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  1. No perfect bullpen strategy, but depth, flexibility helpRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... Neshek ($12.5, two years). But past results don't guarantee success going forward. Grant Balfour had 38 saves for Oakland in 2013, then signed with Tampa Bay and lost his closer role before the All-Star break. Jim Johnson reached 50 saves in both ...

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  2. Alternatives to Suspension: Inside a 'Restorative Justice' High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    ... justice. The idea is to repair the harm by making kids see how their actions affect each other. Districts from Oakland, California to Chicago have been encouraging schools to use restorative justice as an alternative to suspensions. Chancellor ...

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  3. Astros bring the brooms out against A'sRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Evan Gattis hit a two-run double in the ninth inning and the Houston Astros completed their first sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 7-6 victory Sunday.

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  4. Re: Oakland Taxicab Family Hit with $37,500 Fine for Defrauding OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | East Bay Express

    Oakland City Attorney Barbara Parker announced today the settlement of a civil lawsuit against members of a prominent and wealthy Oakland family that defrauded the city and its former redevelopment agency of at least $75,000. The City Attorney's lawsuit alleged that members of the Singh family received at least six development grants from the city to fix up properties they owned, but instead of rehabbing the buildings, they over-billed the city and submitted false claims for work that was never done.

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  5. Why A Corporate Culture of 'Kindness' Is Great For Your BrandRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... the Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals, Northwest Chapter. I live with my husband Jacob and my dog Athena in Oakland, California. Last week I wrote about how you can make employees proud to represent your brand, and part of that has to do ...

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  6. Oakland Athletics' Woes ContinueRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Swingin' A's

    Apr 26, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin and home plate umpire Quinn Wolcott argue after Melvin was ejected from the game against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports There were many dismal statistics rattled off after the Oakland Athletics were swept by the Houston Astros for the first time in franchise history this past weekend.

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  7. New Illinois schools chief says funding fix could take yearsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

    But, unlike lawmakers pushing for an overhaul this spring to divert more money to poorer downstate schools, he thinks finding the right solution could take several years. Tony Smith, 48, begins his tenure at the Illinois State Board of Education on May 1. He was Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's sole recommendation to the board before it chose him last week, but the former superintendent of Oakland, California, schools says he has his own views on charters, funding equity and teacher unions.

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  8. Four Utah counties invest $53 million in California port for coal, other exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    Millions of tons of Utah coal will have a secure shipping port from a former Army base in Oakland, California, under a $275 million deal being brokered among multiple parties. Four Utah counties - Sevier, Emery, Carbon and Sanpete - have already secured a $53 million low-interest loan from the state's Community Impact Fund Board to assure that Utah exports, notably coal, have a guaranteed share of the port's capacity.

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  9. GGG's Coach on Ward's Return at 172, Fight ImplicationsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Boxing Scene

    ... Ward has since signed a deal with Roc Nation Sports and is scheduled to return on June 20th at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. He is set to meet England's Paul Smith. While Ward has spent most of his professional career at super ...

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  10. HIMSS15: Healthcare Needs a Cloud Wellness Plan By @BlueBox | @CloudExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Linux

    ... meet their compliance needs-he actually shook his head as he told us. A manager of global hosting operations in Oakland, California was intrigued by the concept of letting someone else worry about operating his infrastructure, while staying ...

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  11. Oakland Athletics: Time to Evaluate GravemanRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Swingin' A's

    Apr 25, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Kendall Graveman is relieved of the ball by Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin fifth inning against the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports When the Oakland Athletics acquired Kendall Graveman in the off season, some fans and analysts were calling it the sleeper hit of Billy Beane 's epic "not a rebuild" rebuild.

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  12. Megan Sheehan left scarred for life after Oakland and BART cops...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... face-first for being uncooperative' after St. Patrick's Day arrest She is filing a civil lawsuit against BART and Oakland, California, police who she says used excessive force during the arrest A bartender and model has filed a civil lawsuit against ...

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  13. AP SportlightRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    He finished with a 49-0 record, including six title defenses and 43 knockouts. 1968 - Jimmy Ellis won the world heavyweight boxing title with a 15-round decision over Jerry Quarry in Oakland, Calif.

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  14. Anita LoosRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Hilobrow

    ... . Lynn Peril is the author of Swimming in the Steno Pool: A Retro Guide to Making It in the Office . She lives in Oakland, California. HiLoBooks has rediscovered 10 lost classics from science fiction's Radium Age (1904-33) era. A gorgeous paperback ...

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  15. More local government transparency needed for Ohio campaign finance data: Beth SebianRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

    The 23rd Amendment allowed District of Columbia residents to participate in presidential elections by giving them the same number of electoral votes as the nation's least populous state. At a public meeting in Oakland, California, early in 2014, an analyst with the city's Public Ethics Commission proposed the idea of building an app that would help residents understand who actually puts money into campaigns at the local level.

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  16. Manuel Zavala CazaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RecordNET

    Manuel Z. Cazares, 85 of Stockton, CA, passed away on April 21, 2015. He was born on October 4, 1929 in Oakland, CA, to Josefa & Jesus Cazares.

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  17. Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcomeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Chronicle

    ... hospitalized in critical condition, and died a week later. Batts, who spent decades policing in Long Beach and Oakland, California, before taking this job, insists he is part of the solution in Baltimore. He said he's fired 50 police employees and ...

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  18. Marie Anne Price Teacher, tutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hudson Hub-Times

    Mrs. Price was born in Oakland, Calif., and received a bachelor of arts degree from UC-Berkeley. She was a member of Christ Church Episcopal, the Colonial Dames and the Hudson Garden Club.

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  19. Leading Off: Astros go for 1st sweep vs. a's, Volquez activeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Inside Bay Area

    ... times. Boston's 20-10 record (.667) vs. the Marlins is second best. Houston will go for its first sweep ever against Oakland on Sunday when Asher Wojciechowski (0-1) takes on Drew Pomeranz (1-2). Edinson Volquez is set to start for the visiting ...

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  20. Warriors vs. Pelicans final score: Steph Curry leads Golden State to a sweep in New Orleans, 109-98Read the original story

    Saturday | Golden State of Mind

    This Game 4 win seemed a formality once the Warriors made their miraculous comeback to end Game 3. There was no way Golden State was going to play another game in Oakland in this series. Goodbye, Pelicans.

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