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Jon Hamm's damaged ad man became one of TV's most iconic characters.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Randall King says taking on the role of Willy Loman in San Jose Stage's upcoming production of 'Death of a Salesman' is a 'Mount Everest part.'
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Monday, March 30, 2015
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The San Jose Sharks kept their faint playoff hopes alive with a win over the Colorado Avalanche.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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Now-retired Fremont police officer Todd Young was shot and seriously wounded in August 2010 while serving a search warrant, but as he threw out the first pitch at a police activities league softball game Wednesday night, he reflected on his fallen comrades...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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Two flights returned to San Francisco International Airport for separate issues shortly after their takeoffs Wednesday, an airport spokesman confirmed.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition bid a fond farewell to outgoing Executive Director Corinne Winter and a hearty welcome to Shiloh Ballard, who will be taking the reins.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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The tribes are merged and the plots are thick.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a></p | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon will start the season on the disabled list because of a sprained left knee
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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Bishop O'Dowd High's Ivan Rabb scored 10 points in the McDonald's All-American Game at the United Center in Chicago on Wednesday night but did not announce his college destination; he is considering Cal and Arizona.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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College football Hall of Famer, former NFL quarterback and war hero Eddie LeBaron Jr. has died. He was 85.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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Chris Mullin was introduced as St. John's new coach and said he believes the Red Storm can return to the level of his playing days, when he led the team to the 1985 Final Four.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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DeMarcus Cousins has triple-double with 24 points, 21 rebounds, 10 assists in Sacramento's loss to Houston.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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Potential GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush walks a fine line as he visits East Palo Alto and San Francisco in search of support for his super PAC and a nascent campaign.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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Stephen Curry is a household name. Steve Kerr and Draymond Green are highly regarded co-stars. And CEO Joe Lacob, the grand wizard who likes to step from behind the curtain, is experiencing all-time high approval ratings; But the overlooked cog in the...
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Bhullar, a 7-foot-5 center, will be first player of Indian descent to play in the NBA.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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Behind Chasson Randle, Stefan Nastic and Anthony Brown, Stanford is showing survival skills
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Rachel CohenAssociated Press | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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A 20-year-old woman who hopped a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport became the fourth to do so in less than a year, and while officials are looking into significant security upgrades, the intrusion renewed focus on a persistent problem....
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San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo visited Washington, D.C., to seek funds for projects in his budget message, including expansion of BART to four San Jose locations.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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How does Microsoft's Surface 3 tablet compare to Apple's iPad Air 2?
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: San Jose Mercury News | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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San Francisco Giants' dreary 11-20-1 record in the Cactus League not yet something to fret about, but pitching after Madison Bumgarner and a lineup that will start season without Hunter Pence does cause worry.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 2, 2015
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European Union regulators reviewing complaints filed by Uber Technologies against various national laws are asking a serious question about the company.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Gaspard Sebag Bloomberg News | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Today: GoDaddy jumps more than 30 percent after increasing size and price of initial public offering at last minute. Also: April Fools' Day brings out Silicon Valley pranks.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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UC San Diego commit led Pinewood CCS Open Division final and NorCal Open Division regionals this season
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma says of the men's game: 'I think the game's a joke
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Archbishop Mitty's Ben Kone tops the all-Mercury News boys basketball team
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Team declines to confirm, but name of team relocating to San Jose has formal corporate tie-in to Campbell-based internet security company
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Pinewood's Marissa Hing leads all-Mercury News girls basketball team
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In a roller-coaster season for Mitty, Ben Kone led the Monarchs to the Northern California Division II championship and within a one-point double-overtime loss of a state title
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Former Stanford guard Todd Lichti, despite now living in Melbourne, Australia, is well-aware that his school scoring record was broken by Chasson Randle
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Warriors guard Stephen Curry gets the NBA MVP honors over James Harden and Russell Westbrook by YouTube based on search and upload volumes and watchtime hours
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Michael Johnson was a San Jose guy, growing up delivering the hometown newspaper and fiercely wanting to protect and serve the community where he was raised; he died doing exactly that.
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Congressman Mike Honda chooses April Fools' Day to unveil the Accountability and Congressional Responsibility On Naming Your Motions (ACRONYM) Act of 2015.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Shares of Web-hosting company GoDaddy soared nearly 31 percent in their first day of trading on Wall Street, another sign of strength in the tech sector in an otherwise lackluster stock market.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Dean Starkman Los Angeles Times | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Rocketship Education, the successful if controversial charter-school operator once on a trajectory to serve 15,000 students in the South Bay, has agreed to dramatically scale back its expansion plans -- the result of the proposed settlement of a lawsuit...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Lawyers for two teenagers who sexually assaulted Audrie Pott and shared photos of the Saratoga High School 15-year-old before her suicide asked a judge Wednesday to move the wrongful death trial out of San Jose or at least to keep the courtroom closed...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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More governments around the world are confronting the challenge of managing Bay Area imports such as the 'sharing economy' of ride-hailing apps and e-commerce.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Readers have weighed in on the best 'art boxes,' or painted utility boxes, in San Jose and now it's time to vote.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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A 32-year-old man killed in a fiery crash in Pescadero was identified Wednesday as Luis Martinez-Negrete.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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The Medical Board of California has put a Sunnyvale doctor on probation for five years, citing sexual misconduct and insurance fraud after allegations that he fondled a female patient and charged an insurance company for medical procedures the doctor...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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The film will cover the five-day search for the brothers implicated in the 2013 bombing.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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McDonald's says it's raising pay for workers at its company-owned U.S. restaurants, making it the latest employer to sweeten worker incentives in an improving economy.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Candice ChoiAssociated Press | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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The murder-suicide last month at a Palo Alto apartment complex for seniors may have been sparked by one man's belief the other was stealing items from his room, police announced Wednesday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Despite action and dialogue that strains credibility, the latest and possibly last chapter of the 'Fast & Furious' franchise is fun as heck and pays a touching tribute to late actor Paul Walker.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Clinging to playoff hopes, Sharks acknowledge the out-of-town scoreboard is getting a lot of attention these days
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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The San Jose Sharks' season might be waning, but the Goals For Kids program has been racking up wins for Silicon Valley nonprofits every time the team scores.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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The latest in the video board game series debuts on Wii U, with some definite drawbacks but enough variety and minigames to keep things fun and interesting.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Forte, a former Lafayette resident, has been stepping out with his 'Last Man on Earth' co-star, reports say.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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The GMC Canyon pickup truck is sizable, powerful, capable and attractively styled for 2015, but it's still smaller than a full-size, half-ton truck.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By ANN M. JOB For the Associated Press | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Athletics' Cactus League record was best in the majors, but injuries to outfielders Coco Crisp and Josh Reddick, and closer Sean Doolittle will test team's depth when American League opens Monday against the Texas Rangers.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Want to know what's ignorant? Calling a catcher's equipment the tools of ignorance.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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