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We find out how California’s emissions standards have affected the auto industry, and whether car makers would welcome laxer rules.
Aaron Robinson, Car and Driver magazine
James Birch has owned Flora Bella Farm in Three Rivers, California for decades. For him, the rain is a welcome respite. But at the same time, he’s been looking elsewhere to grow his crops.
James Birch, Flora Bella Farm
One neurologist's patients suffer epileptic seizures, are blind or can’t walk. They don't actually have an underlying physiological disease, so how does she treat them?
Suzanne O'Sullivan, Neurologist, Author “Is It All In Your Head: True Stories of Imaginary Illness”
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