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  1. Milo Yiannopoulos, Larry Wilmore go head-to-head on a MaheraRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Republic

    While conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos insulted comics Lena Dunham, Leslie Jones, Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman, his appearance on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" was relatively tame - at least until the television cameras were turned off. It was later, during an online-only "Overtime" segment of Maher's Friday night show, that two of Maher's three panelists hurled expletives at the Breitbart News senior editor.

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  2. The Latest: Milo Yiannopoulos calls his views a mainstreamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | The Republic

    BERKELEY, Calif. - The Latest on violent protests at the University of California, Berkeley that shut down a scheduled speech by polarizing Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos : Right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos said some news outlets appeared to blame him for the violence that erupted Wednesday night at the University of California, Berkeley before his scheduled speech.

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  3. Sales soar for Milo book a Dangerousa ; publisher mum on tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | The Republic

    Sales are soaring for the upcoming book by incendiary right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos. Details of his promotional tour, assuming there is one, are a mystery for now.

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  4. The Latest: Milo Yiannopoulosa Berkeley talk canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The Republic

    BERKELEY, Calif. - The Latest on a talk at the University of California, Berkeley by polarizing Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos : A University of California, Berkeley official says a talk by a polarizing Breitbart News editor at the university has been canceled as protesters outside the building where the speech was to have taken place threw smoke bombs and set a fire.

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  5. Weakened by drought, trees are falling in rainy CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | The Republic

    Drenching winter rains combined with the punishing effects of six years of drought are causing trees to topple across California, in some cases with deadly results. At least two people have been killed in the past month.

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  6. Chinaa s poorest, trying to stay warm, add greatly to smogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Republic

    QIAN'AN, China - An overloaded coal truck rumbles down from the steel factory and hits a bump, sending chunks of its black cargo skittering and click-clicking along the asphalt. Waiting by the roadside, a farmer swaddled in thick, cotton-padded winter clothing scrambles into onrushing traffic to pick up the pieces.

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  7. Melba ComanichRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Republic

    She is survived by her sister, Charlotte Kysar of Seymour; daughter, Camilla Comanich of Berkeley, California; son, Charles Comanich of Baytown, Texas; son-in-law, Steven Carpenter of Maple Valley, Washington; and four grandchildren. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday at Burkholder Funeral Chapel.

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  8. Cleared of violating Iran sanctions, man hopes for pardonRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | The Republic

    Plenty of inmates in American prisons have served long sentences before their convictions were reversed. Few have emerged from behind bars quite like Mahmoud Reza Banki.

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  9. US home price gains lift household wealth to $90.2 trillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | The Republic

    A healthy increase in home values and higher stock prices drove up U.S. household wealth in the July-September quarter, though the gains are largely concentrated among wealthier Americans. The Federal Reserve said Thursday that real estate values increased $554 billion in the third quarter, while Americans' stock and mutual fund portfolios rose $494 billion.

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  10. Music therapist, teacher, teens among warehouse fire victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Republic

    A therapist who used music to help kids cope with trauma. A woman who taught at a Montessori school.

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  11. Former tenant: Run-down Oakland warehouse was a a death trapaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Republic

    Shelley Mack says she didn't know the converted Oakland warehouse known as the "Ghost Ship" was an illegal residence until after she moved in, when she was instructed to tell visitors it was a 24-hour workspace for artists. The building was often freezing cold.

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  12. Former tenant: Oakland warehouse was unsafe makeshift spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The Republic

    Shelley Mack, a one-time tenant of the converted warehouse dubbed the "Ghost Ship," found the rental in an ad on Facebook. She paid about $700 a month in rent, along with a security deposit of the same amount and a one-time contribution of about $700 to a fund meant to go toward improvements.

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  13. Death toll hits 30 in inferno at art studio a horror houseaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The Republic

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

    Dec 4, 2016 | The Republic

    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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  15. Dictionary.coma s word of the year is a xenophobiaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | The Republic

    You might have thought about it, heard it. A lot. You might have even felt it: Dictionary.com's word of the year is "xenophobia."

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  16. Prisons chief aims to make a hard timea a rehearsal for homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | The Republic

    When he got his first post as a warden 20 years ago, Kevin Kempf looked around the prison yard and decided everything green had to go. Trees, shrubs, even the rosebushes at the state prison in the mountain town of Orofino were ripped out, leaving nothing but an empty yard.

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  17. Billionaires put pop in advocatesa push for soda taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | The Republic

    After years of stamping out soda tax proposals with well-financed campaigns, Big Soda is suddenly finding itself up against bigger adversaries. Voters and lawmakers in five municipalities such as San Francisco and the county that includes Chicago approved special taxes on sugary drinks last week, with advocates saying the victories point to a change in public attitudes and the beginnings of a movement.

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  18. The Latest: Berkeley high school students stage walk-outRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Republic

    More than 1,000 California high school students have walked out of classes in Berkeley to protest the election of Donald Trump. Berkeley Unified School District spokesman Charles Burress says about half of the school's 3,000 students left at the start of the first period on Wednesday and gathered in the school's courtyard.

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

    Oct 21, 2016 | The Republic

    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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  20. Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | The Republic

    The famous human ancestor known as Lucy walked the Earth, but it was her tree climbing that might have led to her demise, a new study suggests. An analysis of her partial skeleton reveals breaks in her right arm, left shoulder, right ankle and left knee - injuries that researchers say resulted from falling from a high perch such as a tree.

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