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Cop sues Starbucks over free coffee that spilled
By lostand confused in misc   posted 39 minutes ago: A North Carolina police officer who received a reportedly free cup of coffee while in uniform is suing Starbucks, claiming he burned himself when the hot beverage spilled on him after the cup allegedly...

Tech veterans jump on startup aiming to overhaul education
By BayAreaObserver in misc   3 comments, latest 54 minutes ago:
BayAreaObserver says thunderlips 11 and Rin - Wanted to let you know I've created a company page on PatNet for AltSchool and have copied and pasted your comments from this thread over to the new...

By BayAreaObserver in companies   2 comments, latest 56 minutes ago:
BayAreaObserver says Altschool Raises $100M From Founders Fund, Zuckerberg To Scale A Massive Network of Schools Around Personalized Learning. In one of the biggest funding rounds of the year in education and technology, Altschool is...

Mild winter gives ag pests head start
By tvgnus in misc   posted 1 hour ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine No hibernating for the bugs •  I've never seen this happen before San Joaquin Valley farmers have a lot of unwanted visitors this spring an unusually high pest population due to the milder than...

AUDIO: Bridging the communications gap
By tvgnus in misc   posted 1 hour ago:

Water Board OKs mandatory cuts for non-farm water users
By tvgnus in misc   posted 1 hour ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Californians face massive fines if they defy their governor over water •  We have to face the reality that this drought may continue and prepare as if thats the case The California State Water...

By Patrick in companies   15 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
BayAreaObserver says In stinging defeat for Google, LinkedIn scores lion's share of real estate capacity in Mountain View's North Bayshore. LinkedIn Corp. came away the clear victor late Tuesday in a pitched battle with neighbor...

By Patrick in companies   3 comments, latest 3 hours ago:
BayAreaObserver says Zenefits today said it has raised $500 million in a round led by Fidelity and TPG at a whopping $4.5 billion valuation. Zenefits CEO Parker Conrad said the big round was raised to...

Professor: White privilege to blame for Balt riots
By lostand confused in misc   posted 3 hours ago: White people act “routinely to harm, demean, and damage black and brown people,” Brown wrote in Nashville’s main newspaper. These actions “explain the lofty levels of frustration and despair among black and brown youth.

Americans enjoy the low life
By tovarichpeter in misc   15 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
bob2356 says socal2 says You can have many of those things if you have a small homogeneous and educated community like the snow-white Scandinavian countries. Homogeneous like fifth ranked NZ with 1/3 of the population...

By CL in misc   60 comments, latest 6 hours ago:
bob2356 says thunderlips11 says Reality, would you agree with me that 1870-1913 was probably the peak of laissez-faire capitalism in the US? It was the peak, but it was far, far from laissez-faire. Government and...

Walk,Republican voters.
By HEY YOU in misc   posted 6 hours ago: Kan. (AP) Ride-hailing company Uber said Tuesday that it is pulling out of Kansas after the Republican-dominated Legislature overruled GOP Gov. Sam Brownback and imposed new regulations on such services.

Fox Clown-News lies about shooting in Baltimore and attempts to restart riots
By iwog in misc   7 comments, latest 6 hours ago:
HEY YOU says iwog, Please don't compliment FOX by calling them CLOWNS. If they are clowns,what could one say about their viewers? ... Shepard Smith: "Theirs was an error that was honest and straightforward and...

Whoa, no more housing forum?
By Goran_K in misc   75 comments, latest 7 hours ago:
toothfairy says noooo! I came here to do a victory lap and bump some old threads :(

Key to wealth? More education, study says
By Strategist in misc   18 comments, latest 7 hours ago:
bob2356 says Something like 8 million people are sitting in prison earning nothing along with god only knows how many ex cons that have very limited job prospects. Almost all are non high school grads....

Card carrying NRA member has Gun range wet dream come true
By CaptainShuddup in misc   14 comments, latest 7 hours ago:
indigenous says alpo says Do nukes also save life? That was the selling point at the end of WW2...

Pamela Geller Is a Wicked and Racist and Hateful Zionist
By bgamall4 in misc   45 comments, latest 8 hours ago:
bgamall4 says HEY YOU says Well,Well,Well, I' m sooo impressed with all those that think they are sooo bad protecting Merika from terrorist when these same cowards allow the TSA to put their hands all...

Tesla battery renders new power plants obsolete
By tovarichpeter in misc   5 comments, latest 8 hours ago:
Strategist says P N Dr Lo R says Strategist says The Nobel Peace prize is for those who make the world a better place Yasser Arafat? That scumbag terrorist. The Peace Prize is all political....

Poll on David Goldberg cause of death
By Patrick in misc   51 comments, latest 9 hours ago:
SoftShell says early deaths are the bane of the elderly, as they only have energy to pork in the early hours of the morning.. errc says For an older person like yourself, it could mean...

If you have children,you are the problem?
By anonymous in misc   13 comments, latest 9 hours ago:
P N Dr Lo R says I don't see what difference it makes how many children you have if you can afford them.

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