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FOX40
Video: McClatchy senior raises money for school with ride

Nov 10, 2012
Video: McClatchy senior raises money for school with ride

A McClatchy high school senior raised money for his school’s athletics program with a unique ride he organized. Kai Beech reports.



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Video: Raley’s strike day 7: Tensions rising?

Nov 10, 2012
Video: Raley’s strike day 7: Tensions rising?

Even as temperatures drop, the hostilities are beginning to rise.

“Not one of these people striking actually works here,” said a person in a car.

“Do you want to see my badge? It’s in my car,” replied Randell Ng, a …


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Video: Art of Norman Rockwell on display at Crocker

Nov 10, 2012
Video: Art of Norman Rockwell on display at Crocker

SACRAMENTO–

The Crocker Art Museum will display the classic American artwork of Norman Rockwell through February 3.

Museum visitor Lee Oestreicher said Rockwell, “showed ourselves to us in a way that was shockingly familiar.”

But the exhibit also shows how …


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Video: World’s largest Christmas project

Nov 10, 2012
Video: World’s largest Christmas project

The world’s largest Christmas project was started by a 8-year-old from Sacramento. Operation Christmas Project looks to help children in less fortunate parts of the world.



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Elk Grove News
Prop. 37 narrowly defeated by corporate millions, deceptive ads

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Nov 10, 2012
Prop. 37 narrowly defeated by corporate millions, deceptive ads

Genetically engineered crops are moving down the approval pipeline at record speed; will GE animals be close behind? AquaBounty salmon has been genetically engineered to grow twice as fast. Pictured here is a large GMO salmon and a non-GMO salmon. Th...

The State Hornet
Men’s basketball scores big in season opener

Nov 10, 2012

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team started the season off with a bang after a 34-point lopsided victory over UC Merced tonight.

Appeal Democrat
Yuba River salmon, dam battle brews anew

The Yuba County Water Agency sent a shot across the bow of a federal agency this week, sending a notice of intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries Service unless it revises a biological opinion on improving Yuba River salmon runs. Water Agency...

Appeal Democrat
Involuntary manslaughter charge filed in Oregon House bar death

The argument started with drunken name-calling at an Oregon House bar in September and ended with a Stockton man's death, the Yuba County District Attorney's Office said Friday. Prosecutors filed charges of involuntary manslaughter and assault late...

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Video: PG&E to hire veterans

Nov 9, 2012
Video: PG&E to hire veterans

SACRAMENTO-

Over the next five years, 40 percent of PG&E’s work force will retire and the company wants to fill those jobs with veterans.

The company believes the men and women who serve our country have the attributes necessary to …


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FOX40
Video: Crews work to keep Sierra roads clear

Nov 9, 2012
Video: Crews work to keep Sierra roads clear

BLUE CANYON-

Caltrans crews are keeping the roads clear through the Sierra, but drivers are still running into hazards.

Slick roads are being blamed for a number of spin-outs Friday.

The California Highway Patrol always hopes drivers will reduce their …


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