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From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Debbie TravisCorrespondent | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Today: Apple again closes at an all-time high as analysts express optimism about iPhone and smartwatch sales., and Intel's forecast leads to highest prices since 2001. Also: Intuit, Splunk and Aruba Networks release earnings.
From: Inside Bay Area | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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A Marine who was left paralyzed by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan fulfilled a promise to himself on Friday and walked using robotic leg braces in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, where he was awarded a Bronze Star.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Julie Watson Associated Press | Friday, November 21, 2014
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For the thousands of families who have visited Kabul's City Park since it opened during a national religious holiday weekend in October, it is a rare escape from lives blighted by war, death and misery.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Rahim Faiez Associated Press | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Online streaming service Aereo says that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court was too difficult to overcome.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Friday, November 21, 2014
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A federal grand jury in San Francisco has indicted 11 real estate investors on multiple charges of bid-rigging and fraud schemes at foreclosure auctions in Northern California, U.S. Department of Justice officials said Thursday.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Bay City News Service | Friday, November 21, 2014
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During an appearance on KNBR on Thursday, San Francisco Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans said he thinks Pablo Sandoval will decide by Thanksgiving whether to re-sign with the Giants or go to another team, possibly the Boston Red Sox.
From: Inside Bay Area | Friday, November 21, 2014
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The month's tasks for gardeners range from planting bulbs for a dazzling array of spring flowers to controlling pests and replacing worn-out shrubs.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Rebecca JepsenCorrespondent | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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NOVATO -- A motorist driving the wrong way on US-101 in Novato crashed head on into another car early Sunday morning, leaving both drivers dead and the lone passenger of the car heading in the right direction with "moderate-to-major" injuries, authorities...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Matthew Artz Oakland Tribune | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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A missing 12-year-old San Francisco girl who was feared to have been forced into prostitution in Oakland was found in good condition by her parents Saturday on a MUNI bus, authorities said.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Staff and wire reports | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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The hard-nosed feelings Californians harbored toward illegal immigrants just 20 years ago have softened a great deal; today a plurality backs President Obama taking executive action to protect millions from deportation.
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North Carolina has become a prime market for the smartphone-based car services Uber and Lyft -- and is likely to join a push around the country to regulate the fast-growing businesses.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By JONATHAN DREW Associated Press | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.
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Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in the buff and bleeding, before being arrested, state police said.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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The Rhodes Trust says 32 U.S. men and women have been named Rhodes scholars and will enter Oxford University next October.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Silicon Valley seems to have more than its share of companies behaving badly. Among up-and-comers in the tech world, privacy abuses and executive gaffes have become viral sensations. But is all that bad behavior actually bad for business?
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By BARBARA ORTUTAY Associated Press | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Large drugmakers are buying and selling businesses to control costs and deploy surplus cash. A rising stock market, tax strategies and low interest rates are also fueling the mergers and acquisitions.
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A northbound Caltrain hit a car at Linden Avenue in South San Francisco on Saturday night.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: From staff reports | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Stanford loses 70-59 to Duke in the championship game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Tom Pedulla Correspondent | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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A pickup slammed into a utility pole in Fremont on Saturday night, cutting power to more than 1,200 PG&E customers.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: From staff and wire reports | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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San Jose lost the fourth of only seven games at SAP Center this season, dropping a 4-3 shootout decision to the Arizona Coyotes after digging themselves out of a two-goal hole
From: Inside Bay Area | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Monte Vista sweeps rival San Ramon Valley in NCS Division I championship match
From: Inside Bay Area | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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It's gobble, gobble and sip red wine day.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Mike Christman, former Marine captain and current UC Berkeley MBA student, is set to be honored at the 49ers game on Sunday as this year's NFL-Tillman Military Scholar.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Last month, when we took a trip searching for the beginnings of our United States, I discovered that the story of Pocahontas was far from lovely. It was a very sad one.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Nilda Rego Correspondent | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Bishop O'Dowd's Colin Burke, De La Salle's Matt Schumann and Granada's Megan McCandless also among winners at NCS boys and girls cross country championships at Hayward High School.
