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Contra Costa Times editorial: Streaming will change face of cable television

In 1948, "The Texaco Star Theater" with Milton Berle premiered on NBC television, and folks gathered at neighbors' homes across the country to watch.Berle, who came to be known as Mr. 
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November 2014 election recommendations from the Contra Costa Times/Oakland Tribune editorial board

Click here to view the full list of editorials on candidates and measures in key races on the November 2014 ballot. 
Alameda letters: Bay Farm Island's planned Fairfield Inn would be too big

Bay Farm's planned Fairfield Inn too bigI am writing to bring attention to a proposed five-story Fairfield Inn project located at 2350 Harbor Bay Parkway, that the city's Planning Board is recommending for approval (PLN14-0305). 
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Rekha Basu: Anti-death penalty jurors unfairly being left out of Boston bombing case

The issue, however, goes beyond particular religious denominations to affect anyone who has a moral, philosophical or religious problem with state-sanctioned killing. And it's not just the jurors dismissed for their beliefs who are victims of the judge's position. In a nation split over the morality of legal execution, defendants' constitutional rights to be tried and sentenced by a jury of their peers is surely being violated as well.  
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Women's purses: Readers divulge the craziest thing they're carrying around

We asked readers to tell us about the craziest thing they have stashed in the handbag. You think you're carting around something wild or funny? Read on. 
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Justin Bieber apologizes for being a jerk

After appearance with Ellen DeGeneres, singer posts video because he doesn’t want people to judge him.