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California Farmers to Go Another Year Without Federal Water

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — A federal agency said Friday it will not release any water for Central Valley farms this year, forcing farmers to continue to scramble for other sources or leave fields unplanted. 313 more words

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How easy the DWP and LADWP and SWRCB can just take away a persons right of life without water we are dead of dehydration and saying no for political maneuvering and political motivation is an up and coming lt. governor worse than GRAY DAVIS replaced with Arnold Schwartzenegger.

Russian Opposition Leader Shot Dead

A leading critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin was shot and killed in central Moscow on Friday.

Boris Nemtsov, a deputy prime minister under President Boris Yeltsin, was killed by an unidentified attacker, Russia’s… 94 more words

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The strategy here is obvious to any american who actually follows Vladmir Putins leadership in Russia not just the Putin headlines to sell more papers. This is all leading to a COUP. This is what Putin is saving for trying to show confidence in his strict adhering Conservative "Elder Kremlin guys as a Prime Minister of style, grace and aptitude for his wit so intelligent and strong yet he is still too young. A bloody coup in Putins Prime YOuthful lifetime I wouldn't put it past the 'russian regimes' involvement to ensure the health and safety of the russian people if a COUP is bloody they too are targets for assassins bullets

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The Amargosa River

Mojave Desert, California

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HOme sweet home in the Mojave Desert with my neighbor the nearly extinct Desert Tortoise and Monarch Butterfly

Kremlin Critic Gunned Down in Moscow Ahead of Anti-Putin March

The Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down in Moscow around midnight on Friday as he walked within view of the Kremlin walls.

Soon after the gunshots rang out in the heart of the Russian capital, President Vladimir Putin was informed of the murder, which he characterized as a “provocation.” Through his spokesman, Putin told Russian news agencies early on Saturday morning that, “This cruel killing has all the signs of a hired hit and bears the distinctive character of a provocation.” 256 more words

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Ferguson MO and Moscow Protestors this time not Russian police human rights violations our American State Dept is fully involved in any investigation into these human rights violations by the Putin regime and Russian Leaders. NOW AGAIN during russian protests a dead man with no Police excessive force for our State Dept to revel in when they as so many other Governmental Foreign Affairs Departments are so busy with their jobs and duties they only get paid by american tax dollars for what they don't do any humanitarian work for Americans in America so they act as if they know of nothing re: Ferguson MO except Protestors caused a stir last year over what who knows. SO Unfair my tax dollars are supporting this Diplomacy in International Waters while our recession has once immutable 500 corps shutting down for financial restructuring while their salaries are needed before people start dying because the feds are really more broke than broke is.

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Each wireless provider agrees to abide by the following six principles:

    (1) Disclosure. Each carrier will post on its website its clear, concise, and readily accessible policy on postpaid and prepaid mobile wireless device unlocking. 996 more words
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Mud Skin

Mojave Desert, California

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This is why it is home it is the weirdest character on earth

Chewing Tobacco Could Be Banned In California Ballparks

Two California lawmakers are teaming up to take on a classic trapping of American baseball: chewing tobacco.

At a baseball field near the state capitol, Assemblyman Tony Thurmond introduced first-in-the-nation legislation on Wednesday that would prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco—including electronic cigarettes—wherever organized baseball is being played. 354 more words

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OMG Baseball isn't baseball without a pitcher and his CHEW.