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CTV News
Citing free speech, UC Berkeley offers to waive venue fee for right-wing speakerto speak on campus on the date Berkeley College Republicans requested, school o
CTV News / Posted an hour ago
to speak on campus on the date Berkeley College Republicans requested, school officials said Thursday afternoon. New UC Berkeley chancellor Carol Christ made the decision out of a commitment to free speech, university spokesman Dan Mogulof... Read more
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CBS News
UC Berkeley in another clash over right-wing speakerviews." The group said Berkeley's inability to find a lecture hall more than tw
CBS News / Posted 2 hours ago
views." The group said Berkeley's inability to find a lecture hall more than two months in advance is laughable. "UC Berkeley has solidified itself as an ideological echo chamber," Tahmas wrote. The College Republicans and the Young... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Berkeley offers to waive venue fee for speakerSAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Latest on efforts by UC Berkeley college Republicans t
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Latest on efforts by UC Berkeley college Republicans to bring conservative Ben Shapiro to campus : 5:45 p.m. University of California, Berkeley officials are offering to waive a venue fee for former Breitbart editor Ben... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Scheduling Issues Plague Shapiro's Berkeley TalkA planned speaking engagement at UC Berkeley featuring conservative author Ben
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 hours ago
A planned speaking engagement at UC Berkeley featuring conservative author Ben Shapiro is back on, after a number of scheduling issues that have played out in the public. University officials wrote in an email to the Berkeley College Republicans... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Berkeley offers to waive venue fee for speaker AP News | 07/20/17 05:07 PM SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Latest on efforts by U
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 hours ago
AP News | 07/20/17 05:07 PM SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Latest on efforts by UC Berkeley college Republicans to bring conservative Ben Shapiro to campus : 5:45 p.m. University of California, Berkeley... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Engineering expert blasts management failures at Oroville Dama scathing report by a Berkeley engineering expert concluded Thursday. Robert
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
a scathing report by a Berkeley engineering expert concluded Thursday. Robert Bea, a professor emeritus of engineering at UC Berkeley, said in his analysis of the causes of the spillway failure at the nation’s tallest dam that the “progressive... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Catastrophic engineering expert asks: Is Oroville Dam leaking?and safe,” the website reads. But in his 124-page report, Robert Bea of the Ce
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 hours ago
and safe,” the website reads. But in his 124-page report, Robert Bea of the Center for Catastrophic Risk Management at UC Berkeley, says he led a team of 14 volunteers, including a group of retired state dam safety and water officials, who... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Berkeley teacher charged for rioting in 2016 Sacramento rallycomment on the charges that have been filed against Felarca. We interviewed Fe
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 3 hours ago
comment on the charges that have been filed against Felarca. We interviewed Felarca in February on the violent protests at UC Berkeley when Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak. She said she had no regrets and called for more "militant"... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Berkeley expert blasts management failures at Oroville Dama scathing report by a Berkeley engineering expert concluded Thursday. Robert
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
a scathing report by a Berkeley engineering expert concluded Thursday. Robert Bea, a professor emeritus of engineering at UC Berkeley, said in his analysis of the root causes of the spillway failure at the nation’s tallest dam that the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
UC Berkeley in another clash over right-wing speakerviews." The group said Berkeley's inability to find a lecture hall more than tw
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 hours ago
views." The group said Berkeley's inability to find a lecture hall more than two months in advance is laughable. "UC Berkeley has solidified itself as an ideological echo chamber," Tahmas wrote. Shapiro uses his web-based "The Ben Shapiro... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Electronic monitoring isn’t kid-friendlyoften touted as “better than jail.” That’s too low a standard for a technology
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 hours ago
often touted as “better than jail.” That’s too low a standard for a technology used on children. A new report issued by UC Berkeley School of Law and the East Bay Community Law Center, which we helped draft, suggests that electronic monitoring... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
UC Berkeley says another right wing commentator cannot speak AP News | 07/20/17 12:07 PM SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- University of California,
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 7 hours ago
AP News | 07/20/17 12:07 PM SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- University of California, Berkeley officials say conservative commentator Ben Shapiro cannot speak on the campus under conditions... Read more
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KTVN Reno
UC Berkeley says another right-wing commentator cannot speakto host conservative speakers Ann Coulter and Milo Yiannopoulos led to protests
KTVN Reno / Posted 8 hours ago
