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Feds arrest Capitola man on steriod charges

December 6, 2013 1:39 pm

Santa Cruz County and federal agents have arrested a Capitola man on suspicion of the illegal sale of steroids after he received an overseas package containing 2,500 suspected steroid pills, authorities said. Keith Atwood, 54, was captured at 6:15 p.m. Thursday at his home in the 900 block of Capitola Avenue after local and federal […]

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´I Have Happy Memories of Mandela´

December 6, 2013 1:36 pm

Prince Charles has said the world is a "poorer place" following the death of Nelson Mandela.

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Germany Bracing for Hurricane-Force Storm Xaver

December 6, 2013 1:36 pm

There's no relief from a hurricane-force storm as daylight breaks in Germany. It blasted over Northern Germany Thursday and Friday leaving rough and choppy seas, a trail of damaged property and disrupted traffic in the air and on the rails and roads. Germany's northern port of Hamburg was preparing for a direct hit, which some […]

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Mandela Tributes Go Into Night in Soweto

December 6, 2013 1:36 pm

South Africans united in mourning for Nelson Mandela on Friday, with crowds gathering outside the anti-apartheid hero's former home in Soweto to celebrate his remarkable life with dance and song. As the country's 52 million people absorbed the news that their beloved Madiba had departed forever, many expressed shock at the passing of a man […]

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Nelson Mandela: He Changed The World

December 6, 2013 1:36 pm

Nelson Mandela’s willingness to forgive and forget helped peacefully end an era of white domination in his native South Africa. But as news of his death spread, mourners there and around the world professed that he, himself, would never be forgotten.

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Politician´s ´Knockout Game´ Comments Stir-Up Controversy

December 6, 2013 1:36 pm

An open letter from an incoming New York City councilwoman trying to ease tensions in her Brooklyn community is causing controversy.

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Apple Advances on China Market and More

December 6, 2013 1:36 pm

A watershed moment for munis, Apple advances on China market, and more.

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´Annoying´ Vuvuzela Replaced for 2014 World Cup

December 6, 2013 1:10 pm

A new maraca-like noisemaker, called a "caxirola," is replacing the controversial vuvuzela as the official instrument of next year's World Cup in Brazil. Researchers say the new instrument will be less disruptive and annoying. (Dec. 6)

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Topless woman chases Peeping Tom through Kohl´s

December 6, 2013 1:08 pm

The woman was trying on bras at Kohl’s when she saw a cell phone being held under the door. “I just screamed and chased him topless through the store,” Jeanne Ouelette admitted. “I was at a store in a very private place, and I was enraged and I wanted to get the phone,” Jeanne told […]

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Brian to return to ´Family Guy´ in future episode

December 6, 2013 1:01 pm

Looks like “Family Guy”‘s Brian is down, but not out just yet. Fans of Seth MacFarlane’s hit series were largely devastated when the Griffin family’s martini-loving canine was suddenly killed off in an episode last month. (Via Rolling Stone) For those of you who missed it, Brian was outside playing with the overly smart, sometimes evil baby Stewie […]

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