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    Talk Back: Stock market
    Do the wild fluctuations of the stock market make you concerned about the economy?
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    East Bay man on probation for trying to kill his wife legally changes name

    On Halloween night 2004, after failing to find a hit man to kill his estranged wife, Virginia prosecutors said Kurt William Kroboth wore a vampire mask, severed phone and electric wires, sneaked into the sleeping woman's house with a bottle of chloroform and attempted to knock her out to stage a bathtub suicide, prosecutors said. Kroboth now lives in Hercules and in May changed his name in Contra Costa Superior Court. 
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    Historic climate-change bills go down to wire

    After passing the Senate by a wide margin in June, the bills face a much tougher test in the Assembly, which is expected to take them up as early as this week. Some moderate Democrats, charging 'coastal elitism,' say the bill will harm the middle-class families they represent in the Central Valley and others are trying to shake down legislative leaders for handouts that benefit their districts.
     
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    Canseco to be starting pitcher for Pittsburg team

    Jose Canseco, 51, will be starting pitcher for the independent Pacific Diamonds on Sunday.  
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    Coach wants Raiders to play and stay healthy

    Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio weighs his players' health against playing time in Sunday's exhibition game against the Arizona Cardinals.
     
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    BART Transbay Tube closing again over Labor Day weekend

    BART Transbay Tube maintenance and repair work will cut off service between Oakland, San Francisco during Labor Day weekend from midnight Friday, Sept. 4, through 4 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8. 
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    Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

    Peyton Manning, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Rick Ross, Jimmy Buffett, and Hank Aaron also own fast food joints. 
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    Live updates: 49ers vs. Broncos in preseason, Saturday, 6 p.m.

    Get live updates and analysis during the 49ers vs. Broncos preseason game on Saturday at 6 p.m. in Denver. 
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    Splunk agrees to big lease in San Jose's Santana Row

    Splunk will open a big new research and office center in San Jose's Santana Row complex, city and company officials said Friday, a move that signals the software company's decision to expand to San Jose rather than seek larger offices in San Francisco. 
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    Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

    Peyton Manning, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Rick Ross, Jimmy Buffett, and Hank Aaron also own fast food joints.