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Valley Could Get Funds For Salmon Restoration

Valley Could Get Funds For Salmon Restoration

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will be expanding its Fisheries Restoration Grants Program into the Central Valley in 2016 to support the ...

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Human Trafficking Bills Winding Through Congress

Human Trafficking Bills Winding Through Congress

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) on Monday supported two bills to combat human trafficking in the international community. The pair of bills builds upon ...

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Sending Messages Of Love In Valentine’s Day Baskets

Sending Messages Of Love In Valentine’s Day Baskets

Valentine’s Day is a time for building memories and connections with your child to show the special people in your life you care. With ...

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ACS Discovery Shop Sale Slated

The American Cancer Society Discovery Shop is having its annual jewelry event. Included in the sale is jewelry in 14K, sterling silver, amazing vintage and ...

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Sonora Writers Group Meets

The Sonora Writers Group meets every second Saturday of each month. The Feb. 13 meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. in Sonora.

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Residents Invited To Bunko Event

 

The Oakdale Grange #435 will be hosting its monthly Bunko Nite on Friday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m.

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Recreation Round-Up

Recreation Round-Up

Visit the City Web-page at www.oakdalegov.com or Like us on Facebook at - City of Oakdale Recreation and Gladys L. Lemmons Senior Community Center ...

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Begin Planning Kids’ Summer Recreation Now

Begin Planning Kids’ Summer Recreation Now

Many families spend winter figuring out how to chase away cabin fever and endure frigid temperatures until spring and summer mercifully return. Parents thinking ahead ...

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Getting An Early Start On Spring

Getting An Early Start On Spring

As soon as the first morning frost appears and the first snowflakes start to pile up, many begin looking forward to spring. Images of green ...

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UOP Research Study Predicts Continued California Recovery

UOP Research Study Predicts Continued California Recovery

The California economy will maintain steady growth according to the latest projection from the Center for Business and Policy Research at the University of the ...

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Tree Mortality Focus Of Area Grant Awards

Tree Mortality Focus Of Area Grant Awards

With massive tree mortality across California, CAL FIRE announced Monday it has awarded 19 State Responsibility Area Fire Prevention Fund grants in six counties that ...

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Area Gas Prices Decline

Area Gas Prices Decline

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have fallen 10.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.26/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy ...

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American Pickers To Film In California

American Pickers To Film In California

California is excited to welcome Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Antique Archeology to the area. The team will film episodes of their hit series American ...

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Several Californians Named To Air Quality Task Force

Several Californians Named To Air Quality Task Force

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the renewal of the USDA Agricultural Air Quality Task Force and the selection of its members for ...

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Nemmers Named As New Oak Valley Ag Loan Officer

Nemmers Named As New Oak Valley Ag Loan Officer

Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), announced that Jim Nemmers has joined the Bank as Senior Vice ...

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Woman Of The Year Honor Goes To Olsen

Woman Of The Year Honor Goes To Olsen

Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen, of Modesto, was honored as California Women Lead’s Woman of the Year during its 2016 Reception in Sacramento on ...

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Three Valley Hospitals Join In AHA Campaign

Three Valley Hospitals Join In AHA Campaign

During American Heart Month in February, Doctors Medical Center of Modesto, Emanuel Medical Center and Doctors Hospital of Manteca will join with the American Heart ...

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International Groundwater Expert To Speak At Columbia College

A leading international expert in groundwater research, Dr. Ty Ferré of the University of Arizona, will be a featured speaker at Columbia College on Thursday ...

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Search For Suicidal Teen Turns Tragic

Search For Suicidal Teen Turns Tragic

Oakdale Police confirmed Friday afternoon, Jan 29 that the individual found with a gunshot wound to the head and later died was the 19-year-old teen ...

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Eleven Vie For Distinguished Young Woman Honor - main

Eleven Vie For Distinguished Young Woman Honor - main

 

The annual Distinguished Young Women of Oakdale program will be held on Saturday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. at Magnolia School Auditorium. Soroptimist International ...

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Backyard Citrus Owners Cautioned

Backyard Citrus Owners Cautioned

Due to the threat posed by the Asian citrus psyllid and Huanglongbing, the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program urges citrus tree owners to obey pest ...

