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Local News


  • Drummond: License suspensions create hardship for poor
    published on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:13:21 GMT
    A bus driver in Alameda County gets a $29 ticket for missing the 10-day deadline to notify the California Department of Motor Vehicles of her address change. A pretty penny-ante transgression....
  • Full Court Press: Death penalty decision is due
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:00:20 GMT
    It's too late for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev - even the most sympathetic survivors of his cowardly crime can't take the death penalty off the table. The parents of Martin Richard, the 8-year-old boy who was murdered during the April 15, 2013, Boston Marathon bombings, have every right to state their wishes....
  • Less than one lifetime: Eyewitness to nuclear development, from...
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:06:57 GMT
    While sorting through papers, correspondence, news clippings, records etc., I realized that nuclear bomb and nuclear power development has occurred within my lifetime. It was July 16, 1945, when Trinity, the first atomic bomb, was detonated at Alamogordo nuclear site in New Mexico, followed by the uranium bomb dropped on Hiroshima and the hydrogen bomb on Nagasaki in August....
Regional News


  • Shedding light on the blurry world of myopia and its meteoric global growth
    published on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:07:19 GMT
    Brain-training may help compensate, to some degree, for physical problems in the eye and optic nerve, such as cataracts or glaucoma. Brain-training may help compensate, to some degree, for physical problems in the eye and optic nerve, such as cataracts or glaucoma....
  • Just A Snapshot of a Few of the Many Who Brought a Postal Privatization Effort to a Standstill.
    published on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:02:30 GMT
    On that day, April 14th, 2015, Federal District Court Judge William Alsup proclaimed a stalemate. He declared that the lawsuit, City of Berkeley v United States Postal Service , which sought to enjoin the Postal Service from selling the Post Office building at 2000 Allston Way, was moot - for lack of there being a buyer....
  • See Priya Cook: Gender Bias Pervades Textbooks Worldwide
    published on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:12:31 GMT
    "If aliens beamed onto Earth and read our school textbooks, they wouldn't have a clue about what women contribute to our society," says Rae Blumberg , a sociologist at the University of Virginia. Blumberg has spent years looking at textbooks from all over the world....
Sports News


  • Shedding light on the blurry world of myopia and its meteoric global growth
    published on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:07:19 GMT
    Brain-training may help compensate, to some degree, for physical problems in the eye and optic nerve, such as cataracts or glaucoma. Brain-training may help compensate, to some degree, for physical problems in the eye and optic nerve, such as cataracts or glaucoma....
  • Glenn Seaborg
    published on Sun, 19 Apr 2015 04:00:00 GMT
    Glenn Theodore Seaborg was an American scientist who won the 1951 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "discoveries in the chemistry of the transuranium elements", contributed to the discovery and isolation of ten elements, and developed the actinide concept , which led to the current arrangement of the actinide series in the periodic table of the elements. He spent most of his career as an educator and research scientist at the University of California, Berkeley , where he became the second Chancellor ...
  • Campus Administrators Invoke 'Civility' to Silence Critical Speech
    published on Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:18:12 GMT
    University administrators are successfully rallying around the value of "civility" in discourse as a means of silencing and getting rid of professors deemed politically troublesome. Writing in The Nation, Joan W. Scott, professor emerita at the Institute for Advanced Study's School of Social Science and adjunct professor of history at the Graduate Center, CUNY, reports that University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign administrators denied formerly tenured-professor Steven Salaita a promised posit...

Local Area Videos


  • Our Friend Martin Elementary Video HD

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    Video for elementary school students to learn about MLK Jr.
  • MLK- The King and His Dream

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    School Project Children's story DVD drawings by: http://www.youtube.com/user/littlemew narration, editting, coloring, and script: me.
  • Middle School Student Near Ferguson, MO Interprets Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's Dream

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    Carlissa Hinton, an 8th grade student, is named a 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Contest winner for her speech interpreting Dr. King's dream. Carlissa presents her speech here...
  • Pitbull Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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    On January 15th, Pitbull gave a speech at his Charter School, SLAM! Middle/High School, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It was an emotional moment for Armando as he reflected on his life...
  • George School Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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    On August 28, 2013 we invite you to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic 1963 March on Washington and the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I have a dream' speech with a look back...
  • 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Speech Contest winner, Dharbi Jens

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    County Dr. Martin Luther King Speech contest middle school winner, Dharbi Jens Theme: Dream with a Vision, Live with a Purpose. Congratulations!
  • BrainPOP Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    I have a dream...” Who began one of America's greatest speeches with those words? In this BrainPOP video, you'll learn about life of the civil rights activist and nonviolent protestor,...
  • "Feel Good" arr. Barbara Baker | Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School Girls Choir

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    The 2000-01 Girls Choir from Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School in Beltsville, Maryland perform this upbeat arrangement by Barabara Baker and David J. Elliott. I am so sorry for the quality...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. - "Man In The Mirror" [MLK Day Tribute]

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    This year for Dr. King's birthday I wanted to do something special, something that would make him proud. I didn't want this to just go by as just a free day we get out of school, I wanted...
  • First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks at an Education Event in Dakar, Senegal

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    First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to students at Martin Luther King school, an all-girls middle school in Dakar, Senegal.
  • Martin Luther King Jr Middle School Chorus(Berkeley, California)- June Concert 2013/6/5

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    Hi again with another chorus video... 1:28 Blackbird 4:13 Dirait-on 8:34 A Change Is Gonna Come looking back on this video really reminds me of so many memories and I'm melting inside thinking...

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