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UC Davis Selling Off Memorial Union Arcade Games

Mar 5, 2015
UC Davis Selling Off Memorial Union Arcade Games

DAVIS- UC Davis is selling off the video games and pool tables from the Memorial Union basement arcade. The arcade games will be replaced by console games, the school said. This is part of a $23.5 million renovation of Memorial Union, expected to take a year and a half. Anyone interested in buying an arcade game...

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Tow Truck Drivers Pay Tribute To Fellow Driver

Mar 5, 2015
Tow Truck Drivers Pay Tribute To Fellow Driver

DIXON- Dozens of tow trucks made a loop around Dixon today as part of the memorial services for Michael Bower. The 29-year-old tow truck driver was killed by a hit and run driver on Feb. 23 on the approach to the Pioneer Memorial Bridge which connects West Sacramento and Sacramento. Drivers of close to...

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State Starts Early Fight Against Water Hyacinth

Mar 5, 2015
State Starts Early Fight Against Water Hyacinth

STOCKTON- The state is taking early precautions against water hyacinth, which choked much of the San Joaquin Delta and even restricted commercial shipping in the Port of Stockton. Just this week the Department of Boating and Waterways secured their permits to start spraying herbicide on the invasive plant three weeks earlier than usual. All...

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Harrison Ford Reported Engine Failure before Plane Crash

Mar 5, 2015
Harrison Ford Reported Engine Failure before Plane Crash

LOS ANGELES (AP)- Harrison Ford reported engine failure shortly after takeoff and told air-traffic controllers he was returning to the airport before crash-landing his vintage plane on a nearby golf course in Los Angeles. In a communication with the tower at Santa Monica Airport, the pilot said he was having engine failure Thursday afternoon...

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Mediterranean diet cuts heart disease risk by nearly half

Mar 5, 2015

WASHINGTON. DC. March 4, 2015 - Adults who closely followed the Mediterranean diet were 47 percent less likely to develop heart disease over a 10-year period compared to similar adults who did not closely follow the diet, according to a study to be pre...

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Police: Body Found near Howe Avenue with Gunshot Wounds

Mar 5, 2015
Police: Body Found near Howe Avenue with Gunshot Wounds

SACRAMENTO- The body of a man was found Thursday morning, and now officers are trying to piece together what happened before his death. Police were called around 10:30 a.m. after someone found the body near a bridge along La Riviera Drive at Howe Avenue. According to investigators, there were reports of shots being fired Wednesday night...

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Yum! Win a Year’s Supply of Girl Scout Cookies

Mar 5, 2015
Yum! Win a Year’s Supply of Girl Scout Cookies

  Do you love Girl Scout cookies so much you could eat them all year? Girl Scouts of the USA is encouraging cookie fans to post photos of themselves enjoying their favorite Thin Mints or Lemonades, and win a chance at a year’s supply of cookies. Upload your photo to Instagram under this hashtag...

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IMAX Theatre Showcasing New Features

Mar 5, 2015
IMAX Theatre Showcasing New Features

The Esquire IMAX Theatre recently got an upgrade. Gary Gelfand got a front row seat and popcorn to all the action.

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Women’s Empowerment Day at the Capitol

Mar 5, 2015
Women’s Empowerment Day at the Capitol

2015 is marking the year of the woman – from Sheryl Sandberg encouraging women to command more respect in the workplace to Oscar-winner Patricia Arquette calling for salary equality – women are being advocated and championed for at an increasing pace. Women’s Empowerment Day at the Capitol kicks off March 9 and feature a...

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Scientists to Obama: Stop Controversial Sound Blasting Threatening Atlantic Whales, Fish

Mar 5, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. March, 5, 2015 - Leading ocean scientists from the U.S. and around the world today urged President Obama to halt a planned oil and gas exploration program off the Atlantic coast involving millions of underwater sound blasts that would have “significant, long-lasting and widespread impacts on the reproduction and survival” of threatened...

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