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Fiorina's surge in polls fueled by buzz, not facts

Carly Fiorina finally has the presidential campaign spotlight she wanted, its glare both giving her a big boost and exposing her flaws. 
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Plan to renovate aging lighthouse on Alcatraz

San Francisco landmark: Groups plan rehabilitation of lighthouse and some day opening it to visitors. 
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How Jed York's biggest mistakes led Kap to this

Hey, what a surprise: The 49ers are 1-3, have scored the fewest points in the NFL (48, the same amount Atlanta scored yesterday). 
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Piedmont: Kent hired as city's new parks and project manager

After a comprehensive search, the city announced Monday that Nancy Kent has been appointed to replace Parks and Project Manager Mark Feldkamp, who is retiring on Nov. 6. Kent, who served as a Piedmont Park Commission member for three years, will begin her new job on Oct. 28. 
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Raiders lose to Bears on late field goal

Oakland Raiders win streak ends at two games after Chicago Bears hit late 49-yard field goal.

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No more 'interim': Jack Dorsey is Twitter CEO

Dorsey, the Twitter co-founder and interim CEO, was named the social media company's 'permanent' leader Monday, after a tumultuous three-month search.