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Martha Stewart makes it all sound so easy. I wish she could join us this year so she can see how much better she has made our lives. But if she shows up without RSVP-ing, brings day-old doughnuts, or complains about the cat on the table, she'll find herself at the kids' table, outside, on the driveway, with the rest of the relatives.
And as we gather together, let's not forget all for which we are thankful on this special American holiday, which began so many years ago when the pilgrims and Native Americans gathered together to celebrate their harvest and new beginnings.
The state Department of Managed Health Care has returned Alameda Alliance for Health back to local control. The state seized Alameda Alliance in 2014, saying it was in danger of going under.
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