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Boxer Asks CDC To Probe Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Affecting Calif. Children

Sen. Barbara Boxer is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate a rare polio-like illness that has so far affected at least 20 children in California.

02/27/2014

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Barbara Boxer Slams Feds Over Probe Into San Onofre Plant Shutdown

Sen. Barbara Boxer says federal regulators might be improperly withholding records on the now-closed San Onofre nuclear power plant

11/21/2013

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Boxer Wants Production Stopped At Oil Company After Odor Complaints

California Sen. Barbara Boxer on Friday called on an oil company to stop production at its Los Angeles facility after some residents complained of nosebleeds, headaches, dizziness and respiratory problems.

11/08/2013

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San Diego Mayor Says He Ended His ‘Intensive’ Therapy Earlier Than Planned

Mayor Bob Filner is ending therapy earlier than he announced, his attorneys said late Friday, as the leader of the nation’s eighth-largest city came under enormous pressure to resign amid sexual harassment allegations.

08/09/2013

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Sen. Boxer Backs Legislation To Protect Military Sex Assault Victims

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer announced legislation Friday to address what she called an “epidemic” of military sexual assault cases.

05/31/2013

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Boxer Claims SoCal Edison Knew Generators At San Onofre Nuke Plant Were Flawed

Barbara Boxer pressed federal regulators Wednesday to open a probe at the shuttered San Onofre nuclear power plant after uncovering documents that she said suggest the utility that runs it took shortcuts that compromised safety.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2013

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New Bill Would Regulate LA’s Helicopter Traffic

Rep. Adam Schiff and Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer Monday introduced legislation that would regulate helicopter traffic over L.A. neighborhoods.

02/04/2013

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Calif. US Senators Call For Federal Probe Into High Gas Prices

Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein are calling for a federal investigation into whether or not big oil companies are manipulating the high prices at the pump.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2012

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9 Percent: Calif. Voter Approval At Record Low For Boxer, Feinstein

Two of California’s most high-profile lawmakers are quickly losing favor among their constituents.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/16/2011

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Former California State Treasurer Matt Fong Loses Battle With Cancer

Former California state treasurer Matt Fong, a Republican who lost a challenge to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, has died after a battle with skin cancer.

06/01/2011

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Barbara Boxer To Visit School Allegedly Beset By Offensive Fumes

California Sen. Barbara Boxer will be making a personal visit Thursday to a Mecca school where offensive fumes have repeatedly sickened students and staff.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/31/2011

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California Senator Wants Congress To Cut Oil Company Tax Breaks

A California Senator has partnered with President Obama in asking Congress to end $4 billion in annual tax breaks for the oil and gas industry.

04/30/2011

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Boxer, Feinstein Call For Inspections At Nuclear Power Plants

California’s two U.S. senators are calling on federal officials to perform inspections at two nuclear power plants to ensure the facilities are safe and have adequate emergency plans.

03/16/2011

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House, Senate Transportation Panel Stop For Ideas In LA

Sen. Barbara Boxer and eight Congress members have held a hearing in Los Angeles to gather local ideas as they craft a long-term federal strategy for transportation programs.

02/23/2011

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Ex-Firefighter Pleads No Contest To Baca, Boxer Threats

A former U.S. Forest Service firefighter who has been in jail since 2008 faces 19 years in prison for what prosecutors say was a set-up against the man’s wife.

12/30/2010

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