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Deputies kill man at South Bay marijuana farm

cbs5.com A man was shot and killed by Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputies after he pointed a rifle at them in a remote area where 20,000 marijuana plants were being grown, authorities said Thursday. The man, whose name has not been released, was shot at about 10:25 ...

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July 23rd, 2010

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Mission bar fight turns bloody

sfexaminer A bar fight in the Mission district landed two brawlers in the hospital, one with a stab wound, police said. A 30-year-old man was assaulted by a patron after they argued in the bar on the 2200 block of Mission Street around 1:15 a.m., police said. Two other men ...

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July 23rd, 2010

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Half Moon Bay moves on

Daily Journal Don’t ask the Half Moon Bay Little League Junior All-Stars what losing feels like — they couldn’t begin to tell you.Half Moon Bay stayed perfect on the season after an 8-5 win over Niles-Centerville of Fremont on Thursday to win the Section 3 tournament ...

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July 23rd, 2010

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Most Massive Star Discovered—Shatters Record

National Geographic Daily News A newfound star has shattered the record as the most massive stellar monster ever seen, astronomers announced today. Weighing in at a whopping 265 times the mass of our sun, the behemoth may have actually slimmed down since birth, when it ...

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July 21st, 2010

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White House Asks for Review of Firing of Official

New York Times The White House intervened late Tuesday night in a racially-tinged dispute that prompted Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to fire a black civil servant, and Mr. Vilsack is now reconsidering his decision. “I am of course willing and will conduct a thorough ...

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July 21st, 2010

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Oakland approves measures allowing large marijuana farms, small growers upset

NY Daily News Oakland’s City Council is high on marijuana as a budding business. The California city’s politicians adopted measures that give the go-ahead for large-scale pot farms as a way to generate revenue and regulate the industry late Tuesday night. In ...

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July 21st, 2010

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Protesters ousted from apartments in Mission

SFGate A long-empty floor of apartments in San Francisco’s Mission District provided short-term shelter this week to activists upset with Mayor Gavin Newsom. The occupation began Monday afternoon when members of the group Direct Action to Stop the Cuts quietly entered ...

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July 21st, 2010

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Senate could extend jobless benefits, Times says

Boston.com The US Senate is expected to break a stalemate today over extending unemployment benefits for millions of out-of-work Americans, The New York Times is reporting. The debate has been stalled since June, with Democrats being one vote short of Senate approval. Today

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July 20th, 2010

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Black California activists divided over legal marijuana

AJC Because non-violent drug arrests affect black men and women disproportionately, many find themselves agreeing with the sentiments of California NAACP head Alice Huffman, who supports an upcoming ballot measure to legalize marijuana in the state. Countless studies have ...

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July 20th, 2010

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Oakland could go to pot in a big way with four proposed factory farms

LA Times The state’s pot-friendliest city could approve a plan to set up four marijuana factory farms. But it has ignited intense opposition from medical marijuana activists, dispensary operators and growers. Oakland could approve a plan Tuesday to set up four ...

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July 20th, 2010

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