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Canadians cry foul over U.S. healthcare attacks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) Canadian physician Robert Ouellet is tired of hearing Canada's healthcare system...

Original post made by Morris on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1083 Views

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Sully's pilot's hat raises money for local schools

Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger's pilot's cap was sold for $5,800 on eBay today to raise money for two local elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by bel, on Dec 15, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1083 Views

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California Representatives

Quote of the Decade "Frankly, I don't know what it is about California, but we seem to have a strange urge to elect really...

Original post made by Tri-Valley Pete on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by SteveP, on Jun 9, 2011 at 9:54 am | 5 comments | 1083 Views

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Veterans Day parade starts at 1 p.m. today in downtown Pleasanton

Mostly cloudy skies are expected but probably no rain when Pleasanton's 15th annual Tri-Valley Veterans Day Parade kicks...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pleasanton family, on Nov 15, 2011 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 1083 Views

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Children's Scrabble tournament set for Jan. 3

Pleasanton Public Library will host a children's winter vacation Scrabble tournament with check-in at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan....

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kathi H, on Dec 20, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 1 comment | 1083 Views

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Government shutdown? Just as James Madison planned it

For 70% of our history the branches of government have been divided in terms of political power. When the Democrats last...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:12 pm | 5 comments | 1083 Views

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Explaining 911 to a Muslim Child

As a Muslim, I though this was a good article in regard to life as a Mulim family in America, post 9/11: Explaining 9/11...

Original post made by Muslim on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Sep 14, 2009 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 1082 Views

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Elton John Wants to adopt a boy

Elton says he wants to adopt boy Sir Elton said he and partner David Furnish had often discussed adoption. Sir Elton...

Original post made by Censored on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by mary, on Sep 14, 2009 at 8:32 am | 8 comments | 1082 Views

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65% of Americans want a public option

From CBS News/NYTimes poll: Would you favor or oppose the government offering everyone a government administered health...

Original post made by poster boy on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Sep 26, 2009 at 1:58 am | 11 comments | 1082 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Disagree about sewer and water rates

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6982 posted Friday, May 7, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Dave Ferguson, on May 12, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 6 comments | 1082 Views

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Letters: Ridge homes will be in view

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=7041 posted Friday, May 21, 2010,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Tired of NIMBYers, on May 23, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 10 comments | 1082 Views

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Sullenberger 'back to work' to ignite passion in young people about aviation,

Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, the Danville man famous for the January 2009 safe landing of a plane in the Hudson...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anna May, Hayward City Council, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 1082 Views

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Enjoy fireworks early!

Experience the Fair's spectacular fireworks display at approximately tonight 9:30 p.m. July 2 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Jul 4, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 6 comments | 1082 Views

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GOP OPPOSES MEDICAL FUNDING FOR 9/11 VICTIMS

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/archives/individual/2010_07/024949.php by Steve Benen GOP OPPOSES MEDICAL FUNDING...

Original post made by Stay Classy Republicans on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 30, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 1082 Views

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Foothill Blvd Mountain Lion Killed

On 10-28-10 about 7:00am I passed a stopped truck southbound on Foothill just north of Castlewood Dr. In front of the truck...

Original post made by JohnBoy on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Nov 14, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 1082 Views

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Give your input: Alameda County 20 year Transportation Plan

Keep Traffic Moving Around Town, Out of Town, Through Town. Our Elected Officials are working hard for us & want to have...

Original post made by Gary Schwaegerle on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 29, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 1082 Views

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Why does the Livermore Independent report Pleasanton news before the Pleasanton Weekly?

The latest Pleasanton county redistricting proposal as reported in the Livermore Independent, shows one Supervisor for...

Original post made by common sense on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Billie, on Jun 25, 2011 at 6:21 pm | 5 comments | 1082 Views

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Medical Bills Cause Most Bankruptcies

Nearly two out of three bankruptcies stem from medical bills, and even people with health insurance face financial disaster...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1081 Views

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Your Awesome Private Healthcare System

Newly unveiled court documents show that ghostwriters paid by a pharmaceutical company played a major role in producing 26...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1081 Views

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Police Bulletin

Police seize 2 in stolen car near Amador Valley High Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5416...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Opaque, on Oct 15, 2009 at 7:38 am | 3 comments | 1081 Views
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