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Boy skipped pop for a year for $500

LIVINGSTON, Mont. (AP) - As people across the United States struggle to stick to their New Year's Resolutions, an 11-year-old Montana boy is offering lessons in self-discipline and delayed gratification after winning a $500 prize from his parents for skipping sugary drinks for a year.

January 02, 2015 | | Nation


Girl, 7, wanders from plane crash

EDDYVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A 7-year-old girl survived a plane crash that killed four people Friday night, and the disoriented little girl walked away from the wreckage and reported the crash to a local resident, authorities said.

January 02, 2015 | | Nation


Suicide watch ignored, NY inmate dies

NEW YORK (AP) - A mentally ill inmate who hanged himself on New Year's Day in a Rikers Island jail cell was supposed to be placed on suicide watch, but it wasn't implemented, two city officials told The Associated Press on Friday.

January 02, 2015 | | Nation


Man stuck for on Las Vegas zip line rescued

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Canadian tourist stuck dangling from a Las Vegas zip line about 80 feet above a street for nearly an hour is back on solid ground after being rescued by firefighters.

January 02, 2015 | | Nation


State may alter death-row procedures for mentally ill

SACRAMENTO . (AP) - A practice of withholding calls and visits at a new psychiatric unit on death row at San Quentin State Prison can discourage inmates from seeking the treatment they need, a court-appointed overseer said this week.

January 02, 2015 | | Nation


GOING TO POT

SEATTLE (AP) - A year into the nation's experiment with legal, taxed marijuana sales, Washington and Colorado find themselves wrestling not with the federal interference many feared, but with competition from medical marijuana or even outright black market sales.

January 02, 2015 | | Nation


Roller rink guard killed taking on gunman

GRAND TERRACE (AP) - A security guard died confronting a gunman firing at a crowd outside a Southern California roller rink where about 200 people, including many children, gathered for an all-night New Year's Eve party, authorities and witnesses said Friday.

January 02, 2015 | | Nation


Highway 99 freeway closure set

SALIDA - Major construction activities associated with the Highway 99/Highway 219 Kiernan Avenue Interchange Reconstruction Project are anticipated in early January.

January 02, 2015 | | NEWS


Tiff over Yosemite names

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - A dispute over the names of such iconic Yosemite National Park locations as the Ahwahnee Hotel and Curry Village has the park service considering renaming them.

January 02, 2015 | | State


Immigrants seek driver licenses

STANTON (AP) - Mexican immigrant Jesus Moreno emerged smiling from a California Department of Motor Vehicles office on Friday with official permission to do something he's been doing here for more than a decade: driving.

January 02, 2015 | | State


Man kills wife, 2 grown kids, self

MODESTO (AP) - A man shot and killed his wife and two grown children before taking his life at a Modesto home on New Year's Day, police said Friday.

January 02, 2015 | | State


FCC to vote next month on proposed net neutrality rules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators are expected to vote next month on rules to govern how Internet service providers like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast deal with the flow of content on their high-speed networks.

January 02, 2015 | | Nation


Golf cart thief caught on freeway

PASADENA . (AP) - The Rose Bowl came to a sour end for more than just Florida State fans.

January 02, 2015 | | Nation


Food guidelines for planet’s health

WASHINGTON (AP) - For years, the government has been issuing guidelines about healthy eating choices. Now, a panel that advises the Agriculture Department is ready to recommend that you be told not only what foods are better for your own health, but for the environment as well.

January 02, 2015 | | Nation


Resolution: Transform their junk food image

NEW YORK (AP) - Fast-food chains have a New Year's resolution: Drop the junk.

January 02, 2015 | | Nation


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Thunder hold off Pacers in Paul George’s return

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Paul George made a winning return to Indiana, hitting the clinching free throws with 10.7 seconds left in the Oklahoma City Thunder ...

December 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pitlick, Benn lead Stars to victory over Islanders

NEW YORK (AP) - Tyler Pitlick scored twice and Jamie Benn had a goal and two assists, leading the Dallas Stars to a 5-2 victory over ...

December 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Canseco tweets could jeopardize his job on Athletics telecasts

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - A series of tweets by Jose Canseco about sexual misconduct and politicians could put in jeopardy his job as a ...

December 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


FaceTime: JD Martinez meets and greets, Ozuna to Cards

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - J.D. Martinez has a chance to see in person what his monster year is worth.

December 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goodell, Jerry Jones moving on with new contract in place

IRVING, Texas (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell twice turned to Jerry Jones when asked about his relationship with the powerful Dallas Cowboys owner who tried ...

December 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Garoppolo gears up for first home start

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers circled up in their locker room last Sunday moments before taking the field at Houston and Jimmy Garoppolo ...

December 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders put aside frustration of down season for stretch run

ALAMEDA (AP) - The anger over a lopsided loss in Kansas City that crushed Oakland's playoff hopes and raised questions about how a team could ...

December 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tyler Anthony Silva

Tyler Anthony Silva, 21, passed on December 3, 2017 at Muir Beach in Marin County. He was born on December 13, 1995 in Manteca and ...

December 13, 2017 | | OBITS


East Union falls to Gregori despite Sena’s 31 points

MODESTO - A career night from Drew Sena was not enough for East Union on Tuesday, as Gregori took over in the second half en route ...

December 13, 2017 | | High School Sports


Anderson scores 60 to lead Davis past Sierra

MODESTO - It took a record night from Lea Anderson for Grace Davis to ward off a valiant effort from Sierra on Tuesday.

December 13, 2017 | | High School Sports


Lathrop edges West for program’s 1st 3-0 start

LATHROP -Jose Montes isn't concerned about his team's record, but it just so happens to be a good one in the early going ...

December 13, 2017 | | High School Sports


Silva’s hat trick anchors comeback tie for Ranch

STOCKTON - It was a tale of two halves, and Weston Ranch coach Francisco Cisneros was satisfied with the result - a wild 4-4 come-from-behind stalemate with ...

December 13, 2017 | | High School Sports


Randolph, Hill lead Kings to win over Suns

SACRAMENTO (AP) - From the moment he signed with the Kings last offseason, Zach Randolph fully embraced his role as a veteran mentor in the locker ...

December 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Glow is gone for Derek Jeter as Marlins CEO after 2 months

MIAMI (AP) - Reacting to the Giancarlo Stanton trade, a Miami Marlins supporter who is a priest suggested in church that fans boycott the team's ...

December 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL Network suspends analysts over sexual misconduct suit

NEW YORK (AP) - Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts were suspended after a woman who worked as a wardrobe ...

December 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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