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Boyle Heights tenants protest rent increase; tuition going up for Cal State students; cop blames brain tumor on chemical exposure at former Northeast police station

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  • Tenants of a Boyle Heights apartment building staged a protest after they were hit with rent increases as high as 90%.  The apartment building in the 1800 block of 2nd Street was built after 1978 and is not subject to city rent control laws that would limit increases. KTLA
  • An LAPD officer diagnosed with a brain tumor claims it is the result of exposure to chemicals at the former LAPD Northeast Division station in Glassell Park, reports MyNewsLA.com. Luke Butnik has filed a lawsuit against Eastman Kodak Co., which used to operate a photo processing center in the building before it became a police station, over the alleged chemical exposure.  The building was demolished and a new station built on an adjacent site.
  • Tuition for in-state students at Cal State L.A. and other CSU campuses will rise $270 starting in the next academic year. The hike approved by college trustees is the first hike in six years. KPCC
  • Occidental College quarterback Bryan Scott was among the NFL hopefuls seeking to catch the attention of team scouts and coaches during USC’s pro day. L.A. Times

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