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 2022-06-30 21:40 

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California passed gas relief. When will I get my money?...

Comments from state leaders indicate cashback payments will likely be pushed into the late summer and fall....

 2022-06-30 21:40 

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Jalen Brunson to sign 4-year, $110M deal with the Knicks: source...

It was over before it started. Jalen Brunson called off his meeting with the Mavericks and will sign with the Knicks on a four-year deal worth roughly $110 million, a source confirmed Thursday. His father, Rick, is a Knicks assistant coach and his agent, ...

 2022-06-30 21:37 

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Yankees Notebook: Astros only team this season to give Bombers problems...

The Astros are the only one they don' t have a winning record against. After splitting their four-game series at Yankee Stadium last weekend, one that Aaron Boone called" energetic" and" intense," the Bombers have an. 500 winning perce...

 2022-06-30 21:19 

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San Jose: Restaurant Week deals on Willow Glen's Lincoln Avenue run through July 3...

Here are special menus, discounts from a dozen businesses...

 2022-06-30 21:13 

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Apple's former top corporate lawyer pleads guilty to insider trading...

'Despite being responsible for enforcing Apple's own ban on insider trading, Levoff used his position of trust to commit insider trading in order to line his own pockets,' federal prosecutor says....

 2022-06-30 21:03 

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Supreme Court to hear case on state authority over elections...

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a case that could dramatically change the way elections for Congress and the presidency are conducted by handing more power to state legislatures and blocking state courts from reviewing challenges to the ...

 2022-06-30 21:00 

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At Home: You inherited the family silver — now what?...

Silverware is worth a lot -- in memories, certainly, but in cash, too. Here's what to consider if you have a set that you don't want....

 2022-06-30 20:39 

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San Jose: Four arrested in string of violent home-invasion robberies...

The armed holdups victimized two elderly couples and a man and his toddler between in late May and early June, police say....

 2022-06-30 20:38 

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Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Poles sells Kansas home for $685,000...

Chicago Bears general manager Ryan Poles and his wife, Katie, on June 16 sold their five-bedroom, 3,182- square-foot house in Overland Park, Kan. for its $685,000 asking price. In January, the Bears hired Poles, 36, to be the team' s general manager a...

 2022-06-30 20:23 

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Man accused of buying 39 Teslas via $45 million scam with apparent false ties to Elon Musk...

Alleged fraud scheme involved false claims that a billionaire electric car firm founder and billionaire e-commerce founder were in on the deals....

 2022-06-30 20:05 

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Judge to block Florida abortion ban; Kentucky ban on hold...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge said Thursday that he will temporarily block a 15-week ban on abortions in his state, but his bench ruling won't take effect before the ban becomes law Friday — an issue that could cause confusion f...

 2022-06-30 20:02 

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Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving trade rumors shuffle equation for Heat, NBA ahead of free agency...

Even before Thursday' s 6 p.m. start of NBA free agency, the league was put on notice of an impending seismic shift, further opening a window on why the Miami Heat have stressed a preference to not operate in 2022-23 under a hard salary cap. Numerous ...

 2022-06-30 19:37 

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NBA superstar Kevin Durant wants out of Brooklyn, asks Nets for trade...

Superstar forward Kevin Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, the Daily News has confirmed. The Nets are also continuing to work to trade Kyrie Irving, The News can also confirm, which means the Durant-Irving era will end with one playoff v...

 2022-06-30 19:21 

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Sources: Trump allies tried to influence Hutchinson...

The committee's vice chairwoman, GOP Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, said at Tuesday's hearing that two witnesses -- whom she did not name -- told the committee they had heard from people connected to former President Donald Trump's world who may ...

 2022-06-30 19:19 

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Kevin Durant gives Nets trade request exactly three years after leaving Warriors...

The move comes three years to the day that he left the Warriors — who just won a title without him....

 2022-06-30 19:16 

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5 places to get up close with farm animals in the Bay Area...

Interested in meeting the real-life miniature donkey who modeled Eddie Murphy's character in "Shrek"?...

 2022-06-30 19:05 

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Bay Area schools fare worse on number of qualified teachers than rest of state, data shows...

Alameda, San Francisco schools have fewer classes being taught by qualified teachers than California overall....

