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    Talk Back: Raiders stadium
    Should local governments spend public money on a new stadium to keep the Raiders?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Gary Reyes, Bay Area News Group)
    Lottery winner, store owner fight over $1 million

    Instead of dipping into the money for a family vacation in Hawaii and banking the rest for early retirement, the 53-year-old mother of five is gearing up for a court battle with the owner of USA Liquors. 
    (Courtesy Hercules Police Department)
    Man arrested with $700,000 worth of marijuana

    An officer conducting a routine security check at a golf course in Hercules found a van carrying nearly 250 pounds of marijuana on Wednesday, police said.  
    ( Nhat V. Meyer )
    Jones-Drew announces retirement

    Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who struggled last season after arriving as a free agent, announced his retirement on Twitter Thursday. 
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    Update: Harrison Ford plane crash injuries 'moderate'; engine failure cited

    The “Star Wars” actor crash-landed a small vintage plane on a Venice Beach golf course. Reports say he was taken to a hospital with bloody gashes on his head. 
    SPORTS
    ( Darron Cummings )
    Giants' Hunter Pence breaks forearm

    San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence is expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks after suffering a fractured left forearm. 
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    'Being Mary Jane': Gabrielle Union relishes a career high point

    Losing the role of Olivia Pope on 'Scandal' 'happened for a reason,' says Pleasanton native, who also talks of how Whitney Houston's death altered her focus. 
    BUSINESS
    (Nam Y. Huh)
    Sunnyvale's Pharmacyclics sells for $21B to AbbVie

    It took more than 20 years for Pharmacyclics to launch a blockbuster drug, but the payoff for its success was immense: The biotech company has agreed to be acquired by AbbVie for about $21 billion. 
    (Jordan Strauss/Invision for Ente)
    'Being Mary Jane': Gabrielle Union relishes a career high point

    Losing the role of Olivia Pope on 'Scandal' 'happened for a reason,' says Pleasanton native, who also talks of how Whitney Houston's death altered her focus. 
    (JONATHAN ALCORN/AFP/Getty Images)
    Update: Harrison Ford plane crash injuries 'moderate'; engine failure cited

    The “Star Wars” actor crash-landed a small vintage plane on a Venice Beach golf course. Reports say he was taken to a hospital with bloody gashes on his head.