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This date in sports for Saturday, June 21, 2014

June 21 1919 — Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman wins the women’s U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championship with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Marion Zinderstein. 1932 — Jack Sharkey scores a 15-round split decision over Max Schmeling to win the world heavyweight title in New York. 1960 — Armin Hary of West Germany becomes the first man […]

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This date in sports history, Tuesday, June 17, 2014

June 17 1954 — Rocky Marciano scores a 15-round unanimous decision over Ezzard Charles at New York to retain the world heavyweight title. 1961 — Gene Littler shoots a 68 in the final round to edge Doug Sanders and Bob Goalby in the U.S. Open. 1962 — Jack Nicklaus beats Arnold Palmer by three strokes […]

June 18, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized

This date in sports history for Wednesday, June 11, 2014

June 11 1898 — Willie Simms becomes the only African American jockey to win the Preakness Stakes when he rides Sly Fox to victory. With this win, Simms becomes the only African American jockey to have won all three Triple Crown races. Simms’ other Triple Crown wins took place in the Kentucky Derby (1896, 1898) […]

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This date in sports history for June 6, 2014

June 6 1919 — Man o’ War wins his first race, a 5-furlong contest over a straightaway at Belmont Park. The 3-to-5 favorite wins by six lengths, covering the distance in 59 seconds. 1924 — Cyril Walker captures the U.S. Open with a three-stroke victory over Bobby Jones. 1936 — Granville, ridden by J. Stout, […]

June 06, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

This date in sports history for April 20

April 20 1912 — Fenway Park opens in Boston, with the Red Sox beating the New York Yankees 7-6 in 11 innings. Tiger Stadium in Detroit also opens, and the Tigers defeat the Cleveland Indians 6-5. 1958 — The Montreal Canadiens win the NHL Stanley Cup for the third straight year with a 5-3 victory […]

April 20, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Killer to spend next decade in prison after latest bid for freedom fails

STOCKTON — A former Fairfield man who has spent the past 37 years behind bars was ordered Tuesday to spend at least another 10 years in prison. Robert W. Tunstall was barely 18 on July 27, 1976, when he and a 17-year-old buddy got ahold of a 30.06 rifle that had been stolen the day […]

February 25, 2015 | Posted in Crime-courts | Tagged ,

Today in History: Sept. 15, 2014

Today is Monday, September 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights: On September 15, 1789, the U.S. Department of Foreign Affairs was renamed the Department of State. Author James Fenimore Cooper was born in Burlington, New Jersey. On this date: In 1776, British forces occupied New […]

September 15, 2014 | Posted in Features | Tagged ,

Maria Sharapova comes through in 3 sets at US Open

NEW YORK — A year ago at this time, Maria Sharapova was sitting out the U.S. Open, getting checked by doctors and having tests on the surgically repaired right shoulder that has troubled her off and on. On Wednesday, Sharapova found herself down by a set and facing a break point early in the second at Flushing Meadows, bothered […]

August 28, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens

BAGHDAD — Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country’s new president in the latest step toward forming a new government. But a series of attacks killed dozens of people and Islamic militants destroyed a Muslim shrine traditionally said to be the burial place of the […]

July 25, 2014 | Posted in U.S./World | Tagged ,

California foreclosure starts fall to 8-year low

SAN DIEGO — The number of default notices — the first step in the foreclosure process — sent to California homeowners slid to its lowest level in more than eight years in the spring as higher home values left fewer homeowners underwater, a research firm said Thursday. There were 17,524 default notices filed from April […]

July 18, 2014 | Posted in Business and Real Estate | Tagged ,

A not-uncommon ‘View': Hosts exiting this show

The Associated Press NEW YORK — Every day, “The View” is one big happy family. Unless it isn’t. Friday’s edition of the ABC chat show found its three panelists – Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy – predictably chipper, loquacious and sisterly, especially when they welcomed the show’s creator, Barbara Walters, for her first visit back […]

June 28, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Montoya ready for return to NASCAR

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Juan Pablo Montoya is ready for his abbreviated return to Sprint Cup racing. Montoya will be in the No. 12 Ford for Sunday’s 400-mile race at Michigan International Speedway, his first Cup race since moving back to IndyCar after last season. Montoya’s last win in NASCAR was in 2010, a year after […]

June 14, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Martin takes command at Travis

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE — Col. Corey J. Martin assumed command of Travis Air Force Base from Col. Dwight C. Sones Tuesday morning before a crowd of airmen, officers and community leaders who filled one of the flight-line hangars for the change-of-command ceremony.

