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 2021-12-03 04:09 

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School chief: Discipline not needed for boy before shooting...

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The superintendent of a Michigan school district says no discipline was necessary for a teen who was summoned to the office a few hours before four students were fatally shot....

 2021-12-03 03:17 

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Vallejo police internal report found officer's fatal shooting of Sean Monterrosa 'not objectively reasonable'...

Det. Jarrett Tonn shot and killed Sean Monterrosa outside a Walgreens in June 2020....

 2021-12-03 03:05 

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Erik Karlsson scores in OT as San Jose Sharks stay strong on road trip...

Erik Karlsson scored at the 39-second mark of overtime to give the Sharks a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday....

 2021-12-03 02:20 

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Arrest made in sexual assault of blind woman in Cupertino...

Tips from the public helped Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office detectives identity the suspect....

 2021-12-03 02:07 

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Jan. 6 committee has interviewed 250 people so far...

Trump, who told his supporters to "fight like hell" on the morning of the riot, has sued to block the committee's work and has attempted to assert executive privilege over documents and interviews, arguing that his private conversations and ac...

 2021-12-03 01:40 

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Bidens help light National Christmas Tree near White House...

"We are a great nation because of you, the American people," Biden said, joined on stage by his wife, first lady Jill Biden. "You've made me so optimistic."...

 2021-12-03 01:36 

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Sharks' depth winger injured in first period vs. New York Islanders...

Jonah Gadjovich was injured early in the first period of the Sharks' game with the New York Islanders on Thursday at UBS Arena...

 2021-12-03 01:36 

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Walnut Creek: Suspected arsonist linked to 'several' small fires, including at library...

There were six or seven fires in total, but no one was injured, a city official said....

 2021-12-03 01:32 

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San Jose: Robbers target Eastridge mall jewelry store...

Police say four masked men escaped with several items before officers arrived at the scene....

 2021-12-03 01:02 

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Coronavirus: Google again delays return to offices after emergence of omicron...

Google had intended to bring in workers three days per week under a hybrid model mixing office and remote employment starting Jan. 10, but security chief Chris Rackow said in an email to employees that it would wait until after Jan. 1 to determine when it...

 2021-12-03 00:58 

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US confirms Sullenberger to UN aviation post...

Sullenberger said in September he "would underscore the administration's commitment to meaningful action on carbon offsets, sustainable aviation fuels, and gradual direct emissions reductions."...

 2021-12-03 00:24 

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House votes to avert shutdown, fate in Senate less certain...

Conservative Republicans opposed to Biden's vaccine rules want Congress to take a hard stand against the mandated shots for workers at larger businesses, even if that means shutting down federal offices over the weekend....

 2021-12-03 00:22 

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Oakland police would offer other cops $50,000 hiring bonuses under council member's proposal...

Councilmember Sheng Thao announced a proposal for the city to provide cash hiring bonuses to experienced officers from other departments and to Oakland residents who want to join the Oakland Police Department....

 2021-12-03 00:07 

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Fieldwork Brewing's next beer garden location? A retro San Leandro site...

Craft brewer's largest taproom and beer garden will open in spring 2022...

 2021-12-03 00:06 

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Santa Clara University students call on administrators to increase mental health services...

Chants of "Do better, be better, SCU" rang out over the trickling of the fountain in front of Mission Church at Santa Clara University on Thursday afternoon. Students had gathered in between classes to demand policy changes by university administr...

 2021-12-02 23:56 

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Can Steph Curry and Warriors offense get back on track against the Phoenix Suns?...

"We were in a rush offensively and a lot of that was because Phoenix played great defense," Warriors coach Steve Kerr said....

 2021-12-02 23:44 

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Charges weighed for Michigan shooting suspect's parents...

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor on Thursday repeated her criticism of the parents of a boy who is accused of killing four students at a Michigan school, saying their actions went "far beyond negligence" and that a charging decisio...

 2021-12-02 23:22 

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Zach Wilson looking forward to bounce-back opportunity against Eagles...

Last Sunday against Houston, Zach Wilson looked like a 22- year-old rookie who hadn' t played in a month. Wilson- who threw for 145 yards and completed under 60% of his passes with no touchdowns and an interception- wasn' t happy with his performa...

 2021-12-02 23:11 

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Charging decision anticipated for Michigan shooter's parents...

