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  1. 'Shield' actor Jace charged in wife's deathRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Authorities say actor Michael Jace is charged with homicide after his wife was found shot to death in their home.

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  2. Bees create unwanted buzz at Kentucky storeRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    After setting things abuzz by trapping customers in a store, a hive of honeybees has been safely removed from downtown Danville in central Kentucky.

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  3. Antioch: Shooting victim expected to surviveRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    An Antioch man shot multiple times Monday evening was in serious condition at a hospital but expected to survive, police said.

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  4. Tonight's TV picks: 'Dancing With the Stars' and 'The Voice' -- who should win?Read the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    "Dancing With the Stars" : Someone is going to walk away with a hideous mirror-ball trophy tonight.

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  5. Antioch: Boy airlifted to hospital after being hit by car picking him up at schoolRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A driver picking up a student accidentally struck the boy in the elementary school's parking lot on Monday, authorities said.

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  6. District explores changing Antioch middle school to STEAM-based K-8 campusRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Antioch school district officials are exploring turning Black Diamond Middle into a K-8 campus that focuses on a so-called STEAM concept that combines a math and science curriculum with the arts.

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  7. Antioch: Man shot multiple times on Sycamore DriveRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The man, who was shot about 8:45 p.m., was treated by police officers and firefighters before he was taken by ambulance to a hospital.

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  8. Pinole set to give interim fire chief Piper permanent positionRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Robert Piper, the city's interim fire chief, will become the permanent fire chief pending City Council approval of a contract.

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  9. Roadshow: Second carpool lane on Highway 85 isn't likely after allRead the original story

    May 18, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Q VTA barely mentioned on its website the most contentious issue of its plan to widen Highway 85 -- the proposed addition of a second carpool lane between Highway 87 and Interstate 280.

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  10. Oakland police investigating year's 31st homicideRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Police are investigating the 31st homicide of the year after a man was shot Monday night near the Fruitvale district.

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  11. Victim wearing headphones hit by train and killed in San LeandroRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A person crossing railroad tracks on a busy street was hit by an Amtrak train and killed Monday evening -- apparently while wearing headphones that may have prevented her from hearing the train or a bystander who tried to warn her, police said.

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  12. Ex-Los Angeles NAACP head says Sterling distraughtRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The former president of the Los Angeles chapter of the NAACP said Monday that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was a "wreck" and almost crying after a television interview in which Sterling derided Magic Johnson as a role model.

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  13. Richmond wiretap case against gang members moves forwardRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A judge found sufficient evidence Monday to move a conspiracy to commit murder case against members of a notorious Richmond gang to trial, authorities said.

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  14. Warriors, Kerr finalize contractRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Kerr, who signed a five-year contract that including incentives could be worth about $25 million, will be introduced at a news conference Tuesday in Oakland.

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  15. Pleasant Hill city clerk delivers scathing resignationRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    City Clerk Kim Lehmkuhl, under fire for months for failing to produce meeting minutes for an entire year and the subject of a recall effort, resigned Monday.

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  16. Toyota will cease production of electric models of RAV4Read the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Toyota plans to discontinue production of electric versions of the RAV4 compact crossover, called the RAV4-EV.

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  17. Sprint to pay $7.5 million over failure to honor do-not-call requestsRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Sprint will pay $7.5 million to resolve federal regulators' inquiry into its failure to honor consumers' requests that they not receive telemarketing calls or texts, the Federal Communications Commission said Monday.

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  18. A's Brandon Moss transforming into a real run producerRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The word on Moss is that he's a homer-or-nothing left-handed slugger who swings as if he's wielding Thor's hammer and is addicted to strikeouts.

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  19. Contra Costa County seeks poll workersRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Contra Costa County seeks poll workers, including bilingual ones, in all areas of the county for the June 3 gubernatorial primary election.

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  20. Kitten stops traffic on I-580Read the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A stray kitten clogged traffic during the morning commute in Oakland on Monday after it jumped into the wheel well of a car stopped in traffic along Interstate 580, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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