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  • Boston Marathon bombing
    Prosecution closes Boston Marathon bombing case with gory crime scene photos
    The U.S. government rested their case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday, after interviewing 92 witnesses, first-person accounts of the attack and forensic analysis. Tsaranev faces 30 counts and the possibility of the death penalty in 17 of those...
  • Obama calls for less cynicism and more bipartisan compromise in government
    Obama honors Ted Kennedy at institute dedication ceremony
    Reminding all in attendance of a time when there was bi-partisan compromise in Congress, on Monday in Boston, Mass., President Barack Obama spoke at the dedication ceremony of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. In his...
  • Wind turbines
    Hot Air in New Jersey
    In 2010, Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, pledged to make his state “a national leader in the wind-power movement” when he signed a bill paving the way for building windmills off coastal waters.Five years later,...

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  • ASME Hydraulic Fracturing Conference 2015
    ASME Hydraulic Fracturing Conference 2015
    The American Society of Mechanical Engineers holds their conference on Hydraulic Fracturing, March 16 -19, at the Houston Marriott Westchase. The conference includes workshops, exhibition, and an array of distiguished speakers.The first day of the...
  • Salesforce's Marc Benioff and Apple's Tim Cook protest Indiana's RFRA law
    Salesforce's Marc Benioff and Apple's Tim Cook protest Indiana's RFRA law
    Businesses in the Silicon Valley and Bay Area are making it clear they don't agree with Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) signed into law on March 26. Apple CEO Tim Cook and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff have wasted no time...
  • Tech tied to real estate?
    Paragon name-checked in New York Times article
    Not only is Paragon Real Estate making waves in the Bay Area, but its research is being noted across the country – and in particular in a New York Times piece about a Silicon Valley investor’s warning that there may be a bubble afoot...