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FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for an hour-long bike ride.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Robert F. BukatyAssociated Press | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A Hollister woman pleaded guilty in May to stealing as much as $247,000 from a company credit card over a three year periods, officials said.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Amazon’s new Fire tablets, which have reasonable prices and innovative features, deserve to have wider appeal, but probably won’t get it.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Troy WolvertonMercury News Columnist | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Amazon's Fire tablets offers several features that stand out, including support for multiple user log-ins and the ability to easily limit what programs and information kids can access.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Troy WolvertonMercury News Columnist | Friday, October 31, 2014
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San Jose's Todd Clever will make 60th appearance with U.S. rugby team when Eagles face top-ranked New Zealand on Saturday at sold out Soldier Field in Chicago.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Actress seen on Sunset Strip, talking to herself in restaurants and trying to find a hotel room.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The “Anger Management” actor also wants Jack Nicholson to appear on his current show.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Some online shoppers have decided to throw in the twoel on Amazon. It can be done: Here are ways to have an Amazon-like shopping experience while avoiding the behemoth itself.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Mae AndersonAssociated Press | Friday, October 31, 2014
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CBS' new All Access streaming service is a good start, but the network needs to do more to make it worth the money -- especially as HBO and other channels start to compete for online dollars.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Anick JesdanunAssociated Press | Friday, October 31, 2014
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A Herman Middle School student was assaulted Thursday morning by two other students while on campus, according to San Jose police.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Mercury News staff report | Friday, October 31, 2014
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San Jose police are investigating a homicide after a man was shot to death in downtown San Jose on Thursday night.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 31, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO -- Delays at the Daly City station in the SFO, Millbrae and East Bay directions has slowed commuters and fans headed to the city for the Giants World Series parade today.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Friday, October 31, 2014
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MILFORD, Pa. -- Onlookers shouted "Are you sorry?" and "Why did you do it?" at the suspect in a fatal ambush on a Pennsylvania state police barracks as troopers led him from his first court appearance Friday following a grueling seven-week manhunt.
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FORT KENT, Maine -- Maine health officials obtained a 24-hour court order restricting Kaci Hickox's movement after the nurse repeatedly defied the state's quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Robert F. BukatyAssociated Press | Friday, October 31, 2014
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On Saturday, fans around the world celebrate the 40th anniversary of a global icon of 'cute-cool.' That is, Hello Kitty. Only a handful of characters last so long, especially in Japan, where thousands come and go in a highly competitive market. Hello...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Mari Yamaguchi Associated Press | Friday, October 31, 2014
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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso -- President Blaise Compaore stepped down Friday after 27 years in power following a wave of protests against his rule.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Brahima OuedraogoAssociated Press | Friday, October 31, 2014
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I have mixed feelings about the robotic shopping assistants that will be employed at a San Jose Orchard Supply Hardware store this holiday season. On the downside, I'm bothered that the so-called OSHbots will be doing the work that has typically done...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Larry MagidFor the Mercury News | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Owsley Stanley, the Grateful Dead's first sound man and an underground chemist who specialized in LSD, purchased the truck in 1966, the same year the Black Panthers were formed and Ronald Reagan was elected governor of California.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 31, 2014
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San Jose voters must decide between largely staying the course or choosing new city leaders that would seek to overturn the reforms enacted by Mayor Chuck Reed and his allies.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Justin Locklear rushes for 196 yards and two touchdowns as California High football team tops San Ramon Valley 21-14
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The San Jose Sharks failed to protect a two-goal lead in the third period Thursday night and dropped a 4-3 shootout decision to the Minnesota Wild.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 31, 2014
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SAN JOSE -- Three people suffered non life-threatening stab wounds after a man went on a rampage inside a home in the city's Evergreen neighborhood Thursday night, police said.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The Verizon IndyCar Series season finale will be run on a road course for the first time at the 2015 GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Friday, October 31, 2014
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San Francisco Giants have nine players with three rings after so much World Series success, and there are 11 more Giants with two rings.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Jameis Winston threw three touchdowns to offset a three-interception start and Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over host Louisville on Thursday night.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Police said Lien Lien, who is visiting from France, went missing Thursday afternoon after walking away from a home on Glen Ferguson Circle.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, October 31, 2014
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San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval, Oakland A's Jon Lester among 121 players who can search for new teams
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, October 31, 2014
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San Francisco Giants have five key free agents, and now that the World Series has ended, Brian Sabean has to deal with the harsh reality of the 2015 player budget.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Tim KawakamiMercury News Columnist | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Sources say domestic violence charges are not likely to be filed and DA will issue a report explaining why not soon.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, October 31, 2014
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DETROIT -- Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Tom Krisher Associated Press | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Apple CEO Tim Cook says he is not an activist. But by coming forward as the first publicly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company, he will have a profound impact on corporate culture and the gay community's place in it, advocates for gay rights say. Cook discussed...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, October 31, 2014
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A survivalist accused of ambushing two Pennsylvania state troopers, leaving one dead and seriously injuring the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt for him, authorities said....
