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404 points by The New York Times | California Orange County California The New York Times The Los Angeles Times Gold California Gold Rush Los Angeles Galaxy Gold mining
Jackpot: Amateur prospector finds huge gold nugget in California

2 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Gold English-language films Gold nugget Ounce T-bone steak Steak Gold mining Strip steak
California man finds 18-ounce gold nugget
Daniel UriaFRESNO, Calif., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A California man struck gold, pulling a large 18-ounce gold nugget out of a local creek.
228 points by UPI | United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst California Gold Rush Gold Gold mining
How Romanian people power took on mining and corruption
One doesn't usually think of the southeast corner of Europe as a hotbed of citizen dissent and mobilization. Yet people power in the region has been on the rise in recent years, producing some impressive outcomes. This has been most notable in Romania, where grassroots action has challenged corrupt...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Roşia Montană Gold Romania Political party Elite Romanians Gold mining World Heritage Site