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DIOCESE OF STOCKTON

The Diocese of Stockton received 34 claims of sexual abuse in the three months prior to the Aug. 15 submission deadline related to the filing of bankruptcy protection by the diocese.

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New home for Manteca VFW

New home for Manteca VFW

Manteca’s Veterans of Foreign Wars post may have a home after all.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 12:20 a.m. | | New home for Manteca VFW Comments 0 Comments
Pumpkin Run now accepting registrations

Pumpkin Run now accepting registrations

The legacy of Faustina Rosas lives on, thanks to the Manteca Unified Student Trust.

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Ripon cuts water use by 12 percent

Californians have been asked to reduce their water usage by 20 percent during the drought.

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Hunter’s mom: She would have done things differently


The mother of 11-year-old Hunter Davis wishes she would have done things differently.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 12:17 a.m. | | Hunter’s mom: She would have done things differently Comments 0 Comments


Homeless man faces charge of knifing worker, stealing bicycle

A K-Mart loss prevention officer was allegedly knifed in the neck by a 61-year-old homeless man Tuesday evening as he was attempting to stop the man from taking a bicycle out the front door of the Northgate Drive store.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2014 12:15 a.m. | | Homeless man faces charge of knifing worker, stealing bicycle Comments 0 Comments


Free day for kids Saturday; Legion Post’s tri-tip dinner

Let the children have fun at the free day for kids at the Boys & Girls Club in Manteca, 545 W Alameda Street on Saturday, Sep. 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be live entertainment, free food, free games such as laser tag and archery tag, bounce houses, and music. For more info go to http://community.mantecabulletin.com/events/detail/13900/

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Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk between skyscrapers

CHICAGO (AP) — Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on Chicago’s iconic skyscrapers — partly because of the city’s reputation for being windy.

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Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walk between skyscrapers

CHICAGO (AP) — Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on Chicago’s iconic skyscrapers — partly because of the city’s reputation for being windy.

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Scientists monitoring advancing Hawaii lava are taking big risks

HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory have been monitoring every twist and turn of lava creeping unpredictably toward communities in a rural and isolated Big Island district.

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Americans endure unwanted care near death

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical system ruled by “perverse incentives” for aggressive care and not enough conversation about what people want, according to a report released Wednesday.

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Man uses banana to rob store

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia say a man used a banana he swiped from a convenience store counter to simulate a gun while he robbed the place.

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8 years for guns supplier in deaths

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A New York woman was sentenced to eight years in federal prison Wednesday for supplying guns to a former neighbor who used them to kill his sister and two firefighters in a Christmas Eve ambush that also caused seven homes to burn to the ground.

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Burned armpit hair led to Idaho car accident

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A SUV full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after one of the passengers lit the driver’s armpit hair on fire with a lighter, authorities said Wednesday.

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‘So help me God’ in oath is optional

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Airmen taking their enlistment or officer appointment oaths can omit the words “so help me God” if they choose, Air Force officials announced Wednesday.

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Teen charged with sex assault on team bus trip

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — A 14-year-old high school freshman in Washington state has been charged with second-degree rape after prosecutors say he sexually assaulted three students on a football team bus trip.

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Beanie Babies creator’s sentence debated

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors seeking to put the billionaire creator of Beanie Babies in prison for hiding millions in Swiss bank accounts told appellate court judges Wednesday that the toymaker’s sentence of probation threatens to erode the judicial system’s ability to deter other tax evaders.

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Woman set to die for starvation of child, 9

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a last-day appeal from a Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend’s 9-year-old son a decade ago, clearing the way for her execution.

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Pot industry battling stoner stereotypes

DENVER (AP) — Tired of Cheech & Chong pot jokes and ominous anti-drug campaigns, the marijuana industry and activists are starting an ad blitz in Colorado aimed at promoting moderation and the safe consumption of pot.

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Journalists criticize White House for ‘secrecy’

CHICAGO (AP) — Editors and reporters meeting in Chicago raised concerns Wednesday about what they described as a lack of access and transparency undermining journalists’ work, several blaming the current White House for setting standards for secrecy that are spreading nationwide.

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Experts want restrictions on testosterone use

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health experts said Wednesday there is little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs are effective for treating common signs of aging in men and that their use should be narrowed to exclude millions of Americans currently taking them.

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FedEx to add 50,000 seasonal jobs

DALLAS (AP) — Growth in online shopping is boosting profit at FedEx, and the company plans to hire more than 50,000 extra workers to handle what is shaping up as another record year for holiday-season package deliveries.

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Pizza Hut testing ‘skinny slice’

NEW YORK (AP) — Pizza Hut is testing out a lighter pizza in two U.S. markets as it seeks to freshen up its menu and regain its footing against competitors.

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Retailers dive deeper into vaccines

ATLANTA (AP) — Walgreen provided enough flu shots last season to protect a population roughly twice the size of Los Angeles.

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Facebook name policy a real drag

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina. But the world’s biggest social network is not budging from its rules.

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Patients sue over application backlog

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Medi-Cal patients and health care advocates filed a lawsuit against the state Wednesday for leaving hundreds of thousands of low-income and disabled people waiting months for care.

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Claim: Police killed unarmed man, 25, with mental issues

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The parents of a black man killed last month by Los Angeles police filed a $75 million claim against the city on Wednesday and a federal civil rights lawsuit against the department and the two officers who shot him.

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LAUSD returning grenade launchers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles.

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Wildfire destroyed, damaged 200 homes in 375-acre inferno

WEED  (AP) — Teams of firefighters went house-to-house on Wednesday to pin down damage done by a wildfire that officials estimated had destroyed 110 homes and damaged another 90 when flames swept through the small Northern California town of Weed.

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Brown signs ride-sharing insurance requirement

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Drivers for ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft must carry minimum levels of insurance under legislation that will take effect next July.

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Manteca may get smart

Manteca may get smart

Water conservation in Manteca could go high tech.

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HARVEST FESTIVAL

HARVEST FESTIVAL

For family fun, food and a slew of opportunities to snag a prize or an auction deal to bring home, head out to the annual St. Anthony Harvest Festival this Saturday and Sunday.

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Adults face charges in death of 11-year-old

The adults who were in the Magna Terra home just north of Doctors Hospital where 11-year-old Hunter Davis was shot in the head, were arrested by Manteca Police officers Tuesday afternoon and charged with child endangerment and criminal storage of a firearm, according to the Sheriff’s website.

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Lathrop may build BMX park on 7th St.

LATHROP – Could a BMX park be in the cards for Lathrop?

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‘You shouldn’t write all of us off just yet’

‘You shouldn’t write all of us off just yet’

He calls himself “Joe.”

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Posted: sep. 17, 2014 1:27 a.m. | | ‘You shouldn’t write all of us off just yet’ Comments 0 Comments

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