California to phase out microbeads used in soaps, toothpaste

...000 gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara Coast. The measures call for pipeline operators to use the best spill-control technology, require annual pipeline inspections and require regulators to notify the state Legislature if caustic chemicals are used...
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Gun found during arrest of 3 in tantra teacher's death recover.Carter drove to the trail, and his 2003 Volkswagen station wagon was gone when police showed up. Using GPS technology, Marin County sheriff's investigators tracked the car to Portland, where the three were arrested without incident.Pittman...
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Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found

...captain with 31 years' experience on the seas, said merchant vessels have access to up-to-date weather forecasting and technology that allow them to avoid most storms.If the El Faro had not lost engine power, he added, it would probably still have...
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Google's driverless car drivers ride a career less traveled to take control of the car if the technology fails or a potentially dangerous situation...requiring any human intervention.If the technology advances as Google envisions, the only...reported so far.The self-driving technology hasn't been to blame for any of the...
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Pretty Paris' dirty secret: Pollution

...European Automobile Manufacturers Association argues that new technologies and tighter regulations mean modern diesel engines are on...We need to concentrate on what can be done with better technology" to reduce its damage to health and the environment.But...
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Audit finds slipshod cybersecurity at

...a civil liberties group focused on technology. "I'm kind of surprised that this...privacy at the Center for Democracy & Technology, an Internet rights group.MIDAS certification.Gillula, the technology expert, said he doesn't question...
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Andrea "Andi" Story

...certainly have become more challenging as we adjust to continuing budget reductions, higher standards, the rapid advancement of technology and some tough real-life situations facing today's youth.Bullying continues to be a problem in Juneau as well as nationwide...
Barril, Childs wed

...earned her bachelor's of science from the University of Oregon and her master's of science from Lock Haven University.The groom earned his bachelor's of science and master's of science from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Meetings with Chinese leader bring agreement

...Washington state director of economic development for the clean technology sector. "Second, it's a huge business opportunity. work together on next-generation nuclear power plant technology."The world does need a lot more energy and it needs reliable...
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Seattle students start school with teachers strike suspended

...concerns about racial disparity in discipline and student performance.Educators also complained that the city's high-paid technology industry had priced them out of living in the city where they teach, especially since they had gone six years without a state...
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