From: Inside Bay Area | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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The doctors get rewarded. The drug companies get rich. And California's foster children get more meds. Part 3 of the Bay Area News Group investigation into the prescribing of psychiatric drugs, many untested on kids, to this captive and fragile audience...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: BR | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Point Richmond will once again welcome the holidays as only it can, with a mix of the traditional and quirky.The festivities start at 10 a.m. on Thursday, when folks will gather outside the Richmond Plunge for the annual Thanksgiving Day ritual known...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Chris TreadwayContra Costa Times | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Three robbers bound the hands of three captives in a Point Richmond pharmacy while stealing a large amount of powerful pain pills that are worth a fortune on the street.
From: Inside Bay Area | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Jim Harbaugh always backs Colin Kaepernick publicly, but Jay Gruden called out his quarterback, Robert Griffin III, last week
From: Inside Bay Area | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Los Gatos (9-2) scored touchdowns on its first two series, led by three touchdowns at halftime and never looked back as it routed defending Open champion Serra to advance to play Sacred Heart Prep in next week's semifinals
From: Inside Bay Area | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Stanford yielded in 1972 to the type of pressure now mounting on the Washington Redskins some 42 years later.
From: Inside Bay Area | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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As airlines pack more people onto planes, travelers are saying no to fellow passengers using gadgets like the Knee Defender to keep others from reclining their seats.
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Cardinal's defense and Remound Wright's record four TDs lead way in 38-17 Pac-12 win over the Golden Bears
From: Inside Bay Area | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Golden Bears commit three turnovers in the first half and lose to Cardinal for fifth season in a row
From: Inside Bay Area | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Colorful candy creations that more than 100 local teachers whipped up in a frenzied but friendly competition were part of the Marion Cilker Conference for the Arts in Education, an annual get-together intended to demonstrate the value of incorporating...
From: Inside Bay Area | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Gary Snyder, 84, is one of the last Beat writers and has published more than 20 books, winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1975 for his poetry book "Turtle Island." The occasion for Snyder's Berkeley appearance was a newly released collection of translations...
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Sarah Rohrs Correspondent | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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These East Bay spots are serving up Thanksgiving dinners.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Compiled by Cathie Gatison Oakland Tribune | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Fire crews went to the two-alarm fire at 173 Avocado Court at 7:42 a.m., and found smoke and flames rising from the one-story home. A man found inside was taken to a hospital where he later died.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Contra Costa Times | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Here are some new games that many Xbox One and Playstation 4 owners will have on their lists this year. Be sure to find out which console the gamer in your life owns, or there's bound to be disappointment.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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The latest work by famed director Robert Wilson is engrossing and confounding; it plays through Nov. 23 at Cal Performances in Berkeley.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Veteran could be reassigned to Worcester if no NHL team claims him as Sharks continue youth movement
From: Inside Bay Area | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Big Game, scheduled to be televised on FoxSports1, will be on FoxSports2 until conclusion of Oklahoma-Kansas game that was delayed because of weather issues.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Bay Area News Group | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Spartans coach Ron Caragher was upset with how Utah State defensive linemen were trying to force San Jose State into false starts, and he let Aggies' coach Matt Wells know about it during the postgame not-so-friendly handshake.
From: Inside Bay Area | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Roger Federer helps Switzerland take 2-1 lead over France in Davis Cup final in doubles; a victory Sunday for the 17-time Grand Slam champion will clinch last big prize for the tennis superstar.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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The East Side Teachers Association has directed teachers to work only contracted hours and refuse to advise clubs, help students after school, open classrooms at lunch or take home any work.
From: Inside Bay Area | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Elsewhere: Canyonlands trash service extended
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Matthew Artz, Rebecca Parr Bay Area News Group | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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When it comes to controlling California's flashy Las Vegas-style casinos, the stakes are enormous for tribes who own the gambling operations that collectively generate billions of dollars a year to sustain Native Americans up and down the state.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By SCOTT SMITH Associated Press | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry can do the job on the defensive end, too.
From: Inside Bay Area | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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