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Three Berkeley alums win MacArthur ‘genius’ awards

Three alumni of UC Berkeley are among the 24 amazing Americans revealed today as winners of the coveted MacArthur “genius” award. MacArthurs, conferred annually, reward people whose work shows exceptional creativity, holds the promise of important future advances based on a track record of significant accomplishments and where the MacArthur …

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State lottery awards six new liquor licenses

Fresno County will add to its inventory of places selling beer, wine and hard liquor, as the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control awarded six new licenses by lottery Tuesday from 40 hopeful applicants. Jason Montgomery, supervising agent in charge of ABC’s Fresno district office, spun a wire cage filled …

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Who should win Major League Baseball’s annual awards?

Tyler Carey , WKYC 3:46 PM. EDT October 03, 2017 Starting pitcher Corey Kluber #28 of the Cleveland Indians pitches to Gerardo Parra #8 of the Colorado Rockies during the first inning at Progressive Field on August 8, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo: Jason Miller, 2017 Getty Images) It seems …

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31st Annual Draft Horse Classic Awards Announced

Draft Horse Classic’s Ultimate Hitch Competition Winner – Meadowlake Belgians. Photo credit: J Ann Brodland. September 29, 2017 – Awards for the 31st annual Draft Horse Classic, held September 21 – 24 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, have been announced. Glenn Lewis of Springfield, MO judged the …

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Community grant program awards more than $220K to Chico nonprofits

Chico >> Thirteen nonprofit organizations received more than $53,000 from the city and $170,000 from community donors collectively during August. The Chico Community Grant Program is possible through a partnership with North Valley Community Foundation. It empowers organizations to raise their own funds for a month, after which they will …

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First Nations Development Institute Awards $410,000 to Support 22 Native Youth Programs

September 14, 2017 08:00 ET | Source: First Nations Development Institute Longmont, Colorado, Sept. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced the selection of 22 American Indian organizations and tribes to receive grants through its Native Youth and Culture Fund (NYCF) …

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Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2017

Travon Free, from left, Samantha Bee, Eric Drysdale, Pat Cassels, Ashley Nicole Black, and Melinda Taub pose in the press room with the award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special during night one of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, in …

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Santa Rosa, CA awards Recology 15-year contract that will raise costs — and diversion

Dive Brief: The Santa Rosa City Council voted unanimously on Aug. 29 to award a new 15-year franchise collection contract to Recology that will cover 55,000 residential and commercial accounts. The contract value is estimated to be $735 million, and the company will pay the city $105 million in franchise fees …

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