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  1. Death toll hits 30 in Oakland warehouse fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The death toll from a fire that tore through a warehouse hosting a late-night dance party jumped to 30 on Sunday as firefighters painstakingly combed through rubble for others believed to still be missing. Only a fraction of the charred remains of the partly collapsed structure had been searched, and crews clearing debris were expected to find more bodies as they advanced, Alameda County Sheriff's Sgt.

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  2. Death toll in Oakland warehouse fire rises to 24, with more expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Officials say the death toll has risen to 24 in a fire that ripped through a late-night dance party in a converted warehouse in Oakland, California, and they expect that number to climb as the search continues. Alameda County Sheriff's Sgt.

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  3. Site of deadly Oakland warehouse fire an artist space, mazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The converted warehouse known as the "Ghost Ship" where a deadly fire ripped through a late-night dance party was an artist workspace and illegal home for a rotating cast of a dozen or more residents, those who lived there or visited often said. Former residents said it was also a death trap with few exits, a rickety makeshift staircase, piles of driftwood and a labyrinth of electrical cords.

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  4. Study: Obama tax hikes on rich didn't hurt economy, or richRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    President Barack Obama's 2013 tax increases for wealthy Americans neither slowed their income growth nor hurt the economy, according to a study that taps into a key debate in the current presidential race. The top 1 percent of earners managed to increase their share of the nation's income at about the same pace after their taxes were raised as they had before, according to the study , released Thursday by Emmanuel Saez, an economics professor at University of California, Berkeley.

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  5. Why it Matters: Income inequalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Income inequality has surged near levels last seen before the Great Depression. The average income for the top 1 percent of households climbed 7.7 percent last year to $1.36 million, according to tax data tracked by Emmanuel Saez, an economics professor at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  6. Dr. Elaine Heffner: No recipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Raising a child is not like baking a cake. There is no tested recipe guaranteeing a particular result.

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  7. Engineers implanted tiny sensors in rats' nerves and muscles. Are humans next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Sensors the size of a grain of sand could one day explain what's happening in your body from the inside out. Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, implanted wireless sensors measuring just one millimeter cubed in the muscles and nerves of lab rats, then used ultrasound waves to extract information from them about how well those parts of the body are functioning.

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  8. Popping up: Ice cream museums, sitcom-themed dinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Now you see them; now you don't. Pop-up storefronts and eateries have been around for years, but entrepreneurs increasingly are taking the concept in new and unexpected directions.

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  9. Busy camps serve needs of front-line California firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | The Item Extra

    " As flames from a raging wildfire raced down mountainsides last weekend toward houses tucked in canyons north of Los Angeles, a sprawling high school campus was transformed into a firefighting supply base " with tents on the football field and enough Gatorade and portable toilets for 3,000 firefighters. Fuel tankers rolled into the parking lot of Golden Valley High so hundreds of fire trucks could quickly gas up and barrel back down vacant streets in Santa Clarita, where officials had ordered the evacuation of 20,000 residents.

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  10. Scientists looking for invisible dark matter can't find anyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " Scientists have come up empty-handed in their latest effort to find elusive dark matter, the plentiful stuff that helps galaxies like ours form. For three years, scientists have been looking for dark matter " which though invisible, makes up more than four-fifths of the universe's matter " nearly a mile underground in a former gold mine in Lead, South Dakota.

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  11. The Latest: American student confirmed among Nice deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | The Item Extra

    " The Latest on the truck attack in Nice on Bastille Day that killed 84 people: : An American student has been confirmed among the dead from last week's truck attack in the French city of Nice. The University of California, Berkeley, said in a statement that the body of 20-year-old Nicolas Leslie has been identified.

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  12. In tumultuous summer, young are in dour mood Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In a summer of political and racial tumult, young Americans are in a dour mood: pessimistic about the fairness of their economic system, questioning the greatness of the United States and deeply skeptical of the way the nation picks its leaders. A new poll of young people between the ages of 18 and 30 finds that an overwhelming 90 percent think the two-party political system has real - though fixable - problems or that it is "seriously broken."

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  13. Video show humpbacks feeding against San Francisco skylineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " A kayaker captured video of humpback whales feasting on fish in a bay with the San Francisco skyline as a backdrop. Lyrinda Snyderman of Berkeley, California, says she was out with three other kayakers to circle nearby Angel Island on Sunday when the group spotted the whales.

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  14. Hostage crisis leaves 28 dead in Bangladesh diplomatic zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant to end a hostage-taking by heavily armed militants early Saturday, killing six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners. The military said 20 hostages were killed during the 10-hour standoff, and a survivor's father said the attackers spared people who could recite verses from the Quran.

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  15. US income gap widened last year as top 1 percent gained mostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " Financial inequality became even wider in the United States last year, with average income for the top 1 percent of households surging 7.7 percent to $1.36 million. Income for the richest sliver rose twice as fast as it did for the remaining 99 percent of households, according to an updated analysis of tax data by Emmanuel Saez, an economics professor at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  16. US income inequality widened last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Financial inequality became even wider in the United States last year, with average income for the top 1 percent of households surging 7.7 percent to $1.36 million. Income for the richest sliver rose twice as fast as it did for the remaining 99 percent of households, according to an updated analysis of tax data by Emmanuel Saez, an economics professor at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  17. Philadelphia is 1st major American city with soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. Only Berkeley, California, had a similar law.

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  18. Philadelphia becomes 1st major American city with soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " Philadelphia was set to become the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. The City Council was expected to give final approval to a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary and diet beverages.

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  19. Stanford sex assault case gives parents a teachable momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " Some parents are using the case of a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting a woman he encountered at a fraternity party to talk with their own children about sexual misconduct, binge drinking and personal responsibility. In some households, the assault victim's detailed account of her experience has become required reading for teen boys, while the plea for leniency from the father of 20-year-old Brock Turner has fueled discussions about rape culture and social privilege.

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

    May 24, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " Many of America's young adults appear to be in no hurry to move out of their old bedrooms. 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.

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