Talk Back: Stock market
Do the wild fluctuations of the stock market make you concerned about the economy?

(Tell us why or why not?)
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Hayward food pantry clients learn cooking

Volunteer instructors teach the South Hayward Parish clients how to cook using food from its food pantry. 
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East Bay man who tried to kill wife legally changes name

On Halloween night 2004, after failing to find a hit man to kill his estranged wife, Virginia prosecutors said Kurt William Kroboth wore a vampire mask, severed phone and electric wires, sneaked into the sleeping woman's house with a bottle of chloroform and attempted to knock her out to stage a bathtub suicide, prosecutors said. Kroboth now lives in Hercules and in May changed his name in Contra Costa Superior Court. 
Raiders motorcade angers Napa Co. authorities

OAKLAND - Napa County authorities were fuming after Oakland police shut down busy wine country roads and used emergency lights and sirens to escort the Raiders' motorcade to the East Bay last week. 
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Burlingame: Hwy. 101 won't reopen until at least 2 p.m.

U.S. Highway 101, a major link between the Peninsula and San Francisco, remained closed in both directions Saturday because of a crash Friday evening in which a tractor-trailer toppled power lines, the California Highway Patrol said.  
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'Star Wars': 15 biggest celebrity fans

From Stephen Colbert to Tina Fey to Megan Fox, some of the biggest names in Hollywood were inspired by the George Lucas movies of their youth. 
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Chris Brown owns 14 Burger Kings

Peyton Manning, Kanye West, Magic Johnson, Rick Ross, Jimmy Buffett, and Hank Aaron also own fast food joints.