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Nathan Rott

Nathan Rott appears in the following:

California Rules An Uber Driver Is An Employee, Not A Contractor

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The California Labor Commission ruled that a driver for the ride-hailing service, Uber, was an employee, not an independent contractor. The decision could have huge implications for the company.

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Gap To Close 175 Stores, Cut 250 Corporate Jobs

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Gap CEO Art Peck says the move is being made to streamline the retail giant as it moves into the future, but questions remain about its long-term relevance and outlook.

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Dolezal Controvery Sparks Questions About Modern Civil Rights Movement

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The controversy over Rachel Dolezal's racial identity has sparked many public conversations, including one about the challenges faced by white people who are activists on racial justice issues.

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Ceaseless Rain Hinders Search For Missing Flood Victims

Saturday, May 30, 2015

More than two dozen people are confirmed dead in flooding that's inundated parts of Texas and Oklahoma. Emergency workers are continuing to search for the missing, but more rain is expected.

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Administration Announces Controversial Plan To Protect Sage Grouse

Friday, May 29, 2015

The Interior Department plans to conserve millions of acres of habitat for the greater sage grouse in 10 states. The move limits areas where petroleum and agriculture development can take place.

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Oil-Soaked Wildlife Turn Up On California Coast, As Cleanup Efforts Continue

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Workers continue to clean the coastline near Santa Barbara, where some 105,000 gallons of crude oil were spilled. Several pelicans, both dead and alive, have been found soaked in oil.

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Love โ€” And Legalization โ€” Is In The Eire For Irish Same-Sex Couples

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Ireland voted today to legalize same-sex marriage, making it the first country to do so by popular vote. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Irish journalist Daniel McConnell about the results.

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Boxing Fans File Lawsuits After Pacquiao-Mayweather Fight

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

More than 30 lawsuits have been filed by boxing fans, bettors and sports bars around the country, alleging that the so-called "fight of the century," between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao was a fraud. They're suing for their money back and, in some cases, damages.

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Why Did Amtrak Train Accelerate Into A Curve Before Derailing?

Friday, May 15, 2015

Investigators say the train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing 8 people, accelerated as it entered its final turn. It's not known whether it was accelerated by the engineer or another source.

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8 People Confirmed Dead In Amtrak Train Derailment

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The eight people killed in the derailment of Amtrak's Northeast Regional Train 188 include a Wall Street executive and a Navy Midshipman. Others are still considered missing or in critical condition.

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NTSB Investigators Plan To Interview Engineer Of Derailed Amtrak Train

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Investigators are sifting through the wreckage trying to determine what caused the deadly accident. The NTSB says the train was traveling more than twice the recommended speed for the area.

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Pacquiao's Fans Are Confident His Hard Work Will Pay Off Against Mayweather

Thursday, April 30, 2015

In the lead-up to Saturday's mega-bout between premier boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, Pacquiao is widely viewed as "the good guy." It's a role the Filipino boxer knows well.

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Scary Times For California Farmers As Snowpack Hits Record Lows

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Much of the state depends on that snow for its water. In the Central Valley, the nation's most productive farming region, that means another year of fallow fields and emergency water measures.

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Record Number Of Stranded Sea Lion Pups Strains California Resources

Friday, March 20, 2015

An uptick in malnourished pups on the coast has rescue centers struggling to keep up. Changing weather patterns and warmer ocean waters could be to blame, but it's still too early to tell.

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Federal Agents Carry Out Search For Evidence Of Illegal Support For 'Birth Tourism'

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says some wealthy foreigners seek to give birth to their children in the U.S. so they will obtain U.S. citizenship.

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Nevada's Gaming Commission Considers Olympic Wagers

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Nevada gaming officials are mulling a proposal that would allow gambling on the Olympic Games. If approved at a hearing this month, gamblers could start placing bets on the Summer Olympics in 2016.

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In LA, Women Build A Mosque Where They Can Call To Prayer

Saturday, January 31, 2015

A women-led mosque held its first jumma'a, or Friday prayer service, in Los Angeles this week. The group is hoping to strengthen the Muslim community in America by empowering the faith's women.

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Free-Climbers Reach Summit Of Yosemite's El Capitan

Thursday, January 15, 2015

After 19 days of climbing up a 3,000-foot rock face, gripping at granite sometimes no thicker than a dime, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson reached the top of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.

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She Left The Nightlife Behind To Become A Life Coach

Sunday, January 04, 2015

A former exotic dancer and dominatrix, Mira Johnson now coaches others on reinventing themselves. Her clients know she won't judge them, she says, no matter what choices they've made in life.

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California DMV Prepares For Undocumented Residents Applying For Licenses

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The state is expecting 1.6 million undocumented immigrants to apply for driver's licenses when a new law takes effect Jan. 1. The DMV is adding 800 employees to help handle the influx.

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