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Trayvon's parents shocked by verdict

MIAMI (AP) - Trayvon Martin's parents made appearances on network news shows Thursday, saying they are still shocked that jurors acquitted George Zimmerman in the 2012 shooting death of their 17-year-old son.

July 18, 2013 | | Nation


Watchdog 'disturbed' agency withheld documents

WASHINGTON (AP) - The investigator who wrote a scathing report about the Internal Revenue Service targeting tea party groups says he is "disturbed" the agency withheld newly released documents showing progressive groups may also have been singled out for additional scrutiny.

July 18, 2013 | | Nation


Once-mighty Detroit files for bankruptcy

DETROIT (AP) - Once the very symbol of American industrial might, Detroit became the biggest U.S. city to file for bankruptcy Thursday, its finances ravaged and its neighborhoods hollowed out by a long, slow decline in population and auto manufacturing.

July 18, 2013 | | Nation


Lightning strikes injure 10 in Colo., 3 in Montana

WELLINGTON, Colo. (AP) - Nine people working at a Colorado farm were injured by a lightning strike Thursday, two of them critically and four seriously, a fire official said.

July 18, 2013 | | Nation


Nation news briefs

POLICE: SHOPLIFTING FLA. MOM THREW BABY AT DEPUTY: PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Florida woman she threw her baby at a deputy as she tried to escape when he tried to confront her about shoplifting.

July 18, 2013 | | Nation


Teen faces aiding terrorists charges

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida teen accused of traveling to the Middle East to train with terrorists is facing federal charges.

July 18, 2013 | | Nation


Mitsubishi blamed in nuclear plant closure

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Southern California Edison took an initial legal step Thursday to try to collect millions, or possibly billions, of dollars in damages from the company that built defective equipment that pushed the seaside San Onofre nuclear power plant into early retirement.

July 18, 2013 | | Nation


3-legged donkey: A lesson for veterinarians

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Emma the miniature donkey runs around the barnyard and kicks playfully like most any animal her size. But she lacks one thing: A right hind leg.

July 18, 2013 | | Nation


Golden years shorter, sicker in Southern states

ATLANTA (AP) - If you're 65 and living in Hawaii, here's some good news: Odds are you'll live another 21 years. And for all but five of those years, you'll likely be in pretty good health.

July 18, 2013 | | Nation


Not forcing nursing care isn't neglect

SEATTLE (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday ruled the guardian of an elderly Pierce County woman was not negligent when she didn't force her into a nursing home against her wishes.

July 18, 2013 | | Nation


California jobless rate falls to 8.5%

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July 18, 2013 | | State


San Jose State suspends online courses; more than half fail exams

SAN JOSE (AP) - Five online classes that were announced with great fanfare by the governor at San Jose State University were suspended Thursday after more than half of the students failed the final exams.

July 18, 2013 | | State


State news briefs

MODESTO TEACHER SENTENCED IN STUDENT SEX CASE: MODESTO (AP) - A California high school teacher who left his wife for a former student has been ordered to register as a sex offender in a criminal case stemming from an alleged encounter with another teen.

July 18, 2013 | | State


Pension funds keep elective travel

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California's two public pension systems continued to fly top officials around the globe for conferences, workshops and speaking engagements even after Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a ban on discretionary travel while the state was trying to emerge from years of budget deficits.

July 18, 2013 | | State


Fire forces evacuation of mountain town

IDYLLWILD (AP) - Artist Lewis Millett didn't need much more than an order to leave his longtime Idyllwild mountain home after seeing 100 foot flames marching toward the mile-high hamlet that draws tourists, summer campers and students to a year-round arts and music school.

July 18, 2013 | | State


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The lesser of the evils?

It's pretty darn depressing when political writers are essentially writing off the 2016 election as a choice between the lesser of two evils - seven ...

April 29, 2016 | | Other Views


Raising minimum wage will hurt

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

April 29, 2016 | | Letters


The music moves you

We are less than a quarter of the way through 2016, and the world of music has seen more than its fair share of tragedy ...

April 29, 2016 | | Manteca to a T


Missed bite does not dampen day on Delta

Last week, I mentioned that I was going to be fishing for bass with a childhood friend.

April 28, 2016 | JAROD BALLARDO | Sports Columns


Tigers tag Bassitt, sliding A’s

DETROIT (AP) - After Oakland opened a trip with a three-game sweep of the New York Yankees and a win at Toronto, the Athletics had high ...

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Oshie hat trick lifts Capitals to overtime win

WASHINGTON (AP) - T.J. Oshie completed a hat trick in overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday ...

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hawks soar past Celtics; Cavs next

BOSTON (AP) - Paul Millsap had 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a ...

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rams use top pick on Cal QB

CHICAGO (AP) - Jared Goff is moving down the West Coast to Los Angeles. Carson Wentz and his big right arm are moving from North Dakota ...

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders address safety need with Joseph selection

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders set out this offseason knowing they needed to retool a secondary that was suspect at times last year and then ...

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Oregon DE Buckner excited for reunion with Kelly, Armstead

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As DeForest Buckner waited for his name to be called, he hoped for this very scenario: An Oregon reunion in Northern California.

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kings hire Catanella as assistant GM

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have hired Ken Catanella as assistant general manager.

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Livingston shines as fill-in for Curry

OAKLAND (AP) - Shaun Livingston's left leg could have been amputated nine years ago.

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders owner goes all in for Vegas move

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Mark Davis was beaming as he posed with fans behind a black and silver "Las Vegas Raiders" banner. He made a few ...

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Superdelegates ‘feel the Bern’ of anger

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nancy Schumacher says she just wanted to do her civic duty, and so she heeded the call to become a superdelegate for Hillary ...

April 28, 2016 | | Nation


Brother, others related to San Bernardino shooters

RIVERSIDE (AP) - Three people with close family ties to the couple responsible for the San Bernardino terror attack were arrested Thursday in an alleged marriage-fraud ...

April 28, 2016 | | Nation


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