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OAKLAND: Cyclist dies after being hit by big rig

December 17, 2013 10:32 pm

A woman riding a bicycle was killed Tuesday night after she was hit by a big rig near downtown Oakland and dragged for two blocks, according to police.

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SAN JOSE: Winning Mega Millions ticket sold at gift shop

December 17, 2013 10:31 pm

At least one winning ticket was sold in California for Tuesday night's $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, which was the second largest in U.S. lottery history.

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Touring Candlestick Park at the end of its life

December 17, 2013 10:28 pm

KTVU toured Candlestick Park on December 17th with some Candlestick veterans like longtime locker room manager Bob Mallamo and San Francisco Giants Senior VP of Business Operations Mario Alioto.

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WEEKEND WARMUP: Watch Bill´s 5-day forecast for KTVU.com

December 17, 2013 10:25 pm

KTVU meteorologist Bill Martin recorded this 5-day forecast for KTVU.com on the evening of Tuesday, 12/17/2013

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WEDNESDAY WEATHER: Daily evening forecast for KTVU´s Weather Team

December 17, 2013 10:25 pm

KTVU meteorologist Bill Martin recorded this weather hit during the evening newscast on Tuesday, 12/17/2013

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Man Tries to Trade Alligator for Beer

December 17, 2013 10:04 pm

A man in Miami walked into a convenience store to buy a twelve-pack of beer but the shop assistant did not expect to see his companion – a real life alligator.

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Corporate Asia Frets About the Fed

December 17, 2013 10:04 pm

A volatile year across Asia with a currency crisis in India; sputtering growth and spiking interest rates in China; and fresh protests in the streets of Thailand. But overall corporate sentiment in the region has been weakened by an institution, far far away in Washington: the Federal Reserve. The latest Thomson Reuters Insead Asia Corporate […]

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Today in History for December 18th

December 17, 2013 9:55 pm

U.S. Supreme Court upholds the relocation and detention of Japanese-Americans during World War Two; U.S. begins 12 days of heavy bombing in North Vietnam; Steven Spielberg is born; Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker' publicly premieres. (Dec. 18…

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Colorado school shooter may have planned larger attack

December 17, 2013 9:38 pm

Officials believe Colorado school shooter Karl Pierson planned a much larger attack at Arapahoe High School Friday after discovering writing on his arm. “They say he had written a Latin phrase on his arm that translated into “The Die Has Been Cast.” (Via KSHB) “There were also several letters and numbers written. The Sheriff’s office say those […]

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Ancient cat fossils shake up domestication timeline

December 17, 2013 9:34 pm

​From savage beasts in the wild to the domesticated LOLcats we know and love today — scientists know little about how cats came to be our fine furry friends — but a feline fossil discovery is giving researchers some new insight. According to a study out of St. Louis’ Washington University, cats may have been living […]

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