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Daily news roundup for Thursday, May 5, 2016

May 5, 2016
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California Governor Approves Bill Increasing Age to Buy Tobacco From 18 to 21 // NBC Bay Area

"Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill raising the smoking age to 21 in California.

"Brown had until midnight to act on six bills to restrict tobacco use in California, including one to raise the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21."

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Daily news roundup for Monday, March 16, 2015

Mar 16, 2015

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Diablo Canyon nuclear plant safe in earthquakes, PG&E says in report // LA Times

"California’s last remaining nuclear power plant can safely withstand earthquakes, tsunamis and flooding, according to documents submitted by the owner of the Diablo Canyon plant to the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Nearly a year after Japan was struck by a huge earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011, tune in Wednesday and Thursday at 5:30pm for a special two-part report from the BBC on radioactive fallout, health effects, decontamination efforts, and government response to the Fukushima disaster.