 2022-06-30 19:00 

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Targets for each of the Nets salary-cap exceptions as NBA free agency opens...

The Brooklyn Big 3 of Irving, Kevin Durant and Ben Simmons has been set. As of the hours leading up to free agency, which kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Joe Harris, Seth Curry, Cam Thomas and Day' Ron Sharpe are the only other players with guarantee...

 2022-06-30 18:58 

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Airlines rejected by US Supreme Court on California rest-break law...

The US Supreme Court refused to insulate airlines from California's meal and rest break requirements, leaving intact a ruling that Alaska Airlines Inc. said will mean "nationwide tumult" for the industry....

 2022-06-30 18:58 

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Knicks Summer League roster highlighted by four draft picks, but one is missing...

The Knicks punted their first-round pick this year but their Summer League squad still features members of the last two draft classes. The notable absence is Rokas Jokubaitis, the 34th overall pick in 2021 who played in last year' s Summer League but ...

 2022-06-30 18:46 

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Who are realistic free-agent targets for the Orlando Magic?...

The Orlando Magic will enter free agency with the ability to open up a significant amount of cap space— but don' t expect them to chase any" big-name" targets. But with a young core— including Paolo Banchero, the No. 1 pick in last...

 2022-06-30 18:35 

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Kentucky abortion ban on pause; judge to block Florida ban...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge in Kentucky temporarily blocked that state's near-total ban on abortions Thursday, while a Florida judge said he would temporarily stop a 15-week ban from taking effect there, as judges across the country weigh whe...

 2022-06-30 18:13 

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Adobe aims to move into new downtown San Jose office tower in early 2023...

In an expansion that's a welcome counterpoint to the dreary economic maladies unleashed by the coronavirus, Adobe plans to move into its new office tower in downtown San Jose sometime in early 2023....

 2022-06-30 18:07 

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Driver dies after crashing through guardrail on Highway 237...

A Sunnyvale resident was traveling east on the freeway when he went off the road near Great America Parkway, CHP says....

 2022-06-30 18:02 

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Wife of Bay Area solar company owner sentenced to 11 years for role in billion-dollar Ponzi scheme...

Ken Carpoff, Paulette's husband, received a 30-year federal prison sentence in November....

 2022-06-30 18:01 

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Having a fireworks show at home? Here's how to get the most bang for your buck...

Record number of debuting fireworks could bring booming business for the Fourth of July....

 2022-06-30 17:50 

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Should you freak out if you see a shark? New research gives insight into great white behavior...

Marine biologists and researchers have been putting a spotlight in recent years on the mysterious creatures as their populations rebound and more sharks are seen off local beaches especially the young sharks that use the shallower waters near the coast as...

 2022-06-30 17:46 

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Supreme Court limits EPA in curbing power plant emissions...

Nineteen mostly Republican-led states and coal companies led the fight at the Supreme Court against broad EPA authority to regulate carbon output....

 2022-06-30 17:44 

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Pac-12 on the brink: USC and UCLA expected to seek membership in the Big Ten...

In an historic move that would change the landscape of college sports on the West Coast, USC and UCLA are planning to depart the Pac-12 for the Big Ten as early as 2024, according to a source. The move isn't official and must be approved at the highes...

 2022-06-30 17:39 

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Biden backs filibuster exception to defend abortion rights...

During Thursday's news conference, Biden harshly criticized the Supreme Court's decision on abortion and reiterated his warnings that other constitutional protections could be at risk....

 2022-06-30 17:09 

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Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in, becomes 1st Black woman on Supreme Court...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to the Supreme Court on Thursday, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation's highest court....

 2022-06-30 17:02 

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Judge temporarily blocks Kentucky's near-total abortion ban...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge in Kentucky temporarily blocked that state's near-total ban on abortions Thursday, clearing the way for the procedure to resume there, while a judge in Florida said he would block a 15-week abortion ban from taking...

 2022-06-30 17:00 

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Big Basin Redwoods State Park to reopen July 22 for first time since massive fire...

Reservations are needed to visit, and the reservation system opens Friday....

 2022-06-30 16:59 

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Oakland A's ballpark plan faces crucial test at Bay Area commission hearing...

