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Congressman decries lack of competition

Rep. Mark DeSaulnier expressed concern about the process to select a developer for the Concord Naval Weapons Station.  
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Family of domestic abuse victim files suit

The family of Antioch resident Afroza Chowdhury, who killed herself by jumping from a moving taxi that was taking her back to a home where she'd recently been threatened, has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit in federal court.  
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Peterson: BART critics having a field day

The transit agency's missteps -- fake security cameras, "secret" bonuses and electrical surges -- are "not our finest hour" a BART director says. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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