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Comcast's third-quarter net income jumped 50 percent in the third quarter, helped by a one-time tax settlement, growth in Internet subscribers and fewer defectors from its cable service.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Mayoral hopeful Sam Liccardo continues to lead Dave Cortese in the race for cash, as the candidates and special interest groups look to bombard the many remaining undecided voters with ads in the final weeks of the campaign.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Mike Honda wants voters to think he and Ro Khanna are far apart on corporate profit 'repatriation' and Social Security, but they're really not.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Five real estate investors accused of rigging bids at foreclosure auctions in San Francisco and San Mateo County have been indicted in federal court in San Francisco, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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In news that could mean the end of the reality TV show; it’s been reported that “Mama June” Shannon has rekindled her romance with Mark McDaniel, who spent 10 years in prison for allegedly molesting a 8-year-old girl who was a relative of Mama...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Various Bay Area News Group websites, columnists and photographers were named as finalists Wednesday in the annual Editor & Publisher EPPY Awards, which honors excellence in digital journalism produced by media companies from around the globe....
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Giants pitcher Jake Peavy's press conference is interrupted by Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, who is working the World Series for Fox Sports
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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San Jose Mercury News environmental reporter Paul Rogers has been named a co-winner of the Journalist of the Year award, the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists announced Tuesday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Mercury News Staff | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Police in Washington state say a shooter is dead after attack at a high school north of Seattle.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Doug EsserAssociated Press | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Former paramedic still uses a walker, but cracks jokes, bumps fists
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Even as World Series fever sweeps the Bay Area, the Giants' original San Francisco home of Seals Stadium is largely forgotten and today is a shopping center featuring a Safeway grocery store and Office Depot.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 24, 2014
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TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Friday, October 24, 2014
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A musical based on the sensational life of Evelyn Nesbit, and the murder of her lover, isn't as compelling as it should be.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the 32-year-old gunman believed to have killed a Canadian soldier and then stormed the country's Parliament on Wednesday, reportedly had a lengthy criminal record and drug problems.
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Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis.
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New York City authorities began decontaminating the apartment of the doctor who tested positive for Ebola as questions mounted over whether health-care workers caring for patients should be isolated.
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‚SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Lindsay WhitehurstAssociated Press | Friday, October 24, 2014
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Someone drove up a ramp near the Oklahoma Capitol steps overnight and into a disputed granite monument of the Ten Commandments, smashing it to pieces in an apparent act of vandalism, authorities said.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Sean MurphyAssociated Press | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Turkey's president said Friday that Ankara would allow hundreds of Syrian rebels to travel to the embattled border town of Kobani in order to help Kurdish fighters there fend off an Islamic State onslaught.
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It's rare when the entire family can agree on an outing.Grandma likes mariachi, Uncle Joe adores the ukulele, mom and dad choose art and classic automobiles, toddlers want anything involving chewing and toddling, teens want to text their friends or stay...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Lou FancherCorrespondent | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The Sheriff's Office is partnering with Yardarm Technologies, a Capitola-based firearms technology company, to test microchips that could monitor when an officer draws a gun, is separated from the gun and fires a gun. Manufactured separately, the microchips...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Calvin Men, Santa Cruz Sentinel | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Apple’s new iPads are unlikely to spur huge new sales of the company’s tablets
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Troy WolvertonMercury News Columnist | Friday, October 24, 2014
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September was the busiest month in over a year at the Port of Oakland, officials said Thursday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The Rays announced Friday that manager Joe Maddon won't be returning to the team after he exercised an opt-out in his contract, which was due to expire after next season
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, October 24, 2014
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REDWOOD CITYEl Camino Real, 2:56 a.m. Monday A barefoot man wanting to buy flip-flops refused to leave a store after learning they did not stock them.
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After losing to Navy 58-52 last year in triple overtime, the San Jose State Spartans hopes for a defensive battle when they face the Midshipmen in Annapolis.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Palo Alto police released new photos of two suspects in an armed jewelry store robbery at the Stanford Shopping Center.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Four family members were rescued from a burning house in Milpitas early Friday morning.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Milpitas Post staff reports | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, October 24, 2014
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San Martin resident Harold Baugher, 45, died Oct. 15, from injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident eight days earlier, Gilroy police said Thursday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The Oakland baseball club and its long-time Silicon Valley suitor have agreed on a deal that will extend negotiations on a new ballpark for up to another seven years as San Jose tries to win approval from the courts or the MLB for the A's move south.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The company recently is hiring up to 95,000 people to handle the tremendous volume this year, way up from the 55,000 seasonal workers it hired in 2013.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The 88-year-old monarch tried her hand at Twitter as she opened a new gallery in central London's Science Museum Friday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, October 24, 2014
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At a meeting packed with people calling for his immediate resignation, Santa Clara schools trustee Chris Stampolis was censured by his fellow board members for harassing the principal of his son’s middle school. Stampolis was the lone dissent in the...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Follow the live action Wednesday in Game 2 of the World Series beginning at 5 p.m.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The San Francisco Giants earned a split of first two World Series games and are in the driver's seat entering Game 3 against the Kansas City Royals.
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From Tim Hudson to Tim Lincecum to Jake Peavy and Sergio Romo, the San Francisco Giants pitchers sound off on MVP catcher Buster Posey
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Two men with over a decade in the big leagues will pitch in the World Series for the first time Friday when the San Francisco Giants' Tim Hudson meets the Kansas City Royals' Jeremy Guthrie.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 24, 2014
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'On Highway 61' traces history of music by road
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Georgia RoweCorrespondent | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Hunter Strickland jawed at -- then appeared to challenge -- Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez after Omar Infante's sixth-inning home run in World Series Game 2.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The Oakland baseball club and its long-time Silicon Valley suitor have agreed on a deal that will extend negotiations on a new ballpark for up to another seven years as San Jose tries to win approval from the courts or the MLB for the A's move south.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Brian Sabean and Bruce Bochy, the primary architects of the Giants dynasty, also at a loss for why San Francisco rules Major League Baseball in the even years and can't crack the playoffs in the odd ones
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Tim KawakamiMercury News Columnist | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost was once told by Chabot coach Gene Wellman that he would never make it in the big leagues.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Join our Mark Purdy for a World Series pregame live chat Friday at 11 a.m., hours before the 5:07 p.m.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Looking for the holiday season's hot toys, like anything related to Disney's 'Frozen'? Or maybe you're not picky and just looking for deals? Toy sellers are increasingly catering to time-starved, budget-conscious shoppers with new features on websites...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Anne D'Innocenzio Associated Press | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Today: Pandora's listener growth disappoints investors as company seeks to make nice with musicians. Also: Amazon, Microsoft, Riverbed and Juniper also announce earnings.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Yelp shares dropped more than18 percent Thursday after the local-reviews company forecast fourth-quarter sales that fell short of analysts' estimates.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bloomberg News | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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There are plenty of other key issues facing the city heading into the Nov. 4 election to replace termed-out Mayor Chuck Reed -- from taxes to baseball to 911 potholes.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Nearly 2,000 furnaces installed in an Arizona factory to make synthetic sapphire glass for Apple will be removed and sold under a deal between the tech giant and the company that had been gearing up to produce huge amounts of the product for use in Apple's...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Microsoft's quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations Thursday as CEO Satya Nadella's push to embrace cloud computing and diversify into mobile devices helped lift sales by 25 percent.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Brandon Bailey Associated Press | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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