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Pleasanton braces for fallout of Safeway-Albertson's merger
Safeway's $9 billion merger with Albertson's reverberated in the grocery chain's corporate home of Pleasanton where officials are bracing for the impact on the city's second-largest employer.
In standoff with California over testing, US Education Department blinks
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Education is allowing California to bypass federal requirements by giving standardized tests in math and reading to millions of public school students this spring without publicly reporting results or using them to hold schools or teachers accountable.
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San Francisco: Manhunt underway for suspect who shot police officer shot in the Mission District
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A police officer was wounded Saturday afternoon while responding to a call in the Mission District, according to the San Francisco Police Department. The officer was shot in the arm.
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Mario, flutes and trains – Colorado museum a trove for collectors
In basements, bedrooms and home offices, in cluttered drawers and neat display cases, the things we collect are all around us. Whether it's vintage postcards, baseball caps or vinyl records, antique flutes, model trains or video-game memorabilia, each has a story to tell. Full Story
Hicks: Is it OK to laugh at politically incorrect movies?
'Airplane' and 'Blazing Saddles' would likely not be made in 2014, when tolerance for stereotypes and racism is harder to find.
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Oops! Obama misspells Aretha Franklin's iconic song
The president omitted a letter from the singer's 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' while praising her at a White House celebration.