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  1. ADA advocate Judy Heumann says there's more work to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Trailblazing advocate Judy Heumann says there's more work to do 25 years after Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law More than 40 years ago, a determined young woman from Brooklyn sued the city's Board of Education for the right to be a teacher - even though polio left her a quadriplegic. With that bold move, Judy Heumann set in motion a series of events that would change her life - and the lives of all disabled people - for the better.

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  2. Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.4 million vehicles over hackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | New York Daily News

    A Fiat Chrysler Jeep Grand Cherokee is seen on a sales lot as the company announced it is recalling about 1.4 million Dodges, Jeeps, Rams and Chryslers vehicles equipped with certain radios. DETROIT/SAN FRANCISCO - Fiat Chrysler will recall 1.4 million vehicles in the United States to install software to prevent hackers from gaining remote control of the engine, steering and other systems in what federal officials said was the first such action of its kind.

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  3. Fake Cali doc duped cancer patient of $2,000: copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | New York Daily News

    California cops uncovered a stash of some 25,000 pills during a raid of 69-year-old Vincent Gammill's office during his arrest for practicing medicine without a license. A California quack offering an "alternative" form of cancer treatment prescribed one woman expired meds from Russia and Mexico, along with a bag of dirt, before charging her $2,000 for the fake fix, cops in northern California say.

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  4. Berkeley balcony collapse survivor says she won't walk againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Clodagh Cogley wrote on Facebook that she might never walk again after the balcony collapse, but she still radiated a joy for having survived the accident. One of the Irish students injured in the deadly apartment balcony collapse in Berkeley, Calif.

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  5. Berkeley balcony collapse blamed on badly rotted beamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | New York Daily News

    A balcony that snapped off an apartment building and led to the deaths of six students was supported by wooden beams that had been badly rotted by water damage, building inspectors in Berkeley, California, said Tuesday. The city Building and Safety Division issued a summary of initial findings from the investigation of the fatal balcony failure a week ago.

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  6. Two cousins, victims of Berkeley collapse, mourned SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Mourners weep at the funeral of cousins Olivia Burke, 21, and Ashley Donohoe, 22, who were killed when an apartment balcony collapsed in Berkeley, California. Four others also died.

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  7. Five-decade study links pesticide DDT to breast cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Researchers examined a group of women who were exposed in utero to DDT in the 1960s, when the pesticide was popular in the United States. A five-decade study of U.S. women has found that those exposed to high levels of the pesticide DDT in the womb were four times as likely to get breast cancer.

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  8. Girlfriend of Berkeley balcony collapse victim grievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Sarah McCarthy, the girlfriend of balcony collapse victim Eoghan Culligan, posted a tribute to her Facebook page, saying "I lost the love of my life and best friend." "No words begin to describe the loss I feel," Sarah McCarthy said of her boyfriend Eoghan Culligan's death, according to the Belfast Telegraph .

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  9. Blaz talks family, progressive agenda during Calif. visitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Mayor de Blasio didn't let his slumping poll numbers - or a powerful rainstorm - dampen the latest stop on his barnstorming tour of America. He gave two speeches in California Thursday - one at his daughter Chiara's private university and another at the University of California-Berkeley - after making a similar stop to push his progressive agenda for income equality in Washington.

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  10. Researchers find new drug that rejuvinates old cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, have discovered a small-molecule drug that not only reinvigorates aging cells but may make them smarter. Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, have discovered a small-molecule drug that not only reinvigorates aging cells but may make them smarter.

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  11. Bill de Blasio heading to D.C., CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Mayor de Blasio is headed to California on Thursday to give talks at Santa Clara University - his daughter's school - and the University of California-Berkeley. He leaves for the coast Wednesday - after a two-day trip in Washington - and will return to New York on Saturday, after spending some down time with his daughter, Chiara.

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  12. Ed Lucas lost his sight but not love for baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Newlyweds Allison and Ed Lucas pose for photographers in the Yankees dugout in Yankee Stadium after they took their vows on March 10, 2006. Ed Lucas took a baseball between the eyes during a Jersey City sandlot game and lost his sight at 12 years old.

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  13. Missing UC Berkeley soccer player found dead: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Eloi Vasquez, a missing University of California, Berkeley, soccer player, has been found dead after police say he was struck by a car.

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  14. Missing UC Berkeley soccer player found dead: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | New York Daily News

    The 19-year-old was in Los Angeles for spring break when he left a fraternity party at the University of Southern California alone. Eloi Vasquez, 19, was fatally struck by a car while running across a Los Angeles freeway early Saturday, police said.

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  15. Berkeley 'ambassador' caught on camera beating homeless manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Shocking video captures an "ambassador" in hippie-haven Berkeley, Calif., viciously beat a homeless man during an alleyway confrontation.

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  16. Fuller & Castillo: How universal pre-K breeds inequalitysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | New York Daily News

    It's a bedeviling dilemma: Mayor Bill de Blasio's thick slathering of free pre-K for families across the city - no matter how rich or poor - is likely hardening, not narrowing, costly disparities in early learning. The new system he's advertised as a national model for reducing inequality now serves instead as an economic boon for better-off families, according to our new analysis of the mayor's data.

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  17. UC Berkeley student charged with sexual assault in frat: copRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | New York Daily News

    The alleged assault happened at the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house, where Jordan Schaer and the victim both lived, at 2430 Piedmont Ave. in Berkeley, California, police said. A University of California at Berkeley student has been charged with sexually assaulting his fraternity brother while he slept, police said.

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  18. 2014 is hottest year on record: NASARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | New York Daily News

    NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Friday that 2014 was the hottest year since record-keeping began in 1880. "The globe is warmer now than it has been in the last 100 years and more likely in at least 5,000 years," said Rutgers University climate scientist Jennifer Francis.

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  19. Jan. 11: Paris, the NYPD and Chris ChristieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Glendale: Catholic League President Bill Donohue's comments related to the terrorist deaths in France display the highest form of human stupidity. Innocent people were killed because a cartoon depicted Muhammad in a way that fanatics found unacceptable.

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  20. Daveed Gartenstein-Ross: We've lost our free-speech spineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Nobody should be confused about the nature of the brazen attack on the offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. This apparent act of jihadist violence was designed to silence a publication seen as outrageous and provocative by many, and to send a chilling signal.

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