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SACRAMENTO, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The California Air Resources Board is challenging the state's cities to compete to be the "coolest" by cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

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Eight states to aim for 3.3 million zero-emission cars

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California calls for more green cars

California calls for more green cars

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- California lawmakers approved rules to cut greenhouse gas emissions from cars and increase the number of so-called green vehicles on the road in coming years.

Calif. approves greenhouse gas cuts

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- California officials Thursday approved a plan to cut the state's greenhouse gas emissions by 15 percent by 2020.

Calif. requires cleaner ship fuels

SACRAMENTO, July 24 (UPI) -- California air-quality regulators announced Monday that oceangoing ships will be required to use low-sulfur diesel fuel while operating off the coast.

Air advocate says California will prevail

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- California auto emissions standards, tougher than U.S. laws, will likely prevail as an industry standard, the head of the state's air pollution board said.

Hydrogen fueling stations stall in Calif.

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 2 (UPI) -- California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's plan for a statewide network of hydrogen fueling stations for fuel cell cars has stalled.

Calif. bans ozone air purifiers

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The California Air Resources Board has placed a ban on in-home ozone air purifiers after studies suggested they worsen conditions including asthma.

California clamps down on diesel

LOS ANGELES, July 27 (UPI) -- California has adopted tough new rules requiring that construction companies upgrade their diesel-powered equipment to reduce air pollution.
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Mary Ann "Polly" Nichols (26 August 1845 - 31 August 1888) was one of the Whitechapel murder victims. Her death has been attibuted to the notorious unidentified serial killer named Jack the Ripper who killed and mutilated several women in the Whitechapel area of London from late August to early November 1888.

About 11 p.m. 30 August Mary Ann "Polly" Nichols was seen walking the Whitechapel Road, at 1.30 a.m. she was seen to leave a pub in Brick Lane, Spitalfields. An hour later she left a common lodging-house in Thrawl Street as she was lacking fourpence for a bed, implying by her last words that she would soon earn the money on the street with the help of a new bonnet she had acquired. She was last seen at the corner of Osborn Street and Whitechapel Road, at 5.30 a.m., an hour before her death. At about 6:40 in the early morning she was found dead in front of a gated stable entrance in Buck's Row (since renamed Durward Street), a back street in Whitechapel about 150 yards from the London Hospital and 100 yards from Blackwall Buildings. Neither the police officers patrolling nearby streets nor the residents in houses alongside Buck's Row reported hearing or seeing anything suspicious.

While her death certificate stated she was forty-two at the time of her murder (an apparent error reflected on her coffin plate and gravestone), birth records indicate she was forty-three, a fact confirmed at her inquest by her father, who described her as looking "ten years younger" than her age. She was born Mary Ann Walker in Dawes Court, off Shoe Lane in London on 26 August 1845. On 16 January 1864 she married a printer's machinist, and the couple had five children: the names were

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