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California Gov. Jerry Brown has announced a $1 billion emergency plan to help alleviate one of the worst droughts in state history. Among the new measures, Kim Brunhuber reports, storm drains designed to soak up every drop of rainwater.
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The CBC is shifting its priorities from television and radio to digital and mobile services, a move that will reduce staff, and supper-hour news broadcasts and programs produced in-house, says CBC president and CEO Hubert T. Lacroix.
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Good things ahead of some of these pan out. Skype's real-time translator is as cool as cool gets...
Walt Mossberg calls out six interesting observations from the first Code Conference.
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Japan's nuclear disaster at Fukushima in 2011 has had less of an impact on wildlife and human health than expected, according to a recently finalized UN report.
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Well that could be bad news for the fish oil industry…
A popular study from the 1970s that helps sell millions of dollars' worth of fish oil supplements worldwide is deeply flawed, according to a new study being published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology.
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As another Easter draws to a close, I just remembered this post from three years ago. Thought I would share it one more time. Hope this one was a Happy Easter indeed for each and every one of you!
For those of us who are blessed with much, it's easy to celebrate an Easter teeming with even more treats than we already had, but it's also easy to forget that this is not a happy day — or even a happy life — for some people.
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In this edition of The Writer Files, veteran search engine expert, Danny Sullivan, shares his story and why he doesn't have time for writer's block.
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Facebook to Use Web Browsing History For Ad Targeting
Facebook will soon begin using data about people's visit to websites and mobile apps to target ads to them, but it's also introducing better privacy controls.
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A story that keeps getting bigger and sadder, and yet it remains invisible to most of us...
The number of refugees and displaced people in today's world is so breathtaking that it takes a while to settle into the mind, Brian Stewart writes. We're talking about 13 million more people than live in all of Canada.
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Very cool if they can ever make it happen!
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If they took that much of the sun's energy would there be any other adverse effects though? It sounds like a great idea but the energy must have gone somewhere if it didn't go into solar panels I think.
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Civil strife in countries such as Pakistan and Syria is thwarting efforts to combat the polio virus, which has spread and become an international public health emergency, according to the World Health Organization.
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Social media, SEO, blogging, & Website design marketing consultant. St. John's, NL, Canada.
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I help businesses plan and execute their social media, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), blogging, and Website design strategies.

I live in St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador (NL), Canada, but have traveled throughout much of North America, establishing an extensive network of business contacts, many of whom I am happy to call good friends.
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Proud dad of three wonderful daughters, one excellent son in law, and one very smart Doberman.
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CBC to cut back supper-hour news, in-house productions
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The CBC is shifting its priorities from television and radio to digital and mobile services, a move that will reduce staff, and supper-hour

Three reasons the number of refugees is as high as it is today
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The number of refugees and displaced people in today's world is so breathtaking that it takes a while to settle into the mind, Brian Stewart

Fukushima cancer risk not as serious as thought, UN says
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Japan's nuclear disaster at Fukushima in 2011 has had less of an impact on wildlife and human health than expected, according to a recently

Popular fish oil study deeply flawed, new research says
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A popular study from the 1970s that helps sell millions of dollars' worth of fish oil supplements worldwide is deeply flawed, according to a

Polio outbreak: How war is thwarting the fight against the virus
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Civil strife in countries such as Pakistan and Syria is thwarting efforts to combat the polio virus, which has spread and become an internat

Happy Easter… or is it? - The Personal Blog of Lorne Pike
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For those of us who are blessed with much, it's easy to celebrate an Easter teeming with even more treats than we already had, but it's also

Telus must reimburse $2.6M in texting fees, court rules
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A Quebec court has ruled that Telus must reimburse customers more than $2.6 million for text messaging fees that the mobile phone carrier co

Why Russia's Vladimir Putin confounds the West
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King of the jungle, 'man without a face,' a KGB thug. Russian President Vladimir Putin has certainly caught the attention of the West with t

Wireless code gives customers new rights - Technology & Science - CB...
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Cellphone customers get caps on their excess data and roaming fees and other new rights, under the CRTC's new wireless code.

The Barack Obama big spender myth - World - CBC News
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A recurring theme in American politics right now is that Obama's wild, uncontrolled spending is dragging a once prosperous nation into a fut

Down 40 by June 1... I mean SEPTEMBER 1! - All I Say
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In 2010, I lost 40 lbs,, posting my progress online... but then I slowly put that weight back on. So for 2013, I'm back and ready to be a lo

Neil Macdonald: Harper no Obama when it comes to dealing with scandals -...
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Beset by three so-called scandals at the moment, Barack Obama has been meeting his accusers and the press head on, Neil Macdonald writes. Th

Saying good bye to Dad - All I Say
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My Dad died this past weekend. It was unexpected, or at least as unexpected as it could be from a man who was almost 89. I last saw him abou

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Sony has really taken great strides to catch up to the quickly maturing Android tablet scene by introducing two tablets to the market. The S

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Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?
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Social media—from Facebook to Twitter—have made us more densely networked than ever. Yet for all this connectivity, new research suggests th

Google Makes Google+ Circles Cleaner, People Easier To Find
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Google announced some changes to Google+ Circles this week. The company is rolling out an update designed to make the experience cleaner, an

Check Out The Secret High-Tech Circuitry That Controls Apple's $49 ...
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Check Out The Secret High-Tech Circuitry That Controls Apple's $49 Thunderbolt Cable. Share. Tweet. By John Brownlee (5:42 pm, Jun. 29,