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Craigslist Starts Offering Embedded Maps for Housing in San Francisco and Portland

Maps in testing for craigslist real estate

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Craigslist Starts Offering Embedded Maps for Housing in San Francisco and Portland

Craigslist has launched an interesting new update for people looking for real estate the rent or purchase. Craigslist is testing embedded maps inside ads for housing in the San Francisco Bay and Portland Oregon areas. The new map service uses data from OpenStreetMap.

Reports indicate that craigslist is hosting the maps themselves. It's no surprise that craigslist is testing this feature after it filed suit only a month ago against two other firms for using craigslist housing data on their maps.


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Owner claims dog strangled by groomer

Source: MyFox 8 WGHO

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — A Natomas man says his puppy was strangled during a visit to the groomer last month. Thuan Le, the owner of Buddy, says his dog was at the vet within 40 minutes after getting picked up from Wagger’s Pet Spa and Market on June 29. “The vet said severe strangulation and ruptured capillaries,” Le said. Banfield Pet Hospital says the dog appeared to have been strangled, possibly dur ...
Source: MyFox 8 WGHO   Full article at: MyFox 8 WGHO 44 minutes ago


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And in the end, McCartney seats were fab

Source: Albany Times-Union

Colonie Scammers sold at least 29 counterfeit tickets to last weekend's Paul McCartney concert. That's an unusually high number for a Times Union Center event, said Bob Belber, the arena's general manager, and it probably reflects the high demand for a show that sold out in 28 minutes. David Avitabile was one of the people who was ripped off. The Middleburgh resident, who went to the concert w ...
Source: Albany Times-Union   Full article at: Albany Times-Union 9 hours ago

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Sex Assault Suspect Met Alleged Victims Online

Source: CBS Denver

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GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4)- A sexual assault suspect who met his alleged victims online has been arrested but investigators believe there may be more victims out there who haven’t come forward. According to arrest affidavit, Michael Miller was allegedly finding his victims on dating websites like or OK Cupid as well as Craigslist. Investigators said when the women would take him up on his offer ...
Source: CBS Denver   Full article at: CBS Denver 11 hours ago

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Controversial Nanny Now Telling Her Version Of Events That Led To Her Not Going

Source: CBS Los Angeles

UPLAND (  —  She’s been called “The Won’t Go Nanny” and “The Nightmare Nanny” but whatever you call Diane Stretton, she is still a house guest. More than a month ago, Marcel and Ralph Bracamonte fired their live-in nanny. They found Stretton, 64, on Craigslist and agreed she would do light housekeeping and help take care of the couple’s three children. For the first two months, the Bracamontes said everything was fine but that one day, Stretton just re ...
Source: CBS Los Angeles   Full article at: CBS Los Angeles 12 hours ago

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San Bruno Landlord Accuses Tenant Of Being ‘Serial Squatter’

Source: CBS San Francisco

SAN BRUNO (CBS SF) — A San Bruno woman is trying to evict a tenant she accuses of defrauding landlords, and being a serial squatter. Sandy Ta says Debbie DeRivero, her tenant in a San Bruno rental unit has been defrauding landlords for seven years, and that her research shows the woman has been evicted as seven times over that period. KPIX 5 was able to confirm three of those evictions, including Ta’s case. Ta sa ...
Source: CBS San Francisco   Full article at: CBS San Francisco 1 day ago, 5:04pm CDT

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Pedestrian Tells Bike Rider: I Hope You Get Hit By Semi

Source: CBS2 Chicago

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By John Dodge CHICAGO (CBS) — A female bike rider who said she was verbally abused by an apparently inebriated middle-age man out with his wife and young son in Wicker Park has written an open letter on Craigslist to vent her anger over the ugly altercation. The note is addressed to: “Stranger outside Big Star who told me you hoped I would die on my bike.” The woman, who described herself as a “diminutive gir ...
Source: CBS2 Chicago   Full article at: CBS2 Chicago 6 days ago, 11:29am CDT

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A look at Ford's punishing stress tests

Source: Toronto Sun

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The toughest test Ford's new F150 underwent wasn't by a robot or machine, but by a group of larger-than- average men the automake ...
Source: Toronto Sun   Full article at: Toronto Sun 1 week ago, 9:28am CDT

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How Sophie Elgort is Just Like Her Father

Source: Hamptons Magazine

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Following in the footsteps of her iconic father, Arthur, Sophie Elgort balances a growing photo career with her upcoming wedding in Southampton. Budding photographer Sophie Elgort’s clients range from Teen Vogue to the Financial Times. Sophie Elgort arrived on the set of her first shoot as a professional photographer with more than two decades of experience and a lot of questions: Where was the art director? The scoute ...
Source: Hamptons Magazine   Full article at: Hamptons Magazine 1 week ago, 11:00pm CDT

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Construction companies hired hairdressers, bellhops as safety inspectors: prosecutors

Source: New York Post

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Two companies hired to provide safety managers to Manhattan construction sites were indicted for sending hairdressers and bellhops — hired off Craigslist — to take the place of ...
Source: New York Post   Full article at: New York Post Jul 2 2014, 1:38pm CDT

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Need a fake girlfriend? This startup has you covered

Source: Conde Nast Portfolio

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M ore details have surfaced about how My Invisible Girlfriend, the St. Louis-based startup that promises a believable fake girlfriend, plans to curate photos to provide proof of a fake relationship. In June, the makers of My Invisible Girlfriend took to Craigslist to ask for selfies that would ultimately be used as fake girlfriends for those in need. Those who sent in photos — the company was looking for photos from women aged 18 to 45 from all backgrounds and ethnicities — were not paid for… ...
Source: Conde Nast Portfolio   Full article at: Conde Nast Portfolio Jul 2 2014, 7:05am CDT

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