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December 4, 2013 5:22 pm


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BART problems leave hundreds stranded in Orinda

December 4, 2013 5:14 pm

In Orinda, anger, frustration and a sudden influx of stranded BART riders caused what some are calling 90 minutes of madness. Orinda business owners say Wednesday morning’s BART problems turned the usually quiet town into a mob scene. Around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday BART commuters traveling west were ordered off the train at the Orinda station […]

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Victim of 2008 gang rape recalls terrifying details

December 4, 2013 5:01 pm

At times struggling to get the words out, a woman who was beaten, gang raped and taunted about her sexual orientation in Richmond in 2008 continued her testimony in Martinez Wednesday morning in the trial against the man accused of leading the brutal attack. The victim, now 32, tearfully recounted how Humberto Salvador, now 36, […]

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Could France Head Back Into Recession?

December 4, 2013 4:52 pm

As the British economy enjoys some welcome growth, the picture across the English Channel is rather different.

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U.S. Senate pays for classes on ´small talk´

December 4, 2013 4:48 pm

Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn is questioning why the Senate is spending money on classes for employees unrelated to lawmaking.

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Couple Donates $25 Million to After School Program

December 4, 2013 4:36 pm

One of the greatest movie makers and his wife have made a huge donation to help teenagers in Chicago.

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Tim Tebow Causes Bidding War Between ESPN, Fox And CBS

December 4, 2013 4:07 pm

After being cut as a backup quarterback for the Patriots, Tim Tebow is in high demand as a college football analyst.

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Next-Generation USB Will Be Slimmer, Reversible

December 4, 2013 4:02 pm

USB 3.0 Promoter Group announced it is working on a new smaller, thinner USB connector. Bad news, it's not compatible with current ports.

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113th Congress: Least Productive Ever?

December 4, 2013 4:01 pm

Even the infamous "Do-Nothing Congress" of 1948 got more work done than the 113th Congress.

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Millennials Aren´t Too Hot On Obamacare, Obama: Harvard Poll

December 4, 2013 4:00 pm

According to a new national poll, the majority of 18- to 21-year-olds disapprove of President Obama and his signature health care act.

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