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Daily news roundup for Tuesday, May 10, 2016

May 10, 2016
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Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

SFPD unaccountable, uses ‘stop and frisk,’ D.A.’s panel says // SF Gate

Daily news roundup for Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Dec 1, 2015
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Here’s what’s happening in the Bay Area as curated by KALW News:

Curing AIDS: New San Francisco-based Institute gets $20 million // San Jose Mercury News

“Some of the world's top AIDS scientists unveiled a plan on Monday to create a major new Institute for HIV Cure Research, with the ambitious goal of eliminating the deadly virus from those who are infected.”

Drug Addiction -- Hope for those addicted to drugs.
Guests: San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Richard Livermore, Presiding Judge of Drug  Court; and Dr. William Glatt, a Specialist in Addiction Medicine.
Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 1-866-798-8255.
Also, this Wednesday, May 27, we feature our monthly Call-A-Lawyer Night; from 7 until 8pm, attorneys will be ready to discuss questions on various topics off-the-air at 1-800-525-9917.

Under CC license from Flickr user TedsBlog

There’s a plan circulating in San Francisco to make using crack cocaine safer: give away free crack pipes. It might sound farfetched, but it’s supported by science.