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Clinton Stumps For Area Democrats

Oct 29, 2014
Clinton Stumps For Area Democrats

DAVIS- Former President Bill Clinton appeared at a get out the vote rally that drew over 4,000 democratic supporters at the UC Davis campus Wednesday. The appearance was welcomed by two Congressional Democrats who are in close races in the area. Rep. Ami Bera and Rep. John Garamendi are in marginal democratic districts who could...

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Suspect in Deadly Oakland Road Rage Shooting Arrested in Elk Grove

Oct 29, 2014
Suspect in Deadly Oakland Road Rage Shooting Arrested in Elk Grove

ELK GROVE- The man suspected of shooting and killing a mother of four in an apparent road rage incident this week in Oakland was arrested Wednesday in Elk Grove. The man was holed up Wednesday afternoon near Springmont Drive and Plume Way. Two area schools were briefly locked down and neighbors were given a...

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Pilot Killed after Military Plane Crashes in SoCal

Oct 29, 2014
Pilot Killed after Military Plane Crashes in SoCal

VENTURA COUNTY- A pilot was killed Wednesday afternoon when a Hunter Hawker military jet crashed in a field near Point Mugu Naval Air Station. FOX40 sister station KTLA reported the pilot was a civilian contractor. It was unclear if anyone else was hurt.

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Hyacinth Problem Halts Nighttime Shipping in Port of Stockton

Oct 29, 2014
Hyacinth Problem Halts Nighttime Shipping in Port of Stockton

STOCKTON- Nighttime shipping is now officially restricted in the Port of Stockton. The water hyacinth has suffocated the area and officials have either harvested or sprayed herbicide to control the weed. The invasive water weed in the Port of Stockton has been floating around for weeks. “It’s problematic throughout the Delta,” Jeffrey Wingfield, a...

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Nestling birds struggle in noisy environments

Oct 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. Oct. 29, 2014 - Unable to fly, nestling birds depend on their parents for both food and protection: vocal communication between parents and offspring helps young birds to determine when they should beg for food and when they should crouch in the nest to avoid a predator seeking an easy meal.

A group...

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Kansas City: The Last Home of The Sacramento Kings

Oct 29, 2014
Kansas City: The Last Home of The Sacramento Kings

KANSAS CITY, MO. - All around the city of Sacramento you can see the phrase “1985-Forever.” It might be in a local shop window or a bumper sticker, but it’s a motto that came around after the Sacramento Kings nearly relocated to Seattle to reestablish the late Seattle SuperSonics. The thing is, before 1985...

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Body found in Modesto Canal

Oct 29, 2014
Body found in Modesto Canal

MODESTO- According to the Modesto Police Department, officials have found a body in a canal in Modesto. The canal is along Briggsmore Avenue near Aloha way, just west of Highway 108. Detectives on scene called in the traffic unit. According to the department’s Twitter account, it appears the victim, a man, rode his bicycle...

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Rocket Explosion: What Does it Mean for the Private Space Industry?

Oct 29, 2014
Rocket Explosion: What Does it Mean for the Private Space Industry?

(CNN)- Orbital Sciences, which built the Antares rocket that exploded in a massive fireball Tuesday, described the explosion as a “catastrophic failure.” It certainly looked like it. Will this failure also be a setback for the burgeoning private space industry? The unmanned rocket was carrying a Cygnus cargo spacecraft loaded with more than 5,000...

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Runnin’ For Rhett

Oct 29, 2014
Runnin’ For Rhett

Runnin’ for Rhett is a non-profit foundation that was founded on December 7th, 2007 by a grass roots group of family and friends that love Rhett Seevers.  Their mission is to LET RHETT’S STORY INSPIRE those who feel defeated, UPLIFT those who feel down and ENCOURAGE all to take that first step.  Today, thousands...

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Teens Suspended After Posting Controversial Homecoming Photo Holding Guns

Oct 29, 2014
Teens Suspended After Posting Controversial Homecoming Photo Holding Guns

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Massachusetts - Two high school students say they’re facing expulsion over a photo posted to Facebook. Tito Velez, 16, and his girlfriend, Jamie Pereira, are shown holding airsoft guns in a homecoming photo they posted on Facebook last Friday, according to WCVB. Airsoft guns are replicas, which can fire plastic pellets, and are...

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