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  1. Study: Alcatraz inmates could have survived escapeRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | NBC29

    Authorities have recovered $10 million worth of art - including paintings by Chagall and Diego Rivera - that were stolen in one of Los Angeles' largest art heists. Authorities have recovered $10 million worth of art - including paintings by Chagall and Diego Rivera - that were stolen in one of Los Angeles' largest art heists.

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  2. Scientists: Alcatraz prisoners could have survivedRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | NBC29

    Alan Gross has called himself a "trusting fool" for going to Cuba in the first place. Family and friends described him with other words: gregarious and outgoing, with a talent for picking up and playing any musical... Alan Gross emerged Wednesday from five years of captivity in Cuba praising the Cuban people and offering a lesson he said he learned: Freedom is not free.

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  3. Bach welcomes US decision to bid for 2024 OlympicsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | NBC29

    Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace have released another round of data leaks Tuesday, including ominous threats against the premiere of Sony Pictures' film "The Interview," in which the group... Threats of violence against movie theaters. The New York premiere of "The Interview" canceled.

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  4. California sues Uber in startup's latest legal woeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | NBC29

    San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon speaks during a news conference about the ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, in San Francisco. California prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against Uber over ... .

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  5. Bermuda beats San Diego to host 2017 America's CupRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | NBC29

    The British territory of Bermuda has beaten San Diego for the right to host the 2017 America's Cup, organizers announced Tuesday. The decision was made two weeks ago by billionaire Larry Ellison of Oracle Corp. after consulting with Russell Coutts, the CEO of Oracle Team USA and director of the America's Cup Event Authority.

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  6. Homeless man beaten to death in San FranciscoRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | NBC29

    Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching... Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age,... The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward for information about the death of a dog in Alaska that was found hanging from a tree with its throat slashed, the organization said Wednesday.

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  7. Storms raise hope in California droughtRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | NBC29

    Hours of steady rain Saturday from northern California's third winter storm in a week raised hopes that the state was moving out of its driest three years in history - while still deeply locked in drought. "It's a marginal improvement.

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  8. Obama steps into divisive debate on net neutralityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | NBC29

    SAN FRANCISCO - Let's say President Barack Obama gets his way and high-speed Internet service providers are governed by the same U.S. regulations imposed on telephone companies 80 years ago. Depending on whom you listen to, the rules could unleash future innovation and create jobs - or stifle innovation and kill jobs.

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  9. Boy survives 230-foot fall from California cliffRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | NBC29

    A 4-year-old boy suffered broken bones but survived falling more than 200 feet from a seaside cliff and landing on a rocky beach in Northern California, authorities and his family said. The boy was throwing rocks Monday evening during a family outing on a trail in Bodega Bay north of San Francisco when he suddenly couldn't be found, the Press Democrat of Santa Rosa reported .

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  10. Phillies, Burnett both decline $15M mutual optionRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | NBC29

    A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel... Bloody zombies lumbered alongside superheroes, cowboys shared the road with villains and marchers in hazardous-materials garb evoked the Ebola crisis as the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade made its freewheeling... Bloody zombies lumbered alongside superheroes, cowboys shared the road with villains and marchers in hazardous-materials garb evoked the Ebola crisis as the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade made its freewheeling way... As police raced to a Washington state high school last week in response to reports of a possible shooter, they faced the daunting task of trying to secure a maze of buildings that make up the sprawling campus,... One of the teenagers wounded ... (more)

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  11. A look at people killed during space missionsRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | NBC29

    A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns. A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.

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  12. Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire RenteriaRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | NBC29

    A Colorado school superintendent said Friday he will keep disciplining students by placing them in isolated, 4-by-6-foot rooms to study during school hours as an alternative to expulsion and as a way to reduce a... A Colorado school superintendent said Friday he will keep disciplining students by placing them in isolated, 4-by-6-foot rooms to study during school hours as an alternative to expulsion and as a way to reduce a high... With a grand jury decision and a local election looming, the Rev. Al Sharpton returned to St. Louis on Friday to renew calls for the federal prosecution of a white police officer who shot and killed a black... With a grand jury decision and a local election looming, the Rev.

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  13. Painted faces at parks need painstaking removalRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | NBC29

    For 48 tense days, hundreds of law enforcement officials fanned out across the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania in a grueling manhunt for the 31-year-old survivalist charged with killing a state police... U.S. marshals who captured ambush suspect Eric Frein say he had a "defeated" look on his face when they took him into custody.

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  14. Cubs fire Renteria, go after Joe Maddon as managerRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | NBC29

    Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in India in 1984, has died in Florida at 92. Warren M. Anderson, who headed Union Carbide Corp. when a chemical leak killed thousands of people in India in 1984, has died in Florida at 92. The U.S. Justice Department and New Mexico's largest city have reached an agreement to overhaul Albuquerque's police department amid several accusations of excessive force, agreeing to reforms that include... The U.S. Justice Department and New Mexico's largest city have reached an agreement to overhaul Albuquerque's police department amid several accusations of excessive force, agreeing to reforms that include new... A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in National Parks across the West set off a furor on social media this month, angering people who say they desecrated some of the nation's most ... (more)

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  15. South Africa: suspect arrested in soccer killingRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | NBC29

    Authorities say the "real work" will start Friday to recover the remains of four people who died when a small plane crashed into a building at a Kansas airport. The bodies of four people who died when a small plane crashed into a flight training facility at a Kansas airport remain at the site as authorities assess what needs to be done to make the building safe to enter.

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  16. Group argues Redskins lawsuit should be tossedRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | NBC29

    A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme was due in court to argue for a new trial. A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme was due in court to argue for a new trial.

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  17. World Series not gripping to TV viewersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | NBC29

    The father of one of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria says he is still troubled by questions about the case. One of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria was confused about what her role would be if she had actually made it there, the girl's father said Tuesday.

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  18. Will Clark remembers 1989 earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | NBC29

    By BECKY BOHRER Associated Press Dozens of residents in a rural area of Hawaii were placed on alert as flowing lava from an erupting volcano continued to advance. A man suspected of killing two deputies during a shooting rampage in Northern California was deported twice to Mexico and had a drug conviction, federal authorities said.

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  19. McCarver still analyzing Series, now from homeRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2014 | NBC29

    The nation's top infectious control doctor says mandatory quarantines of health care workers returning from West Africa can have the unintended consequence of discouraging them from volunteering in the... Mandatory 21-day quarantines on health care workers returning from Ebola-ravaged West Africa, like those put in place by three states, can have the unintended consequence of discouraging them from volunteering, a top... The spirits moved "Ouija" to No. 1 at the box office, with the board-game adaption leading the weekend with a $20 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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  20. Gold nugget found in California finds secret buyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | NBC29

    Officials in three states have enacted 21-day quarantines for any travelers arriving back in the United States after having contact with Ebola patients in West Africa.

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