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Kennedy joins Supreme Court's liberals in overturning Texas rules; most sweeping ruling on the issue in 25 years
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Scientists from IBM's Almaden Research Center in San Jose said Monday they have found a way to transform a type of plastic used for baby bottles and CDs into a stronger type of plastic that doesn't leach BPA.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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PepsiCo is creating a new diet beverage for fans of aspartame less than a year after pulling the artificial sweetener as part of a marketing move over safety concerns.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Monday, June 27, 2016
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Hockey star gives photographer a lecture, then a sandwich, banana and candy bar
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Compiled by Jerry McDonald | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Sherwin-Williams scratches plan to replace 10-story James banner after on-line petition drive
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Compiled by Jerry McDonald | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt will be remembered for spreading her charm and love of the game to almost everyone in women's basketball.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Johnny Depp was sporting a new hairstyle when he showed up at a popular comedy club in Los Angeles, his first appearance in that city since Amber Heard accused him of domestic violence.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Demi Lovato says she was so out of control with an eating disorder, bipolar disorder and addictions that she expected to spiral downward like Britney Spears and Lindsay Lohan and die by age 21.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Trying for her 22nd Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, tennis star she's too masculine one week, too sexy the next
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Compiled by Jerry McDonald | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Campbell1600 block of South Bascom Avenue, 3:17 a.m. Thursday According to police, two people entered a business and tried to cut the chains to the locked phones and equipment but failed.
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Citing fears of Zika virus, he'll join Rory McIlroy among those who won't participate due to health concerns
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Compiled by Jerry McDonald | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Former QB prays with family as passenger with apparent heart issues loses consciousness
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: From Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Buddy Ryan, who coached the 1985 Chicago Bears' 46 Defense, dies at 82
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Barry Wilner, Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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If you have a spare $18 million, you can buy the 9,400-square-foot Hollywood Hills home where Brittany Murphy and her husband died under mysterious circumstances within months of each other.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Pandora service gets added to app Uber drivers use to confirm ride pickups
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Lena Dunham spoke out against Kanye West's new music video for his song 'Famous,' saying its depictions of Taylor Swift and other sleeping nude female celebrities recalls a 'snuff film' and is harmful to teenage girls and other women.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Cyclist and Olympic speedskater Beth Heiden will be grand marshal of the ninth annual July 4 parade in San Jose.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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On Monday at Vasona Lake County Park, the county's Fire Department and Sheriff's Office teamed up with San Jose Fire, the San Jose Police Department and Valley Medical Center to hold a public event aimed at educating residents about the perils of using...
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Volkswagen will spend more than $15 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history.
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U.S. consumer confidence rose this month to the highest level since October, a private survey says.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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A government investigation into confusing gear shifters like the one in the SUV that crushed and killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin found 266 crashes that injured 68 people.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Incumbent should spend the coming months on issues, not more campaign bloodshed
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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One-time author of 'Linsanity' set to make a healthy raise after opting out of deal with Charlotte Hornets.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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A San Francisco sheriff's deputy's missing handgun turned up in a homicide investigation in Solano County last year, the latest discovery of what happened to one of hundreds of lost or stolen law enforcement weapons uncovered by a Bay Area News Group...
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WASHINGTON -- A new Washington study says Donald Trump's tax and budget plans would make the national debt skyrocket by $10 trillion or more over the coming decade, mostly because of his ambitious and expensive tax cuts.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Deal expands product offerings for treatment of heart failure
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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NEW DELHI -- India on Monday joined an exclusive club of countries controlling exports in missile technology, just a day after bemoaning its exclusion from another elite group that governs international nuclear fuel and technology.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Nirmala George, Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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After missing out on a championship following a historic 73-win campaign, where do the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors rank among the best teams in NBA history? PointAfter set out to answer that question while ranking the best team seasons ever.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Ben Leibowitz, Graphiq | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in NCAA Division I college basketball history who led the Tennessee Lady Vols to eight championships, dies at 64 after battle with early onset dementia.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Steve Megargee, Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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San Jose police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man Monday night, authorities said.
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A Bay Area couple was arrested this month on suspicion of mail theft, identity theft and conspiracy on Singley Drive, Milpitas Police Department reported.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Milpitas Post Staff | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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'Salt and Fire' is a kidnapping thriller starring Michael Shannon and Veronica Ferres, It was shot in the high-altitude salt flats of Bolivia, where an ecological disaster causes the flats to multiply with terrifying speed.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Julie Makinen , Los Angeles Times | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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In new memoir, retiring California Senator Barbara Boxer recaps 'Fearlessly Facing Life and Politics'.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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An estimated 4.9 million Californians are expected to hit the roads or take the skies, waterways, and rails this Independence Day weekend, AAA reports.
From: Inside Bay Area | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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After more than a year of contentious debate, the Oakland City Council voted Monday night to ban the storage and handling of coal at facilities in the city, as well as at a planned bulk export terminal in West Oakland.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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There are days when he lights up the radar gun and is unhittable. Then there are days when he simply gets lit up. Jeff Samardzija threw hard Monday night but merely supplied the power in the Giants’ 8-3 loss to the A’s at AT&T Park.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Four-time gold medalist Dana Vollmer finished second in the 100-meter butterfly Monday, while Katie Ledecky won the 400 freestyle to secure spots on the U.S. team
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Oakland had scored just four runs combined in the righty's first three big-league starts.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Marcus Willis, ranked 772nd in the world, now gets to play Roger Federer in the second round at Wimbledon.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Timberwolves to get first Chinese owner in league's history
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Iceland advances to the quarterfinals of Euro 2016 with a 2-1 victory over England.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Steve Douglas, Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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eBay has thrown up a little more brick and mortar in the middle of its San Jose campus, a building they call Main Street where visitors will be welcomed with real-time displays of all that stuff people are buying and selling around the planet.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Injured swimmer qualifies for final after failing to get Olympic berth in 400 medley
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Despite absence of stars Stephen Curry and LeBron James, Warriors guard Klay Thompson says Team USA should still be favored to win basketball gold in Rio.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Brian Mahoney, Associated Press | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a bill that limits the state's seizure of assets from the estates of Medi-Cal recipients ages 55 to 64. Beginning January 1, 2017, California will join many other states in the country that limit estate recovery...
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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A quickly growing brush fire sparked by a nearby vehicle fire shut down Highway 17 in both directions Monday afternoon just ahead of the daily commute, authorities said.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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A San Jose man has been sentenced to prison for his role in a sweeping identity-theft scheme prosecutors say raided nest eggs, swindled a 4-year-old boy, and hijacked one man's medical record to bankroll new breasts for an accomplice.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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The governor and key state lawmakers said Monday they have struck a deal for a far-reaching reform of the state Public Utilities Commission, a state agency mired in criticism over its lazy oversight of PG&E and other utilities and engulfed in an...
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, June 27, 2016
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California has three times the supply of groundwater than previously thought, but economic barriers and environmental questions make it difficult to tap into for now.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, June 27, 2016
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Prosecutors have filed an array of charges against former Gilroy High School teacher Douglas Le, who allegedly tricked students into sending him lurid images by posing on Facebook as a teenage girl named 'Rae Pelletier' with a porn star avatar.
From: San Jose Mercury News | Monday, June 27, 2016
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