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  1. Freestyle skier's complex path offers Olympic Rorschach testRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KRON 4

    The words left Liz Swaney's lips without an ounce of irony. No telling curl of the lips.

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  2. Dozens of sightseers rescued from water taxi in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 10 | KRON 4

    NOVEMBER 13: A seagull sits on a lamp post as the sun sets at the Berkeley Marina November 13, 2007 in Berkeley, California. Clean up continues on oil soaked beaches as a criminal investigation is underway following a maritime accident with the container ship Cosco Busan striking the base of the Bay Bridge last Wednesday, releasing 58,000 gallons of oil into the bay.

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  3. Homeless sweep underway in Berkeley near Old City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 8 | KRON 4

    KRON's Lydia Pantazes was live at the scene where she says public notices were given to 15-20 people living in a homeless encampment at Old City Hall. Sergeant Andrew Frankel with the Berkeley Police Department, says ongoing reports culminated with a fire that happened on Tuesday is what prompted the city to take action.

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  4. Rally in support of UC Berkeley employee arrested during protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | KRON 4

    Students and workers at the University of California, Berkeley are set to rally on Wednesday in support of an employee who was arrested at a protest last week. Protesters are expected to gather on campus around 11:30 a.m. to speak out against the arrest of UC Berkeley employee, David Cole.

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  5. UC Berkeley spent $4 million for free speech event securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 5 | KRON 4

    The University of California, Berkeley spent almost $4 million on security for a month of free speech events last year when the famously liberal campus became a flashpoint for the country's political divisions. The university revealed in documents that it spent $3.9 million to bring in outside police forces, pay their room, board and overtime, have ambulances on standby, rent barricades and pay other security costs for three events scheduled from Aug. 27 to Sept.

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  6. Laptop stolen at gunpoint from Albany woman sitting on porchRead the original story

    Friday Feb 2 | KRON 4

    A sergeant says he has heard of laptops stolen at East Bay cafes but never off someone's front porch. But Thursday afternoon at 2:45 p.m., a woman minding her own business on her front porch looked up to see a man pointing a gun at her while a second grabbed her laptop.

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  7. Laptops stolen in night snatch-and-grabs in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 1 | KRON 4

    Berkeley, California - On January 31, 2018 at approximately 8:30pm, three suspects were seen casing the outdoor eating area of a business on the 2300 block of College Avenue. The suspects approached their victims, grabbed their laptop computers and fled southbound on College Avenue.

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  8. Trump administration supports suit over Berkeley speakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 25 | KRON 4

    The Trump administration on Thursday threw its support behind a lawsuit against the University of California, Berkeley that accuses the school of a double standard for campus speakers that restricts conservative viewpoints. The allegations raised by the Berkeley College Republicans and Young America's Foundation would violate the First Amendment if proven true, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a court filing.

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  9. Lead found in drinking water at Berkeley schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 24 | KRON 4

    The Berkeley Unified School District is taking action on Wednesday after lead was found in the drinking water at some of its schools. Four other schools found some traces of lead in their water fountains and those were also closed off to students.

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  10. Ursula K. Le Guin, best-selling science fiction author, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 23 | KRON 4

    Ursula K. Le Guin, the award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, has died at 88. Le Guin died peacefully on Monday in Portland, Oregon, according to a brief family statement posted to her verified Twitter account. Her son, Theo Downes Le Guin, did not immediately return a call Tuesday.

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  11. UC Berkeley student freed from ICE custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 21 | KRON 4

    A University of California, Berkeley student is back after spending weeks in a Southern California prison for overstaying his visa. After three weeks of uncertainty, Mora was finally joined by his college friends.

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  12. TRAVEL: Must-see attractions when visiting the Galapagos IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 21 | KRON 4

    Davna says everything you've heard is true.. but it's an understatement. Just when you think you've had the most amazing day in the Galapagos, the next day comes and it's even better.

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  13. Even without El Nino last year, Earth keeps on warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | KRON 4

    In this Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017 file photo, a man walks his dog across the snow-covered beach while a cargo ship sits in the steaming fog of Lake Ontario in Toronto. According to a report released on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, U.S. and British scientists calculate that 2017 wasn't the hottest year on record, but close and unusually warm for no El Nino cooking the books.

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  14. Interior official blasts resignation of parks advisory boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | KRON 4

    A U.S. Interior Department official on Wednesday blasted the resignation of most members of a board that advises it on national parks, suggesting the move was politically motivated and their work was flawed. Todd Willens, associate deputy secretary of the department, brought up investigations that uncovered sexual harassment at national parks such as the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone and an internal investigative report of a guidebook written by former National Park Service leader Jonathan Jarvis.

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  15. Lawyers: 4 sue city, UC Berkeley over injuries at riotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | KRON 4

    Four San Francisco Bay Area residents who say they were injured by protesters during a riot ahead of a speech by a right-wing provocateur at the University of California, Berkeley filed a lawsuit against the university and the city, their attorneys said Tuesday. The plaintiffs say in the suit filed Thursday in federal court in Oakland that officials failed to protect them from being pepper-sprayed and beaten when they were trying to attend a Feb. 1 speech by Milo Yiannopoulos, a conservative commentator.

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  16. 70-year-old Berkeley woman struck and killed by city employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | KRON 4

    KRON4's Ella Sogomonian was at the scene and says the victim, 70-year-old Shelley Rideout, was just a few feet away from her home at Fulton Street and Channing Way. According to California Highway Patrol, the accident happened around 1:21 p.m. Officers say the driver, a Berkeley city employee, stopped at a stop sign before entering the crosswalk where Rideout was walking.

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  17. African elephant, hippo, rhino populations shrink in wartimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | KRON 4

    War is hell for wildlife, too. A new study finds that wartime is the biggest threat to Africa's elephants, rhinos, hippos and other large animals.

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  18. New study looks at California prison guards' suicide rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | KRON 4

    Correctional Officer Scott Jones kissed his wife goodbye on July 8, 2011, and headed off to a maximum-security prison in the remote high desert of northeastern California. He never came home.

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  19. Chocolate may be on the brink of extinction, scientists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | KRON 4

    Almost everyone has a comfort food they reach for when they're feeling down. For the majority of us, that food is chocolate.

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  20. Strong earthquake rattles the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | KRON 4

    The quake struck at 2:39 a.m. and was centered in Berkeley, according to USGS. The earthquake had a preliminary depth of 8 miles.

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