Martin comes to Travis to take leadership of the 60th Air Mobility Wing after serving in command of the 376th Air Expeditionary Wing at Manas Transit Center in the Kyrgyz Republic, the same station where Sones served before coming to Travis two years ago.

Mathew J. Ansbro

May 3, 1919 — April 13, 2013 Mathew John Ansbro, retired Colonel USAF, died Saturday, April 13, 2013, surrounded by his family, just shy of his 94 birthday. Born May 3, 1919, in Salinas, Calif., he spent his early childhood years in San Francisco prior to moving to Santa Monica, Calif. Matt served in World War […]

April 19, 2013 | Posted in Obituaries | Tagged ,

Factory activity grows, hiring outlook brightens

WASHINGTON — The best month for U.S. factories in nearly seven years is brightening the outlook for job growth. Companies are exporting more construction and mining equipment, and Americans are buying more cars, appliances and computers. The Institute for Supply Management, a private trade group, said Tuesday that its index of manufacturing activity rose last […]

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Matchup of turnaround teams in Orange Bowl

AP Sports Writer MIAMI — Stanford’s football program was in a slump in 2006 when Thomas Keiser, a widely recruited prep defensive lineman from Pennsylvania, accepted a scholarship offer to play for the Cardinal. “I committed very early — I believe it was June before my senior year,” Keiser says. “My dad actually made me […]

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NBA Preview: Heat’s Big 3 will try to keep Kobe from a 6th ring

AP Basketball Writer Kobe Bryant had just finished with a Big Three when LeBron James and friends got to work building another. Dwyane Wade soon announced he was staying in Miami, flanked by Chris Bosh, who said he was coming. The next night, James appeared on his much-publicized, heavily criticized TV special to declare his […]

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APNewsBreak: Conyers temporarily loses license

DETROIT — Rep. John Conyers, the powerful chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, had his driver’s license suspended for a month this summer when a check he used to pay the renewal fee bounced, according to Michigan driving records obtained by The Associated Press. The 81-year-old Detroit Democrat tried to renew his license at […]

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Federer could meet Soderling in US Open quarters

AP Tennis Writer NEW YORK — If Roger Federer is going to reach a seventh consecutive U.S. Open title match, he might need to get past the man who ended his Grand Slam semifinal streak. Five-time U.S. Open champion Federer was given a possible quarterfinal against two-time French Open runner-up Robin Soderling in Thursday’s draw. […]

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Marlins’ Sanchez dazzles in shutout of Giants; Posey’s hit streak over

AP Baseball Writer SAN FRANCISCO — Anibal Sanchez pitched a one-hitter for his first shutout since a no-hitter in September 2006, and Jorge Cantu might have played his final game for Florida in the Marlins’ 5-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday. Sanchez (8-6) retired his first 13 batters and matched a career-high […]

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Cust homers, A’s beat Angels 5-2

OAKLAND — Jack Cust homered for the second time in three games, Adam Rosales added a two-run single and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-2 on Sunday. Trevor Cahill, Oakland’s lone All-Star representative before closer Andrew Bailey was added to the AL roster Sunday, scattered five hits over seven innings. Cahill worked […]

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Big expectations as US meets Ghana in World Cup

RUSTENBURG, South Africa — For other countries, a second-round World Cup match is a big step. For the United States, Saturday’s game against Ghana is so much more. The television audience back home could top the U.S. national team record of 13.7 million, set during the 1994 World Cup loss to Brazil. With a victory, […]

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Rockies’ Jimenez no-hits Braves

AP Sports Writer ATLANTA — Ubaldo Jimenez pitched the first no-hitter in the Colorado Rockies’ 18-year history, dominating the Atlanta Braves in a 4-0 victory Saturday night. Jimenez (3-0) walked six — all in the first five innings. He was helped by Dexter Fowler’s diving catch on Troy Glaus’ drive to left-center field in the […]

