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Quieter trains will cost

Quieter trains will cost

It would cost $1.5 million to install quieter wayside horns at Manteca’s 10 railroad crossings.

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THE NAME GAME

THE NAME GAME

Walter Woodward was quite a guy.

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Ripon Fire opens its 3rd station

Ripon Fire opens its 3rd station

Ripon proper is now served by two fire stations.

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Posted: nov. 01, 2014 1:14 a.m. | | Ripon Fire opens its 3rd station Comments 0 Comments
be.tech Academy opens facility for 1st Responders

be.tech Academy opens facility for 1st Responders

A whole town celebrated the grand opening Thof be.tech Academy’s First Responders class with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Help sought for funeral expenses for young mom

Help sought for funeral expenses for young mom

Three Manteca Cowboy players and an 8-month-old baby girl suddenly lost their mom, Jessica Wilcox, on Thursday. Her passing was unexpected and leaves the family heartbroken. 

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Posted: nov. 01, 2014 12:28 a.m. | | Help sought for funeral expenses for young mom Comments 0 Comments
Art & Myra Lucas mark 50th anniversary

Art & Myra Lucas mark 50th anniversary

Art and Myra Lucas, lifelong residents of Manteca, were guests of honor at a party hosted by their four children and their spouses.

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Storm dampens Giants parade, Halloween

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A much-needed, if poorly timed, storm rolled into California, dampening the Giants’ World Series championship parade in San Francisco and promising to force candy-seeking ghosts and witches throughout Northern California to cover up with rain jackets in the evening.

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Posted: oct. 31, 2014 10:19 p.m. | | Storm dampens  Giants parade,  Halloween Comments 0 Comments


Spacecraft for tourists explodes during test flight

MOJAVE (AP) — A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth’s atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week.

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Mailed ballots suggest low turnout of California voters

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California appears to be on track for another low-turnout election as county clerks and analysts report that mail ballots are trickling in slowly compared with previous election cycles.

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Posted: oct. 31, 2014 10:18 p.m. | | Mailed ballots  suggest low turnout of California voters Comments 0 Comments


Man found in bed with 10-year-old arrested

POMONA (AP) — Authorities making Halloween probation checks on convicted sex offenders have arrested a man in Pomona after allegedly finding him in bed with a 10-year-old girl.

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Posted: oct. 31, 2014 10:16 p.m. | | Man found in bed with 10-year-old arrested Comments 0 Comments


5 football players charged in assault

CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) — Five football players from a state university in western Pennsylvania were arrested and suspended from the school after police say they beat and stomped a man outside an off-campus restaurant, then fled yelling “Football strong!” The victim was in intensive care Friday with severe brain trauma.

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Students isolated as expulsion alternative

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado school superintendent said Friday he will keep disciplining students by placing them in isolated, 4-by-6-foot rooms to study during school hours as an alternative to expulsion and as a way to reduce a high dropout rate.

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Judge suggests it’s OK for Redskins team to sue Indians

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge seems to think Native Americans offended by the Washington Redskins team name are properly being sued by the NFL franchise.

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Posted: oct. 31, 2014 8:52 p.m. | | Judge suggests  it’s OK for  Redskins team to sue Indians Comments 0 Comments


Judge rejects attempt to isolate nurse

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in the nation’s biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola.

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Mexico orders release of Marine veteran

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge on Friday ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.

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Painted faces need painstaking removal

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK  (AP) — A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in national parks across the West set off a furor on social media this month, angering people who say they desecrated some of the nation’s most famously picturesque landscapes. They’ve also created a headache for park managers who have the delicate task of cleaning up the sites without causing further damage.

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Three counties voting on fracking bans

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Voters in three coastal California counties vote Tuesday on whether to ban fracking and other intensive oil production, even as slumping prices globally are leading companies to start to scale back on production.

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$13.5M award in Jehovah’s Witnesses molest case

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Jehovah’s Witnesses were ordered to pay $13.5 million to a Southern California man who said he was molested as a child by a church member.

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LA officials: No active fault under project site

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles building officials have signed off on geologist reports that found no active earthquake fault under the site of a proposed 16-story residential-office development in Hollywood.

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Wal-Mart ups ante on holiday shopping

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart is doing whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.

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Microsoft promises new Office for Macs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After a long wait, Microsoft says it plans to release a new version of its popular Office software package for Mac computers — but not until next year.

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Surgical gowns let diseases pass through

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A $500 million lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its surgical gowns protected against Ebola and other infectious diseases.

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Trying to keep a low profile

Trying to keep a low profile

Riley Vinson won’t spin you a hard luck tale. 

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ABSOLUTELY MAD

ABSOLUTELY MAD

Jordan Grey rocked hesitantly at the edge of the garage while the sound of electricity pulsed up a Jacob’s ladder in the corner. 

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Judge blesses Stockton plan for bankruptcy

SACRAMENTO (AP) — A judge on Thursday approved a plan that allows Stockton to leave bankruptcy protection by eliminating more than $2 billion in long-term debt payments without touching the city’s pension obligations.

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It could take years to build 300 homes

North Pointe Specific Plan consists of 240 acres east of Highway 99 in the area of the Mistlin Sports Complex.

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1,900 families may go without Thanksgiving meal

1,900 families may go without Thanksgiving meal

The drought means upwards of 200 more families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will struggle this Thanksgiving to put food on their table, let alone a traditional feast.

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Trick to not losing $10K: Don’t drive after drinking

It’s no trick: If you are under 21 and get pulled over tonight — or any time for that matter —driving after taking just a sip of alcohol you will likely lose your license.

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Inmate freed in landmark case

CHICAGO (AP) — A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental to ending capital punishment in Illinois was released Thursday after he recanted, and a prosecutor said there was powerful evidence that the other man was responsible.

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Inmate freed in landmark case

CHICAGO (AP) — A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental to ending capital punishment in Illinois was released Thursday after he recanted, and a prosecutor said there was powerful evidence that the other man was responsible.

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Taylor Swift gets a Bronx cheer

NEW YORK (AP) — Welcome to New York, Taylor Swift! The locals are kvetching about you already.

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Man wanted in Pennsylvania ambush captured

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the nerves of area residents, authorities said.

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Illegal police search led to dog death

NEW YORK (AP) — A Connecticut city’s reputation as one of America’s most dangerous communities did not give police officers the right to invade a yard where they killed a family dog after getting an erroneous tip that guns were hidden in an abandoned car behind the home, a federal appeals court said Thursday.

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Police: Safely complete online sales in our lobby

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — A police department in suburban Philadelphia has created a “safe zone” for people to complete transactions they arranged online.

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$300 in candy stolen from Indiana police car

SEYMOUR, Ind. (AP) — Police in Indiana say someone stole about $300 in Halloween candy from an unmarked police car.

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