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River Clean Up Efforts Kick Off

River Clean Up Efforts Kick Off

The call for volunteers has gone out, as an effort through the Department of Fish and Game is designed to clean up and create a ...

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‘Point In Time’ Count Conducted

‘Point In Time’ Count Conducted

Across Stanislaus County – including the communities of Oakdale and Riverbank – human service agency officials and volunteers spread out Thursday to try and get an accurate ...

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City’s OTVB Pitches New October Festival

City’s OTVB Pitches New October Festival

A proposed western-themed festival, complete with a Friday night concert with a known country artist and a Saturday “international chili cook off” and dance was ...

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Modesto Garden Club Scholarship Opportunities

The Modesto Garden Club is now accepting applications for six $1500 scholarships from eligible high school seniors and college students. Completed applications packets are due ...

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Leadership Academy Youths To Participate In Media Day

Leadership Academy Youths To Participate In Media Day

Students participating in the Stanislaus County Leadership Academy will meet on Friday, Feb. 5 for Media Day. Students will learn about the media from Never ...

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OJUSD Approves Increases For Staff

OJUSD Approves Increases For Staff

Oakdale Joint Unified School District Board, teachers and classified staff have settled contracts. On Monday, Feb. 1 during its monthly scheduled meeting, contracts for all ...

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Aca Dec Team Pursues Trophy For 16th Year

Aca Dec Team Pursues Trophy For 16th Year

The Oakdale High School Academic Decathlon team has been the reigning Stanislaus County Champions for as long as some team members have been alive. That ...

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OHS Teen Dancer Lands Scholarship Opportunity

OHS Teen Dancer Lands Scholarship Opportunity

 

Oakdale High School freshman Anthony Reynoso won’t be found making his mark on the baseball diamond of OHS, nor will he be found on ...

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Stanislaus County Students Prepare For Music Festival

Stanislaus County Students Prepare For Music Festival

Community members are invited to attend the Stanislaus County Music Festival on Friday, Jan. 29 and Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Modesto Junior College Auditorium ...

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School District Boundary Study Results Released

School District Boundary Study Results Released

After several months of review and data collection by an outside source, findings and recommendations are back concerning the Oakdale Joint Unified School District, OJUSD ...

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Fair Oaks Elementary Gets Green Light for Donation

Fair Oaks Elementary Gets Green Light for Donation

Just months after its completion for use, the Fair Oaks Elementary School multi-purpose room is getting a new addition.

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Educational Technology Conference Scheduled

Educational Technology Conference Scheduled

The Stanislaus County Office of Education (SCOE) is hosting the 17th Annual Educational Technology Conference (ETC) 2016 on Feb. 27 from 8 a.m. to ...

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Students Gear Up For Annual Academic Decathlon Contest

Students Gear Up For Annual Academic Decathlon Contest

Weathering late-night study sessions, team practices and hours of reading, Stanislaus County high school students are pulling out all the stops as they head into ...

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Homecoming Week In Full Swing

Homecoming Week In Full Swing

Tuesday, Jan. 19 marked the beginning of Winter Homecoming Week at Oakdale High School. The theme for the week is “Mustangs Out of This Universe ...

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Resource Officer Position Renewed

Resource Officer Position Renewed

Police presence will once again be in evidence for the student body of Oakdale Joint Unified School District campuses.

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Business Owner Stabbed In Burglary Interruption

Business Owner Stabbed In Burglary Interruption

 

Oakdale Police responded to the Cottonwood Restaurant at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday night, Feb. 2 regarding a report that the owner of the business ...

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Suspicious Activity Leads To Arrest Of Four

Suspicious Activity Leads To Arrest Of Four

 

Four people gathered at the rear of a U-Haul truck parked at Jerry’s Motel on East F Street garnered the attention of Oakdale Police ...

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Police Bust OHS Volunteer For Sex With Student

Police Bust OHS Volunteer For Sex With Student

 

 

Oakdale Police arrested a 23-year-old Oakdale High School volunteer on Friday, Jan. 22 after an investigation revealed he had been having a sexual relationship with ...

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Mayor Delivers Positive Outlook For ‘State Of City’

Mayor Delivers Positive Outlook For ‘State Of City’

The City of Oakdale is in a far better shape, especially financially, than it was just six years ago, according to Mayor Pat Paul. Her ...

