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  1. Former CFL player Phillips charged with killing cellmate in California prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weyburn This Week

    In this July 26, 1999, file photo, newly-signed San Francisco 49ers running back Lawrence Phillips, center, smiles with 49ers head coach Steve Mariucci, left, and general manager Bill Walsh during a news conference at training camp in Stockton, Calif. Phillips has been charged with murder in the death of his cellmate at a Central California prison.


  2. Ex-NFL RB Phillips charged with killing cellmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCTI

    Lawrence Phillips, a former first-round NFL running back, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of his cellmate at a California prison. Phillips, 40, is suspected of killing 37-year-old Damion Soward at Kern Valley State Prison in Delano, Calif., in April.


  3. Uber loses key legal battle on home turfRead the original story

    Yesterday | This Is London

    Uber drivers have won the right to bring a class-action law suit against the controversial taxi hailing app in a key legal battle that could potentially undermine the company's business model. Three drivers had taken a case to a Californian court claiming that they should be considered as employees rather than contractors and therefore be entitled to reimbursement for expenses, including fuel.


  4. Dan Walters: California carbon-reduction bills are being rushed into lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Campbell Reporter

    We're in the final fortnight of the legislative session and Gov. Jerry Brown and Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon are trying to nail down enough votes to "decarbonize" California in the next 15 years. They say it will be a sweeping change in how Californians live, work and transport themselves.


  5. US offers $10 million in grants for railroad crossing fixesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    U.S. transportation officials on Wednesday offered $10 million in grants for states to upgrade highway-rail crossings and tracks in response to a recent surge in flammable fuel shipments. The announcement from the U.S. Department of Transportation comes as rail crossing collisions have increased over the past several years, following more than three decades of steady declines.


  6. Starved for Democracy? CA Says Pay $2KRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    Governor Brown's signature on legislation increasing the filing fee for citizens who file ballot initiatives from $200 to $2,000 is the modern equivalent of the famous salvo attributed to Marie Antoinette upon hearing of a famine among the French peasants, "Let Them Eat Cake." After a year in which FBI corruption scandals removed three state senators from office, and voters came out in smaller numbers than ever before for a California election, what's the response from Sacramento? Make it harder for citizens to use the process of direct democracy.


  7. Free Will AstrologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seven Days

    ARIES : "Excess is the common substitute for energy," said poet Marianne Moore. That's a problem you should watch out for in the coming weeks.


  8. California moves to end unlimited solitary confinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    California agreed Tuesday to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds ofinmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer. California moves to end unlimited solitary confinement SACRAMENTO - California agreed Tuesday to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leaders, restricting a practice that once kept hundreds ofinmates in notorious segregation units for a decade or longer.


  9. Review: Franzen's 'Purity' superior to 'Freedom' with less hypeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Since Jonathan Franzen's last novel, Freedom , appeared in 2010, he and his publishers seem to have thought a lot about great expectations. The publication of Freedom was touted as a major literary event, marked by Franzen's appearance on the cover of Time magazine with the headline "Great American Novelist."


  10. GOP bills targeting federal funding for Planned Parenthood get hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Republican legislation that aims to block federal money from going to Planned Parenthood in Wisconsin is up for a public hearing Wednesday. The Assembly Health Committee was scheduled to hear a pair of bills targeting Planned Parenthood at 9 a.m. Wednesday.


  11. Jeb Bush Says He Helped Save Thousands of Ethiopian Jews. Here's What Really Happened.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mother Jones

    Did Jeb Bush help launch a covert mission to airlift thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel in the 1980s, saving them from starvation? He says he did. Twice in the past week his campaign has posted blog posts on its website making this claim in order to tout Bush's record on Israel and to show his foreign policy chops.


  12. Why Walmart Is Reducing Worker Hours, After Raising the Minimum Wage...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Review Online

    There is a new cholesterol-control drug on the market, Repatha, which is enormously beneficial to people who suffer serious side effects from the statins commonly used to control cholesterol or who derive no benefit from statins. Some 17 million Britons are potential beneficiaries of the drug, but they will not be able to use it, because the United Kingdom's version of Sarah Palin's death panel - which bears the pleasingly Orwellian name NICE, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - says it is too expensive.


  13. Black Cube's Official Launch Event to Feature First Artist, Desirèe HolmanRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    Black Cube, a nomadic, contemporary art organization which entered the Denver art scene in July, will host its official launch event and first official pop up exhibition on October 1 at the Trading Post at Red Rocks. The event features an unprecedented, large scale pop up exhibition of a live cinema work, titled 'Sophont in Action,' by California-based artist and Black Cube fellow, Desire Holman.


  14. #IfOnlyYouKnew: Alameda County Community Food Bank Commemorates...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Food Bank to leverage annual month of action to educate the community on struggles of low-income seniors and people living with disabilities. #NowYouKnow "After I pay my rent, my utility bills, my transportation bills ... I'm pretty much out of money.


  15. How long will the Oregon State Beavers use a two-quarterback system?: Over/underRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Oregonian

    Oregon State's football fans get a start to their season a little bit early this year thanks to Friday's 5 p.m. kickoff when the Beavers host Weber State. To get in the mood for the season's first game, beat partner Danny Moran and I have prepared daily season preview items each day this week.


  16. Why This Londoner Became a Backwoods California Gold ProspectorRead the original story

    Yesterday | National Geographic

    When British journalist Steve Boggan, author of One Man's Adventures On The Trail Of The Gold Rush , swapped the comforts of London to become a gold prospector in the backwoods of California, he had few illusions of striking it rich. Instead, he found something more rewarding: a community of people, many of whom had battled hardship, who had found a new purpose in life through prospecting for gold.


  17. Blythe water restrictions take effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Palo Verde Valley Times

    This Caltrans message board along Interstate 5 in Sacramento was activated to remind motorists 'Severe Drought! Limit Outdoor Watering.' Caltrans is displaying this important message on more than 700 electronic message boards across the state to support Governor Brown's call for mandatory water use reductions.


  18. Letter: Why not a phony cowboy like Trump?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    The way I see it, America needs a cowboy. And although "The Donald" wouldn't make a pimple on a cowboy's butt, he's the closest thing when compared to the rest of the field.


  19. Cal looking for turnaround season after 3 years of losingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Berkeley, Calif. a With just nine wins, no bowl games and two head coaches, it has been a trying three years for the senior class at California.


  20. Number of California inmates observed for Legionnaires' disease jumpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    The number of inmates being observed for possible infection with Legionnaires' disease at San Quentin State Prison near San Francisco has jumped from 71 to 85, but the number of confirmed diagnoses held steady at six, authorities said Tuesday. Prison authorities said they have begun restoring some freedom of movement, as well as access to the law library and hot meals to inmates at the California prison who were put on lockdown to avoid infection when the outbreak began last week.