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03.13.10: UC ordered to pay, young mother charged with murder

on March 13, 2010

The University of California has been ordered to pay $38 million in refunds and interest to 2,900 former students whose fees were raised thousands of dollars despite UC’s promise to keep them level. This ruling of a San Francisco judge applies to students who accepted an offer of admission in one of several professional programs – law, medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, nursing, pharmacy or business – by August 2003. Payment of the funds could mean an additional burden for current students.

The Alameda County District Attorney has charged with murder a young mother accused of killing her daughter,  and she is being held without bail.   Tiffany Lopez, 19, admitted to suffocating her 2-year-old daughter on Tuesday.

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