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  2. SamTrans - Wikipedia

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    SamTrans is predicting a $28 million budget deficit by 2024 if it maintains existing levels of service and revenue sources, driven largely by growing employee pension obligations. In November 2017 the agency announced that it would place another half-cent (0.5 percent) sales tax, dubbed "Get Us Moving", on

  3. Beggars in Spain - Wikipedia

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    Beggars in Spain is a 1993 science fiction novel by American writer Nancy Kress.It was originally published as a novella with the same title in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine and as a limited edition paperback by Axolotl Press in 1991.

  4. Oakland Coliseum - Wikipedia

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    Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority (City of Oakland and Alameda County) Operator: AEG: Capacity: Baseball: 46,847 (expandable to 56,782 without tarps) Concerts: 47,416 or 64,829 (depending on configuration) Record attendance: Baseball: 56,310 (July 21, 2018, Athletics vs Giants) Football: 62,784 (January 14, 2001, Raiders vs Ravens ...

  5. Kamala Harris - Wikipedia

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    Kamala Devi Harris was born in Oakland, California, on October 20, 1964. Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan, a Tamil Indian biologist, whose work on the progesterone receptor gene stimulated advances in breast cancer research, had arrived in the United States from India in 1958 as a 19-year-old graduate student in nutrition and endocrinology at the University of California, Berkeley; Gopalan ...

  6. Pornography - Wikipedia

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    Pornography (often shortened to porn or porno) is the portrayal of sexual subject matter for the exclusive purpose of sexual arousal.Primarily intended for adults, pornography is presented in a variety of media, including magazines, art, literature, photography, audio, film, animation, and video games.

  7. Murder of Laquan McDonald - Wikipedia

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    Protests followed the murder of McDonald, demanding changes in police and judicial procedure, and for the dismissal or resignation of city and county officials. Rahm Emanuel won a second term in 2015 as Mayor of Chicago (prior to the release of the dash cam video), but Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez lost her bid for reelection in 2016.

  8. Harps Food Stores - Wikipedia

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    The stores are supplied by Kansas City, Kansas-based Associated Wholesale Grocers. The company is valued around $550 million, and employed 5,300 people as of 2020. [7] The company announced plans on March 11, 2020, to expand further throughout northern Arkansas and southeastern Missouri, with an acquisition of 20 additional store locations from ...

  9. Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway - Wikipedia

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    The Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway (reporting mark EJE) was a Class I railroad, operating between Waukegan, Illinois and Gary, Indiana.The railroad served as a link between Class I railroads traveling to and from Chicago, although it operated almost entirely within the city's suburbs, and only entered Chicago where it served the U.S. Steel South Works on the shores of Lake Michigan.