A vote at Thursday's hearing could determine the fate of the A's dreams of a new stadium....

 2022-06-30 16:40 

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Mosquitos with West Nile virus found in Milpitas...

Public health officials will be spraying the affected area Thursday night with insecticide...

 2022-06-30 16:22 

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San Francisco cyclist Mo Wilson's alleged killer is arrested...

Wilson had previously dated Kaitlin Armstrong's boyfriend, and she had gone swimming with him in the hours before her death....

 2022-06-30 16:16 

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Car crashes into California pool where 20 people are swimming...

The Honda Civic was on a street that makes a 90-degree right turn at the community center -- but the driver continued straight....

 2022-06-30 16:00 

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Pac-12 stock report: USC and Oregon "playing a different game" in the NIL era; Washington's momentum; another QB departs...

Former Washington coach Chris Petersen sees the Trojans and Ducks on another level...

 2022-06-30 15:25 

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Dolphins announce training camp schedule of practices open to fans...

The last two of the dates will be joint practices the Dolphins are hosting with the Philadelphia Eagles ahead of their preseason game on Aug. 27. Miami will also have joint practices in Tampa with the Buccaneers on Aug. 10 and 11 ahead of the Aug. 13 pres...

 2022-06-30 15:24 

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NBA Free Agents: Class of 2022, with negotiating period opening today at 6 p.m....

Best available: Bradley Beal, James Harden, Deandre Ayton (R), Zach LaVine, Miles Bridges (R), Jalen Brunson, Kevon Looney, Bobby Portis, Tyus Jones, Jusuf Nurkic, Bruce Brown, Anfernee Simons (R), P.J. Tucker, John Wall, T.J. Warren, Colin Sexton (R), Pa...

 2022-06-30 15:02 

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As investigation continues, family of Ravens' Jaylon Ferguson calls his death 'one of the darkest moments in our lives'...

With investigators looking into the death of Ravens outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson, his family on Thursday asked for privacy, calling this" one of the darkest moments in our lives.". In a statement shared on social media by Doni Smith, Ferguso...

 2022-06-30 15:01 

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Former NFL quarterback Alex Smith reveals daughter's 'excruciating' surgery for brain tumor...

Alex Smith, a 16- year NFL veteran, revealed over the weekend that his youngest daughter is recovering from a 10- hour emergency brain surgery after doctors found a brain tumor last month. Sloane was rushed to the emergency room on May 10 after showing...

 2022-06-30 15:00 

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Larry Magid: Review of DirecTV and YouTube TV...

The easiest service to use is the one you already have, so before you switch, ask yourself if you and everyone in your household are ready to learn a new way to watch TV....

 2022-06-30 15:00 

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Ravens outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson dies at age 26; police say no signs of trauma or foul play...

Officials have not released a cause of death, but Baltimore Police said Wednesday that investigators have not ruled out the possibility of an overdose. Baltimore Police said Northern District officers responded at about 11:25 p.m. Tuesday to reports of a ...

 2022-06-30 14:54 

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Supreme Court curbs EPA's ability to fight climate change...

The Supreme Court curbed the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to broadly regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants , a major defeat for the Biden administration's attempts to slash emissions at a moment when scientists are soun...

 2022-06-30 14:41 

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Concealed guns to be banned in New York businesses unless they explicitly allow it...

California is also planning stricter concealed-carry rules....

 2022-06-30 14:36 

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Supreme Court says Biden can end Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' immigration policy...

The Supreme Court on Thursday gave President Joe Biden the green light to end the controversial "Remain in Mexico" immigration policy that originated under the Trump administration....

 2022-06-30 14:32 

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Two arrested in aftermath of shooting that wounded person in San Leandro...

The shooting happened June 11....

 2022-06-30 14:30 

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'It feels like my heart has been cut out': Man who shot and killed William Sims outside El Sobrante bar gets life without parole...

William Sims was shot and killed outside of the Capri Club bar in Pinole in 2016....

 2022-06-30 14:12 

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Driver killed when SUV veers off Highway 237, crashes onto tech campus...

The crash happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday at the offramp to Great America Parkway from the freeway's eastbound lanes....

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