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  1. Republican stance on death penalty appears to be shiftingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    FILE: Undated: A handout picture from San Quentin State Prison showing a lethal-injection room at the facility, in San Quentin, Calif. Nebraska's Republican-dominated Legislature is making a concerted push to do away with the state's death penalty, the latest sign of cracks in conservatives' once-bedrock support for capital punishment.

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  2. A Look Inside San Quentin State Prison's Baseball LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Switched

    It's not exactly the opening day experience of Yankee Stadium, but for some of the inmates at San Quentin State Prison, baseball games have come to carry just as much weight. The idea of prison league sports has been covered and depicted before, perhaps most-notably in the movie "The Longest Yard."

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  3. Death row inmate dies of unknown causes at San Quentin State PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Milpitas Post

    She was in her mid-20s, but court documents say she had the skills of a 10-year-old after suffering brain damage at birth. He previously had been convicted in 1971 of raping one victim and, separately, murdering his 15-year-old baby sitter.

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  4. San Quentin Death Row Inmate Found Dead in CellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    A 67-year-old death row inmate died of unknown causes at San Quentin State Prison in Marin County on Wednesday evening, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Steele was sentenced to death in 1990 for fatally stabbing a mentally handicapped woman in Shasta County in 1988.

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  5. Death Row Inmate Dies In San Quentin Decades After Stabbing Mentally Handicapped Woman To DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [] SAN QUENTIN - A 67-year-old death row inmate died of unknown causes at San Quentin State Prison in Marin County on Wednesday evening, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Raymond Edward Steele was found unresponsive in his cell and was pronounced dead at 7:37 p.m. Wednesday.

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  6. Death row inmate at San Quentin dies of unknown causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | KRON 4

    A death row inmate at San Quentin State Prison in Marin County died of unknown causes Wednesday evening, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. 67-year-old Raymond Edward Steele was pronounced dead at 7:37 p.m. after being found unresponsive in his cell.

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  7. Death row inmate from Shasta County dies in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | KRCR

    A death row inmate from Shasta County has died at San Quentin State Prison. Condemned inmate Raymond Edward Steele, 67, was found unresponsive in his cell Wednesday night.

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  8. Scott Peterson Trial Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    ... two murders was to escape married life and upcoming fatherhood. Scott Peterson is on death row at San Quentin State Prison near San Francisco. January 24, 2003 - Amber Frey, a Fresno massage therapist, comes forward at a police news conference and ...

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  9. Prisoners to get jobs as programmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | USA Today

    ... writing code. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1yNyk6q The Code 7370 program at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Calif., offers a chance for immate to learn entry-level software development skills. San Quentin inmate ...

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  10. California prisoners to get jobs as programmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | USA Today

    ... writing code. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1yNyk6q The Code 7370 program at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, Calif., offers a chance for immate to learn entry-level software development skills. San Quentin inmate ...

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  11. Hot on the trail of cold casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | RecordNET

    On one wall, he has a hand-drawn map of the Linden area, created by convicted serial killer Wesley Shermantine in a death row jail cell at San Quentin State Prison, illustrating locations where he and childhood friend Loren Herzog buried bodies during their killing spree. On another wall, he has pictures of women who went missing and men who are suspected of murder.

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  12. Springfield native Kerry Weber wins Christophers book awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Iobserve

    Kerry Weber, managing editor of America magazine and former employee of the Catholic Communications Corporation of the Springfield Diocese, has won a Christopher Award for her memoir Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job . In the book, Weber, a native of Springfield, documents her commitment to living out the corporal works of mercy, which led her to volunteer at New York City homeless shelters and breadlines and visit inmates at California's San Quentin State Prison.

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    Friday Apr 10 | Iobserve

    Staff report SPRINGFIELD - Kerry Weber, managing editor of America magazine and former employee of the Catholic Communications Corporation of the Springfield Diocese, has won a Christopher Award for her memoir Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job . In the book, Weber, a native of Springfield, documents her commitment to living out the corporal works of mercy, which led her to volunteer at New York City homeless shelters and breadlines and visit inmates at California's San Quentin State Prison.

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  14. San Quentin, Tech IncubatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Wall Street Journal

    ... to be a gang member. Now he's pitching a startup to venture capitalists. From inside California's San Quentin State Prison. On a recent sunny day 20 miles north of San Francisco's SoMa neighborhood-home to many of the region's tech startups-Hearnes ...

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  15. San Quentin, Tech IncubatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Wall Street Journal

    ... to be gang member. Now he's pitching a startup to venture capitalists. From inside California's San Quentin State Prison. On a recent sunny day 20 miles north of San Francisco's SoMa neighborhood-home to many of the region's tech startups-Hearnes ...

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  16. Music Box: Sodapop's Bottomless WellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Planet Jackson Hole

    Seventeen-year-old guitar slinger and rockabilly minstrel Wyatt Lowe has the goods of a seasoned musician that would lead you to believe he has been a performing bandleader for decades. The evidence is his debut studio release Wyatt Lowe: Songs From a Bottomless Well.

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  17. The Next Tech Boom Is Taking Place Behind BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Switched

    When San Francisco-based venture capitalists Chris Redlitz and Beverly Parenti walked into San Quentin State Prison in 2010 to speak with a group of inmates that a friend was mentoring, they didn't know what exactly to expect. But the men behind bars, whom Redlitz described as "the most engaged audience I've ever spoken to," blew him away with their enthusiasm -- and business plans.

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  18. As death row runs out of room, California governor covets space left by the newly sprungRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | McClatchy

    With no executions in nearly a decade and newly condemned men arriving every month, the nation's largest death row has run out of room. Warning that there is little time to lose, Gov. Jerry Brown is asking the California Legislature for $3.2 million to open nearly 100 more cells for condemned men at San Quentin State Prison.

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  19. Oakland: Second suspected gang member charged in 2012 killing of 15-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Inside Bay Area

    A second reputed gang member, now serving a term in San Quentin State Prison for a Newark armed robbery, was charged Wednesday with murder in the fatal July 2012 shooting of a 15-year-old boy at an East Oakland housing complex, authorities said. Rodney Askari Rederford, 19, who police say is a member of a West Oakland gang, was charged in the killing of Hadari Askari, slain July 10, 2012, in a housing complex in the 6700 block of Leona Creek Drive.

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  20. California's death row out of roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Cal Coast News

    ... men and 20 women sentenced to death in California. Most of the male death row inmates are housed at San Quentin State Prison. San Quentin's death row can accommodate 715 inmates, and 708 of those beds are currently occupied. As part of his current ...

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