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Bay Area Endangered Species Spared From Harmful Pesticides

May 30, 2010
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By Jon Harnmuanphongs Metro Editor Local endangered species get a chance at survival due to a federal injunction restricting the use of various pesticides. โ€œOne of the local endangered species affected by the inappropriate use of pesticides is the Alameda Whip Snake, which is native to the Hayward...

Hayward Heroin

May 21, 2010
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By Jon Harnmuanphongs Metro EditorNeedle exchanges are lowering HIV rates amongst intravenous drug users in Oakland. โ€œUsing the Harm Reduction Model, we look at HIV rates before needle exchanges, which were about 19 percent amongst intravenous drug users in Oakland,โ€ said Joy Rucker, Executive Dire...

Obama and Oil Spill

May 11, 2010
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In light of the large oil spill plaguing the Gulf of Mexico, the Obama administration has decided to put new offshore drilling on-hold. "No additional drilling has been authorized and none will until we find out what happened here and whether there was something unique and preventable here," said...

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