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    Former Employee Arrested in Athletic Club Theft

    By Jen Scarpelli

    SANTA CRUZ (BCN)--A former employee at an athletic club north of Santa Cruz was arrested last week on suspicion of stealing thousands of dollars in tools from the business, Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputies said Friday. Carlos Ruiz, 40, Full Article

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    Rick Perry Takes Back Tweet

    By Jen Scarpelli

    (CNN) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry's Twitter account sent a disparaging graphic of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg Sunday night. Less than an hour later, he followed up with a tweet calling the graphic unauthorized. The disparaging picture of Full Article

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    Suspect Wanted for Robbing Man at Gunpoint in South San Francisco

    By Candice Naranjo

    SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO -- A man was robbed at gunpoint in South San Francisco early Monday morning, police said. The robbery was reported at 1:26 a.m. in the 1000 block of Mission Road, where the 49-year-old victim was Full Article

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    Man Found Shot to Death Inside Santa Rosa Motel

    By Candice Naranjo

    SANTA ROSA -- A 21-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday inside a Santa Rosa motel, police said. Santa Rosa police responded at about 7:40 p.m. to a report of gunshots at the Vagabond Inn at 2362 Cleveland Full Article

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    BREAKING: 3.5 Earthquake Strikes Near Gilroy

    By Candice Naranjo

    GILROY -- A 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck this morning near Gilroy, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake struck at 9:10 a.m. about 6 miles east-southeast of Gilroy and had a depth of 3.4 miles, Full Article

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    Brewery sells Twenty 99-packs of Beer on First Day

    By Candice Naranjo

    (CNN) -- Texas brewery Austin Beerworks is doing its part to "keep Austin weird" by releasing the first 99-pack of beer to consumers. To celebrate the "anytime" of their Peacemaker Anytime Ale, the craft brewer decided to release the multipack. " Full Article

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    Lightning Kills Boy Swimming in PA Creek

    By Candice Naranjo

    PEACH BOTTOM, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a lightning strike has killed a boy who was swimming in a central Pennsylvania creek. Lancaster Newspapers reports that three boys were swimming in the Conowingo Creek in Fulton Township when a storm moved Full Article

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    UPDATE: Victim Identified in Fatal Pittsburg Hit-and-Run

    By Candice Naranjo

    Pittsburg (KRON) -- The victim of a fatal hit-and-run accident in Pittsburg has been identified as Michelle Braz. She was killed Sunday on Willow Pass Road around 7 p.m. Police are still trying to find the driver responsible for Full Article

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    Will Traffic Deaths Rise as States Legalize Pot?

    By Candice Naranjo

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers who have studied the issue, though, are divided on the Full Article

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    Man Kills Three Children with Fruit Knife at China School

    By Candice Naranjo

    BEIJING (AP) — A 40-year-old man stabbed students and teachers with a fruit knife at an elementary school in central China on Monday, killing three children and injuring six other people before jumping to his death, officials said. The attack on Full Article

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    Jennifer Lawrence and Others Hacked in Nude Photo Scandal

    By Candice Naranjo

    (CNN) -- In a major breach of privacy, a hacker leaked a series of pictures allegedly showing Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities in the nude. Purported nude photographs of Lawrence, who won an Academy Award last year for her Full Article

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    KRAFT Issues Voluntary Recall Of its American Singles Cheese Product

    By Candice Naranjo

    NORTHFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier. The food maker said that, while unlikely, the product may spoil prematurely or cause a Full Article

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    VIDEO: Detained Americans Ask for U.S. Government’s Help

    By Candice Naranjo

    Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) -- Three Americans detained in North Korea spoke out about their conditions and pleaded for U.S. help in interviews with CNN. Kenneth Bae, Matthew Todd Miller and Jeffrey Edward Fowle met with CNN's Will Ripley Full Article

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    San Francisco Police Investigating Shooting Near USF

    By Candice Naranjo

    SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco police are investigating a shooting that critically injured a person Sunday afternoon several blocks east of the University of San Francisco, according to a police spokesman. At 2:15 p.m., police responded to a Full Article

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    REMINDER: MUNI Fare Increase Starts Today

    By Candice Naranjo

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is reminding customers about the increase going into effect today for the adult daily cash fare to ride Muni. The fare will increase from $2 to $2.25. The SFMTA is Full Article

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    Sony Wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest

    By Candice Naranjo

    TOKYO (AP) — Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February. Atsushi Morita, appointed head Full Article