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Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Wednesday, April 25, 2012
(ProPublica) // People holding student loan debt from the U.S. government may be paying a new debtor soon. The Department of Education have been reassigning loans to nonprofit lenders, some of which have been associated with past scandals...
(Bay Citizen) // Officially, 24 people were arrested at yesterday's protest of the Wells Fargo shareholder's meeting in the San Francisco financial district. Demonstrators came to the Occupy event from as far away as Iowa and Oregon...
(San Francisco Chronicle) // San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon is preparing to file vehicular manslaughter charges against the cyclist who hit an killed an elderly man in the Castro neighborhood. Gascon says his investigation--which included footage from the intersection camera, as well as the cyclists' personal account of the incident, posted at a web forum-- found evidence of gross negligence...
(Bay Citizen) // And to come full circle, the Oakland Chief of Police announced reforms in the department's crowd control tactics following criticism of the department's handling of Occupy Oakland protests.
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