to host conservative speakers Ann Coulter and Milo Yiannopoulos led to protests. The Republican student group is suing UC Berkeley over Coulter's canceled April appearance. The group's vice president, Naweed Tahmas, says Berkeley's inability... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Berkeley College Republicans cry foul over blocked Ben Shapiro speechspeakers from appearing on campus. In February, riots broke out when right-win
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 12 hours ago
speakers from appearing on campus. In February, riots broke out when right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos came to the UC Berkeley campus his speech was called off at the last minute because of the violence. And a couple months after that,... Read more
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The Daily Californian
'A Jehnovah Carlisle Showcase' proudly celebrates Bay Area filmmakerJehnovah Carlisle, a Bay Area native and UC Berkeley alumni, is an up-and-comin
The Daily Californian / Posted 13 hours ago
Jehnovah Carlisle, a Bay Area native and UC Berkeley alumni, is an up-and-coming filmmaker with honest talent and a burning passion for his work. At his July 14 showcase, Carlisle screened his three original short films — “A Call For Grace,” “Day By... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Isabel is ... out in Oaklandand that, unfortunately, was the end of his luck. For another memorable Oaklan
The Daily Californian / Posted 13 hours ago
and that, unfortunately, was the end of his luck. For another memorable Oakland occasion, my friend Jasmine, herself a UC Berkeley graduate, visited for the weekend. We both wanted to find somewhere new to hang out, and with Oakland a short... Read more
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The Hill
Berkeley cancels event with conservative speaker Ben Shapirosaid. According to the statement, Shapiro also told the group that they "will
The Hill / Posted 13 hours ago
said. According to the statement, Shapiro also told the group that they "will find a way to get this event done, and UC Berkeley has a moral and legal obligation to ensure we do so.” The University of California, Berkeley did not immediately... Read more
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The Mercury News
UC Berkeley says door still open to Ben Shapiro visitconservatives from speaking is unsurprising but disappointing,” Shapiro said. “
The Mercury News / Posted 15 hours ago
conservatives from speaking is unsurprising but disappointing,” Shapiro said. “We’ll find a way to get this event done, and UC Berkeley has a moral and legal obligation to ensure we do so.” Mogulof reiterated the university’s twin commitments to... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Berkeley free-speech fight flares up again over conservative Ben Shapirocontinues its shameful tactic of hiding behind vague security concerns,” Naweed
Bangor Daily News / Posted 17 hours ago
continues its shameful tactic of hiding behind vague security concerns,” Naweed Tahmas, external vice president of the UC Berkeley College Republicans, wrote in an email Wednesday night. “Most recently, the university police and the... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Benefits of an LTCC educationon to a university for a bachelor’s degree. These universities include Universi
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 20 hours ago
on to a university for a bachelor’s degree. These universities include University of California schools (like UC Davis or UC Berkeley) or one of the California State universities (Sacramento State University or Chico State University). These... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Photo Essay: Traveling Europeto relax and forget about their troubles from the school year, especially at a
The Daily Californian / Posted 21 hours ago
to relax and forget about their troubles from the school year, especially at a school with as diverse of a student body as UC Berkeley. During the summer months, many students go abroad and travel to places all around the world. In this photo... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Ethnic energiesThe Ford Foundation sent help to rescue the bankrupt SF Ballet, and helped the
Bay Area Reporter / Posted yesterday
The Ford Foundation sent help to rescue the bankrupt SF Ballet, and helped the Dance Coalition get strong. Stanford and UC Berkeley brought in professors of African dance from West and Central Africa, setting up centers for training at the... Read more
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Breitbart
The Atlantic: It Is a Bad Idea to Tell Students Words Are Violencespeech as “violence” justifies acts of physical violence as an act of retaliati
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
speech as “violence” justifies acts of physical violence as an act of retaliation. Ahead of MILO’s scheduled lecture at UC Berkeley, protesters who considered the event to be an act of violence retaliated by pepper-spraying, punching, and... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
UC San Diego students taking part in $14.9 million study to edit genes in disease-carrying mosquitoeswith our plan we will be a lot further along in reducing the threat mosquitoes
KUSI News San Diego / Posted yesterday
with our plan we will be a lot further along in reducing the threat mosquitoes pose to human health.'' Scientists at UC Berkeley, UC Davis and UC Santa Barbara will assist in the research, which is funded by the Defense Advanced Research... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
UCSD scientists studying gene-editing to control disease-carrying mosquitoeswith our plan we will be a lot further along in reducing the threat mosquitoes
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
with our plan we will be a lot further along in reducing the threat mosquitoes pose to human health." Scientists at UC Berkeley, UC Davis and UC Santa Barbara will assist in the research, which is funded by the Defense Advanced Research... Read more
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The Mercury News
Books: Jeanette Arakawa’s years in ‘Exile’ yield a fact-based novelstand-in for Arakawa: “The Little Exile” is a novel, but it’s the author’s own
