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Minnesota beats SMU to win NIT

NEW YORK (AP) - Richard Pitino held his 3-year-old daughter in his arms as his Minnesota team cut down the net at Madison Square Garden.

April 04, 2014 | | Collegiate Sports


Shanshan Feng leads Kraft Nabisco

RANCHO MIRAGE (AP) - Shanshan Feng shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday to take the early lead in the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the first major tournament of the year.

April 04, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Best government money can buy

The Supreme Court has done it again. By a 5-4 vote, with the court's five Republican appointees on one side and the four Democratic appointees on the other, the court struck down limits on total contributions to federal campaigns that have been enforced and were specifically upheld in 1976. What the 1976 court saw in Buckley v. Valeo as a "quite modest restraint upon protected political activity" that serves "to prevent evasion" of the limits on contributions to campaigns, the 2014 court has now held violates the fundamental protection of political speech enshrined in the First Amendment.

April 03, 2014 | By Susan Estrich Political columnist | Other Views


Internet helps redefine tolerance

Mozilla's new CEO, Brendan Eich, gave $1,000 to Proposition 8, the 2008 ballot measure passed by a majority of California voters to limit marriage to one man and one woman. The U.S. Supreme Court voided the measure, but the hate campaign against its supporters lives on.

April 03, 2014 | By Debra Saunders National columnist | Other Views


Bouchard ousts Venus Williams at Family Circle

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Venus Williams couldn't dig herself out of a hole this time and lost to Eugenie Bouchard 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-4 at the Family Circle Cup on Thursday.

April 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


FDA approves easy-to-use heroin overdose antidote

WASHINGTON (AP) - Friends and family will be able to take the first step to save a loved one from an overdose of heroin or powerful painkillers called opioids.

April 03, 2014 | | Nation


Edison bosses sell $18M in stock after deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two top executives at Edison International sold $17.7 million of their company's stock when it climbed to its highest price since 2007, after Edison reached a major settlement involving the defunct San Onofre nuclear power plant in Southern California, regulatory filings show.

April 03, 2014 | | Nation


David Letterman ‘wrapping things up,’ to retire in 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - David Letterman's departure from the late-night realm won't just end an unmatched run on television. It also will close the book on an era reaching almost to the birth of TV.

April 03, 2014 | | Nation


Bill extending tax breaks for wind farms, filmmakers, NASCAR tracks

WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind farms, NASCAR tracks and filmmakers would keep their treasured tax breaks as part of an $85 billion package of temporary tax cuts passed by a key Senate committee Thursday.

April 03, 2014 | | Nation


House GOP moves against health care law

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans renewed their election-year assault on President Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, their opposition undimmed just days after Obama celebrated news that more than 7 million Americans had signed up for coverage under the law.

April 03, 2014 | | Nation


Teacher contract gets exact on behavior

CINCINNATI (AP) - The doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church is so complex the Archdiocese of Cincinnati is giving teachers a cheat sheet on some of the things that can get them fired.

April 03, 2014 | | Nation


Vast ocean found beneath ice of Saturn’s smallest moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Scientists have uncovered a vast ocean beneath the icy surface of Saturn's little moon Enceladus.

April 03, 2014 | | Nation


Argument may have preceded deadly Fort Hood gun attack

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - The soldier who killed three people at Fort Hood may have argued with another service member prior to the attack, and investigators believe his unstable mental health contributed to the rampage, authorities said Thursday.

April 03, 2014 | | Nation


County weighed buying up homes

SEATTLE (AP) - A decade before a colossal landslide buried a Washington community, county officials considered buying up people's homes there to protect them from such a disaster.

April 03, 2014 | | Nation


Islamic group gets OK to cut crosses off NY church

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A city board on Thursday gave a Muslim group the go-ahead to remove six crosses from the roof and spires of a century-old former Catholic church so the now-vacant Gothic structure can be used as a mosque.

April 03, 2014 | | Nation


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Argues police not responding to ‘non-injury’ accidents is wrong

Editor, Manteca Police,

September 21, 2017 | | Letters


Was Measure G really about safety?

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

September 21, 2017 | | Letters


Road favorites all over the board in Week 3

Texans coach Bill O'Brien says "you can't hide in the NFL."

September 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jake LaMotta the boxer who inspired ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film "Raging ...

September 21, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


Sporting KC beats Red Bulls to win 4th US Open Cup title

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) - Ghana-born forward Latif Blessing scored midway through the first half, Daniel Salloi added a goal in the second and Sporting Kansas ...

September 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pat Perez is at East Lake and feels like 10 million bucks

ATLANTA (AP) - All 30 players who made it to the Tour Championship have a mathematical shot at the FedEx Cup and its $10 million prize.

September 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants blank sliding Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jonathan Lucroy is confident the Colorado Rockies will find their swagger again, and fast. Their playoff hopes depend on it.

September 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mengden helps A’s complete sweep

DETROIT (AP) - Now that he's healthy, Daniel Mengden is showing his potential.

September 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


No nostalgia for Goff in return to Bay Area

THOUSAND OAKS (AP) - Jared Goff knows what to expect Thursday.

September 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NCAA punishes Pacific men’s hoops for violations

STOCKTON (AP) - The men's basketball team at Pacific has been punished by the NCAA for academic and recruiting violations under former coach Ron Verlin.

September 21, 2017 | | SPORTS


Raiders QB Carr nears .500 mark after 0-10 start

ALAMEDA (AP) - Derek Carr has almost completed the climb out of the hole created by the 0-10 start to his career.

September 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rookie coaches’ paths cross when 49ers host Rams

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Sean McVay and Kyle Shanahan took similar paths on their journey to becoming NFL coaches.

September 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Soroptimist plans ‘meet & greet Saturday for potential members

Soroptimist International of Manteca members are hosting their "Join Us" meet and greet event at Delicato's Tuscan Room on Saturday Sept. 23, from to ...

September 20, 2017 | | State


Twin Tunnels fight continues after big jolt from Westlands

FRESNO (AP) - In California's long-raging water wars, pitting north against south and farmer against city dweller, the one thing everybody agreed on Wednesday was ...

September 20, 2017 | | State


Judge likely to strike down ballot title for gas tax repeal

SACRAMENTO . (AP) - California's attorney general wrote a misleading description of a ballot initiative to repeal the recently approved gas tax increase, a judge concluded ...

September 20, 2017 | | State


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