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Contra Costa Times editorial: Scalia's death will set off epic political battle

The sudden death on Saturday of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia may be transformative for the nation as a whole, but it certainly will change the political narrative for President Barack Obama's last year in office. 
The third Monday in February in one of those three-day weekend holidays that is an enigma for most Americans. While common parlance refers to it as Presidents Day, it technically isn't.  
 
It wasn't close in New Hampshire, and now Bernie Sanders has some real momentum over the previous favorite, Hillary Clinton, among Democrats heading into the next round of primaries and caucuses.  
 
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Daniel Borenstein: Plan to shore up CalSTRS doesn't work as billed

Two years ago, Gov. Jerry Brown pushed through a plan to "fully fund" the $74 billion shortfall of CalSTRS, the nation's second largest pension system. But it may not work out that way.  
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Cartoons: Bernie Sanders jumps ahead of Hillary Clinton

It wasn't close in New Hampshire, and now Bernie Sanders has some real momentum over the previous favorite, Hillary Clinton, among Democrats heading into the next round of primaries and caucuses. 
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Feb. 15 letters to the editor

Malheur refuge should be returned to PaiutesYour editorial "FBI finally takes action at Malheur" provides the basis for a positive, timely and most appropriate action: Return the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge to its original inhabitants, the Burns tribe of Paiute Indians! 
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Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7 
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Kanye West's super strict rules for Yeezy show models

Kanye West had some pretty strict rules for how models at his Yeezy Season 3 fashion extravaganza should display his clothes.