Talk Back: Obama's speech
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Fast-moving wildfire threatens Pollock Pines

Just days after a wildfire tore through the small Northern California town of Weed and destroyed scores of homes, crews on Wednesday battled another fast-moving blaze in the region that was also threatening residences.

Weed residents shocked by wildfire damage  

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Grand jury transcripts recount 2012 Oakland nursing school massacre

One Goh told police his original plan was to kill one person and himself 
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Open season on Dennis Allen, Raiders coaching situation

Oakland Raiders coach Dennis Allen faced the media in advance of Sunday's game at New England. 
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California leads the nation in preventable train deaths

About 10 minutes before she was struck and killed by a freight train, 14-year-old Jenna Betti texted her parents that she and her friend were heading back from a walk and that they'd be home shortly. 
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A's collapse in ninth, lose to Rangers

The A's free-fall toward mediocrity continued unabated Wednesday when they couldn't capitalize on eight brilliant shutout innings from Jeff Samardzija in a 6-1 loss to Texas that saw closer Sean Doolittle give up five ninth-inning runs 
BUSINESS
Wolverton: iOS 8 brings new and long-requested features to iPhones, iPads

Apple has made some big changes to iOS with its new update, adding a host of useful new features and addressing some long-standing shortcomings; you can think of iOS 8 as the completion of what Apple started last year.