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  1. Irish leader to visit Berkeley to honor balcony victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    The president of Ireland plans to plant a tree in Berkeley on Wednesday in memory of the six college students who were killed when a balcony snapped off an apartment building. President Michael Higgins and Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates are scheduled to place a pair of strawberry tree saplings in a downtown city park just a few blocks from the Library Gardens complex, the site of the June accident.

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  2. Months before oil spill, signs of poor record-keeping foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    The pipeline company responsible for an oil spill that blackened California beaches kept shoddy records on emergency training and how it would protect pristine coastline in the event of a break, federal regulators said Friday. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration proposed six violations from inspections begun in 2013 - some 20 months before the May pipeline rupture near Santa Barbara - but imposed no fines.

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  3. Clinton eulogizes promoter of National Civil Rights MuseumRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Former President Bill Clinton has led the eulogies for D'Army Bailey, a lawyer and judge who helped preserve the Memphis hotel where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and turn it into the National Civil Rights Museum. The Commercial Appeal reports that at his funeral Saturday, Clinton said the Lorraine Motel might be a parking lot without Bailey's efforts.

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  4. AP Exclusive: Gulf oil wells lingering with temporary sealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Five years after the Obama administration promised to move swiftly to permanently plug unused oil and gas wells in the Gulf of Mexico, even more shafts are lingering for longer periods with only temporary sealing, an investigation by The Associated Press shows. It is not clear how many incompletely sealed wells may have leaked - they generally are not monitored as carefully as active wells - but they contain fewer barriers to pent-up petroleum and rupture more easily.

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  5. D'Army Bailey, National Civil Rights Museum promoter, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    D'Army Bailey, a lawyer and judge who helped preserve the Memphis hotel where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated and turn it into the National Civil Rights Museum, died on Sunday, his wife said. He was 73. Bailey led the fight to preserve the crumbling Lorraine Motel, where King was slain while standing on a balcony on April 4, 1968.

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  6. Young woman severely injured in balcony collapse out of comaRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    The 21-year-old woman who was celebrating her birthday with a group of friends when a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, California, killing six people and injuring seven others, has come out of her coma and is no longer in critical condition. Ireland's Consul General Philip Grant says Aoife Beary remains in the intensive care unit at Stanford with a head injury, and has a long road to recovery.

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  7. University of California sued over sex assault claimsRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    Three current and former University of California, Berkeley students sued the school on Monday, accusing administrators of not doing enough to investigate their sexual assault claims and hand out punishment. The three women said the administrators mishandled their claims, failed to keep them informed about the disciplinary process, and handed out inadequate punishment.

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  8. Badly rotted beams identified in deadly balcony collapseRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    A balcony that snapped off an apartment building and led to the deaths of six college students was supported by wooden beams that had been badly rotted by exposure to moisture, building inspectors in Berkeley, California, said Tuesday. However, in a summary of the city's investigation, officials stopped short of blaming the rotten beams for the accident last week.

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