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Mass. paid welfare benefits to the dead

BOSTON (AP) - The state's welfare agency made millions of dollars in questionable payments to people who were dead or otherwise ineligible for benefits, and missed numerous opportunities to detect potential fraud, according to an audit made public Tuesday.

May 28, 2013 | | Nation


Man who disrupted flight says he's bipolar

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - An Alaska Airlines passenger accused of trying to open an emergency exit during a flight from Anchorage to Portland told investigators he has been diagnosed as bipolar and had not been taking his medicine for more than a year..

May 28, 2013 | | Nation


Lice appear to be behind deer balding

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An invasion of aggressive lice appears to be behind the balding of deer across California and may even be linked to deer deaths, according to state wildlife officials who are studying the hair loss.

May 28, 2013 | | State


Mickey returns to Fantasyland in high-tech show

ANAHEIM (AP) - Mickey Mouse is center stage again in Fantasyland.

May 28, 2013 | | State


State news briefs

NO INJURIES IN APPARENT DRY-ICE DISNEYLAND BLAST: ANAHEIM (AP) - Officials say what appears to be dry ice in a plastic bottle caused a small explosion at Disneyland, bringing evacuations but no reports of injuries.

May 28, 2013 | | State


State Side

FREEWAY SANDSTORM CAUSES MULTIPLE WRECKS, 6 HURT: LANCASTER (AP) - The California Highway Patrol has closed a freeway north of Los Angeles after a sandstorm in Lancaster led to several car wrecks that injured six people.

May 28, 2013 | | State


Calif. bill would expand who can perform abortions

SACRAMENTO . (AP) - Women could go to a medical professional other than a doctor to end some pregnancies under a bill advancing through the state Legislature.

May 28, 2013 | | State


Justin Bieber investigated for reckless driving

CALABASAS (AP) - Los Angeles County Sheriff's detectives are investigating Justin Bieber for reckless driving after witnesses, including former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson, complained.

May 28, 2013 | | State


Norcal News

PG&E SUED OVER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CANAL BREAK: COLFAX, (AP) - Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has been hit by a pair of lawsuits over its handling of a canal failure two years ago that forced thousands of Placer County residents to ration water.

May 28, 2013 | | State


Bay Area briefs

3 WOUNDED IN SAN FRANCISCO SHOOTING: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police have arrested three people in connection with an early morning robbery attempt that left three others with gunshot wounds.

May 28, 2013 | | State


209 News

BODIES PULLED FROM WATERWAY WEST OF STOCKTON: STOCKTON (AP) - San Joaquin County Sheriff's officials are searching a waterway west of Stockton where an SUV crashed over the weekend.

May 28, 2013 | | State


Wal-Mart guilty in hazardous waste case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay $81.6 million after pleading guilty on Tuesday to criminal charges of improperly disposing of fertilizer, pesticides and other hazardous products that were pulled from stores in California and Missouri because of damaged packaging and other problems.

May 28, 2013 | | State


Six clerks cited for selling alcohol to Manteca minors

Agents of the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) along with Manteca

May 28, 2013 | | Crime


Americans gather to honor fallen soldiers

ATLANTA (AP) - Americans gathered at memorials, museums and monuments and the president laid a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery to honor fallen service members on Memorial Day, as combat in Afghanistan approaches 12 years and the ranks of World War II veterans dwindle.

May 28, 2013 | | Nation


Tribal veterans gather to honor sacrifice

SANTA NELLA (AP) - American Indian veterans wearing tribal dress gathered to honor the sacrifice of their fighting men and women in an emotional ceremony at a Central California cemetery.

May 28, 2013 | | State


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Transgender ‘fact’ & fantasy

The liberal opinion site that calls itself PolitiFact insists it's just a fact-checking website. When choosing to assess whether a politician's claim is ...

May 05, 2016 | | Other Views


It’s panic time on the right

When Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas announced Tuesday night, after losing Indiana, that he was suspending his presidential primary campaign, it was not a fatal ...

May 05, 2016 | | Other Views


Bosh officially declared out for remainder of season

MIAMI (AP) - Chris Bosh's season is now officially over, regardless of how far the Miami Heat advance in the postseason.

May 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Nyquist draws No. 13 post as early 3-1 Kentucky Derby fav

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Doug O'Neill was all smiles after early 3-1 favorite Nyquist drew the No. 13 post for the 142nd Kentucky Derby.

May 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hornqvist scores in OT, Penguins beat Capitals 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Patric Hornqvist beat Braden Holtby between the legs 2:31 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 victory over the Washington ...

May 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


3 for all: Cavaliers make record 25 3-pointers, rout Hawks

CLEVELAND (AP) - Your shot, Warriors.

May 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mariners rally against A’s bullpen for first sweep of season

OAKLAND (AP) - Even with a four-run deficit, Nelson Cruz hollered through the dugout some words of confidence.

May 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


OAKLAND (AP) — Stephen Curry might be the face of the Warriors with the breathtaking long-range shot

CINCINNATI (AP) - When Jake Peavy can't beat the Cincinnati Reds, he's struggling.

May 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Green’s fire drives Warriors in pursuit of title

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry might be the face of the Warriors with the breathtaking long-range shots and ball-handling that makes Golden State so appealing to ...

May 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alice “Spud” MacDonald

Alice "Spud" MacDonald was born in 1924 in Anaconda, Montana. Spud married fellow Anacondan and returning World War II naval aviator Barney MacDonald in 1946 ...

May 04, 2016 | | OBITS


Jack Fulton

Jack Fulton passed away at the Alexander Cohen Hospice house in Hughson from complications of a stroke.

May 04, 2016 | | OBITS


Veneda E. Daniel Morris

Veneda entered into peaceful rest on Saturday, April 30th, in her home in Manteca.

May 04, 2016 | | OBITS


Why Russia resents us

Friday, a Russian SU-27 did a barrel roll over a U.S. RC-135 over the Baltic, the second time in two weeks.

May 04, 2016 | | Other Views


Homeless are destroying Manteca

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

May 04, 2016 | | Letters


No. 1 boys doubles team comes through for Ripon Christian

RIPON - Ripon Christian finished its second-round match with visiting Colfax with a bang.

May 04, 2016 | | High School Sports


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