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
stand-in for Arakawa: “The Little Exile” is a novel, but it’s the author’s own story. In a recent conversation over tea in Berkeley, Arakawa, who lives in Los Altos with her husband, said she changed the names to protect the privacy of others.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego Researchers Studying Gene-Editing To Control Mosquito-Borne Diseaseswith our plan we will be a lot further along in reducing the threat mosquitoes
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
with our plan we will be a lot further along in reducing the threat mosquitoes pose to human health." Scientists at UC Berkeley, UC Davis and UC Santa Barbara will assist in the research, which is funded by the Defense Advanced Research... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
One Penn researcher is working to allow robots to 'feel with their eyes'as part of the National Robotics Initiative. Burka continues to collaborate wit
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted yesterday
as part of the National Robotics Initiative. Burka continues to collaborate with researchers from Darrell's lab at UC Berkeley. “[The project] will allow robots to help people in the everyday environment,” Kuchenbecker said. “It will... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Dangerous, but solvable, ‘hot spots’University are just two of our universities that are collaborating with the lik
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
University are just two of our universities that are collaborating with the likes of University of California Los Angeles, UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco to come up with studies focused on two priority areas: health innovation and translational... Read more
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International Business Times
IOTA Foundation partners with Imperial College London to drive Tangle DLT Imperial partnership compliments the IOTA Foundation's rapidly growing network
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Imperial partnership compliments the IOTA Foundation's rapidly growing network of academic partners, which also includes UC Berkeley, UCL and NTNU, the leading engineering-focused university in Norway. Jamie Burke, CEO at Outlier Ventures,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California’s economy will suffer plenty from climate change. But at least it’s not Floridachange. But hey, it will be a picnic compared to states like Florida and Texas
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
change. But hey, it will be a picnic compared to states like Florida and Texas. The groundbreaking study, led by two UC Berkeley scientists, says global warming will punish some areas of the country more severely than others. California will... Read more
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The Daily Californian
5 Reasons UC Berkeley Students Would Survive a Zombie ApocalypseUC Berkeley is quite a spooky place. As the No. 1 public university in the worl
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
UC Berkeley is quite a spooky place. As the No. 1 public university in the world, things can get pretty gnarly. We at the Clog feel that because of this, UC Berkeley students can survive anything, even the dead. So let’s bring a whole new meaning to... Read more
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NBC News
New Jersey's first Sikh elected official looks to 'uplift' community in mayoral bidas well.” Bhalla was born and raised in New Jersey, but decided to branch out
NBC News / Posted yesterday
as well.” Bhalla was born and raised in New Jersey, but decided to branch out for his education. But although he attended UC Berkeley for his undergraduate education, pursued his master's at the London School of Economics, and earned his Juris... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Campus alumnus, disability rights activist Michael Fuss dies at 72their civil rights,” Ari Breakstone said. “(At the time,) the disabled students
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
their civil rights,” Ari Breakstone said. “(At the time,) the disabled students were kept in confines, (and) a lot of UC Berkeley was not accessible to them.” As an activist, Fuss helped convince Berkeley to become one of the first cities in... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New antibody-based assay differentiates Zika from similar viral infectionsZika virus infections from infections caused by similar viruses. The antibody-b
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
Zika virus infections from infections caused by similar viruses. The antibody-based assay, developed by researchers at UC Berkeley and Humabs BioMed, a private biotechnology company, is a simple, cost-effective way to determine if a person's... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Tiny homes proposed for homeless in Richmond pilot projecttiny houses as homeless housing and are still kind of keyed into that potential
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 2 days ago
tiny houses as homeless housing and are still kind of keyed into that potential for future versions of this house," says UC Berkeley Ph.D. student Ian Bolliger. The pilot program allows six of the transitional homes to be constructed or placed... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Chinese basketball team hoops it up in Marin’s Jerry Mac Leaguefew summers to play against a different level of competition and also soak up A
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 2 days ago
few summers to play against a different level of competition and also soak up American culture. The Bay Area — specifically UC Berkeley — has often been home to the Shantou team for parts of those summers thanks in large part to former coach Billy... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Comic-Con For Educators: Ramona High Eases Into ‘The Odyssey’ With Graphic Novelfor promoting mental health in schools and on campuses. Panelists include Andre
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
