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Shifting Some Public Employees To Obamacare Would Save Billions, Stanford Study Concludes

According to a new study from Stanford University, local and state governments could save billions of dollars on their health care costs if they were to shift thousands of public employees over to Obamacare.

06/23/2014

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Palo Alto City Council Committee Proposes Broadening Smoking Ban

A Palo Alto city council committee voted Tuesday night to significantly expand the city’s smoking ban to its downtown and commercial areas, but workers and residents have mixed feelings about the proposal.

06/18/2014

Corn is watered with an irrigation system on July 17, 2012 near Fritchton, Indiana. The corn and soybean belt in the middle of the nation is experiencing one of the worst droughts in more than five decades. Indiana was the nation's fourth largest corn producer in 2011. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Breakthrough Research From Stanford Uses Satellites To ‘See’ Groundwater Levels Amid Drought

Researchers at Stanford University have come up with a way to measure the amount of groundwater in the Earth from readings taken hundreds of miles above the planet, a technique that could revolutionize management of groundwater resources.

06/17/2014

Hoover Tower near the Main Quad at Stanford University in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto, California, United States of America, North America

Stanford Senior Found Dead In Campus Housing

An unidentified Stanford senior was found dead in his on-campus bedroom Sunday afternoon. The cause of death is still under investigation.

06/16/2014

Students protest at Stanford's graduation commencement. (CBS)

Stanford Grads Protest During Commencement Against Decision Not To Expel Alleged Rapist

A cloud hung over Stanford’s graduation commencement Sunday as some graduates called for justice after an alleged sexual assault.

06/15/2014

Katie Groebner recovers in Stanford University Hospital after lung and heart transplants. (Source: Groebner Family)

Daughter’s Lung, Heart Transplant At Stanford ‘Best Ever’ Father’s Day Gift

A Bay Area dad got the best Father’s Day gift a man could get when his daughter got a lifesaving lung and heart transplant at Stanford after months on a waiting list.

06/15/2014

A solar flare is seen erupting from the sun. (Photograph by: NOAA/National Weather Service's Space Weather Prediction Center, Getty Images)

Solar Flare Shockwave May Disrupt Earth’s Satellite Communications

NASA has reported that a shockwave from a massive solar flare will hit Earth on Friday, possibly knocking out communications and causing disruptions to satellites.

06/13/2014

Leah Francis (with bullhorn) leads a protest at Stanford University, June 12, 2014. (CBS)

New Protest At Stanford Over Sex Assault Case; University Says Suspect Not A Threat

Students at Stanford University were protesting Thursday a decision by the school not to expel a senior accused of sexually assaulting a woman who is a classmate.

06/12/2014

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Vanderbilt Beats Stanford 12-5 To Advance In College World Series

Vince Conde and John Norwood had three hits and two RBIs each and Vanderbilt combined for six runs in the seventh and eighth innings to beat Stanford 12-5 Sunday to advance to the College World Series.

06/08/2014

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Taylor’s Homer For Stanford Beats Vandy 5-4

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (CBS/AP) — Stanford knows how to walk off as winners, and now the Cardinal have done it in two of their last three games. They accomplished the feat in the Bloomington Regional last […]

06/07/2014

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