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The Berkeley Wire: 10.05.11

Cal experiencing an outbreak of mumps [Daily Cal]
City employee benefits eat up rest of budget [Daily Planet]
What’s the traffic like around Trader Joe’s? [Patch]
Some nurses at Alta Bates make more than $200k [SF Chronicle]
Jerome Waag is new co-chef at Chez Panisse [Inside Scoop]
Bayer and its workers agree on new contract [ILWU]
Library to hold meetings to plan strategic direction [Berkeley Library]
Berkeley’s Free Speech movement turns 47 [NBC]
Berkeley awards 11 businesses funds for energy upgrades [City of Berkeley]

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