Talk Back: Gay marriage bans
Do you think the Supreme Court will find gay marriage bans in several states unconstitutional?
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Officer pleads no contest to sharing explicit photos

'I apologize to my family, my wife, my friends. I apologize to officers everywhere, especially to the two women involved,' former CHP officer Sean Harrington said Tuesday, reading from a prepared statement in his first public comments on his case. 'I'm trying to put this behind me and move forward from this. I hope now everyone else can too.' 
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Oakland has backing of MLB but stadium deal still far from done

After Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he was hopeful about getting a stadium deal done for the A's in Oakland, A's co-owner Lew Wolff said he was "re-energized" about Oakland, but still not ready to proclaim it the front-runner for a new ballpark. 
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Plan to raise Shasta Dam takes hit from biologists

Biologists at the main federal agency that oversees the Endangered Species Act have concluded that they cannot endorse a $1.1 billion plan to raise the height of the dam at California's largest reservoir, Shasta Lake, because of its impact on endangered salmon. 
(Detroit Free-Press)
Raiders announce hiring of four coaches

New Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio still looking for a defensive coordinator; former Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith, a candidate for the Raiders' defensive coordinator post, likely to take season off, according to ESPN. 
BAY AREA NEWS
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Antioch mayor responds to recall notice

Mayor Wade Harper cites police hires and his support for a temporary half-cent sales tax that's beefing up Antioch's police force. 
Celebrities
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Benedict Cumberbatch sorry for racist remark

“The Imitation Game” actor was trying to address racial inequities in the film business when he referred to “colored actors” during a TV interview. 
BUSINESS
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Apple: Record profits, revenues on stunning holiday iPhone sales

Bigger iPhones make for a bigger payday. Apple announced record-breaking quarterly revenues and profits Wednesday, beating the market's expectations by a landslide thanks to brisk sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.

Biz Break: Apple's amazing numbers  

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Benedict Cumberbatch sorry for racist remark

“The Imitation Game” actor was trying to address racial inequities in the film business when he referred to “colored actors” during a TV interview.