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Khan, Alexander meet in key welterweight fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Amir Khan was counting on Floyd Mayweather Jr. adding him to his dance card about this time last year when he turned down a chance to fight Devon Alexander for a piece of the welterweight title.

December 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dos Santos headlines UFC show in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) - Junior Dos Santos is facing much more than a daunting challenge from Stipe Miocic when he returns to the octagon.

December 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


California sets record for low voter turnout

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California set a record last month for low voter turnout in a regularly scheduled general election.

December 12, 2014 | | State


Senate passes bill addressing cross

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress has passed a bill that could potentially resolve the long-running church-state conflict featuring San Diego's Mount Soledad veterans memorial and cross.

December 12, 2014 | | State


Stations like low gas prices

NEW YORK (AP) - So you think you are finally getting one over on the gas stations as you pay well under $3 a gallon for the first time in four years? Guess again.

December 12, 2014 | | Nation


Rare 1907 coin worth $1.5M going to auction

NEW YORK (AP) - A rare 1907 double eagle $20 coin designed by Augustus Saint-Gaudens could sell for as much as $1.5 million at auction next week.

December 12, 2014 | | Nation


‘Layaway Angel’ pays customers’ toy bills

BELLINGHAM, Mass. (AP) - Shoppers at an eastern Massachusetts toy store are getting an early Christmas present: All their layaway bills totaling $20,000 have been paid off by an anonymous woman dubbed "layaway angel."

December 12, 2014 | | Nation


New Comcast skyscraper will soar up to 1,121 feet

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - It will be pouring concrete in Philadelphia on Saturday.

December 12, 2014 | | Nation


Tribes wary of selling marijuana

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - Many in Indian Country are wary of the idea of growing and selling marijuana on tribal lands, even if it could present an economic windfall and the U.S. Department of Justice says it's OK.

December 12, 2014 | | Nation


3% DOWN LOANS

WASHINGTON (AP) - Some Americans will soon be able to buy a home with a down payment as low as 3 percent, compared with the current minimum of 5 percent, the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac say.

December 12, 2014 | | HOME SCENE


Create a happy homemade Christmas setting this year

One of the best ways to kick off the holiday season is to decorate. And while it's easy to load your cart with beautiful decor from your favorite store, Christmas is more personal when decorations are homemade.

December 12, 2014 | | HOME SCENE


Bathroom upgrades to impress guests & family

Game night, girls' night or family reunion – your home serves as the backdrop for many occasions. Preparing your space for friends and family can feel like a heavy undertaking, but with a few simple entertaining tips, hosts can wave goodbye to anxieties.

December 12, 2014 | | HOME SCENE


Reurposing garage doors into walls with a view

Have you ever admired a coffee table cleverly fabricated using a discarded door sitting on a frame? Or been surprised by the sight of an old refrigerator reborn as a bookshelf or TV cabinet? Even bathroom fixtures have been known to draw notice (and a snicker or two) when repurposed as garden containers.

December 12, 2014 | | HOME SCENE


Average 30-year loan rate increases to 3.93 percent

WASHINGTON (AP) - Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates edged higher this week after four weeks of declines, but they remained at historically low levels that could entice potential homebuyers.

December 12, 2014 | | HOME SCENE


Tips to keep garden & hand tools in top shape

From painting supplies to gardening and hand tools, buying well-made home improvement tools can help improve project results. The tools you use may be an investment, so you'll want to take care of them to ensure they last for more than just one project.

December 12, 2014 | | HOME SCENE


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Miami endins Celtics’ win streak at 16

MIAMI (AP) - Goran Dragic scored 27 points, Dion Waiters had 26 with a pair of big 3-pointers in the final minutes and the Miami Heat ...

November 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


TRIPLE HEADER

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Philip Rivers looks forward to his Thanksgiving debut in his 14th season.

November 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lions will try to close gap against surging Vikings

DETROIT (AP) - In many ways, the Thanksgiving games mark the beginning of the NFL's stretch drive.

November 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Redskins, Giants in Thanksgiving game between 2 losing teams

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - With their losing records and their shaky defenses and their injury-depleted rosters, the Washington Redskins and New York Giants are not exactly ...

November 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Richard Vernon Schulenberg

Richard "Rich" Vernon Schulenberg passed away on November 7, 2017 at his home in Ripon, CA. Rich was born in Vallejo, CA on November 3 ...

November 22, 2017 | | OBITS


Denying reality of liberal bias

As the media elites roll their eyes and sigh at people who deny the apparently inevitable approach of traumatic climate change, there's one category ...

November 22, 2017 | | Other Views


Best of times, worst of times

Charles Dickens opened A Tale of Two Cities, perhaps his most famous tome, with the now iconic line, "It was the best of times, it ...

November 22, 2017 | | Other Views


Raiders fire defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr.

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders fired defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. on Tuesday in a staff shake-up during a disappointing season.

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pacific gets out of the blocks quick to beat Air Force

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Robert Gallinat scored 21 points on 7-of-9 shooting and Pacific used a strong first half to beat Air Force 83-71 Tuesday night ...

November 21, 2017 | | Collegiate Sports


Moneke leads UC Davis over Sacramento St.

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Chima Moneke scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead UC Davis in a 64-47 rout of Sacramento State on Tuesday night.

November 21, 2017 | | Collegiate Sports


Raiders fire defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr.

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders fired defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. on Tuesday in a staff shake-up during a disappointing season.

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers in no rush to start Garoppolo

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jimmy Garoppolo's three weeks in the building after being acquired as the potential quarterback of the future for the San Francisco ...

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


MLB, Japanese, union reach posting deal

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball, its players' union and the Japanese commissioner's office agreed Tuesday to a new posting system that could allow ...

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cousins says he was ejected for using big-man fundamentals

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - New Orleans center DeMarcus Cousins says he was protecting a rebound the way all big men are taught when he was ejected ...

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Morgan urges voters to keep steroid users out of Hall

The Associated Press

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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