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  1. Sunken aircraft carrier rediscovered off California coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | NBC29

    Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier the U.S. Navy scuttled off the Northern California coast decades a... SAN FRANCISCO - Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk off the Northern California coast decades ago. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration located and recorded video of the U.S.S. Independence as part of a mission to map an estimated 300 historic shipwrecks in the waters outside San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.

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  2. 'Entopreneurs' feed growing appetite for edible insectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | NBC29

    A growing number of "entopreneurs" are trying to persuade consumers that insects are the next super food,... . Meal worms are sorted before being cooked Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in San Francisco.

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  3. Pedestrian killed during wild San Francisco police chaseRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | NBC29

    A man accused of plotting a suicide bomb attack on a Kansas military base to help the Islamic State group is mentally ill and was acting strangely days before his arrest, according to a Muslim cleric who said he... John T. Booker Jr. struck others as strange or even troubled but also as a young man not shy about discussing his faith as a Muslim or debating Islamic philosophy at the Topeka mosque he attended. His name tag at his last... A pedestrian was killed and another injured when they were struck by a car fleeing police during a wild chase through San Francisco, and the suspects involved were still on the loose Saturday.

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  4. Jordan Spieth's 130 breaks Floyd's 36-hole record at MastersRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | NBC29

    Authorities say deputies in the Florida Panhandle fatally shot a man brandishing a samurai sword who wounded a deputy as officers tried to take him into custody. A samurai sword-wielding man was fatally shot by police Thursday after threatening family members with knives and attacking a sheriff's deputy with the sword, authorities said.

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  5. Lauren Hill dies after fighting tumor to play college hoopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | NBC29

    FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2014, file photo, Lauren Hill holds a sign made for her, which she keeps in her room in Cincinnati, along with many other messages and gifts of support. Hill is using her limited ene... .

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  6. Chinese soccer on upswing with new talent and big investmentRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | NBC29

    By The Associated Press From Beijing to Paris to San Francisco, the Apple Watch made its debut Friday. Customers were invited to try them on in stores and order them online.

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  7. California regulator suggests utility is too big to be safeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | NBC29

    Repeated natural-gas accidents - including a 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight people - suggest that California's largest power utility could be too big to operate safely, the state's top utility regulator says. California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Picker said he would ask the commission's staff to study "the culture of safety" and the structure of Pacific Gas & Electric Co., which has its gas and electricity operations under a single corporate board and chief executive.

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  8. Browner lawns, bigger water bills: Q&A on California droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | NBC29

    Answer: Californians had hoped rain and snow this winter would rescue the state after its driest three-year period on record. Instead, the winter brought by far the least snow on record in the Sierra Nevada.

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  9. Attorney: Robin Williams' wife wants his wedding tuxedoRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | NBC29

    The Florida Highway Patrol says eight people died and 10 others were injured when a passenger van ran through a stop sign, crossed all lanes of U.S. 27 and landed in a canal in rural southwest Florida. The congregants of a close-knit Haitian church gathered Monday around Nicolas Alexis, hoping to learn what happened to 18 friends and loved ones who had been expected to return that morning from a late Palm Sunday service.

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  10. Robin Williams' wife, children head to court in estate fightRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | NBC29

    Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children are headed to court in their battle over the late comedian's estate. The lawyers are scheduled to appear before a San Francisco probate judge Monday to argue over who should get clothes and other personal items the actor kept at one of his Northern California homes.

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  11. 'Lincoln Speaks' exhibit shows words' transformative powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | NBC29

    This image is last photo in the president's last photo session during his life. . This Sunday, Feb. 5, 1865 photo made available by the Library of Congress shows President Abraham Lincoln in Washington.

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  12. Bronx man sentenced in rat poison death of 5-year-old sonRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | NBC29

    Carrie Swing wasn't alarmed when her fifth-grade daughter, Ivy, spent a day in a first-grade classroom at her San Francisco school, filling out worksheets and helping younger students read because no substitute... Carrie Swing wasn't alarmed when her fifth-grade daughter, Ivy, spent a day in a first-grade classroom at her San Francisco school, filling out worksheets and helping younger students read because no substitute could... Pages of handwritten speeches, terse military communiques jotted by the Civil War commander in chief, many documents signed with the familiar "A.Lincoln" - these make up a major portion of an illuminating exhibit... Pages of handwritten speeches, terse military communiques jotted by the Civil War commander in chief, many documents signed with the familiar "A.Lincoln" - these make up a major portion of an illuminating exhibit titled,... A 49-year-old Bronx man ... (more)

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  13. 6 patients, 6 donors prepare for rare kidney swap chainRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | NBC29

    In a rare series of interlinked operations, six patients are getting kidney transplants from six donors at a San Francisco hospital. Dr. William Bry, a surgeon at California Pacific Medical Center, said the "kidney paired donations" are occurring thanks to a woman who started a chain of donations and a computer program that matches donors to recipients, KGO-TV reported Wednesday .

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  14. 2 sides in West Coast seaport dispute race against deadlineRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | NBC29

    With a Friday deadline looming, negotiators labored to reach a deal in a contract dispute that has snarled international trade at seaports from Southern California to Seattle. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez told dockworkers and their employers that if they cannot find common ground in San Francisco, he will take the parties to Washington next week.

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  15. US labor chief urges quick deal in West Coast port disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | NBC29

    Seaports in the U.S. West Coast that were all but s... . A man fishes near Cabrillo Beach, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in the San Pedro section of Los Angeles as shipping containers are stacked up at the Port of Los Angeles.

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  16. US labor official looks to untangle West Coast port disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | NBC29

    The waters off Los Angeles, Oakland and Washington state's Puget Sound have become... . The Space Needle is seen just beyond a container ship anchored in Elliott Bay near downtown Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in Seattle.

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  17. Teacher directive prompts vigil at San Francisco cathedralRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | NBC29

    About 100 people attended a vigil outside the Roman Catholic cathedral in San Francisco on Friday to protest the local archbishop's move to require teachers at four Catholic high schools to lead their public lives inside the classroom and out in accordance with church teachings on homosexuality, birth control and other hot-button issues. The protest, which also included songs and prayers, came as Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone was holding mass for teachers from parochial schools throughout the three-county Archdiocese of San Francisco and then meeting with high school teachers to answer questions about changes he wants to make to their faculty handbook and employment contract.

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  18. Storm hits California after triggering Washington floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | NBC29

    Flights were delayed in San Francisco and a wind advisory was issued Friday morning as a powerful storm rolled into the Bay Area. W... .

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  19. Archbishop lists expectations for Catholic school teachersRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | NBC29

    The Roman Catholic archbishop of San Francisco is getting pushback from some parents, students and teachers at parochial schools after unveiling faculty handbook language calling on teachers to lead their public and professional lives consistently with church teachings on homosexuality, same-sex marriage, abortion, birth control and other behaviors he describes as evil. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone plans to include the language in next year's faculty handbooks for four high schools owned and operated by the archdiocese.

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  20. Northern California police shoot, kill 2 suspectsRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | NBC29

    Toyota Motor Corp.'s 1996 Camry had a design defect that is partly to blame for a 2006 crash that left three people dead in Minnesota, but the man driving the car also was partially at fault, a federal jury... A federal jury decided on Tuesday that the design of the 1996 Toyota Camry had a dangerous defect that was partly to blame for a fatal 2006 crash, and the automaker must pay nearly $11 million to victims. A commuter train struck a vehicle on the tracks Tuesday evening, killing 6 people, mostly on the train, and injuring at least 12, authorities said.

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