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Last of Cash’s ‘American Recordings’ released

AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Johnny Cash’s voice comes in with a rumble, singing that there “ain’t no grave that can hold my body down.” A shuffling beat that sounds like heavy chains being carried back and forth accompanies him. It sounds both reassuring and, let’s be honest, a little creepy. He’s been dead […]

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Health, safety major focus of EMS Public Day in Solano

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Solano College sends off Class of 2015

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‘Does anyone remember…?’ Part I

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Program to offer home energy assessments

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20-year-old Vacaville motorcyclist dies in crash

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Hotel occupancy rates, cost rise in Vacaville

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Suisun City police log: May 20, 2015

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Fairfield police log: May 20, 2015

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Spandex, big hair welcome at Adonis DNA shows

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Time to laugh with Lundholm in Fairfield

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‘The Rats’ are back in Suisun City

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‘Peter Pan’ to take flight in Vacaville

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Solano County Fair announces 2015 headliners

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See plans for Benicia waterfront art at new exhibit

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Bone Thugs rapper helps diabetic driver

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Salmonella outbreak linked to raw tuna

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Oil spill helps give environmentalists momentum

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Man arrested after threatening to blow up school, mall

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Farmer halts harvest to save birds

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San Diego gas-fired plant gains approval

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Appeals court delays prison sex change

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Deputy arrested on drug-related charges

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UC proposes non-resident fee hike

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Numerous sharks spotted off California coast

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Study: Severe vision loss is most common in the South

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Congress reaches construction deal on Denver VA hospital

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Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray

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Suspect in wealthy family deaths believed to be in New York

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Obama’s trade bill narrowly clears a key Senate hurdle

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Malaysia orders sea search-and-rescue for migrants

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Spain grants temporary residence to boy found in suitcase

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Swiss supreme court rules boy can’t have 2 fathers

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Islamic State in control of Palmyra ruins

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Senior Israeli diplomat: ‘This land is ours’

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Former Boko Haram captives still held _ by Nigerian military

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NRC orders look at earthquake risks for nuke plants

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Entertainment »

TVGrid

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Week in preview May 22-28, 2015

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Entertainment Calendar: May 22, 2015

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Sports »

Curry, James unanimous selections to All-NBA first team

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7, 4 Comments

New 49ers running back Bush ready to prove himself again

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Colome and DeJesus key Rays’ 3-0 win over A’s

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Warriors hold off Harden, Rockets 99-98 to take 2-0 lead

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Boston will host Labor Day IndyCar street race in 2016

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McIlroy opens with 71, 6 shots off leader Molinari

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FRENCH OPEN 2015: Nadal’s slump could open way for Djokovic

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Jeff Gordon to join Fox as full-time analyst in 2016

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Ex-Rangers manager Washington rejoin Athletics as coach

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New dad Kyle Busch ready for racing

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Logano: NASCAR can learn from IndyCar on safety crews

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Appeals court backs $50M settlement in NFL retirees case

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Contador extends lead; Gilbert wins 12th stage of Giro

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Owner of American Pharoah named in gambling debt lawsuit

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NHL salary cap will climb to $71 million next season

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Kenseth wins pole for NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600

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Closing birdie for Spieth to share Colonial 1st-round lead

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Raiders sign linebacker Neiron Ball

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Massy Kuramoto leads Senior PGA Championship

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Banged-up Cavaliers, Hawks adjust for Friday’s Game 2

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Ducks beat Blackhawks 2-1 in Game 3 of Western finals

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Business »

US home sales slide in April amid listing shortage

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Hewlett-Packard sells stake in Chinese unit for $2.3B

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Renters appear more satisfied in many pricey US cities

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California home prices, sales rise in April

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IRS refunds $10M to tax preparers who paid to take test

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Dollar Tree to sell 330 Family Dollar stores

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For Better or Worse

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Beetle Bailey

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Pickles

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Get Fuzzy

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Wizard of Id

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Baby Blues

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Frank and Ernest

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Rose is Rose

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Zits

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Crossword

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