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Orange County Register, July 30 , 2016
Video: More than 10,000 watch first Rams practice at UC Irvine
This is now normal life for the Rams, who are followed by television cameras everywhere they walk on the UC Irvine campus. … According to the team, 10,112 fans attended Saturday’s public practice, the Rams’ first training-camp session in Southern California since 1994. … The Rams will hold 20 more practices in Irvine, plus four preseason games, and there’s no timetable for naming a starting quarterback.

CBS Los Angeles, July 30, 2016
Thousands attend first day of Rams training camp
The team took the field at UC Irvine on Saturday for the first day of training camp. Thousands of fans lined up outside the UC Irvine facility hours before training camp started to get a good view of the first day of camp. Within five minutes of opening, the entire grandstand was filled.

The New York Times, July 30, 2016
Big crowd greets Rams for first camp practice in LA return
The Rams went through a long workout in front of fans who gathered hours early at UC Irvine and hung out until the late afternoon in the breezy Orange County heat. The school and the Rams counted 10,112 fans in attendance. … “Personally, I’m excited to be back,” [Rams coach Jeff] Fisher said. “It’s 1991 since I was on this campus. Trees are much taller. Things look different, but it’s certainly great to be back.”

Bloomberg, Aug. 1, 2016
Here’s the economist whose ideas guide Trump
Yet there is another economist associated with Trump who is perhaps the most influential of the lot, and that is Peter Navarro at the University of California, Irvine. … He endorsed and defended Trump in a March essay, and given that relatively few academic economists have embraced the Trump candidacy, Navarro is plausibly a leading candidate for a top job in a Trump administration. … If Navarro makes it to the White House, he’ll have plenty of ideas to draw upon, but which ones will they be?

The New York Times, July 30, 2016
Appeals court: North Carolina Voter ID law unconstitutional
Richard Hasen of the University of California, Irvine [said] “Anytime you take away restrictions, you make it possible for more people to vote. I think we will see more people voting than if these restrictions were still in place,” he said. “I think this is a hugely important decision.”

CBC News, Aug. 1, 2016
Boy’s ‘perfect’ remains give scientists chance to recreate prehistoric brain in 3D
“He’s a one-of-the-kind in that there are no other samples from the same period that are in such perfect condition,” Fabio Macciardi, a neuroscientist with the University of California, Irvine, says of the boy whose remains have been dubbed Romito 9 by scientists. … The real breakthrough, says Macciardi, is the ability to compare the soon-to-be-completed model of the boy’s brain with his genome, further groundbreaking work scientists are in the process of completing.

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