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Black Friday Begins Thanksgiving Evening

November 27, 2014 10:04 pm

Retailers are hoping to get a jump on the Holiday shopping season as shoppers filled stores.

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Holiday Maximum Enforcement Begins

November 26, 2014 9:52 am

The extended Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest travel periods of the year. This raises the risk of a potentially serious or even deadly traffic collision. As families and friends gather for the holiday, the California Highway Patrol (CHP), along with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), wants to encourage travelers to always […]

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Holiday Travel In Full Swing Despite Delays

November 26, 2014 9:48 am

A fast-moving snowstorm will sweep through the Plains and Midwest through the middle of the week, but its impacts come during the busiest travel time of the year. People from the Dakotas to the Tennessee Valley who plan on taking to the road for the Thanksgiving holiday may need to set aside alternative travel plans.

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Sanger Family Named Nation’s Best Christmas Light Display

November 26, 2014 9:43 am

SANGER, Calif. – If you’re going to tackle the job of putting up lights on your house this weekend, you may not want to see the this. A Sanger family in the Central Valley might make your efforts seem a little on the wimpy side. They’re in the running for the best Christmas light display […]

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A Night Of Protests Continue Across Country

November 25, 2014 10:13 pm

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters returned to the riot-scarred streets of Ferguson on Tuesday, a day after crowds looted businesses and set fire to buildings in a night of rage against a grand jury’s decision not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown. Hundreds of additional National Guard troops were sent to […]

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Sandoval is Boston Bound

November 24, 2014 10:31 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kung Fu Panda is moving to Boston. Free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a multiyear contract, and the switch-hitting slugger informed the San Francisco Giants he’s leaving. “Got the call. He is going to the Red Sox,” Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans […]

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Aptos Car Vandalism Spree

November 24, 2014 10:27 pm

APTOS >> The Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a string of vehicle vandalism and arson reports that plagued Aptos over the weekend. Sgt. Kelly Kent said at least three cars, two on Aptos Beach Drive and one on the 400 block of Townsend Drive, appeared to be torched with emergency road flares and […]

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Ferguson Protests and Violence Break Out Following Grand Jury Decision

November 24, 2014 10:16 pm

FERGUSON, Mo., – Violent protests erupted here Monday after demonstrators learned there would be no criminal indictment of police officer Darren Wilson for the August shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown. Demonstrators taunted police, shattered windows and set fire to two St. Louis County police cars. Scores of police officers, armed with riot gear, […]

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Your Cell Phone Is A Pain In The Neck

November 24, 2014 10:28 am

New studies show that the way your use your cellphone could give you some major health problems.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Resigns

November 24, 2014 10:23 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House’s insular team of national security advisers. During a White House ceremony, Obama said he and Hagel had determined it was an “appropriate time for […]

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