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  1. Body of child found under San Francisco home identifiedRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The body of a girl who died in 1876 and was found last year inside a small metal casket under a San Francisco home has been identified. The nonprofit Garden of Innocence project said Tuesday that the child was 2-year-old Edith Howard Cook, who died on Oct. 13, 1876.

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  2. Brewers: Outsiders shouldn't tap 'Vermont' for beer namesRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Vermont brewers have a message for the rest of the industry: Don't go describing a brew as a Vermont beer if it's not from the Green Mountains. The Vermont Brewers Association is taking issue with out-of-state brewers using "Vermont" in the names and descriptions of their beer.

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  3. Victims of Berkeley balcony collapse win partial settlementRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The victims of a balcony collapse in Berkeley, California that killed six college students have reached a settlement with some of the companies they sued in 2015. Lawyers for the families of the students who died and seven others who were injured said the settlement amounts are confidential.

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  4. Berkeley murder suspect who goes by 'they' to stand trialRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Two of three psychiatrists who examined a University of California, Berkeley student charged with murder say the suspect is sane enough to stand trial. A judge scheduled a May 18 hearing for Pablo Gomez to enter a plea after the doctors' final report was filed in court Monday.

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  5. The Latest: Berkeley hails peaceful debate over Ann CoulterRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Berkeley officials say their handling of the protests over Ann Coulter's canceled appearance was a success thanks to a massive police presence that ensured the city did not become a "fight club." Mayor Jesse Arreguin has told TV station KTVU on Friday that having a large police presence helped keep raucous protests from escalating into violence.

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  6. Ann Coulter a no show at raucous but peaceful Berkeley rallyRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Coulter's canceled appearance at the University of California, Berkeley brought hundreds to raucously but peacefully celebrate the conservative provocateur. They called the canceled appearance the latest blow to free speech in the home of America's free-speech movement.

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  7. GOP bill would discipline hecklers at college speechesRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    University of Wisconsin students who disrupt speeches and demonstrations could be expelled and campuses would have to remain neutral on public issue under a bill Republican legislators are pushing this week. The bill comes as free speech issues have grown more contentious on college campuses across the country.

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  8. The Latest: Police expect clash with or without Ann CoulterRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Ann Coulter's speech at University of California, Berkeley, has been canceled, but far-right supporters plan to hold a rally Thursday to denounce what they claim is an attempt to silence their conservative views. KCBS reports that university police are preparing for violent outbreaks between militant factions on both sides.

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  9. Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violenceRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Ann Coulter said Wednesday that she was forced to cancel her speaking event Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence but might still "swing by to say hello" to all her supporters. Police and university officials said they were bracing for possible trouble whether Coulter comes to campus or not, citing intelligence and online chatter by groups threatening to instigate violence.

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  10. The Latest: Ann Coulter tells AP 'Berkeley canceled'Read the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Ann Coulter says that her speaking event at the University of California, Berkeley is "canceled" but she is implying that she might still travel to the city. In an email to The Associated Press, the conservative pundit wrote "Berkeley canceled" when asked to confirm her planned appearance on the campus Thursday.

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  11. UC Berkeley braces for violence if Ann Coulter speaks or notRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The University of California, Berkeley says it's preparing for possible violence on campus whether Ann Coulter comes to speak or not. The conservative pundit has hinted she might cancel her planned appearance Thursday amid growing concerns of violence.

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  12. Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuitRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    University of California, Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus have filed a lawsuit against the university, saying it is discriminating against conservative speakers and violating students' rights to free speech. Harmeet Dhillon, a San Francisco attorney who represents the Berkeley College Republicans, filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco.

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  13. Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    The word "CANCELED" is printed across a poster of Ann Coulter's face at the University of California, Berkeley. But that appears to be wishful thinking.

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  14. UC Berkeley flip flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May dateRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    University of California, Berkeley officials said they have a "grave concern" of violence on campus if Ann Coulter follows through on her vow to speak next week at the university. Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks instead proposed an alternate May 2 date for the conservative author, reversing a decision from a day earlier when officials canceled the event.

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  15. The Latest: Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley's May speaking dateRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Ann Coulter is rejecting the University of California, Berkeley's request for her to change the date of a planned speaking appearance at the school to an alternate date in May. Coulter's comment came hours after university officials reversed an earlier decision to call off the event citing concerns of violence. Officials offered Coulter the alternate date of May 2. The university says it has specific intelligence of threats that could pose a danger to Coulter and expected protesters, but could offer her a safe alternative venue next month.

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  16. The Latest: Ann Coulter vows to speak at BerkeleyRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Ann Coulter is vowing to go ahead with her planned April 27 talk at UC Berkeley despite the event being called off by campus officials. Coulter has fired off an angry stream of tweets including one in all capital letters saying, "I WILL BE SPEAKING NEXT THURSDAY."

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  17. Berkeley killing renews debate over gender pronounsRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Pablo Gomez Jr. was a University of California, Berkeley, senior majoring in Latino studies and a prominent campus activist when authorities say he stabbed to death a popular elementary-school teacher. Soon, the crime that police described as "very brutal and unusual" in a city that reported just two homicides last year was sucked up into the debate over gender identity when it was reported that Gomez preferred to be called "they" rather than "he."

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  18. Iranian American comedian to deliver keynote at UC BerkeleyRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    Iranian-American comedian and UC Berkeley alumnus Maz Jobrani will return to his alma mater to deliver the keynote address at this year's May 13 commencement. In a statement Monday, the University of California, Berkeley quotes Jobrani as saying his biggest message to graduating seniors will be to find a way to do what you love.

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  19. What the CIA WikiLeaks dump tells us: Encryption worksRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    If the tech industry is drawing one lesson from the latest WikiLeaks disclosures, it's that data-scrambling encryption works, and the industry should use more of it. Documents purportedly outlining a massive CIA surveillance program suggest that CIA agents must go to great lengths to circumvent encryption they can't break.

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  20. Justice Sotomayor laments perception of judges as politicalRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | My Mother Lode

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Thursday that she is saddened to see that many people have lost confidence in judges and believe they are political. Sotomayor made the comments while taking questions from law students at the University of California, Berkeley.

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