin’ Colon brings cancer awareness to Capitol

Mar 24, 2014
VIDEO: Strollin’ Colon brings cancer awareness to Capitol

The Capitol plays frequent host to protests and press conferences, but one thing is sure to capture the attention of even the most battle-hardened Sacramento veterans: an inflatable walk-through colon. Curious onlookers from both inside and outside th...

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TechWire
AgTech Roundtable Launched

Mar 24, 2014
AgTech Roundtable Launched

Technology, agribusiness and government representatives co-founded the AgTech Roundtable on Wednesday at an exploratory session hosted by TechWire and The Gualco Group, in downtown Sacramento. The diverse group agreed there... Read more »

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Neel Kashkari’s fundraising tapers after fast start

Mar 24, 2014
Neel Kashkari’s fundraising tapers after fast start

After he raised nearly $1 million in the first two weeks of his gubernatorial campaign, Republican Neel Kashkari's fundraising appears to be leveling off. In a financial statement Monday, Kashkari reported raising a total of $1.3 million from Jan. 1 t...

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TechWire
Los Angeles County CIO Improves Communication, Deploys Enterprise Services

Mar 24, 2014
Los Angeles County CIO Improves Communication, Deploys Enterprise Services

CIO Richard Sanchez says one of his first challenges was coaxing 34 very large and very independent departments to collaborate among themselves and with the central IT department. Richard Sanchez... Read more »

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California highways a bit better, but may get worse

Mar 24, 2014
California highways a bit better, but may get worse

Pavement conditions on California's highways are among the worst in the nation, but the state transportation department says they've gotten a bit better in the last four years, thanks to spending $3.9 billion in state and federal funds. About 16 per...

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Big California ballot battle looms over malpractice limit

Mar 24, 2014
Big California ballot battle looms over malpractice limit

Consumer Watchdog submitted more than 800,000 signatures Monday for a ballot measure that would modify the state's $250,000 cap on pain and suffering injuries in medical malpractice cases, touching off what promises to be a fierce battle with medical...

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TechWire
Morain: Lining up for the cap and trade gusher

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Mar 24, 2014
Morain: Lining up for the cap and trade gusher

Dan Morain, The Sacramento Bee Count ’em, 45 smart lobbyists and consultants sashayed to the microphone in a Capitol committee room last week, each of them seeking millions of dollars for... Read more »

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