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    Talk Back: Lion killed
    Should the U.S. extradite Dr. Walter Palmer to Zimbabwe to face charges for killing a lion?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group archive)
    Vaccine battles calls attention to obscure court

    Depending on the severity of their reaction, many vaccine-injured victims have received monetary settlements from a little-known government entity called the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program -- but only if they can prove their injury was more likely than not caused or aggravated by a vaccine. 
    (Walnut Creek Police Department)
    Walnut Creek police nab wanted sex offender

    James G. Beldin, 52, was wanted on suspicion of robbery and assault with a deadly weapon and had been seen driving in a gold 1991 Honda Accord, according to earlier reports. 
    Fire out at Rodeo refinery, health advisory lifted

    Multiple reports of an incident at the refinery spurred the Contra Costa County health department to issue a public health advisory for the towns of Rodeo and Crockett. 
    Richmond woman wanted in Airbnb theft

    Police are seeking a woman who is suspected of stealing more than $35,000 in valuables from a home she rented through an online lodging website earlier this year, police announced Sunday 
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    Meals on Wheels looking beyond food

    Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services sees a role in the Affordable Care Act mandate to reduce costly readmissions of seniors to hospitals.  
    Celebrities
    Dr. Dre releasing first album in nearly 16 years

    'Detox' is off but 'Compton: A Soundtrack,' inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will be released on iTunes and Apple Music on Friday. 
    Spotlight
    (Rick Kern/Getty Images for Comedy Central)
    How will Jon Stewart say goodbye?

    Plus, 'Bachelor in Paradise' gets the party started in Mexico and 'Top Model,' 'Project Runway' kick off new seasons 
    BUSINESS
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    Apple sets stage for San Jose campus with 15,000 workers

    Apple has bought a large land chunk in north San Jose along First Street, creating enough land for a an office and research campus where the technology titan could eventually have 15,000 workers -- or more -- according to public property records. 
    (Rick Kern/Getty Images for Comedy Central)
    How will Jon Stewart say goodbye?

    Plus, 'Bachelor in Paradise' gets the party started in Mexico and 'Top Model,' 'Project Runway' kick off new seasons 
    Dr. Dre releasing first album in nearly 16 years

    'Detox' is off but 'Compton: A Soundtrack,' inspired by the upcoming N.W.A. biopic 'Straight Outta Compton,' will be released on iTunes and Apple Music on Friday.