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Algeria Plane Vanishes From Radar Over Northern Mali

An Algerian official says that the plane had crashed, but he said it remained unclear where it came down or why.

07/24/2014

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (left) shows off Amazon PrimeAir drones to Charlie Rose of CBS News. The unmanned aircraft would be used for shipping items to customers. (CBS)

Amazon Asks FAA Permission To Fly Drones For Delivering Packages In Under 30 Minutes

Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less.

07/11/2014

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Bay Area Government Agencies Make Largest Electric-Car Purchase In U.S.

More electric cars are coming to the Bay Area after the Metropolitan Transportation Commission made one of the largest purchases of electric cars in the nation.

07/09/2014

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3rd Spare-The-Air Alert Issued In A Row For Bay Area Due To Heat, Low Winds

A third consecutive Spare the Air alert has been issued in the Bay Area for Wednesday, air quality officials said Tuesday.

05/13/2014

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1st Spare The Air Day Announced For 2014 With Hot Weather Approaching

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Bay Area Air Quality Management District Sunday announced that Monday would be its first “Spare the Air” day for 2014, as hot weather and auto exhaust is expected to […]

05/11/2014

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2nd Straight Spare The Air Alert Issued For Thursday

For the second day in a row, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents to refrain from burning wood.

12/07/2011

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Bay Area Coastal Air Improves, But Inland Air Still Problematic

A national report card says that overall the Bay Area’s air quality is steadily improving, but the inland counties still get a failing grade for having too much ozone in the air.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/27/2011

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