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Oakland has backing of MLB but deal far from done

After Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he was hopeful about getting a stadium deal done for the A's in Oakland, A's co-owner Lew Wolff said he was "re-energized" about Oakland, but still not ready to proclaim it the front-runner for a new ballpark. 
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Longtime advocate for sex workers, dies at 48

Shannon Williams, the former Berkeley High School teacher whose arrest on prostitution charges more than a decade ago gained national attention and who later became an advocate for legal sex work, died unexpectedly last week, according to her family. 
Jet's flight over Berkeley startles residents

A military jet roared over the East Bay Tuesday afternoon, setting off a flurry of complaints by social media users after the F/A-18 rattled windows and woke up sleeping babies. 
Bulls end Warriors home winning streak

Warriors can't hold off Bulls, see home winning streak end at 19 games 
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New Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio still looking for a defensive coordinator; former Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith, a candidate for the Raiders' defensive coordinator post, likely to take season off, according to ESPN.  
 
 
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Warriors can't hold off Bulls, see home winning streak end at 19 games  
 
 
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Jude Law is terrific as a submarine captain chasing after Nazi loot, but the story is heavy, improbable and dark.  
 
 
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With nicely priced drinks, boisterous bowling and a fun menu, Plank has no trouble drawing happy crowds, but staffing issues mar the dining part of the experience.  
 
 
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Bigger iPhones make for a bigger payday. Apple announced record-breaking quarterly revenues and profits Wednesday, beating the market's expectations by a landslide thanks to brisk sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.  
 
 
The search for answers in the wake of another suicide involving a Gunn High School student or recent graduate extended to the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education meeting Tuesday night.  
 
 
 
Those who champion irresponsible government spending -- and they are legion -- have applauded voters in Greece for electing a populist leader who has vowed to ignore finances and rehire laid-off government workers, raise the minimum wage, and hike government spending to pay for free electricity and  
 
 
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Joan Rivers' daughter files suit over mother's death

Melissa Rivers alleges a New York clinic made numerous mistakes and showed lapses in judgment during a routine procedure that ended in the death of tghe comedic legend.