Talk Back: Afghanistan
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Traffic surges on 'gateways' into Bay Area

Every day, 587,000 vehicles pass into or out of the Bay Area from neighboring counties, the highest level in seven years and a 34 percent increase since 1992. Traffic on 580-205 is poised to surpass Interstate 80 within the next five years for these drivers, while 101 will surpass Highway 17 in two or three years. 
(Rich Pedroncelli / AP)
Wide disparity among counties' incarceration rates

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The number of inmates in California's county jails has fallen significantly since peaking in 2007, but new statistics show a wide disparity still exists among locales, with liberal enclaves like Marin and San Francisco far less likely to lock up criminals than 
Cal student missing in Southern California

The family of a missing UC Berkeley student who was last seen early Saturday near the University of Southern California is asking for the public's help in locating him, police said Sunday. 
(Brandon Dill/AP)
Kerr's goal to keep Warriors rested, healthy

Having clinched the Western Conference's top seed, Warriors coach Steve Kerr is focusing on keeping his players healthy as they head toward the postseason 
BAY AREA NEWS
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E-file fraud: Identity thieves filing taxes to steal refunds

Scammers are using social security numbers and other information collected in data breaches to steal a person's identity and file for their tax return. Frequently, the first time that a taxpayer becomes aware that their data has been compromised is after they file their return, are waiting for a refund, and receive a notice from the IRS that somebody has already filed their tax return. 
Celebrities
'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work. 
SPORTS
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Kawakami: Kentucky destined to be one of college basketball's greatest teams

If Wildcats win their last two games to finish 40-0, Kentucky's season will join Indiana's 1976 squad and several of the late 1960s/early 1970s UCLA champions as the greatest in NCAA history. 
BUSINESS
(Joshua Polson/AP file photo)
E-file fraud: Identity thieves filing taxes to steal refunds

Scammers are using social security numbers and other information collected in data breaches to steal a person's identity and file for their tax return. Frequently, the first time that a taxpayer becomes aware that their data has been compromised is after they file their return, are waiting for a refund, and receive a notice from the IRS that somebody has already filed their tax return.

Most common tax fraud | Defrauded? Here's what to do 

'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work.