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Brewpub shames patron online for unpaid tab

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A Nevada brewpub irked that a patron left without paying his $100 tab turned to Facebook earlier this week to publicly shame him.

August 01, 2013 | | Nation


App can help test for toxins, bacteria

URBANA, Ill. (AP) - Afraid there may be peanuts or other allergens hiding in that cookie? Thanks to a cradle and app that turn your smartphone into a handheld biosensor, you may soon be able to run on-the-spot tests for food safety, environmental toxins, medical diagnostics and more.

August 01, 2013 | | Nation


Stings may racially profile targets

CHICAGO (AP) - The chief judge of U.S. District Court in Chicago has questioned whether the federal government in a drug case racially profiled African-Americans and Latinos - raising a sensitive issue that for years has arisen in various forms nationwide.

August 01, 2013 | | Nation


Risks higher from packaged greens

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The outbreak of a stomach bug two states have linked to bagged salad came as little surprise to food safety experts, who say the process of harvesting, washing and packaging leafy greens provides numerous opportunities for contamination.

August 01, 2013 | | Nation


Boy robs lemonade stand with BB gun

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say a 12-year-old boy used a BB gun to rob a 10-year-old who was running a lemonade stand in western Pennsylvania.

August 01, 2013 | | Nation


Dying 2-year-old son to be Pa. couple's best man

JEANNETTE, Pa. (AP) - A 2-year-old boy with only weeks to live will serve as best man when his parents wed this weekend.

August 01, 2013 | | Nation


Firefighter killed by tree is 28th to die

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A fire crew member who died Thursday when he was hit by a falling tree in Oregon while fighting a blaze started by lightning became the 28th wilderness firefighter killed this year in the nation.

August 01, 2013 | | Nation


Employers aren't cutting, or adding, many staffers

WASHINGTON (AP) - Companies have all but stopped laying off workers. They just aren't hiring many.

August 01, 2013 | | Nation


Repays insurance money with 4 tons of coins

ST. LOUIS (AP) - An Illinois businessman outraged by a court order that he return more than $500,000 in insurance money related to a 2001 wreck that killed his teenage son wanted to pay the money back in pennies in protest, only to recognize that was unfeasible.

August 01, 2013 | | Nation


Hotter temperatures = hotter tempers

WASHINGTON (AP) - As the world gets warmer, people are more likely to get hot under the collar, scientists say. A massive new study finds that aggressive acts like committing violent crimes and waging war become more likely with each added degree.

August 01, 2013 | | Nation


Kidnapper of 3 women gets life

CLEVELAND (AP) - Standing before the man who kidnapped her and raped her for a decade, Michelle Knight described how the world had changed in the three months since they last saw each other. The captive, she said, was now free and the oppressor would be locked away forever to "die a little every day."

August 01, 2013 | | Nation


So how safe is high speed rail?

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California high-speed rail officials sought Thursday to reassure the public about safety in the wake of deadly European train crashes this summer.

August 01, 2013 | | State


BART workers vow to strike in 72 hours

OAKLAND (AP) - Two San Francisco Bay Area transit unions are set to go on strike and shut down one of the region's major train systems if they don't reach agreement on a new contract.

August 01, 2013 | | State


Pot farm pollution: Too dangerous for state to deal with?

SACRAMENTO (AP) - With parts of Northern California's scenic hillsides illegally gouged by bulldozers for marijuana grows, frustrated local officials asked the state for help to protect streams and rivers from harmful sediment and the chemicals used on the pot plants.

August 01, 2013 | | State


Southern California Catholic school fires gay teacher after his wedding

GLENDORA (AP) - A gay teacher at a Catholic high school in Southern California lost his job after his wedding pictures were published in a local newspaper, according to the teacher's lawyer.

August 01, 2013 | | State


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They died for us

There were many worker bees buzzing around Woodward Park early Friday morning.

May 28, 2016 | | Manteca to a T


Do or die tonight for Warriors

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Thunder won't say they have to win Game 6 against the Golden State Warriors tonight to win the Western Conference ...

May 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks stars Thornton, Marleau finally reach 1st Stanley Cup final

SAN JOSE (AP) - Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau have been linked ever since they went one-two in the 1997 NHL draft to Boston and San ...

May 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cain leaves early as Giants lose 5-2 to Rockies

kind of swinging," Chatwood said. "I was able to execute some pitches and get some quick outs."

May 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Manaea throws 6 solid innings in A’s 4-1 loss to Tigers

OAKLAND (AP) - Sean Manaea continues to feel more comfortable every time he takes the mound. He had another solid outing but the Athletics' offense was ...

May 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Molder leads in suspended second round at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Bryce Molder would have a magical number if he could combine his front-nine scores through two days at Colonial into one ...

May 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stoneman wins closest 100 by 0.0024 seconds

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The weekend of the 100th running of the Indy 500 got off to a historic start Friday.

May 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


9-time French Open champ Rafael Nadal out with injury

PARIS (AP) - For a decade, Rafael Nadal ruled Roland Garros the way no other man has dominated any Grand Slam site.

May 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cavs reach 2nd straight Finals

TORONTO (AP) - LeBron James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to their second straight NBA ...

May 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


DUMP DONALD TRUMP?

COSTA MESA (AP) - Brendan De Regla drove three hours and waited in line for half a day to see Donald Trump speak at a rally ...

May 27, 2016 | | Nation


‘Ex-’Glee’ star indicted for child-porn

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mark Salling, who played bad-boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman on the Fox musical dramedy "Glee," was charged Friday with receiving and possessing child ...

May 27, 2016 | | Nation


Hillary Clinton’s emails: She’s lying in plain sight

Speaking in San Francisco Thursday, Hillary Clinton told supporters that Donald Trump is not fit to be president. "He roots for himself," the former Secretary ...

May 27, 2016 | | Other Views


Mark Allen Brothers

Mark Allen Brothers, 69, entered into eternal rest on May 20, 2016 in Modesto, CA. He was born on October 27, 1946 in Massachusetts. He ...

May 27, 2016 | | OBITS


Carolyn Janiece Brading

Carolyn Janiece Brading, 69, entered into rest on May 16, 2016 in Manteca, CA She was born on December 24, 1946 in Oakland, CA.

May 27, 2016 | | OBITS


Raul Navarro

Raul Navarro, 78, entered into rest on May 22, 2016 in Manteca. He was born on January 24, 1938 in Jalisco, Mexico.

May 27, 2016 | | OBITS


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