Talk Back: Obama's speech
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El Cerrito: Elderly couple grateful to survive beating, home invasion robbery

For 44 years, Jamie Nagal and his wife, Paz, lived in peace at their home on Richmond Street in an El Cerrito neighborhood that Jamie described as open and friendly. He said on Tuesday they never thought they were inviting trouble when they welcomed a man and woman into their home last weekend. 
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New iPhones spark record-breaking 4 million pre-orders

Apple detailed the record-breaking debut of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, which went up for advanced sale online in the wee hours of Friday morning, and acknowledged that many will have to wait til October to receive the devices.  
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Castro Valley winery fined $115,000 for using volunteers

A small-time vintner's use of volunteer workers has put him out of business after the state squeezed him like a late-summer grape for $115,000 in fines -- and sent a chill through the wine industry. 
SPORTS
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Thompson: Jim Harbaugh facing greatest challenge

As the 'Sunday Night Football' loss to the Chicago Bears showed, the 49ers have problems on the field too
 
Spotlight
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Review: 'This is Where I Leave You' gets it right

The dysfunctional family tale 'This Is Where I Leave You' does the ensemble dramedy right, successfully juggling a top-notch cast with the demands of its multiple characters.  
BUSINESS
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Apple: iPhone 6 sparks record 4 million pre-orders

More than 4 million pre-orders for the new iPhones were placed on the first day, shattering sales records for Apple and prolonging wait times for its enthusiastic fan base. 
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Review: 'This is Where I Leave You' gets it right

The dysfunctional family tale 'This Is Where I Leave You' does the ensemble dramedy right, successfully juggling a top-notch cast with the demands of its multiple characters.