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SAN FRANCISCO: Suicide Nets Finally Approved For Golden Gate Bridge

Via CNN: On Friday, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge Board of Directors unanimously approved $76 million in funding to erect a 20-foot-wide steel net — extending out from each side of the 1.7-mile span — to deter would-be jumpers. The federal government will cover $50 million of the cost; the rest will come from state and local sources. Last year, …

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