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  1. Jerry Brown's law school prof warns against "moral escalation" in politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Leave it to Gov. Jerry Brown to include in a veto message a reference to a 50-year-old essay in the Federal Bar Journal that makes its point with examples from Plato, the New Testament and traditions of the native American Tlingit people. A ritual practiced by that Alaskan tribe forms the basis for the title of "The Purity Potlatch" by Bayless Manning, one of Brown's law school professors from his days at Yale in the 1960s.

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  2. Nobel-winning physicist Martin Perl dies at age 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Martin Perl, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist from Stanford University who discovered a subatomic particle known as the tau lepton, has died at age 87. The university said the retired professor, one of two American scientists who shared the Nobel Prize for physics in 1995, died at Stanford Hospital on Tuesday. He was recognized for work he did during the 1970s at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, a federally funded laboratory where scientists investigate the tiniest pieces of nature.

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  3. Gloria Glyer: Fundraising events around the Sacramento regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The 11th annual Monte Carlo Night will be Saturday at the California Automobile Museum, 2200 Front St., where festivities will begin at 6 p.m. Monte Carlo tickets are $60 single, two for $100 and include dinner, drinks and $500 in chips. Emcee will be Mark S. Allen, anchor-reporter for "Good Day Sacramento," executive producer of "Mark at the Movies."

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  4. Supreme Court prepares for another round of same-sex marriage argumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Behind closed doors, with even their trusted clerks excluded, the court's nine justices will gather Sept. 29 to consider hundreds of petitions for the upcoming new term.

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  5. Clues to how people bounce back from surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    One of the big frustrations of surgery: There's little way to know if you'll be a fast or slow healer, someone who feels back to normal in a week or is out of work for a month with lingering pain and fatigue. Now Stanford University researchers have discovered that right after surgery, patients' blood harbors clues about how fast they'll bounce back - and it has to do with the activity of certain immune cells that play a key role in healing.

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  6. Michigan, Stanford get $10M for election studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The National Science Foundation has awarded more than $10 million to researchers at the University of Michigan and Stanford University to conduct a series of surveys on political participation and vote choice in the 2016 presidential election. An announcement Thursday from the University of Michigan says the surveys are part of an ongoing project called American National Election Studies.

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  7. Scientists: Bad fracking wells taint waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Faulty fracking wells are to blame for drinking water contamination in Texas and Pennsylvania, according to new findings from researchers at five universities. “People’s water has been harmed by drilling,” said Robert Jackson, a professor of environmental and earth sciences at Stanford University.

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  8. Long: Haden's fine won't impact selection processRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says he doesn't expect Pat Haden's recent confrontation with officials, or his $25,000 fine by the Pac-12 Conference, to impact his ability to evaluate teams as a member of the College Football Playoff selection committee. Long, the chairman of the committee, says he was not surprised by the level of national scrutiny Haden faced when the Southern California athletic director came down to the field at Stanford Stadium during USC's 13-10 win at Stanford on Saturday.

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  9. No. 15 Stanford trying to regroup from loss to USCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Kevin Hogan is sore after most games, so the aches Stanford's quarterback woke up with Sunday following a frustrating 13-10 home loss to Southern California were no different than usual. Getting out of bed, though, was just a little more difficult.

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  10. Stanford speech study comes to SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Stanford University researchers studying the way Central Californians speak have come to Sacramento, where they are conducting interviews to determine any distinctive twangs and drawls, words and grammar. The Sacramento Bee reports that more than a dozen researchers participating in the university's Voices of California project will be talking to native-born Sacramento residents through Sept.

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  11. Pac-12 fines Usc Ad $25K for confronting officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The Pac-12 Conference has reprimanded and fined Southern California athletic director Pat Haden $25,000 for coming down to the field at Stanford Stadium on Saturday and confronting game officials. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said in a statement Monday that Haden's conduct was inappropriate.

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  12. Sarkisian regrets calling Usc Ad Haden to fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian regrets asking athletic director Pat Haden to come down to the field at Stanford Stadium on Saturday for what turned into a confrontation with game officials. Haden also issued a statement of apology Sunday night for the weird moment between the third and fourth quarters of No.

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  13. In Stanford linguistics study, the accent is on how Californians speakRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    "Of course not," said Vrilakas, 51, a Sacramento native. "Nobody thinks they have an accent.

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  14. UC Davis is no match for No. 11 StanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    There is plenty of buzz when a school like UC Davis or Sacramento State upsets a big school, as the Aggies did in 2005 in their one-for-the-ages, last-second comeback win against Stanford or when the Hornets beat Oregon State in overtime in 2011 and Colorado on a late field goal in 2012.

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  15. Former UC Davis football coach Bob Biggs returns to site of Aggies' greatest upsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    He will join what is expected to be a sizeable group of Aggies rooters at Stanford Stadium to show his support when UC Davis opens the season against the No.

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  16. Stanford coach doesn't want to relive sickening feelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Shaw was an assistant coach for the Baltimore Ravens in 2005 when he heard that UC Davis had upset his Stanford alma mater 21-17 on a last-second touchdown.

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  17. Mexican president praises California for treatment of undocumented immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto is greeted by legislators during a joint meeting on the Assembly chambers on Tuesday at the Capitol.

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  18. VIDEO: Protesters greet Mexican president in SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Gov. Jerry Brown listens as Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto speaks at a luncheon in Sacramento on Aug. 26, 2014.

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  19. Street closures today during visit of Mexican President Enrique Pena NietoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Sacramento police say that motorists should be aware of street closures downtown associated with the visit of the Mexican president between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Tuesday.

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  20. AM Alert: Mexican president's visit stirs up controversy over jailed U.S. MarineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto wraps up his two-day tour of California in Sacramento today, where he'll attend a noon luncheon at the Stanford Mansion hosted by Gov. Jerry Brown and address a joint session of the Legislature at 2:45 p.m. in the Assembly chamber.

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