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CPL ALVIN MENDES

For more than half a century after Army Corporal Alvin R. Mendes was killed in the Korean War, his family did not visit his gravesite ...

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Woman pleads not guilty to framing husband’s ex as stalker

SANTA ANA  (AP) — A former Southern California woman has pleaded not guilty to charges that she framed her husband’s ex-girlfriend, portraying her as a ...

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Unfilled border tunnels in Mexico a security risk

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mexico’s inability to fully seal up border tunnels dug by drug smugglers poses a security risk and is an “open invitation ...

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Posted: jan. 15, 2017 9:50 p.m. | | Unfilled border  tunnels in Mexico  a security risk Comments 0 Comments


Military shifts away from oil

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) — At a sprawling desert base, a Marine recharged his radio’s batteries simply by walking, while nearby fellow troops examined a ...

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Gadget mountain rising in Asia threatens health

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The waste from discarded electronic gadgets and electrical appliances has reached severe levels in East Asia, posing a growing threat to health ...

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Posted: jan. 15, 2017 9:48 p.m. | | Gadget mountain rising in Asia threatens health Comments 0 Comments


What happens between now and Ringling’s closure in May?

ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — The owners of Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Saturday that they will close the 146-year-old show in May.

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Posted: jan. 15, 2017 9:48 p.m. | | What happens between now and Ringling’s closure in May? Comments 0 Comments


What you need to know now about the upcoming tax season

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — It’s a new year and time to put the last one to bed, which means filing your taxes.

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Posted: jan. 15, 2017 9:47 p.m. | | What you need to know now about the upcoming tax season Comments 0 Comments


STARK WEALTHY INEQUALITY

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men ...

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PBS: No red flag yet from Trump on funding

PASADENA  (AP) — PBS is waiting, but not quietly, to see what the Trump administration’s impact on public broadcasting and its federal funding may be ...

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Move to strip Gen. Lee from MLK Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Every third Monday in January, Arkansas state offices are closed in observance of an unlikely holiday: the shared birthdays of slain ...

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Clash over offensive trademarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Slants aren’t exactly a household name when it comes to music, but the Asian-American rock band has certainly made its mark ...

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Posted: jan. 15, 2017 9:44 p.m. | | Clash over offensive trademarks Comments 0 Comments


Outgoing CIA chief rips Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — The outgoing CIA director charged on Sunday that Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United ...

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Could treated sewage be a tool against sea-level rise?

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) — As a tool against sea-level rise, the idea seems a little counterintuitive: Add water to the ground.

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Eagles’ resurgence comes at a price

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The eagle has landed — on chickens and rare birds, with talons at the ready.

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First there was Atlanta, then Manteca

Before there was Manteca or Ripon, there was Atlanta.

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Manteca property crime up

Property crimes are up in Manteca through the first 11 months of 2016. 

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High speed carjacking chase ends in Manteca

High speed carjacking chase ends in Manteca

Modesto Police pursued two vehicles Friday night into Manteca’s northern city limits at speeds reaching 100 mph following a convenience store carjacking at gunpoint ...

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‘NUTS & BOLTS’

‘NUTS & BOLTS’

Eight Ripon girls vying for the honor of serving as the 2017 Almond Blossom Queen delivered their competitive speeches on the “nuts and bolts” theme ...

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So we never forget . . .

So we never forget . . .

Gordon Thomson by all accounts was a likeable guy. So was Brock Elliott.

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Ripon spring cleanup: Messy issues crop up

For the past 15 years, the City of Ripon has provided a curbside spring cleanup program.

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Fagundes keeps business trucking after hours

Fagundes keeps business trucking after hours

Fagundes After Hours is about to be the newest food craze to hit a city thirsty for new dining options.

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Supervisor Tom Patti’s pedigree as a fighter

You’ve got a San Joaquin County Supervisor who will fight for you if live in Lathrop or Manteca north of Yosemite Avenue.

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New Melones at 34% despite big Pineapple Express

Is the drought over after the Storm of the Decade?

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Homeless couple heading home thanks to Islamic Center & police

At the end of the day, Bryce was just “sick and tired of being sick and tired.”

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VALLEY CHILDREN’S

VALLEY CHILDREN’S

Valley Children’s Hospital — the go to place in Madera for children facing life threatening medical conditions from Stockton to Bakersfield — is more than a ...

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Passing driver kills trooper’s attacker

PHOENIX (AP) — A man who shot and wounded an Arizona state trooper Thursday along a remote highway and then started slamming the helpless officer’s ...

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Georgia gun store owner kills suspect

MABLETON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia gun store owner’s quick reflexes and skilled marksmanship may have saved his life and others when armed robbers came ...

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Trump plan to donate foreign hotel profits

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a public relations win for the president-elect: Donald Trump’s company says it will donate profits from any foreign governments that ...

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Man sues over his July 4th Facebook flag-burning arrest

CHICAGO (AP) — A 22-year-old central Illinois man who was arrested and detained after posting online pictures of himself burning an American flag has filed a ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 9:29 p.m. | | Man sues over his July 4th  Facebook flag-burning arrest Comments 0 Comments


Ben Carson questioned about views on housing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson defended his experience and credentials Thursday to serve as the nation’s new housing secretary, turning to ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 9:29 p.m. | | Ben Carson  questioned  about views on housing Comments 0 Comments


US accuses Fiat Chrysler of cheating on emissions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government accused Fiat Chrysler on Thursday of failing to disclose software in some of its pickups and SUVs with diesel ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 9:07 p.m. | | US accuses Fiat Chrysler  of cheating on emissions Comments 0 Comments


Amazon planning to hire 100,000 in next 18 months

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon plans to hire 100,000 full time workers over the next 18 months, highlighting its ambitious expansion plans — and the sharp ...

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Arby’s to sell venison sandwiches in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Fans of venison in Nebraska can go from the end of deer hunting season this weekend to sandwich hunting season at Arby ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 9:07 p.m. | | Arby’s to sell venison  sandwiches in Nebraska Comments 0 Comments


Nevada casinos turn profit in fiscal 2016; 1st since 2008

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s biggest casinos combined to turn a profit in fiscal 2016 for the first time in eight years, but it wasn ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 9:06 p.m. | | Nevada casinos turn profit in  fiscal 2016; 1st since 2008 Comments 0 Comments


Huge shift: Snowfall goes from 67% to 161%:

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Recent storms bearing some of the heaviest snow and rain to hit Northern California in decades have helped bring a dramatic turnaround ...

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Posted: jan. 12, 2017 8:43 p.m. | | Huge shift: Snowfall  goes from 67% to 161%:  Comments 0 Comments

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