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Whooping Cough Epidemic ... NUMMI Workers ... More Michelin Stars

Whooping Cough Epidemic Continues, Marin Hardest Hit in Area
California's whooping cough epidemic continues to worsen. The state department of public health says more than 6,200 Californians are known to be infected. Ten infants have died in the worst epidemic since 1950. Marin County has the state's second-highest infection rate.

Former NUMMI Workers Finding Jobs
Electric carmaker Tesla is officially re-opening the old NUMMI auto plant in Fremont. Some of its workers will feel at home -- they used to build Toyotas and GM vehicles there. Many other former NUMMI workers have found jobs elsewhere.

Michelin Guide Gives Second Bay Area Restaurant Three Stars
Fewer than 100 restaurants on the planet have the Michelin Guide's three-star rating, and now the Bay Area has another one. The new honoree is the Restaurant at Meadowood, based at a luxury resort in St. Helena. It joins the French Laundry, in Yountville, which has had a three-star rating for the last five years.

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