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Bay Bridge: Senate committee is told decision to use susceptible steel for anchor rods was a group exercise
Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty tells state senators that the decision to use a kind of high-strength steel that turned out to be susceptible to hydrogen embrittlement was made in 2002 by teams of experts from the state, federal, private and academic engineering organizations.
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Too poor for plastic surgery, Korean teens try DIY methods
Impatient for treatments that can cost as much as $10,000, these youngsters are taking the burden upon themselves to craft a better face, using devices that could injure them. Full Story
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Bella remains most favorite dog name
List of most popular pet names revealed a few new surprises and a growing challenge to the two-year leader, Bella.
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Demi Lovato leaving 'X Factor' to focus on music
Simon Cowell confirms the singer will be busy touring in 2014.