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Oakland: Ferguson protesters storm freeways again, some vandalism seen
For the second night in a row, a growing crowd of protesters blocked traffic lanes and chanted on a major freeway in Oakland to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of black teenager Michael Brown.
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Drummond: A bogus demon defense in Michael Brown killing
Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson's aggressive actions escalated the confrontation with Michael Brown leading to the teen's tragic shooting
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Animal rights activists lose bid for tighter Rowell Ranch Rodeo rules
Activists had sought an end to wild cow milking, along with mutton busting, goat tying and electric prods at the rodeo, but Hayward park district directors turned down the request.
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High-tech farming poised to change the way the world eats
The world's oldest industry -- farming -- has become the focus of big-name Silicon Valley investors and hotshot entrepreneurs, with dozens of companies creating technology to make farmland more productive and farming practices more efficient, such as drones to survey crops or software that calculates grass production for cattle grazing.
This Thanksgiving, be grateful that Gemma Teller isn't your mother
In its own way, TV demonstrates just how good we have it
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Bette Midler to Ariana Grande: Clean up your act
The veteran entertainer complains in an interview that young singers rely too much on selling sex instead of talent.