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor on Thursday repeated her criticism of the parents of a boy who is accused of killing four students at a Michigan school, saying their actions went "far beyond negligence" and that a charging decisio...

 2021-12-02 23:00 

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Trump-aligned lawyers ordered to pay $175,000 penalty...

Starting in January 2020, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and other government lawyers asked the judge to discipline the pro-Trump lawyers, saying they had filed a frivolous lawsuit full of typos and factual errors and should be held accountable....

 2021-12-02 22:45 

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Omar Kelly: Dolphins' commitment to run is part of team's resurgence...

Who doesn' t want to see dynamic offensive plays, jaw-dropping passes and massive runs? Football fans crave that type of entertainment, plays that produce chunk yards and deliver points and end-zone celebrations. Before Miami' s four-game winning ...

 2021-12-02 22:42 

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Daniel Jones needs to be assertive in shaping, elevating Giants' offense...

With Jason Garrett fired, the pressure on the Giants' offense is going to shift onto Daniel Jones, the third-year quarterback still fighting to prove he can win. "It' s always been our thought as a staff for a long time that the quarterback ha...

 2021-12-02 22:23 

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Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey, OLB Odafe Oweh miss practice, but several key starters return...

Cornerback Marlon Humphrey and outside linebacker Odafe Oweh were among the nine Ravens who missed practice Thursday, but the team got several starters back on the field ahead of Sunday' s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Right tackle Patrick Mek...

 2021-12-02 22:21 

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Chicago Bears outside linebacker Robert Quinn is named NFC defensive player of the month: 'His motor goes 1,000 miles per hour every play'...

As he continues his impressive comeback season, Chicago Bears outside linebacker Robert Quinn on Thursday was named NFC defensive player of the month for November. In three November games, Quinn had 5 sacks for minus-33 yards, 14 tackles, five tackles for...

 2021-12-02 22:15 

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6 ways to resist the holiday urge to splurge...

It's easy to go nuts on your holiday shopping. Here are a few ways to rein in that urge....

 2021-12-02 22:04 

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'The entire body of work.' As Chicago Bears Chairman George McCaskey reaches a pivotal juncture, is he readying the franchise for major changes?...

Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy earned a reprieve this week. After Nagy navigated through questions about his job status in the days leading up to the Thanksgiving game against the Detroit Lions, assurances from Bears Chairman George McCaskey that Nagy wasn...

 2021-12-02 22:04 

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Marin County plans outdoor-only 2022 fair...

After a two-year hiatus for the pandemic, the Marin County Fair will make its comeback this summer as an outdoor-only event....

 2021-12-02 21:57 

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Man now faces murder charges after Oakland shooting victim dies...

OAKLAND — A parolee whose distinctive clothing helped lead to his arrest has been charged with murder and other crimes in the fatal shooting of a man who died Nov. 25, three weeks after he was shot while sitting in a car with another person outside ...

 2021-12-02 21:52 

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49ers on Thursday: Fred Warner rallying, Elijah Mitchell back in action, Dee Ford still out...

The 49ers' Fred Warner is working hard on the side so perhaps he won't miss his first game since joining the team in 2018....

 2021-12-02 21:44 

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Actor Eddie Mekka dies; played Carmine on 'Laverne & Shirley'...

He also had roles in several TV shows, including "The Love Boat," "Family Matters," "Guiding Light," and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."...

 2021-12-02 21:42 

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Could Dolphins receiver Jaylen Waddle break this rookie record?...

Miami Dolphins rookie wide receiver Jaylen Waddle might already have the NFL lead for best touchdown celebration after debuting the" Waddle Waddle" penguin-esque dance in Sunday' s 33-10 win over the Carolina Panthers. Anquan Boldin, the forme...

 2021-12-02 21:35 

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'Fantasian,' 'Marvel Future Revolution' among 2021 Apple App Store winners...

'Toca Life World,' 'Wild Rift,' 'Marvel Future Revolution,' 'Myst,' 'Space Marshals 3' and 'Fantasian' are among the winners of the 2021 App Store Awards....

 2021-12-02 21:24 

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Dolphins could get their injured centers back ahead of game against Giants; Phillip Lindsay held out Thursday...

Both of the Miami Dolphins' top centers, who are on injured reserve, are practicing this week with the possibility they could be activated ahead of Sunday' s 1 p.m. kickoff against the New York Giants. Michael Deiter, the team' s starting cent...

