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Obama shortens Manning’s term

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama granted clemency to Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the transgender Army intelligence officer convicted of leaking more than 700,000 ...

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Sneaker wave deaths witnessed by mom show need for awareness

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — One moment, Jayson Thomas was on the Oregon beach with his 3-year-old son. The next, they were gone, swept away by a ...

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Nebraska targets ban on religious garb worn by teachers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sister Madeleine Miller applied for a high school teaching job in Nebraska thinking she would get judged on her credentials — not what ...

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Porn studio owner faces charge of running brothel

PHOENIX (AP) — The owner of a business in an industrial area of Phoenix says he was running a legitimate porn studio where amateurs could rent ...

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18 million more uninsured if Obamacare killed, not replaced

WASHINGTON (AP) — Insurance premiums would soar for millions of Americans and 18 million more would be uninsured in just one year if Republicans scuttle much ...

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Caroline Kennedy leaves Japan after 3 years as US ambassador

TOKYO (AP) — Caroline Kennedy is stepping down Wednesday after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan, where she was welcomed like a celebrity and ...

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Young Americans say they fear next 4 years of Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — As Donald Trump approaches his inauguration, young Americans have a deeply pessimistic view about his incoming administration, with young blacks, Latinos and ...

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DeVos pledges not to undo public education, pushes choice

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a sometimes contentious confirmation hearing, education secretary pick Betsy DeVos pledged Tuesday not to dismantle public education and said she wasn’t ...

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Trump meets with Supreme Court candidate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has met with one of the judges on his short list for potential Supreme Court nominees, less than two weeks ...

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Nearly 50 House Democrats vow to boycott inauguration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The roster of House Democrats planning to boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration grew to about 50 on Tuesday in a protest of ...

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Interior nominee disputes Trump on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s choice to head the Interior Department on Tuesday rejected the president-elect’s claim that climate change is a hoax, saying ...

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Pence promises big investment in infrastructure

NEW YORK (AP) — Vice President-elect Mike Pence is pledging to a group of mayors that the Trump administration will make a serious investment in infrastructure.

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Sam Moore to sing at Trump inaugural

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sam Moore of the soul duo Sam and Dave has been added to the list of performers for President-elect Donald Trump’s ...

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Paying IRS late strategic move for some

NEW YORK (AP) — The idea of paying taxes late and incurring IRS interest charges elicits a stern “Don’t do that!” from many tax professionals ...

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Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in USA

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations ...

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Tips on how to find good tax preparer

By TINA OREM

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Trump’s 1st home up for auction for 2nd time in 3 months

NEW YORK (AP) — The first property connected to Republican President-elect Donald Trump has become a hot spot for real estate deal-making.

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Lowe’s planning 2,400 layoffs for full-time workers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina-based home improvement retailer Lowe’s says it’s told approximately 2,400 full-time workers that they will be laid ...

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As tax season approaches, scammers start multiplying

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PULSE FLOWS A BIT FISHY

PULSE FLOWS A BIT FISHY

A scientific study covering 11 years of fish migration on the Stanislaus River underscores how simply sending more water downstream may not be doing endangered ...

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DETERIORATING BLD TURF

DETERIORATING BLD TURF

Seven months ago, Big League Dreams General Manager Roy Fetherholf said that the park was targeting December or January to replace the aging field turf ...

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Doctors Hospital upgrades emergency room

Doctors Hospital upgrades emergency room

An upgraded and more efficient Doctors Hospital emergency room is set to open on Wednesday.

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Bankruptcy status near end for Diocese

The Catholic Diocese of Stockton will come out of its bankruptcy status in the next few weeks after the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the ...

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Manteca Hall of Fame seeks 2017 nominees

Alex Hildebrand was an engineer by training and a farmer by vocation.

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What comes first? Library or the money to fund it?

Call it true transparency, if you wish.

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Posted: jan. 17, 2017 12:22 a.m. | | What comes first? Library or the money to fund it? Comments 0 Comments


Years after slayings, some seek relief in killer’s execution

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The brutal murders of a well-known Richmond couple and their young daughters as they were preparing to host a New Year’s ...

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National park visits hits record high for 3rd year

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone ...

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Gene Cernan, last astronaut to walk on the moon, dies

HOUSTON (AP) — Astronaut Gene Cernan traced his only child’s initials in the dust of the lunar surface. Then he climbed into the lunar module ...

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Trooper was shot by driver who caused rollover

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona state trooper who was beaten and shot while responding to a traffic collision on Interstate 10 was attacked by a Mexican ...

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CPL ALVIN MENDES

CPL ALVIN MENDES

For more than half a century after Army Corporal Alvin R. Mendes was killed in the Korean War, his family did not visit his gravesite ...

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Woman pleads not guilty to framing husband’s ex as stalker

SANTA ANA  (AP) — A former Southern California woman has pleaded not guilty to charges that she framed her husband’s ex-girlfriend, portraying her as a ...

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Unfilled border tunnels in Mexico a security risk

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mexico’s inability to fully seal up border tunnels dug by drug smugglers poses a security risk and is an “open invitation ...

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Military shifts away from oil

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) — At a sprawling desert base, a Marine recharged his radio’s batteries simply by walking, while nearby fellow troops examined a ...

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Gadget mountain rising in Asia threatens health

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The waste from discarded electronic gadgets and electrical appliances has reached severe levels in East Asia, posing a growing threat to health ...

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What happens between now and Ringling’s closure in May?

ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — The owners of Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced Saturday that they will close the 146-year-old show in May.

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