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Go to church, be faithful to your spouse and shun tobacco, booze and drugs.Promising to adhere to that "biblical lifestyle," more than 300,000 Americans are taking advantage of a little-known provision in the nation's health care law that allows them...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Two male teens were rescued Friday evening from a 75-foot cliff in the Golden Gate Recreation Area in Marin County by a cinch collar line lowered from a helicopter operated by the California Highway Patrol, a CHP officer said.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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The Giants acquired veteran right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox, sending left-handed prospect Edwin Escobar and right-handed reliever Heath Hembree to Boston.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Penn State has hired Sandy Barbour as athletic director, a month after she stepped down as AD at the University of California-Berkeley.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Jim CarlsonAssociated Press | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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A controversial Southern California-based hospital chain that buys financially struggling hospitals has surfaced as a bidder for the beleaguered Daughters of Charity Health System, which operates four Bay Area hospitals that serve the poor. But the overture...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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The death of Bijan Madjlessi, the Mill Valley real estate developer mired in criminal fraud investigations and civil litigation, was accidental, authorities confirmed Thursday.
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Oakland A's send Coco Crisp home to have his neck injury checked out.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Monday, July 28, 2014
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LTC policyholders should take the time to write to Dave Jones, the California insurance commissioner, and suggest that he require insurance companies to honor the marketing materials they used to sell policies years ago that clearly implied that 'buying...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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The San Francisco Giants needed Jake Peavy to be perfect on Sunday, because the Giants themselves are so, so far from that these days, as evidenced during the Los Angeles Dodgers' three-game sweep.
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Victory comes on 20th anniversary of Jeff Gordon's first Brickyard 400 win
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Sloppy defense costs the San Francisco Giants and new starter Jake Peavy as the Los Angeles Dodgers complete a three-game sweep with a 4-3 victory.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Wide receiver Greg Little, who had productive seasons but also was prone to drops with the Cleveland Browns, is making a quick impression at Oakland Raiders camp.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Monday, July 28, 2014
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A crowd of 15,556 watches the San Jose Earthquakes lose to Atletico Madrid in final sporting event at Candlestick Park
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Khalid alBalooshi, Courtney Force are big winners at NHRA Sonoma Nationals
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Authorities now say 14 people -- including a 15-year-old -- have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Frank Thomas is emotional during Baseball Hall of Fame speech, and makes nod to Oakland A's years
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Two men who died on South Bay roads this weekend have been identified as San Jose residents by the coroner's office.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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East Palo Alto police are asking for the public's help after a Saturday night shooting leaves a Fremont man dead and two women wounded.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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The first teaser from the latest Mad Max installment made its debut at Comic-Con this weekend. There is no Mel Gibson in the latest post-apocalyptic desert adventure, but you will see Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron in Mad Max: Fury Road.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Mercury News digital staff | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Oakland A's activate infielder Alberto Callaspo, send first baseman Nate Freiman to Triple-A Sacramento
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Police say a Rhode Island dealership owner who was struck with a two-by-four in a fight over a junk-car deal that went wrong has died.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Tony La Russa accepts Baseball Hall of Fame induction, thanks A's stars like Rickey Henderson, Dennis Eckersley for his success
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Mark McGwire, Dennis Eckersley, Dave Parker share stories of Oakland A's heyday under Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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A fire destroyed a San Leandro beauty salon Sunday morning. The blaze at Stylist Hair Saloon at 197 Pelton Center Way broke out just after 9:15 a.m.
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To-ranked Serena Williams back at this week's Bank of the West Classic, following her bizarre withdrawal at Wimbledon
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Tony La Russa tells New York Daily News he was met with indifference when he raised suspicions about possible steroid use to Oakland A's higher-ups, including Sandy Alderson
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Three people were hurt in a one-alarm apartment complex fire on McBryde Avenue in Richmond early Sunday morning.
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Luc Besson's 'Lucy' proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of 'Hercules' by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Ryan NakashimaAssociated Press | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Second-year lineman Menelik Watson has remained healthy, in stark contrast to last year
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Running back has torn ACL, creating spot for backup
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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The CHP shut down both lanes of Interstate I-80 on Sunday after witnesses reported seeing a man running through lanes of traffic in Berkeley.
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One person suffered minor injuries Saturday afternoon in a 2-alarm fire at a Mountain View apartment complex carport fire on Latham Street.
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If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly surprises.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he realizes world opinion might be shifting away from his nation with every Palestinian civilian's death, but adds that the public relations battle cannot supersede Israel's security.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Plus, 'Poirot' begins marching toward final episodes and things heat up on 'Masters of Sex.'
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Chuck BarneyContra Costa Times | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Kevin Harvick claims the pole position for Sunday's Brickyard 400.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Wire services | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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A smoky wildland fire consumed 15 acres of brush and threatened homes around Almaden Quicksilver Park in South San Jose before being contained by firefighters Saturday afternoon. Planes, helicopters, bulldozers and about 85 firefighters fought the blaze...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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BlackRock wants to use the language of monthly income to drive 401(k) savers toward investment products that use more pensionlike characteristics, a process known as liability-driven investing.
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San Francisco Giants drop into second place in N.L. West after 5-0 loss to Clayton Kershaw and Los Angeles Dodgers
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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The 'Ant-Man' cast is set.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Associated Press | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Lawler claims hard-earned unanimous decision in a welterweight mixed-martial arts bout at SAP Center over Matt Brown.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Several members of 'The Avengers' descended on Comic-Con to debut the first footage from the upcoming superhero sequel.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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With colleges churning out bigger and stronger targets, and NFL teams running so many multiple wide receiver sets, there's a premium on defenses matching up against the likes of super-sized receivers such as Calvin Johnson, Andre Johnson, Demaryius Thomas...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Randy Covitz Kansas City Star | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Former Oakland A's, Chicago White Sox and St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa will share Hall of Fame induction spotlight with fellow managers Bobby Cox and Joe Torre and three players: Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Italian Vincenzo Nibali confirms he will win the Tour de France after another impressive ride in a dramatic penultimate stage Saturday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Eliminations are scheduled for Sunday for the NHRA Sonoma Nationals.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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A sellout crowd of 62,583 showed up for the first soccer game ever at Cal's Memorial Stadium, with Internazionale Milan scoring a 3-2 shootout victory over Real Madrid.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Oakland A's bullpen remains strong despite Jim Johnson's struggles.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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Jared Leaf had expected to be the Spartans' starting middle linebacker this season. Instead, he's early in a grueling recovery process that he promises will culminate with him one day playing football again. More importantly, Leaf, who celebrated his...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, July 26, 2014
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