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[ By Katie Brigham, Matthew Hansen and Vjeran Pavic | 9 Jun 2014 | ]
SPECIAL REPORT – Leaded gas: A toxic tale “Leaded Gas: A Toxic Tale” is an adaptation of an award-winning print article that tells the story of how major corporate interests turned a blind eye to health risks from leaded gasoline from the 1920s through 1980s.

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[ By Vanessa Ochavillo | 9 Jun 2014 | ]
Slowed by time, ‘Tita Nelly’ inspires others to fight for South Bay’s Filipino workers Even in ailing health, Nelly Gonzales is a mainstay of the Pilipino Association for Workers and Immigrants, serving as a role model for younger activists.

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[ By Casey Khademi | 6 Jun 2014 | ]
His inner 13-year-old propels Stanford graduate up the publishing ladder Teddy Steinkellner’s second novel, to be published in July, follows the success of his debut book about the awkward life of middle schoolers.

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[ By Austin Meyer | 3 Jun 2014 | ]
ESPN sportswriter Wright Thompson’s success rooted in work ethic and curiosity Thompson’s journey to become one of the most respected sports journalists in the business is not a coincidence, but rather the product of a family-instilled work ethic and curiosity in the human condition.

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[ By Peninsula Press Staff | 2 Jun 2014 | ]
The Peninsula Report: Brazil in Silicon Valley, climate change and dollars for gallons If you missed our May 29 episode of the Peninsula Report on KZSU Stanford 90.1 FM, join host Eliza Ridgeway in this podcast version. This episode connects Silicon Valley to World Cup fever in Brazil, looks at local responses to climate change and examines East Palo Alto’s proposed water rate hike.

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[ By Tre'vell R. Anderson | 31 May 2014 | ]
Black students reflect on black, white college experiences Two students reflect on their experiences at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Predominantly White Institutions (PWI).

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[ By Stephanie L. Wetmore | 28 May 2014 | ]
Making baseball history, sportswriter Susan Slusser is in her own league If there could be a queen of baseball beat reporting, Susan Slusser would be it. Over the past 16 seasons, the Oakland A’s beat reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle has covered over 2,500 regular season games.

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[ By Marianne LeVine and Emiliano Vazquez | 27 May 2014 | ]
A microscope made of paper? Stanford biophysicist demos ‘Foldscope’ At the Stanford School of Medicine’s annual Health Matters conference, Manu Prakash showcased the Foldscope, a microscope that costs less than a dollar and has a resolution of 700 nanometers.

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[ By Peninsula Press Environment Staff | 22 May 2014 | ]
SPECIAL REPORT: Climate change comes home Climate change is happening and though local governments in the Bay Area have begun to recognize extreme weather events, sea level rise, prolonged heat waves and drought, are they doing enough?