 2021-12-02 21:24 

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Staff picks for Week 13 of the 2021 NFL season: Chargers vs. Bengals, Patriots vs. Bills and more...

Baltimore Sun staff writers pick every game of the NFL season. Here' s who they have winning in Week 13:. Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints....

 2021-12-02 21:20 

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San Jose's History Park joins the holiday light parade...

Holiday ornaments come to life and Victorian houses are decorated for Christmas as part of the Heritage Holiday Light Show....

 2021-12-02 21:14 

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Democrats hope to rouse voters with abortion rights fight...

A significant portion of the electorate simply doesn't believe that the court will overturn Roe, acknowledged Jenny Lawson, the Planned Parenthood Action Fund's vice president of organizing and engagement campaigns. But Lawson said she thinks that...

 2021-12-02 21:07 

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Game-changing Coltrane work re-emerges in Santa Cruz project...

Renowned trumpeter Charles Tolliver has re-created 'Africa/Brass,' a seminal 1961 album that changed the course of John Coltrane's career....

 2021-12-02 21:03 

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Could WR Devin Duvernay be used more like Deebo Samuel? Answers are in the Ravens' 'vault.' | NOTES...

Wide receiver Devin Duvernay has been one of the Ravens' most electric playmakers when he gets the ball in his hands. The problem is, that hasn' t happened too often this season. But with the Ravens' ground game struggling, offensive coordinat...

 2021-12-02 20:45 

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Warriors' rematch with Suns pushes Lakers-Clippers off national TV...

Steph Curry, the Western Conference player of the month, is a significant ratings draw....

 2021-12-02 20:36 

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Brentwood woman manipulated tax returns and taught others to do same, feds say...

Suspect is also accused of running a "tax school."...

 2021-12-02 20:08 

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Ex-deputy charged with murder in Casey Gordon Jr. shooting...

Meade retired July 2 on disability. The deputy had been on administrative leave from the sheriff's office since the shooting....

 2021-12-02 20:06 

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MLB lockout: Opening messages from Manfred, union leader Clark point to long winter...

Tony Clark, the first former player to head the union, accused commissioner Rob Manfred of "misrepresentations" in his letter to fans explaining the lockout....

 2021-12-02 19:43 

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Kurtenbach: The 49ers tried to hide lame-duck Jimmy Garoppolo all season — now they need him to carry the team...

The question isn't if Jimmy Garoppolo will return in 2022 — it's what kind of parting gift the Niners will receive when he leaves....

 2021-12-02 19:42 

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Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey, OLB Odafe Oweh missing at practice, but several key starters return...

Cornerback Marlon Humphrey and outside linebacker Odafe Oweh were among the nine Ravens missing for the open portion of practice Thursday, but the team got several starters back on the field ahead of Sunday' s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rig...

 2021-12-02 19:40 

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Fall heat wave in Bay Area leaves records behind...

San Jose, San Francisco break decades-old marks; Oakland record also falls...

 2021-12-02 19:35 

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Meta, Apple mega leases, huge property deal counter exodus fears...

Experts say Meta's big leases in Sunnyvale and Burlingame, inked a few months after a large Apple Sunnymvale lease, and on the same day as a San Jose mega property sale show that tech exodus fears are exaggerated....

 2021-12-02 19:21 

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Omicron shouldn't cancel year-end holiday plans, Fauci Says...

The arrival of the highly-mutated omicron variant in the U.S. shouldn't cancel end-of-year holiday plans for fully vaccinated Americans, the nation's top infectious disease doctor said....

 2021-12-02 19:17 

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New data suggests 1 in 44 US children affected by autism...

U.S. autism numbers have been on the rise for several years, but experts believe that reflects more awareness and wider availability of services to treat the condition rather than a true increase in the number of affected children....

 2021-12-02 19:11 

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'The fire that's here today': US still battling delta variant...

While more than two dozen countries worldwide have reported omicron infections, including India on Thursday, the numbers are small outside of South Africa, which has confirmed more than 170 cases. World health authorities have yet to link any deaths to om...

 2021-12-02 19:06 

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California prison system let sergeant resign, leaving door open to re-hire, after he was arrested for allegedly meeting teen girl on dating app...

The unnamed corrections sergeant arranged to meet a 16-year-old at a hotel and brought condoms, yet was allowed to resign instead of being fired, an oversight agency found....

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