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Tillman Military Scholars try to carry on the tradition of service exemplified by Pat Tillman, the San Jose native who turned his back on the NFL to join the Army after the 9-11 terrorist attacks and died in Afghanistan 10 years ago.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world's best-selling multiple sclerosis drug to competition from generic rivals next month.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Sam Hananel Associated Press | Friday, April 18, 2014
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If the Warriors don't have a grudge readily available, they'll conjure one up -- they play best when they're angry over something.
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One day, Tessa Gallo was a typical sixth-grader, the next her mother says 'she was psychotic and mentally retarded.' It took 10 months misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder before two Stanford doctors determined she had a misunderstood and little-known...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Quakes only come close to scoring when Alan Gordon hit the crossbar in the opening minute.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Governor to guardspending despite improved economy
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, April 20, 2014
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Josh Reddick delivered a single to score Yoenis Cespedes to cap the A's three-run ninth-inning rally.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Draymond Green, Harrison Barnes are clutch in late going as Golden State Warriors hang on to beat Los Angeles Clippers
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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The short march from San Jose High School to Alum Rock Cemetery was organized by bereaved families in San Jose's Latino community.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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San Jose State task force expects action on its new plan to combat racial bias and hate crimes but has concerns about previous plans, studies that were ignored
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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San Jose Sharks ready for tougher contest after coasting to win over Los Angeles Kings in playoff opener
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Some San Francisco 49ers fans are unhappy with BART's selection of seat colors for its new cars, saying it reminds them a little too much of their bitter rival Seattle Seahawks.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Mercury News digital staff | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Police say an officer was injured after his patrol car collided with a car linked to armed robbery suspects in the city's Richmond district Saturday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Katie NelsonSan Jose Mercury News | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Phil Yost was a gentle and decent man, a writer with an ethical compass that belied the stereotype of the cynical journalist.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Mercury News staff report | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Oakland A’s Jed Lowrie says he doesn’t understand Porter’s angry reaction to his bunt Friday with 7-0 lead
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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The California Highway Patrol is looking for a silver sedan that they say hit a patrol car and an officer that was stopped along northbound Interstate 101 Friday night.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Katie NelsonSan Jose Mercury News | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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A lottery player in Milpitas won more than a million dollars after purchasing a $2 California Lucky for Life Scratchers ticket at a liquor store.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Singer performs sold-out show at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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The Los Altos Hills City Council rejected a request this week to record meetings of its Finance & Investment Committee.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Jason GreenDaily News Staff Writer | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Members of the Mountain View City Council would see their salaries double under a proposal up for review Tuesday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Jason GreenDaily News Staff Writer | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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A former SamTrans accountant is suing the public transportation agency in federal court for allegedly retaliating against her after she began raising concerns about what she considered improper accounting practices.
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Collier won the 100 hurdles easily in 14.57 seconds and also took first place in the feature event of the meet, the hotly-contested 300 hurdles, with a time of 42.41.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Quarterback Russ Michna and receiver Rod Harper connected on a touchdown with just under five minutes to go and the defense made a crucial red zone stand to propel the SaberCats over the Portland Thunder.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Kyle MalloryCorrespondent | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Memphis Grizzlies point guard Nick Calathes has been suspended for 20 games for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy by testing positive for tamoxifen. The suspension begins Saturday night when the Grizzlies take on Oklahoma City in Game 1 of their...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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The Oakland A's sign Sean Doolittle to a lengthy contract extension.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Basketball coach Stan Haith is leaving Missouri for Oklahoma
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: BANG Sports | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Pavel Datsyuk's late goal lifted the Detroit Red Wings to a 1-0 win over the Presidents' Trophy winning Boston Bruins in Game 1 of their NHL playoff series.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Russ Michna and Rod Harper connected on a touchdown with just under five minutes to go and the defense made a crucial red zone stand to propel the San Jose SaberCats to a 38-32 victory over the Portland Thunder on Friday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Kyle MalloryCorrespondent | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Tyson Ross' dominant pitching led the San Diego Padres to a 2-1 win over Matt Cain and the San Francisco Giants.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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In Saratoga, three men were arrested as suspects in a Thursday morning door-knock burglary in which they swiped items from a hillside home while the resident slept upstairs, according to sheriff's officials.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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The stats aren't good for women staying in their tech careers over the long term. But some do stay and thrive. At key moments, these women face a choice -- stick with what they are doing, or step out of their comfort zone?
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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More than 150 people gathered this week to celebrate the Rotary PlayGarden, a $6 million project at the Guadalupe River Park designed to be a play area accessible for special-needs kids.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is in superhero mode as the NBA playoffs are set to begin.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Tim KawakamiMercury News Columnist | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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California's drought-stricken farms and cities were told they would get slightly more water from the State Water Project than expected, but water shortages persist and the basic picture has not changed.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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As technology users, there are things we can do to help the enviornoment -- even very little things, when multiplied by millions of people, can have a big impact.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Larry Magidfor the Mercury News | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 is a decent device with a few neat features, but its design is pedestrian, many of its new features don’t work well and its interface is cluttered and confusing.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Troy WolvertonMercury News Columnist | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Google's self-adjusting Nest thermostat provides an intriguing example of what is fast coming down the road in the 'Internet of Things.'
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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With the new Cortana virtual assistant, Windows catches up with Apple's iOS and Google's Android in a major way.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Anick JesdanunAssociated Press | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi struggled late in the season and wasn't named the playoff starter against the Los Angeles Kings until game day, but he was on his game in San Jose's 6-3 victory in Game 1 of the NHL playoff series.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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CONCORD -- For the second time in the last two months, a BART train derailed along central Contra Costa County tracks, this time after a train operator attempted to maneuver the train from a side track onto a mainline track without approval, the BART...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Matthias GafniContra Costa Times | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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San Jose Earthquakes newcomer Yannick dos Santos Djalo, on loan from S.L. Benfica of Lisbon, Portugal, came to Major League Soccer to resurrect his career and help San Jose rebound from last year's disappointment.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, April 19, 2014
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If Game 1 is any indication the Sharks-Kings series will be a physical one.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, April 18, 2014
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Chinese police hauled away dozens of workers Friday to break up a march on a factory complex targeted by tens of thousands of laborers striking against the world's largest maker of athletic shoes, while a government trade union said it would mediate...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, April 18, 2014
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Oakland A's lefty Sean Doolittle has proved to be a valuable set-up man in the bullpen, and on Friday he was rewarded.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Friday, April 18, 2014
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Join Curtis Pashelka for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Western Conference playofs between the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Mercury News | Friday, April 18, 2014
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Members of the Communion and Liberation Catholic association of St. Joseph in Cupertino led hymns and poems of reflection in downtown San Jose on Friday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Friday, April 18, 2014
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Republican lawmakers, conservative groups back former Live Oak High School students' families in federal appeals court battle over 2010 incident on Cinco de Mayo, when students ordered to remove American flag T-shirts
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, April 18, 2014
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In her annual review of the San Jose Police Department, retired Judge LaDoris Cordell also found fault in about a dozen internal affairs investigations that cleared officers for using force.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, April 18, 2014
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Over the objections of defense attorneys, a Santa Clara County judge ruled Friday that two brothers accused of killing a San Jose woman 25 years ago will be prosecuted together rather than in two separate trials.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, April 18, 2014
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General Motors, Ford Motor and IBM lost a bid to stop victims from suing them in the U.S. for allegedly aiding the former apartheid regime in South Africa.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Karen Gullo Bloomberg News | Friday, April 18, 2014
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