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Michael RubinkamAssociated Press | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Tim Cook's revelation that he is gay comes as the tech industry is talking about why a diverse workforce matters.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The Warriors announced did not exercise the third-year contract option for next season on guard Nemanja Nedovic, the team's 2013 first-round draft pick. The team did exercise the fourth-year contract options on forward Harrison Barnes and center Festus...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 31, 2014
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After reporting disappointing quarterly sales Thursday, Starbucks said it will offer a delivery option on its mobile app in select areas of the U.S starting next year.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Candice Choi Associated Press | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Today: LinkedIn completes a social-media trifecta of continually booming revenues, following Twitter and Facebook. Also: Apple CEO openly discusses sexuality for first time.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Nine San Francisco Giants have played for all three World Series winners, and Pablo Sandoval admits he'd like to have a fourth
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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49ers receiver, San Francisco native Stevie Johnson hopes Giants' World Series triumph serves as inspiration
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Although he has no Ebola symptoms, Dr. Colin Bucks sits in his Redwood City home every day -- completely alone. He sent his wife and dog to a hotel. The only time he goes out the front door is to retrieve food delivered into a cooler on his porch. He...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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California's public health department has failed to adequately manage investigations of nursing homes statewide, resulting in a backlog of more than 11,000 complaints -- many involving a serious safety risk to patients, according to an audit released...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A terminally ill woman who expects to take her own life under Oregon's assisted-suicide law says she is feeling well enough to possibly postpone the day she had planned to die.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Steven DuboisAssociated Press | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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In “Terminator: Genisys,” Arnold Schwarzenegger raises a young Sarah Connor.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Also on tap: Kathy Kallick Band, jazz singer Karrin Allyson; Tedeschi Trucks Band and Mariacho Sol de Mexico.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Former “7th Heaven” actress and former N’Sync singer reportedly due in April.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Cardinal will have to contain Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota to have a chance at beating Oregon's high-powered offense.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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GoPro faces a pivotal test on Thursday when it discloses to investors how its three new cameras, unveiled with great fanfare last month, are selling, and whether the hot sports camera-maker is on a path to become a booming media company that grandmas...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Countering the political muscle of teachers and labor unions, statewide charter-school backers are pouring tens of thousands of dollars into low-profile school board races. The majority has benefitted Julia Hover-Smoot, who is seeking a second term on...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Apple CEO Tim Cook's essay on his sexuality prompted a river of praise from rival technology executives and prominent figures Thursday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A pair of Silicon Valley couples on their way to separate European vacations ran into each other at the airport -- 2,500 miles from home.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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UC Berkeley rejects student group decision to rescind Bill Maher's invitation to speak at the December commencement. Some students say that endorses hate speech. Maher says he'll talk about it on his show Friday.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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