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Essential California: Quake early-warning system gets a boost

Essential California: Quake early-warning system gets a boost

It’s Monday, May 16, and in the Bay Area, people are asking if the government has microphones hidden in the trees. Here’s what's going on around California:

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California’s fledgling earthquake early-warning system has received a big boost. Gov. Jerry Brown reversed himself and is asking the state to allocate $10 million to the network, which is now set to debut in 2018. Eventually, scientists hope to...

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