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  1. 3 new shows learn they have no futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    Television viewers proved to not have much interest in seeing Kate Walsh as a misbehaving judge, a manufactured Utopian society created for the cameras or the "How I Met Your Mother" love interest portraying a lawyer in love. All are television concepts that viewers have rejected.

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  2. Audit finds state failing on nursing home probesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    California's public health department has failed to adequately manage investigations of nursing homes statewide, resulting in a backlog of more than 11,000 complaints - many involving a serious safety risk to patients, according to an audit released Thursday. State Auditor Elaine M. Howle found that the complaints had been open for a year on average - a time frame she called unreasonable and "very concerning."

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  3. Dignity Health pays $37 million to settle lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    A large hospital chain based in Northern California agreed Thursday to pay $37 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the federal Medicare program. San Francisco-based Dignity Health also agreed to hire an independent auditor to review its Medicare claims.

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  4. Purdy: Bumgarner a nightmare for Royals in World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    Sunday night, walking into the batter's box against Madison Bumgarner was a little like walking into Camp Crystal Lake during a "Friday the 13th" film, where the masked guy shows up and, ahem, eliminates all visitors. "That's a tough guy to beat," said Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas about the way Bumgarner toyed with the batters.

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  5. Remembering Robin Williams: Family, Billy Crystal on handRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    Robin Williams' son Zak Williams throws out the first pitch before the start of San Francisco Giants' Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. As part of a touching pregame tribute to the late Robin Williams, his family threw out the first pitch before his friend Billy Crystal helped rev up the crowd.

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  6. Robin Williams' daughter gets tattoo honoring her fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    Robin Williams' 25-year-old daughter Zelda Williams got a hummingbird tattoo to honor her late father, which she shared on Instagram on Wednesday. "For poppa," Zelda captioned a black-and-white-photo of her new ink.

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  7. Some San Francisco stations ban Lorde song RoyalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    Some San Francisco radio stations are banning the hit Lorde song Royals from their airwaves until after the San Francisco Giants take on the Kansas City Royals in the World Series. No offense, Lorde, but for the duration of the World Series, KFOG Radio will be a "Royals"-free zone.

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  8. High court to review state's death penalty caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    WASHINGTON >> The Supreme Court will consider reinstating the conviction and death sentence for a California man in a 29-year-old triple murder in San Diego. The justices said Monday they will hear California's appeal of a federal appeals court ruling that overturned the conviction and sentence for Hector Ayala.

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  9. Obama raises money at Gwyneth Paltrow's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    Gwyneth Paltrow has won numerous awards for her acting, but speaking apparently came with some difficulty Thursday with President Barack Obama standing beside her. "You're so handsome that I can't speak properly," the actress, singer and food writer gushed after introducing Obama to several hundred supporters seated on white fold-out chairs in the lush backyard of her home in the movie star haven of Brentwood, a neighborhood in Los Angeles.

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  10. Mexico's junk food taxes hitting Pepsi, CokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    NEW YORK >> No wonder Coke and Pepsi are spending millions of dollars to fight proposed taxes on sugary drinks in California. PepsiCo reported a higher quarterly profit Thursday as global sales rose, but one weak spot was Mexico.

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  11. New emails between PG&E and PUC amount to a "smoking gun"; FBI and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    New emails disclosing improper contacts between the powerful president of the state Public Utilities Commission and a former PG&E executive are a "smoking gun" showing political corruption at the PUC and should lead to a $200 million fine against PG&E, a consumer group argued Tuesday, the latest fallout from the fatal explosion in San Bruno. The comments came after a regulatory hearing on Tuesday at which PG&E said that the U.S. attorney's office is formally investigating a series of email exchanges detailing improper discussions on an array of matters related to PG&E.

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  12. Twitter sues U.S. for right to disclose user-info requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    Twitter has joined the tech industry assault on the federal government's national security surveillance programs, suing Tuesday to strike down rules that bar the blogging giant from publicly disclosing the scope of demands for user information. Twitter's lawsuit, filed in San Francisco federal court, alleges that top U.S. Justice Department officials have rejected the company's request to fully reveal how much the government is seeking through its national security investigations.

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  13. School bets video game scholarship can draw talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    In this Sept. 23, 2014 photo, Robert Morris University Illinois freshman, Alex Chapman, left, is critiqued by assistant coach Jose Carrasco as he practices playing the video game ?League of Legends? with their collegiate teammates at their on-campus training facility in Chicago.

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  14. California enterovirus-D68 cases jump to 14, including one in Solano CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    State public health officials on Friday said the number of enterovirus-D68 cases in California has more than tripled since last month to 14 -- including one patient who is paralyzed in Los Angeles. The rest have had respiratory illness, including five patients in the greater Bay Area.

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  15. Police nab suspect after he's invited into homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    This Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, photo released by the Palo Alto Police Dept. shows Dominique Arnett Tabb, 35. Palo Alto police have arrested a fraud suspect who allegedly evaded police for hours by befriending a homeowner who invited him into his home for a meal.

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  16. Mark Zuckerberg ticks off San Francisco neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, delivers a speech during a conference at the National Auditorium in Mexico City, on September 5, 2014. The Facebook founder has ticked off his San Francisco neighbors with a "massive construction encampment" at his Dolores Heights home, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

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  17. Documentary features ND oil boomtown's gritty sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    When filmmaker Jesse Moss started hearing about the North Dakota oil boom that was creating overnight millionaires and drawing workers from around the country to a seemingly endless number of high-paying jobs, he imagined there was a darker side of the story. Over the course of a year and a half, Moss followed a Lutheran pastor in Williston who had allowed down-and-out migrant workers to sleep in his church, its parking lot and eventually his home.

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  18. UC Davis celebrates Global Confucius Institute DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    UC Davis will host the opening ceremony and screening for the inaugural Davis Chinese Film Festival as the university celebrates Global Confucius Institute Day on Saturday, Sept. 27. The Confucius Institute at UCD - devoted to Chinese food and beverage culture - and the Davis Chinese Film Festival Foundation will show "Eat Drink Man Woman," a 1995 Academy Award nominee for best foreign-language film.

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  19. Jacques Pepin says no slowing down as show endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    In this May 5, 2014 file photo, restauranteur Jacques Pepin attends the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards in New York. KQED Public Television, the San Francisco-based public television affiliate that has produced more than a dozen of Pepin's popular cooking series over the last quarter century, said in a release last week that it will begin recording Pepin's final series in October.

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  20. Forcella: Young woman faces grim reality of childhood sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Daily Democrat

    Dear Straight Talk: A close friend is coming to terms with the fact that her alcoholic stepfather molested her when she was growing up. She never goes home because of him and is afraid that telling her mom will break up the family.

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