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THE SCHOOL BEAT

THE SCHOOL BEAT

It was brought to the attention of Manteca Unified that a parent was not sending her two kids to school.

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TO FEED NEEDY

TO FEED NEEDY

Assembly member Susan Eggman visited the Second Harvest Food Bank Friday afternoon asking for support of her Assembly Bill 215 that will benefit farmers and hungry Californians alike.

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The eulogy: Drunk driving is deadly

The eulogy: Drunk driving is deadly

They should consider themselves warned.

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In Kahoots! with Manteca Unified students

Austin Scott thumbs through an Internet Explorer browser window looking for an answer.

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Posted: mar. 30, 2015 12:36 a.m. | | In Kahoots! with Manteca Unified students Comments 0 Comments


Manteca High holding Day of the Arts April 1

This is no April Fool’s joke.

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Posted: mar. 30, 2015 12:36 a.m. | | Manteca High holding Day of the Arts April 1 Comments 0 Comments


Drought allows early opening for popular Yosemite spot

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK  (AP) — A road leading to spectacular views of California’s Yosemite National Park opened to drivers on Saturday, marking the earliest date for the occasion in at least 20 years.

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Posted: mar. 30, 2015 12:35 a.m. | | Drought allows early opening for popular Yosemite spot Comments 0 Comments


Arab League unveils joint force

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — A two-day Arab summit ended Sunday with a vow to defeat Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen and the formal unveiling of plans to form a joint Arab intervention force, setting the stage for a potentially dangerous clash between U.S.-allied Arab states and Tehran over influence in the region.

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Heroes to give medals to museum

CINCINNATI (AP) — More than seven decades after an audacious bombing run by the “Doolittle Tokyo Raiders” rallied their own nation while stunning another, the World War II heroes are still adding to their legacy.

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Drownings along Rio Grande spike

MISSION, Texas (AP) — A U.S. surveillance helicopter hovering over the Rio Grande spots a body floating near a muddy bank on the Mexican side of the river.

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Restaurant statue loses prominent feature

HURRICANE, Utah (AP) — The small southern Utah town of Hurricane might become a little quieter after a statue of a copper bull lost its most prominent private feature this weekend.

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Home demolished after diesel dumping

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon couple took it all in stride as they watched the demolition of a house they owned for nearly 30 years.

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Rest home residents bare all for calendar

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn’t stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a little skin.

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Posted: mar. 29, 2015 9:19 p.m. | | Rest home residents bare all for calendar Comments 0 Comments


UNEQUAL PAY

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Women working for California lawmakers earn less than their male counterparts, according to a newspaper’s analysis reported Saturday that exposes an inequality perpetuated by those who set state policy.

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Court ruling opens door for execution of murderer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has affirmed the mental competency of a man sentenced to die for kidnapping, torturing and murdering an Idaho boy in 2005.

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Timberlake offers positive words for youngsters tormented by teasing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mr. SexyBack said he wasn’t always one of the cool kids.

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Berkeley student missing after leaving party in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities and concerned relatives and friends sought the public’s help on Sunday in finding a University of California, Berkeley student who went missing after he left a party near the University of Southern California.

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DANGEROUS GAME

DANGEROUS GAME

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Manteca Unified School District students that agreed to be interviewed by the Bulletin spoke under a condition of anonymity.

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Game can trigger real-life police response

Ask any high school senior about the “assassins” game and they’ll tell you it’s all about fun.

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Special ed teacher back in classroom

Leo Bennett-Cauchon, the special education teacher who has been on leave of absence with pay since Feb. 3 due to a complaint about inappropriately touching a student, is back to his teaching job.

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Lathrop sets aside money for funding its own police force

How much does a police department cost?

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Cell call to 9-1-1 is as good as land line in city

There was a time if you called 9-1-1 from a cell phone that law enforcement wouldn’t have the foggiest idea of exactly where you are calling from.

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Posted: mar. 28, 2015 12:15 a.m. | | Cell call to 9-1-1 is as good as land line in city Comments 0 Comments


Farmers say slugs are a problem, but what to do?

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Farmers in Oregon’s Willamette Valley hate slugs, slimy mollusks that munch their way through crops.

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NEWS FROM ACROSS THE NATION

SCHOOL AIDE BARRICADED SELF IN CLASSROOM; TOOK OFF CLOTHES: LEMON GROVE . (AP) — Authorities say an afterschool program assistant kept 14 children inside a California classroom while appearing to be hallucinating on drugs.

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Brown signs $1B water plan

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that speeds up $1 billion in water infrastructure spending amid the worst drought in a generation, although much of the plan was drawn with future dry years in mind.

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Chances of being locked up vary widely across state

SACRAMENTO (AP) — The number of inmates in California’s county jails has fallen significantly since peaking in 2007, but new statistics show a wide disparity still exists among locales, with liberal enclaves like Marin and San Francisco far less likely to lock up criminals than conservative places like Kings, Lassen and Tuolumne counties.

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‘Hospitality ambassador’ beats homeless man

BERKELEY (AP) — A man has been fired from his job as a hospitality ambassador in Berkeley after video surfaced that appears to show him beating a homeless man.

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4.1 quake shakes SJ Valley; no damage

COALINGA (AP) — A series of small earthquakes jolted an area of central California, but there were no reports of damage.

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San Francisco inmates forced to fight?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies arranged and gambled on fights between San Francisco jail inmates and told them to lie if they needed medical attention, an official said.

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Senator Reid retiring

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, a pugnacious and glamour-averse tactician who united Democrats to help deliver tough victories for President Barack Obama, said Friday he’s retiring next year. He immediately endorsed brash New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to succeed him as leader of a party desperate to regain the Senate majority.

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Police: Teen girl locked in basement

BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin couple is accused of locking their 13-year-old daughter in a cold basement with no toilet or sink, forcing her to wear diapers and refusing to allow her to sit on furniture in the family home, according to criminal charges filed this week.

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Racist chant learned during cruise

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity apparently learned a racist chant that recently got their chapter disbanded during a national leadership cruise four years ago that was sponsored by the fraternity’s national administration, the university’s president said Friday.

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22-day-old baby girl starved to death

BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — A baby who was found dead in her car seat in a Florida restaurant parking lot had lost more than one-third of her body weight in the 22 days since she was born, a medical examiner testified Friday.

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Internet outages reveal gaps in infrastructure

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed a glaring vulnerability in the nation’s Internet infrastructure: no backup systems in many places.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away most of his fortune

CUPERTINO (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers.

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Google, Johnson & Johnson team up to build robot surgeons

MOUNTAIN VIEW  (AP) — Google is teaming up with Johnson & Johnson to build robots that can help surgeons in the operating room.

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