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  1. The science of cell phones and brain tumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    The city of Berkeley, California, passed a law that goes into effect next month requiring cell phone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations. The move reopened a decades-old debate about whether mobile phones cause brain tumors.

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  2. Dem presidential candidate faulted for saying 'all lives matter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley apologized on Saturday for saying "All lives matter" while discussing police violence against African-Americans with liberal demonstrators. Several dozen demonstrators interrupted the former Maryland governor while he was speaking in Phoenix at the Netroots Nation conference, a gathering of liberal activists, demanding that he address criminal justice and police brutality. 1 comment

  3. 'Cash for caulkers' was a bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    A new study from the University of Chicago and University of California Berkeley says making a home more energy efficient costs twice what it saves in energy bills. The study looked at over 30,000 low-income Michigan homeowners who qualified for federal money to upgrade their homes.

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  4. Balcony in fatal Berkeley collapse had severe dry rotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    A residential balcony that collapsed and killed six students in Berkeley, California, had decayed to the point of severe dry rot, according to a new report. A memorandum from inspectors at the Berkeley Building and Safety Division says that the deck's severed joist ends -- horizontal, parallel beams that support a ceiling or floor -- looked "extensively rotted" where the structure had ripped from the wall.

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  5. Students who died in balcony collapse mournedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    An investigation is underway at the Library Gardens Apartments in Berkeley, where tragedy struck at a 21st birthday celebration early Tuesday. The five Irish students who died have been named as Olivia Burke, Eoghan Culligan, Niccolai Schuster, Lorcan Miller and Eimear Walsh, all 21. They were in the United States on short-term work visas.

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  6. Irish killed in California balcony collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    A number of young Irish citizens have died following the collapse of a balcony in Berkeley, California, Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday. Police said five people died when the fourth-floor balcony at an apartment complex in downtown Berkeley gave way just after midnight local time.

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  7. Police: 5 killed, 8 injured in Berkeley balcony collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    Police say five people were killed and eight were injured when a balcony collapsed on an apartment building in Berkeley, California, the Associated Press reports. The balcony fell to the sidewalk from the top of the four-story building shortly after 3 a.m. ET, Berkeley Police spokeswoman Jennifer Coats told NBC News.

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  8. Yankees acquire INF Renda from WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    Minor-league infielder Tony Renda was traded to the New York Yankees from the Washington Nationals in exchange for right-handed pitcher David Carpenter. Carpenter was expected to join the 25-man roster with the Nationals, who transferred outfielder Nate McLouth to the 60-day disabled list.

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  9. Android robot urinates on Apple logo in Google MapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    In the outskirts of Rawalpindi, a Pakistani city less than 10 miles southwest of Islamabad, is what appears to be a park in the shape of an Android robot urinating on an Apple logo. It's not clear how long the image has been there.

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  10. Android robot urinates on Apple logo in Google MapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    In the outskirts of Rawalpindi, a Pakistani city less than 10 miles southwest of Islamabad, is what appears to be a park in the shape of an Android robot urinating on an Apple logo. It's not clear how long the image has been there.

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  11. Chinese censors have new cyberweaponRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    China's cybercensors have long used a "Great Firewall" to block its citizens from reading critical articles from Western news websites or consuming other content it disapproves of. But it's no longer enough for them, says a study published Friday.

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  12. Chinese censors have new cyberweaponRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    China's cybercensors have long used a "Great Firewall" to block its citizens from reading critical articles from Western news websites or consuming other content it disapproves of. But it's no longer enough for them, says a study published Friday.

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  13. Stanford business school tops HarvardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    In the cut-throat world of business schools, it was a West Coast non-Ivy that came out on top this year. Stanford is top business school, according to a ranking by U.S. News released Tuesday.

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  14. UN investigates claim of ISIS organ theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    The United Nations is looking into claims that ISIS -- already considered the wealthiest terrorist group on record -- may be harvesting organs from slain civilians and gaining financial benefits by trafficking the body parts, officials said Wednesday. But Britain's ambassador to the U.N., Mark Lyall Grant, said the issue has not been officially discussed.

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  15. UN investigates claim of ISIS organ theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    The United Nations is looking into claims that ISIS -- already considered the wealthiest terrorist group on record -- may be harvesting organs from slain civilians and gaining financial benefits by trafficking the body parts, officials said Wednesday. But Britain's ambassador to the U.N., Mark Lyall Grant, said the issue has not been officially discussed.

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  16. Study: Small screens can harm children's sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    And that means his son, age 11, can't take his Kindle or other electronic devices upstairs, where their bedrooms are located. "Upstairs are bedrooms only, which I want to remain tranquil and quiet, so our rule is no screens upstairs," says Stephenson, of Maplewood, New Jersey.

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  17. Study: Small screens can harm children's sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    And that means his son, age 11, can't take his Kindle or other electronic devices upstairs, where their bedrooms are located. "Upstairs are bedrooms only, which I want to remain tranquil and quiet, so our rule is no screens upstairs," says Stephenson, of Maplewood, New Jersey.

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