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Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013 -- 5:35 PM

Back-to-School, But Supplies No Longer Required

By KQED News Staff and Wires

In the past, many schools required students to provide some school supplies themselves. But a new state law makes such requirements illegal.

Monday, Aug 12, 2013 -- 6:02 PM

Holder: It's Time to Reduce Sentences for Low-Level Drug Offenders

By KQED News Staff and Wires

Today in San Francisco, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder made the case for sweeping changes to the U.S. criminal justice system.

Friday, Aug 09, 2013 -- 4:02 PM

Oldest Known Charter of Human Rights Comes to San Francisco

By Cy Musiker

The Cyrus Cylinder, reputedly the oldest known declaration of human rights, goes on view at the Asian Art Museum Friday.

Thursday, Aug 08, 2013 -- 6:01 PM

New Privacy Agreement Marks Historic Moment in Bioethics

By KQED News Staff and Wires

A new agreement between the family of Henrietta Lacks and the National Institutes of Health marks a historic moment, but leaves questions unresolved.

Wednesday, Aug 07, 2013 -- 5:47 PM

California Schools Get Reprieve From No Child Left Behind

By KQED News Staff and Wires

More than one million students in San Francisco, Oakland and six other districts won?t have to meet standards under the No Child Left Behind Act.

Tuesday, Aug 06, 2013 -- 5:55 PM

Napa Farm Bureau Holds Statewide Conference on Farmland Preservation

By KQED News Staff and Wires

Agricultural officials say much of California's farm and ranch land is at risk of being developed for other purposes.

Monday, Aug 05, 2013 -- 5:51 PM

New Approach to Fighting Child Prostitution in Alameda County

By KQED News Staff and Wires

Child advocates in Alameda County are using public funds to build a group home specifically designed to protect at-risk girls.

Thursday, Aug 01, 2013 -- 7:16 PM

New Organization Aims to Promote 'Sharing Economy'

By KQED News Staff and Wires

The non-profit group Peers is partnering with companies to ease the way for people to share their skills and their possessions.

Thursday, Aug 01, 2013 -- 7:04 PM

Loan Deal Disappoints Some Students

By Charla Bear

The deal rolls back much of the rate hike that went into effect on July 1st, but that reprieve is not expected to last.

Thursday, Aug 01, 2013 -- 5:51 PM

Should Transit Strikes Be Banned in California?

By KQED News Staff and Wires

As another BART strike looms, some lawmakers are looking into whether California should outlaw transit strikes altogether.

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