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Breakthrough Home Envelope Sealing Technology To Be Featured On DIY Network’s Holmes & Holmes

CENTERVILLE, OHIO/ AUGUST 27, 2018 (STL.News) An innovative new building technology that can quickly, and cost effectively seal the building envelope of residential, multifamily, and commercial buildings will be featured on an upcoming episode of Holmes & Holmes. Scheduled for debut the week of September 10th, episode 9 of Holmes & Holmes shows how this … Continue reading Breakthrough Home Envelope Sealing Technology To Be Featured On DIY Network’s Holmes & Holmes

California News: Wildfires – Bear Treated With Fish Skins, Firefighters Return

DAVIS, CA – State wildlife officers and a University of California, Davis veterinarian have again used fish skins and other novel forms of pain management to treat a wild animal: a bear cub injured in the Carr Fire. Jamie Peyton, chief of the Integrative Medicine Service at the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, used … Continue reading California News: Wildfires – Bear Treated With Fish Skins, Firefighters Return

BERKELEY, Calif. | US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

BERKELEY, Calif. — A group of California college students who were in France during a 2016 terrorist attack are turning their grief into tech tools to fight terrorism. Anjali Banerjee and several University of California, Berkeley classmates were in Nice two years ago when a man plowed a truck through a crowd, killing 86 people. … Continue reading BERKELEY, Calif. | US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s claims on Calif. wildfires inaccurate

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is claiming that California’s water policy is shortchanging firefighters of water to battle the state’s raging wildfires. That’s not so, according to wildfire and water experts. A look at his tweets and the facts behind them: TRUMP: “California wildfires are being magnified & made so much worse by the bad environmental … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s claims on Calif. wildfires inaccurate

SEATTLE | Judge finds man accused of mailing explosives incompetent

SEATTLE — A federal judge ruled Thursday that a Washington state man accused of mailing explosive devices to government agencies in the Washington, D.C., area is not competent to help with his defense and should receive treatment before his case moves forward. A competency evaluation for Thanh Cong Phan found him to have schizophrenia, Assistant … Continue reading SEATTLE | Judge finds man accused of mailing explosives incompetent

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. | New Mexico nuclear weapons laboratory marks 75 years

LOS ALAMOS, N.M.— When J. Robert Oppenheimer invited top scientists, engineers and technicians to New Mexico in 1943 to build the world’s first nuclear weapon, no one really knew what the results would be. What they did know was that they had to succeed at all costs since intelligence reports indicated Germany and its allies … Continue reading LOS ALAMOS, N.M. | New Mexico nuclear weapons laboratory marks 75 years

LOS ANGELES | Coach: Southwest agent asked for proof biracial son was hers

LOS ANGELES — Southwest Airlines apologized Tuesday to the Cal women’s basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb after she claimed an airline employee stopped her from boarding because the worker didn’t believe her 1-year-old biracial son was hers. A desk agent questioned Gottlieb ahead of a flight from Denver to Oakland Sunday, saying she “had to ‘prove’ … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Coach: Southwest agent asked for proof biracial son was hers

SAN FRANCISCO | University of California workers start 3-day strike over pay

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of custodians, security guards, gardeners and other service workers at University of California campuses started a three-day strike Monday to address pay inequalities and demand higher wages. Strikers gathered at sunrise on the 10 campuses throughout the state, wearing green T-shirts and carrying signs that call for “equality, fairness, respect.” … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | University of California workers start 3-day strike over pay