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AP Exclusive: Corruption probe prompts reviews of NCAA teams

The spate of arrests, details of under-the-table bribes to teenagers and the expected downfall of one of the sport’s best-known coaches has triggered uncomfortable soul-searching among the institutions at the heart of college basketball, including internal reviews by more than two dozen schools of their own prominent programs. At stake …

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Yahoo can provide dead man’s emails to family, court says

Massachusetts’ highest court says federal law does not prohibit Yahoo from providing a deceased man’s family members access to his email account. The Supreme Judicial Court said Monday that a lower court was wrong to conclude that the Stored Communications Act prohibited Yahoo from giving Robert and Marianne Ajemian access …

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Speeding driver rear-ends motorcycle in fatal hit-and-run

A Turlock man was arrested Sunday after an early-morning hit-and-run crash that killed a 55-year-old motorcyclist from Delhi. The collision occurred shortly after 2 a.m., just south of Turlock. Edgardo Reynoso, 23, was driving a GMC at a high rate of speed south on Lander Avenue north of East Clausen …

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California governor vetoes candidate tax disclosure bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown late Sunday vetoed legislation that would have forced presidential candidates to publicly share their tax returns in order to appear on the state’s ballot. The bill was aimed at forcing President Donald Trump to release his tax returns if he runs for the White House again …

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Fire at suspected honey-oil lab shoots fireworks skyward

Authorities say a fire at a suspected California cannabis honey-oil lab injured a man and sent fireworks shooting into the surrounding neighborhood, causing the Orange County Sheriff’s Department to deploy its bomb squad to the scene. The Orange County Register reports Orange County firefighters responded to a call Sunday afternoon …

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Project saved homes from fires, but can it be duplicated?

Lightning started a forest fire one August afternoon near this Oregon tourist town, and it was spreading fast. Residents in outlying areas evacuated as flames marched toward their homes. Just a few months earlier, the U.S. Forest Service and a group of locals representing environmental, logging and recreational interests arranged …

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Collins: Trump should back effort to resume health subsidy

A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to support a bipartisan Senate effort to reinstate insurer payments, calling his move to halt the subsidies an immediate threat to millions of Americans who could now face rising premiums and lost health care coverage. “What the president is doing is …

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As crews gain ground, California fire victims return home

With the winds dying down, fire crews gained ground as they battled the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past week, and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home. While the danger from the deadliest, most destructive cluster of …

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