for promoting mental health in schools and on campuses. Panelists include Andrea Letamendi, Brent Crandal, Alfred Day (UC Berkeley), Adrian Perdue (UCLA) and Brian MacDonald (UCLA). Teachers from California schools discuss incorporating... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Experts defend, oppose Electoral College, campaign finance rulesperson, one vote.” The third panelist, Ann Ravel, a former Federal Election Co
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
person, one vote.” The third panelist, Ann Ravel, a former Federal Election Commission chairwoman who will start work as a UC Berkeley law professor in September, agreed with Hasen that disclosure of campaign contributions “makes a big difference... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
UC Berkeley students charged with vandalismarrested at his recently acquired apartment in San Francisco on Thursday and Es
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 2 days ago
arrested at his recently acquired apartment in San Francisco on Thursday and Estrada was arrested at his apartment near the UC Berkeley campus on Friday, Hong wrote. Chamu refused to speak to officers and invoked his right to an attorney, according... Read more
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Lake County News
Stress can worsen effects of toxic chemical exposurea professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management a
Lake County News / Posted 2 days ago
a professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management and the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley. “The bottom line is that poverty-related stress may make people more susceptible to the negative effects of... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
My Response to Dan Mogulof Commentary. Categoryits commitment to the private sector, which is to provide tenants for the housi
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 2 days ago
its commitment to the private sector, which is to provide tenants for the housing being built by the private sector. UC Berkeley's history of catering to the business community is reflected in its failure to provide enough housing to its... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
I've spent the last 3 months recommending the same book to everyone I speak with — and I'm convinced anyone can use its insightsI would have done it myself, can it be enough? Actually, can it be better than
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
I would have done it myself, can it be enough? Actually, can it be better than how I would have done it? Sociologist and UC Berkeley professor Arlie Hochschild called the struggle of balancing work at the office, running a household, and caring... Read more
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Connecticut Post
I've spent the last 3 months recommending the same book to everyone I speak with — and I'm convinced anyone can use its insightsI would have done it myself, can it be enough? Actually, can it be better than
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
I would have done it myself, can it be enough? Actually, can it be better than how I would have done it? Sociologist and UC Berkeley professor Arlie Hochschild called the struggle of balancing work at the office, running a household, and caring... Read more
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NJ Biz
Target, Federal Realty unveil 'new' concept store in Parsippanywill provide the best that Target has to offer, including stylish and affordabl
NJ Biz / Posted 2 days ago
will provide the best that Target has to offer, including stylish and affordable apparel, home accessories and beauty products, along with our grocery offerings.” The retailer has set a goal to operate 130 of these small-format stores by the end... Read more
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NJ Biz
Target, Federal Realty break ground for 'new' concept in Parsippanywill provide the best that Target has to offer, including stylish and affordabl
NJ Biz / Posted 2 days ago
will provide the best that Target has to offer, including stylish and affordable apparel, home accessories and beauty products, along with our grocery offerings.” The retailer has set a goal to operate 130 of these small-format stores by the end... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Are colleges harming America?a specific agenda on others. Instead of tolerating dissent, they silence it. Ma
Staten Island Advance / Posted 2 days ago
a specific agenda on others. Instead of tolerating dissent, they silence it. Many conservatives point to the incident at UC Berkeley, where a masked group of protestors shut down a talk from Milo Yiannopoulos through violent means. In their eyes,... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Where will you watch when the eclipse passes by?it’s 100 percent,” Johnson said, citing information delivered during a recent P
Aspen Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
it’s 100 percent,” Johnson said, citing information delivered during a recent Physics for Kids BBQ by Alex Filippenko of UC Berkeley, who emphasized the difference between 99 and 100 percent eclipse is “really dramatic.” The width of the total... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Op-Ed on UC Berkeley housing contains errorsHarry Brill’s recent column on UC Berkeley and our housing challenges is so rif
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 3 days ago
Harry Brill’s recent column on UC Berkeley and our housing challenges is so rife with errors that it’s hard to know whether the author was misinformed, confused, or intentionally inaccurate. Let us count the ways: The article states that the... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley students charged with vandalism arraigned in court Monday afternoonIsmael Chamu and Peter Estrada, two UC Berkeley students arrested last week on
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
Ismael Chamu and Peter Estrada, two UC Berkeley students arrested last week on charges of vandalism, were arraigned at the Wiley M. Manuel Courthouse Monday afternoon on charges of alleged felony vandalism more than $400 and misdemeanor possession of... Read more
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