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    Talk Back: Obama's speech
    Do you approve of President Obama's new strategy to combat ISIS?
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    (Tell us why or why not?)
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    Richmond: Man killed by officer in early morning shooting at liquor store

    The scene at Richmond's Uncle Sam's Liquors, where a police officer shot and killed a man as the two fought, was quiet just hours after the early Sunday morning shooting.  
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    Thompson: How much longer has Raiders' Dennis Allen got?

    This won't be a fire Dennis Allen request. No need to kick a man while he's down.Instead, let's pose a question: After Sunday's performance, what's the reason to keep him? 
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    Solano Stroll at 40: East Bay's largest street festival attracts 250,000

    Toddlers in giant rocking chairs, Cajun spices, mellow rock from a girls band, and fencing displays were just a few of the sensory experiences of the East Bay's largest free street festival Sunday. 
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    Nicki Minaj says old high school doesn't want her back

    “Anaconda” rapper denied a chance to talk to students at LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. 
    SPORTS
    ( Ronald Martinez )
    Live updates: 49ers vs. Bears

    Join us for live Twitter updates as the San Francisco 49ers host the Chicago Bears in the first regular-season game at Levi's Stadium. 
    Spotlight
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    Quick Bite: The 3 B's at Buffalo in Mountain View

    With its plastic-coated menus and counter-ordering system, Buffalo strives for a super-casual atmosphere. But with high-end Wagyu beef, multiple housemade aiolis and an extensive selection of craft beers, the menu is anything but casual. 
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    Quick Bite: The 3 B's at Buffalo in Mountain View

    With its plastic-coated menus and counter-ordering system, Buffalo strives for a super-casual atmosphere. But with high-end Wagyu beef, multiple housemade aiolis and an extensive selection of craft beers, the menu is anything but casual. 
    (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Three Lions Entertainment)
    Nicki Minaj says old high school doesn't want her back

    “Anaconda” rapper denied a chance to talk to students at LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.