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San Francisco Sunday Examiner and Chronicle (03/12/89), P. A8

In California, an Assembly committee voted to approve a bill to prohibit discrimination against HIV-positive people....In Congress, Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.) asked for $2.35 billion in AIDS spending, an increase of $736 million over the administration figure....In Milwaukee, the blood center that provided HIV-infected blood to John Carroll settled with him for $3.9 million....An appeals court in Annapolis, Md., reversed a life sentence for murder, ruling that sheriff's deputies may have biased the jury by wearing rubber gloves.


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