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Homeless man’s dog attacks

Homeless man’s dog attacks

Wayne Cummings’ cowboy boots are a bit gnawed and his denim jeans pant legs shredded but he’s alive

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DELTA LEVEES

DELTA LEVEES

Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series on rivers, lakes, reservoirs, the Delta, innovations and the weather that play a key role ...

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‘Spud’ MacDonald was an inspiration

‘Spud’ MacDonald was an inspiration

For nearly 50 years this tiny “lady” worked behind the scenes in Ripon until she quietly passed away last week at 91.

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Council keeps aerial display at BLD complex

Aerial fireworks will again be launched near the Big League Dreams sports complex this Fourth of July but the plug has been pulled on the ...

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Manteca High marks multicultural week

What better way to spend Cinco De Mayo than with Mexican food on the menu.

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RV storage plan may help improve blighted area

To say that Park Street in Lathrop is blighted would be an understatement.

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Cruz ends his bid for presidential

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump’s march to the Republican nomination.

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US combat death in Iraq reflects intensifying war

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death of a U.S Navy SEAL who was advising Kurdish forces in Iraq coincides with a gradually deepening American ...

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Mom declared brain-dead after Wisconsin interstate shooting

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An Illinois woman has been declared brain-dead after being shot during a random drive-by shooting along a Wisconsin interstate while traveling home ...

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Mother gets 1 month in jail for assaulting toddler on plane

HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Hawaii mother to a month in jail and three months under home confinement for assaulting her ...

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Ohio village fights class-action status in speed camera lawsuit

NEW MIAMI, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio village’s attorney said he will ask the state’s high court to overturn an appeal court’s ...

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Study: ‘Biggest Loser’ contestants have slower metabolisms

CHICAGO (AP) — A new study has found that many competitors on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” leave the show with a slower metabolism, making it ...

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Police walk a fine line

Police walk a fine line

Manteca Police are walking a fine line when it comes to what some contend is the city’s most pressing quality of life issue — the ...

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FOOD TRUCKS RETURN

FOOD TRUCKS RETURN

One the biggest single day events ever staged by the Manteca Parks & Recreation Department — Manteca Food Truck Mania — returns to Woodward Park on Sunday, May ...

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MUSD expands board recognition

MUSD expands board recognition

The Sky is the Limit as the Manteca Unified School Board conducted its expanded recognitions meeting.

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Ripon eyes $5.7M in road work

Some of the roads in Ripon have long been in dire need of repairs.

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Agape Villages helps foster kids

Foster family care agency Agape Villages makes it their mission to help disadvantaged children from newborn to 21 years of age along with their families ...

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Water leaks, burned out street lights & frustration

A well-lit neighborhood is a deterrent to crime.

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Milestone: Scales below 300 pounds

At first I didn’t believe the numbers.

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Indiana: Cruz fights for survival

OSCEOLA, Ind. (AP) — Ted Cruz’s conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote that could effectively end ...

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Warrant: Slain pregnant Texas teen found with uterus removed

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A mentally disabled West Texas teenager who told a school worker she had been impregnated by her stepfather was found with her ...

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High court signals it won’t stop $15 minimum wage

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in for the first time Monday on a $15-an-hour minimum wage, signaling it does not plan to ...

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Marines investigating claim about men in Iwo Jima photo

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Marine Corps says it has begun investigating whether it mistakenly identified one of the men shown raising the U.S ...

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Military tests unmanned ship designed for seafaring missions

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The military is starting tests on the world’s largest unmanned surface vessel — a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of ...

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Vermont family to keep wood duck after state issues permit

MIDDLESEX, Vt. (AP) — State game officials have backed down and allowed a woman to keep a 3-year-old wood duck that was brought home by one ...

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Suit: Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid ...

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State’s almond acres jumps 1.1% in 2015

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service reports California’s almond acreage increased in 2015. 

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Ripon-based almond advocacy organization changes vision & name

The Ripon-based Almond Hullers and Processors Association (AHPA) has a new vision and a brand new identity that was unveiled to those attending its’ annual ...

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Sierra Rep Jr. presents jumping frog tale in interactive musical

COLUMBIA — Sierra Repertory Theatre Jr. will present a brand new children’s musical based on the classic Mark Twain tale of the same name, “The ...

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Modesto Symphony presenting ‘Resurrection’ May 13-14

MODESTO — Music Director David Lockington will lead Modesto Symphony Orchestra and the combined vocal forces of the Modesto Symphony Orchestra Chorus and CSU Stanislaus Concert ...

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Stockton Civic presents ‘Funny Money’

STOCKTON — The hilarious British farce “Funny Money” is now playing through Sunday, May 15, at the Stockton Civic Theatre.

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Synthetic narcotics & drugged- driving laws

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Eighteen-year-old Kristian Roggio was riding in a friend’s car when another driver careened across a Brooklyn street, colliding head-on and ...

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Billboards track shoppers via phone data

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company’s latest effort to target billboard ads ...

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Elephants performed for final time

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Elephants will performed for the last time at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday, as the show closed ...

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‘Stop the Steal’ helping Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has a Plan B if he’s faced with a contested convention, and it involves the sort of outside groups that ...

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