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Sports San Francisco's bid for 2024 Olympics taking shape San Francisco's bid for 2024 Olympics taking shape (Photo Gallery)
An Olympics in San Francisco would have a majestic backdrop: the orange spires of the Golden Gate Bridge rising above the bay's blue water, steep hills that create a postcard skyline and mountain vistas in every direction.
National & World Snow and rain delay Thanksgiving travelers Snow and rain delay Thanksgiving travelers
A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways hazardous along the congested Washington-to-Boston corridor.

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Sports San Francisco's bid for 2024 Olympics taking shape (Photo Gallery)
An Olympics in San Francisco would have a majestic backdrop: the orange spires of the Golden Gate Bridge rising above the bay's blue water, steep hills that create a postcard skyline and mountain vistas in every direction.
National & World Snow and rain delay Thanksgiving travelers
A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways hazardous along the congested Washington-to-Boston corridor.
Local & Regional (New) Man killed by train in Rosamond
A man has been struck and killed by a train in Rosamond. The man's body was found Tuesday morning near railroad tracks in the area of Sierra Highway and Orange Street.

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YouNews inclement weather can be beautiful inclement weather can be beautiful
Coming out of a restaurant in Taft, I happen to look up to see this wonderful view. We were hoping for more rain. Instead, we got a show from God.

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Offbeat

Offbeat Heirloom ring flushed; sewer workers retrieve it Heirloom ring flushed; sewer workers retrieve it
Pat Hanson of Central Point says she's lost about 10 pounds recently, an aftereffect of a fall, and noticed in church earlier this month that her mother's wedding ring was loose on her finger.

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Local & Regional (New) Mojave shooting suspect arrested
A shooting suspect has been arrested in Kern County's desert. The shooting occurred Monday in the 8900 block of Lone Butte Road in Mojave, according to the sheriff's office.
Local & Regional Japanese firm to build rail cars near Los Angeles
A Japanese firm said it will go ahead with plans to build light-rail cars in Los Angeles County, a month after threatening to pull out when talks with organized labor groups stalled, transportation officials announced.

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National & World Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies (New) Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies
An Associated Press review of thousands of pages of grand jury documents reveals numerous examples of statements made during the shooting investigation that were inconsistent, fabricated or provably wrong.
National & World Killings surge in Mexico state at tip of Baja
The normally bucolic, vacationer-crowded state at the tip of Mexico's Baja peninsula has become a battleground, with dozens of killings in a power struggle following the capture of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman nearly a year ago.

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Sports Browns QB Manziel involved in hotel fight
A Browns fan who says he wanted to give Johnny Manziel "a hug" was struck by the rookie quarterback's entourage at a downtown hotel and was left with a swollen eye and lip, police said.
Sports Cal State Bakersfield beats Delaware 70-52
Aly Ahmed scored 19 points and blocked four shots, making his presence felt underneath as Cal State Bakersfield extended Delaware's West Coast road woes 70-52 Sunday night.
Sports Industry leaders: Skiing cheaper than you think
Industry leaders say that even though last-minute lift tickets at some resorts now exceed $100, skiing has never been more affordable if you're savvy about discounts.

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Home Mechanic's crazy upside-down van Mechanic's crazy upside-down van (Video)
An Iowa mechanic is turning heads everywhere he goes. That's because the van he drives looks like it could flip over, and keep on driving. You'll have to see it to believe it, as Jill Kasparie shows us!

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Mornings Watch Aaron's Wednesday forecast Watch Aaron's Wednesday forecast (Video)
Aaron Perlman brings you the weather forecast every Monday through Friday. Be sure to watch him from 5-7 a.m. on KBAK CBS and 7-9 a.m. on KBFX Fox.

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Technology Automakers aim to drive away car computer hackers
The U.S. military, along with the auto industry, is scrambling to fortify the cyber defenses of commercially available cars before criminals and even terrorists penetrate them.
Technology Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?
It might seem as though everyone has an iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. But many customers are eschewing the best cameras and screens - and their top-end price tags - and choosing models that can get the job done at less than a third of the cost.
Technology Does bad behavior really hurt business?
Silicon Valley seems to have more than its share of companies behaving badly. Among up-and-comers in the tech world, privacy abuses and executive gaffes have become viral sensations. But is all that bad behavior actually bad for business?

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Entertainment Barbie dethroned by Team Elsa of 'Frozen' fame
For the first time in more than a decade Barbie has been frozen out of the top spot on the holiday wish lists of girls. The new reigning champion in the hearts of little girls is Team Elsa.

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Business U.S. orders for durable goods up 0.4 percent
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose in October, but a key category that tracks business investment plans declined sharply for a second straight month.
Business U.S. economy grew at 3.9 percent rate in 3rd quarter
The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.9 percent annual rate in the July-September period, even faster than first reported, giving the country its strongest six months of growth in more than a decade.

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Health Vet with cancer thinks VA doctors could have given him earlier diagnosis (Video)
Veteran Roger Hatcher said he’s seen the entire country of Iraq. His house is decorated with memories from his time as a Marine: hats, pictures, and even the flag he carried when soldiers found Saddam Hussein. Now his battle with cancer is way tougher than anything he faced overseas.
Health Eyewitness News investigates care at Bakersfield VA clinic (Video)
Seven years before outrage erupted over veterans waiting and then dying for treatment at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs hospital, Eyewitness News exposed complaints of long wait times and, sometimes, alleged shoddy service at the Bakersfield VA clinic.