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  1. Protests for $15-an-hour wages set to expand WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Baltimore Sun

    People protest for a $15 minimum wage at a McDonald's in the 5100 block of W. Chicago Ave., in Chicago on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. The protest is part of a nationwide series of protests organized by the SEIU-backed Fnght for $15 movement.

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  2. Cal safety, DeMatha grad Michael Lowe to attend Ravens' local prospect day, sources sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Baltimore Sun

    California defensive back Michael Lowe runs a drill in front of scouts during California NFL pro day in Berkeley, Calif. California defensive back Michael Lowe runs a drill in front of scouts during California NFL pro day in Berkeley, Calif.

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  3. Video shows 'hospitality ambassador' beating homeless manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Baltimore Sun

    A man employed as a hospitality ambassador by a Berkeley civic group was caught on camera beating a homeless man who was later arrested. Christin Ayers reports.

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  4. Measles outbreak: 156 cases, possible exposure in Berkeley restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    A vial containing the MMR vaccine, right, and another vial containing the diluent used to mix the vaccine, sit on a tray before being loaded into a syringe at the Medical Arts Pediatric Med Group on Wilshire Bouelvard in Los Angeles. A vial containing the MMR vaccine, right, and another vial containing the diluent used to mix the vaccine, sit on a tray before being loaded into a syringe at the Medical Arts Pediatric Med Group on Wilshire Bouelvard in Los Angeles.

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  5. Barbara A. Murphy, homemakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    Barbara A. Murphy, a homemaker who worked as a school lunch aide, died Friday at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital of chronic pulmonary obstructive disease. She was 82. The daughter of William Thomas Chilson and Barbara Heidel Chilson, Barbara Ann Chilson, the eldest of seven children, was born and raised in St. Louis, where she graduated from St. Catherine Laboure School.

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  6. Nobel laureate Charles Townes, laser co-creator, dies at 99Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    Professor Charles Townes signs a ceremonial form after receiving his honorary degree from the University of Strathclyde in San Francisco. Professor Charles Townes signs a ceremonial form after receiving his honorary degree from the University of Strathclyde in San Francisco.

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  7. NYC to begin banning restaurant plastic foam containersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    A woman carries a beverage in a plastic foam cup Jan. 8, 2015 in New York. Nearly two years after former Mayor Michael Bloomberg suggested banning foam food containers, Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to announce the ban is a reality.

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  8. Lynching effigies hung at California university amid U.S. protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    Body-sized cardboard effigies of lynching victims were seen hanging by nooses on Saturday at the University of California, Berkeley, a school official said, amid nationwide protests over the killings of black men by police officers. University police responded to morning reports of two cardboard cut-outs in public campus areas before a midday demonstration and march assembled on the campus in the Oakland area, spokeswoman Claire Holmes said.

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  9. Rolling Stone has survived, even thrived, in controversyRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    In September 2011, Rolling Stone magazine recounted the alleged sexual abuse of Billy, a young man who said that as a 10-year-old in 1998, he had been molested by two priests and a schoolteacher affiliated with the Philadelphia archdiocese. Billy's searing claims were presented in stark fashion, with detailed scenarios and graphic descriptions.

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  10. Obama tackles different agendas in BET, 'Colbert Report' interviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    President Obama speaking to reporters Friday before meeting with a group of newly elected governors in the White House. President Obama's first sit-down TV interview since the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case touched off protests around the country will air tonight on BET.

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  11. Police, protesters clash in California in wake of chokehold death caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    A police officer clashes with a protester during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths Dec. 7 in Berkeley, California. A police officer clashes with a protester during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths Dec. 7 in Berkeley, California.

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  12. Bolt from the blue: warming climate may fuel more lightningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    Rising global temperatures may cause a big jolt in the number of lightning strikes in the United States over the rest of the 21st century in the latest example of extreme weather spawned by climate change, scientists say. Researchers forecast on Thursday that lightning strikes will increase by about 50 percent by 2100 in the continental United States because thunderstorms will become more explosive in the coming decades thanks to a warming planet.

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  13. Johns Hopkins professor shares Nobel Prize in physicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2011 | The Baltimore Sun

    More than anything else, in the wake of the elation and tumult accompanying Tuesday's announcement that he'd won a share of the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Adam Riess wants to get back to work. "I really want to keep doing the research I do, and not just supervise people doing research," a fate that sometimes befalls Nobel laureates, he said.

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  14. Ancient Russian's DNA sheds light on Neanderthal interbreedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    DNA extracted from the skeleton of a man who lived in Russia about 37,000 years ago is giving scientists new insights into the genetic history of Europeans including interbreeding that took place with Neanderthals more than 50,000 years ago. Scientists said on Thursday they used DNA taken from the man's left tibia to sequence the genome of one of the earliest known Europeans.

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  15. Country's first soda tax passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    Voters in Berkely, California became the first in the nation to approve a tax on sodas. Voters in Berkeley, California became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.

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  16. Berkeley vs. Big Soda [Commentary]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey. Rather than hang up, I agreed to answer his questions.

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