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FOX40
Video: ‘Disrespectful’ torn flag above McDonald’s taken down

Nov 21, 2012
Video: ‘Disrespectful’ torn flag above McDonald’s taken down

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Torn, tattered and captured by FOX40 cameras, it was Monday when we noticed an American flag with nearly shredded stripes flying above the McDonald’s on the corner of Arden and Howe in Sacramento.

FOX40 showed the video to James …


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TechWire
Apps help volunteers organize after Hurricane Sandy

Nov 21, 2012
Apps help volunteers organize after Hurricane Sandy

After Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast, many people were eager to donate money, goods and volunteer services to help the people in need. However, sorting through the myriad of organizations... Read more »

Appeal Democrat
Man rescued from swollen creek north of Corning

Rescue personnel pulled an Orland man to safety from swollen creek waters this morning north of Corning, the Corning Observer reports. Gary Wood, 76, of Orland, was northbound on Hall Road around 8:46 a.m. and for unknown reasons tried to cross the...

Kings Corner
Kings vs. Lakers: Five things to watch

Nov 21, 2012

The Lakers are in town. That should be enough to inspire a spark out of the Kings tonight. The Kings usually play with energy - something they've lacked a lot

FOX40
Another Person Dies from Eating Poisonous Mushroom Soup

Nov 21, 2012
Another Person Dies from Eating Poisonous Mushroom Soup

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A third person has died after eating soup made with a poisonous mushroom in Placer County.

Earlier this month, two people died and four were being treated after a caregiver at Gold Age Villa made them a meal using …


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Appeal Democrat
Yuba City man arrested in child pornography case

A Yuba City man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of distributing child pornography, the Sutter County Sheriff’s Department reported. Tomas Castro-Guzman, also known as Alfredo Martinez, was booked into the Sutter County Jail on suspicion of...

FOX40
Sac State Students to get Refunds Before Christmas

Nov 21, 2012
Sac State Students to get Refunds Before Christmas

SACRAMENTO-

It’s an early Christmas gift to some California State University students; a refund.

Sacramento State officials say because Proposition 30 was passed, a tuition fee contingency plan will roll back fees for every student to 2011-2012 levels.

The change …


YubaNet.com
Health news: Ob-gyns want birth control pills available over the counter

Nov 21, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 20, 2012 - Oral contraceptives (OCs) should be sold over the counter (OTC) in drugstores without a doctor's prescription, according to The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College). Easier access to OCs sho...

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YubaNet.com
911 calls concerning Toyota SUV dripping blood leads to arrest of deer poachers in El Dorado County

Nov 21, 2012

Nov. 20, 2012 - On 11/18/12 at 2:18 pm, the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office was advised by Sacramento CHP of multiple 911 calls reporting a Tan Toyota SUV occupied by two Asian male subjects somewhere on Ponderosa Road near North Shingle that had a l...

FOX40
Fire Breaks Out at Mack Road Denny’s the Day Before Thanksgiving

Nov 21, 2012
Fire Breaks Out at Mack Road Denny’s the Day Before Thanksgiving

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Fire shot out from a Sacramento Denny’s rooftop early Tuesday morning.

The fire happened on Mack Road near Highway 99 around 3 a.m.

Firefighters were able to contain the damage to the vent.

The restaurant is expected to …


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