Connecting the Dots

1:30pm

Thu March 1, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Thursday, March 1, 2012

Thousands of Californians will join in a planned protest today against cuts to public education, rising tuition fees, and police violence during past Occupy demonstrations. Protesters will march from the UC Berkeley campus, Berkeley High School, and Oakland's Laney College to Frank Ogawa Plaza for a 5pm rally, while a rally at San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza will start at 4pm. The protests are expected to culminate in a march on the capitol building in Sacramento on Monday...

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9:17am

Thu March 1, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday, March 1 , 2012

 

Environmentalists question whether a plan to build two underwater tunnels in the Sacramento-San Joaquin river delta that would provide more water to people in the Bay Area and farmers in the Central Valley, would restore the ecosystem in that area or harm its species…

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1:22pm

Tue February 28, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Patients who seek physical, occupational, and speech therapy at Kaiser Permanente will no longer be turned away for not having a "physical condition." State regulators ordered the change after more than 100 patients claimed Kaiser had denied them therapy. Kaiser's vice president says there was a misunderstanding…

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8:58am

Tue February 28, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, February 28, 2012

A recent UC Berkeley study concludes that rich people are more likely to cheat at dice games, lie, and drive poorly. The authors say their results reflect a value system rooted in greed and competition…

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2:59pm

Thu February 23, 2012
AFTERNOON NEWS ROUNDUP

Connecting the dots: Afternoon edition for Thursday, February 23, 2012

A federal immigration official met with members of the Silicon Valley startup community to discuss how the Obama administration plans to keep high-tech foreign-born entrepreneurs in the United States. The plan includes a special program that will track the difficulties non-native entrepreneurs encounter in the immigration process and propose amendments to federal policies to resolve these problems…

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