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Police rescue baby raccoon trapped under SUV hood

EMERYVILLE  (AP) — A baby raccoon halted Northern California traffic after he crawled inside the engine compartment of an SUV stopped at a traffic signal.

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Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s considering a posthumous pardon for boxing’s first black heavyweight champion more than 100 ...

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Posted: apr. 22, 2018 9:21 p.m. | | Trump considering  pardon for late  boxer Jack Johnson Comments 0 Comments


Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries ‘lawful lynching’ police killings

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that ... ... Read More

Posted: apr. 22, 2018 9:21 p.m. | | Accepting rights award,  Kaepernick decries ‘lawful  lynching’ police killings Comments 0 Comments


Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries ‘lawful lynching’ police killings

HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush was remembered as the “first lady of the Greatest Generation” during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents ...

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Posted: apr. 22, 2018 9:21 p.m. | | Accepting rights award,  Kaepernick decries ‘lawful  lynching’ police killings Comments 0 Comments


Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

HOUSTON (AP) — Barbara Bush was remembered as the “first lady of the Greatest Generation” during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents ...

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Deer farmers raise  unusual livestock  in South Dakota

Deer farmers raise unusual livestock in South Dakota

BATH, S.D. (AP) — This time of year his farm can be pretty boring, Chris Kassube said.

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Body of deported veteran buried in Central California

REEDLEY (AP) — For years, Marine Corps. veteran Enrique Salas sought to return to the United States after he was deported from Mexico.

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Younger women drawn to Daughters of the American Revolution

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Summer Morris turns to face an American flag, places her right hand over her heart and begins to recite the Pledge of ...

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Posted: apr. 22, 2018 8:56 p.m. | | Younger women drawn  to Daughters of the American Revolution Comments 0 Comments


Albuquerque school tackles teen obesity

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Camron Chavez, 12, can tell the meals at South Valley Preparatory School are a little different.

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Half the man he used to be: Kentucky pastor  drops 240 pounds

Half the man he used to be: Kentucky pastor drops 240 pounds

GLASGOW, Ky. — There’s a good reason for the spring in Jeremy Atwood’s step.

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Posted: apr. 22, 2018 8:56 p.m. | | Half the man he used to be: Kentucky pastor  drops 240 pounds Comments 0 Comments


Texas 8th- graders asked to list positives of slavery

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the ...

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Posted: apr. 22, 2018 7:03 p.m. | | Texas 8th- graders  asked to list   positives of  slavery Comments 0 Comments


Steil becomes GOP front-runner to win Ryan’s seat

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former driver for House Speaker Paul Ryan who has been active in Wisconsin Republican politics for years announced Sunday that he ...

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Posted: apr. 22, 2018 7:02 p.m. | | Steil becomes  GOP front-runner  to win Ryan’s seat Comments 0 Comments


Russian lawyer questions why Mueller hasn’t contacted her

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during his father’s 2016 campaign for the U.S ...

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Man fought gunman: He ‘was going to have to work to kill me’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man who wrestled the gun away from the Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he were going to ...

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Posted: apr. 22, 2018 7:01 p.m. | | Man fought gunman: He ‘was  going to have to work to kill me’ Comments 0 Comments


4 dead in Waffle House shooting ; suspect sought

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A nearly naked gunman wearing only a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville early ...

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Is Google next target for more scrutiny?

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook has taken the lion’s share of scrutiny from Congress and the media about data-handling practices that allow savvy marketers ...

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Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from ‘Austin Powers’ films, has died

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Verne Troyer, who played Dr. Evil’s small, silent sidekick “Mini-Me” in the “Austin Powers” movie franchise, has died. He was 49.

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Report: SF Bay Area falls behind on quake safety

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Bay Area is falling behind on efforts to retrofit buildings that are vulnerable to collapse during a major earthquake ...

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HEART & SOUL OF MANTECA

The following are members of the initial inductees into the Manteca Hall of Fame — the Class of 1999. The Manteca Hall of Fame Committee working ...

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1918: Spreckels sugar processing Manila cane on Manteca between beet harvests

100 years ago

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Creative middle name for 14th son

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan couple had a little bit of fun naming their 14th son.

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Officials: Toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2018 10:59 p.m. | | Officials: Toss romaine  lettuce over E. coli fears Comments 0 Comments


Students occupy Arizona buildings to protest guns

PHOENIX (AP) — High school students occupied the House and Senate lobbies and the governor’s office at the state Capitol Friday in the latest protest ...

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Democrats shy from Steyer’s impeachment of Trump push

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Steyer is on a multimillion-dollar mission to impeach Donald Trump, but Democrats whose campaigns the California billionaire is helping bankroll aren’t ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2018 10:58 p.m. | | Democrats shy  from Steyer’s impeachment of Trump push Comments 0 Comments


Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star’s case delayed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer must declare in writing that his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination may be jeopardized if legal ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2018 9:01 p.m. | | Trump lawyer must say why  he wants porn  star’s case delayed Comments 0 Comments


Woman steals ID to get six- figure job, but can’t do the work

COVINGTON, La. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 41-year-old woman used another woman’s ID to get a job in Louisiana and was quickly promoted to a ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2018 9:01 p.m. | | Woman steals  ID to get six- figure job, but  can’t do the work Comments 0 Comments


Pot politics: Schumer joins politicians now rethinking marijuana

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Senate Democrat is using marijuana’s informal holiday to announce a change of heart about the drug, another sign of the ...

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North Korea says it has suspended nuclear testing

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site ahead ...

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Democrats allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump’s son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an ...

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Suspended fraternity contends offensive video was ‘satirical sketch’

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A fraternity suspended at Syracuse University over an offensive video said in an apologetic statement on Friday that the activities were ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2018 8:43 p.m. | | Suspended fraternity contends offensive video was ‘satirical sketch’ Comments 0 Comments


Haley’s pushback draws fans, rattles White House

NEW YORK (AP) — The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2018 8:42 p.m. | | Haley’s pushback draws fans, rattles White House Comments 0 Comments


Shotgun in guitar case was used in school shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A gunman carried a shotgun in a guitar case and opened fire Friday in a Florida high school, wounding one student ...

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Student from Zambia ruled eligible for US poetry contest

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A high school student in Maine who fled his native Zambia can compete in a U.S. government-funded poetry contest, a federal ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2018 8:41 p.m. | | Student from  Zambia ruled  eligible for US  poetry contest Comments 0 Comments


School bus driver removed after leading prayer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis-area church pastor who also drives a school bus says his rights to free speech and to practice his religion were violated ... ... Read More

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School bus driver removed after leading prayer

The recent dispute over whether Pope Francis denied the existence of hell in an interview attracted wide attention. This isn’t surprising, since the belief ...

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