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  1. Goodbye, empty nest: Millennials staying longer with parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun

    For the first time on record, living with parents is now the most common arrangement for people ages 18 to 34, an analysis of census data by the Pew Research Center has found. Nearly one-third of millennials live with their parents, slightly more than the proportion who live with a spouse or partner.

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  2. Want to buy a self-driving car? Trucks may come firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Imagine you are driving on a highway late at night when a big-rig truck closes in behind you. You relax because it is keeping a safe distance and seems to be obeying the speed limit.

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  3. Photo: In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, Facebook Chief ORead the original story

    Sunday May 15 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks during a forum in San Francisco.

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  4. Facebook exec Sandberg urges graduates to build resilienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 15 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg encouraged graduating seniors at the University of California, Berkeley to persevere in life's challenging times, speaking publicly for the first time about her husband's death during a commencement speech. Sandberg, whose husband, Dave Goldberg, died in a treadmill accident while on vacation last year in Mexico, said she was "swallowed up in the deep fog of grief."

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  5. Expert: Alberta evacuation one of largest in recent memoryRead the original story

    Thursday May 5 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta is driving one of the largest evacuations in North America in recent memory, said Bill Stewart, co-director of the University of California's Center for Fire Research and Outreach at the University of California, Berkeley. With few exceptions in the United States, an entire town hasn't been threatened on this scale for over 100 years, he said, noting rather that devastation has struck neighborhoods and smaller communities in California.

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  6. Ad angers those who need reason for outrageRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A taller white child rests her bent elbow on the head of a shorter black child. In today's socio-cultural climate, that's reason for a major controversy perpetuated mostly by the black thought police.

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  7. California student says airline removed him for ArabicRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A University of California, Berkeley student and former Iraqi refugee says he was unfairly removed from a flight in Los Angeles this month because another passenger was alarmed by an innocent conversation he was having in Arabic. Southwest Airlines said in a statement Sunday that the passenger, Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, was taken off the April 9 flight to Oakland for questioning.

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  8. Berkeley provost criticized for lax discipline resigns postRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The top academic officer at the University of California, Berkeley has resigned his position following criticism that he was too lenient on the now-former law school dean accused of sexually harassment his assistant. Campus Provost Claude Steele, a prominent social psychologist who joined the Berkeley administration two years ago, issued a statement Friday saying he was stepping down because his wife has serious health problems that preclude his devoting himself to the job.

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  9. U of California students take harassment concerns to agencyRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Two graduate students at the University of California, Berkeley took their allegations that a professor sexually harassed them to the state agency that investigates discrimination claims on Monday, saying they were frustrated by the campus administration's failure to discipline the faculty member. The doctoral students, Kathleen Gutierrez and Erin Bennett, filed complaints on Monday with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing saying that South and Southeast Asian Studies Assistant Professor Blake Wentworth repeatedly touched them and made inappropriate sexual comments.

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  10. Pulitzer Prize for Public ServiceRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Las Vegas Sun on Monday won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, journalism's most prestigious award, for its investigation of construction deaths on the Las Vegas Strip and the failures of government, management and labor unions to protect workers. Judges singled out Sun staff writer Alexandra Berzon for "courageous reporting" in persevering against closed doors and intimidation.

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  11. Pulitzer Prize for Public ServiceRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Las Vegas Sun on Monday won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, journalism's most prestigious award, for its investigation of construction deaths on the Las Vegas Strip and the failures of government, management and labor unions to protect workers. Judges singled out Sun staff writer Alexandra Berzon for "courageous reporting" in persevering against closed doors and intimidation.

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  12. Sexual harassment cases tarnish Berkeley's imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    For decades, the University of California, Berkeley, has been synonymous with liberal activism and social justice campaigns. But students, alumni and staff members say they have a hard time squaring that image with a spate of high-profile sexual harassment cases roiling the campus.

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  13. Photo: The University Library on campus at the UniversityRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The University Library on campus at the University of California, Berkeley, March 21, 2016. For decades, the University of California, Berkeley, has been synonymous with liberal activism and social justice campaigns.

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  14. Photo: In this Sept. 25, 2008, file photo, then-CaliforniRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    In this Sept. 25, 2008, file photo, then-California head coach Mike Montgomery, left, talks with his son, John Montgomery, right, during basketball practice in Berkeley, Calif.

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  15. UC Berkeley to review head coach's role in harassment caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Officials at the University of California, Berkeley, are reviewing whether the men's head basketball coach correctly handled sexual harassment allegations against one of his assistants. The review aims "to dispel any doubts" about Coach Cuonzo Martin's role in the case that led to the firing of assistant coach Yann Hufnagel, athletic director Mike Williams said in a statement late Tuesday.

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  16. Berkeley moves to fire assistant coach over sex harassmentRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    An assistant men's basketball coach at the University of California, Berkeley, became the latest employee found to have violated the school's sexual harassment policy, drawing swift and serious sanctions Monday after complaints that punishment was too lenient in previous cases. Head coach Cuonzo Martin immediately moved to fire the assistant, Yann Hufnagel, and to bar him from traveling with the team during the upcoming NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, the athletic department said in a statement.

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  17. Noted media commentator Ben Bagdikian dies at 96Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Ben H. Bagdikian, a renowned journalist, newspaper executive, media critic and professor who helped publish the Pentagon Papers and for decades was a passionate voice for journalistic integrity, has died. He was 96. His five-decade career in journalism was adventurous.

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  18. Pulitzer Prize for Public ServiceRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Las Vegas Sun on Monday won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, journalism's most prestigious award, for its investigation of construction deaths on the Las Vegas Strip and the failures of government, management and labor unions to protect workers. Judges singled out Sun staff writer Alexandra Berzon for "courageous reporting" in persevering against closed doors and intimidation.

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  19. Pulitzer Prize for Public ServiceRead the original story

    Feb 29, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Las Vegas Sun on Monday won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, journalism's most prestigious award, for its investigation of construction deaths on the Las Vegas Strip and the failures of government, management and labor unions to protect workers. Judges singled out Sun staff writer Alexandra Berzon for "courageous reporting" in persevering against closed doors and intimidation.

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  20. Pulitzer Prize for Public ServiceRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Las Vegas Sun on Monday won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, journalism's most prestigious award, for its investigation of construction deaths on the Las Vegas Strip and the failures of government, management and labor unions to protect workers. Judges singled out Sun staff writer Alexandra Berzon for "courageous reporting" in persevering against closed doors and intimidation.

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