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City Considers New Fee Structure For Development

City Considers New Fee Structure For Development

As the City of Oakdale continues to grow, its infrastructure and facilities require modification along with additional equipment needed to serve the new development areas ...

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Galgiani Legislation Offers Foreclosure Tax Forgiveness

Galgiani Legislation Offers Foreclosure Tax Forgiveness

Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) has introduced a bill that would extend tax relief on forgiveness of mortgage debt for some homeowners.

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State Of The City Address

State Of The City Address

Oakdale Mayor Pat Paul will address the community at the annual State of the City luncheon today, Wednesday, Jan. 27 at the Bianchi Community Center ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

The Knights Ferry Cemetery has a sinkhole where the OID ran their pipeline. Some people bottomed out when going into the second gate. There are ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

The air was abuzz with the sounds of chainsaws after last Tuesday’s terrible storm. Your reporter watched as the wind blew so strong and ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

The Knights Ferry Garden Club selected winning posters for the Smokey Bear contest. They will be sent to the State for judging there. The winners ...

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Knights Ferry News

Knights Ferry News

Birthday greetings for January go out to: Heather Wright, Sean McCarthy, Barbara Burroughs, Sherron McCarthy, Alexis Aries, Logan Martinelli, Kaeli Sweet, Madison Page, Ric Feichter ...

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Valley Home News

It’s here, Super Bowl excitement has arrived in Valley Home! Although both teams come from locations far from Valley Home, by now most of ...

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Valley Home News

Delicious food in Valley Home! This Saturday, January 30th the delightful ladies of St John’s/St Luke’s church will once again be selling ...

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Valley Home News

This evening, Wednesday, January 20th, the Valley Home “MAC” council will hold its quarterly meeting. All are invited to come share your thoughts or have ...

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Valley Home News

 

Happy Birthday to Valley Home 8th grader Marissa Hicks. Marissa is involved with all school sports and is well known for being very athletic. Marissa ...

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MARY LOU ALVEY

MARY LOU ALVEY

Mary Lou Alvey passed away peacefully at her home in Oakdale, Ca., Monday, Jan. 25. She was 86 years of age.

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SYLVIA ANN TALIAFERRO

SYLVIA ANN TALIAFERRO

Sylvia was born to Chester and Inez Christian in Sarcoxie, Missouri where she grew up. Sylvia moved to California when she was 16, here she ...

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JOSEPH ROCHE

JOSEPH ROCHE

Joe Roche, 70, son of the late Jack (Giacomo) and Helen Roche, passed away with his family by his side after a yearlong battle with ...

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DONALD JOSEPH PHELPS

DONALD JOSEPH PHELPS

Don Phelps died on December 21, 2015 after a long illness. Born in Watsonville, CA, he lived most of his life in the Riverbank/Oakdale ...

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DENNY B. BARNES

DENNY B. BARNES

Denny B. Barnes, 76, of Onida, South Dakota passed away Thursday, January 14, 2016. Visitation was held Tuesday, January 19th from 5-7 p.m. with ...

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JODI LIND OSMAN

JODI LIND OSMAN

Jodi lost her battle with cancer last week, she was 53 years old. She will be missed by her family; parents - Don and Rosalie Osman ...

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ERNEST EDWARD WAGGONER

ERNEST EDWARD WAGGONER

Ernest Edward Waggoner of Oakdale was born Dec 1, 1924 in Urbana, Illinois. Born the eldest son of Morris Edward Waggoner and Helen Orpha Ernest ...

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VALERIE ANN JORDAN

VALERIE ANN JORDAN

Valerie Ann Jordan was born on January 25, 1954 to parents Elsie Much and the late Richard Much. Valerie passed into Heaven on January 1 ...

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ROBERT LEROY “BOB” ALLISON

ROBERT LEROY “BOB” ALLISON

Age 74, of Jefferson Hills, PA, formerly of Modesto, CA, Bob passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, December 10, 2015. Beloved husband of ...

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CECIL JOSEPH MUNIAIN

CECIL JOSEPH MUNIAIN

Our beloved DAD, “CECIL” ... OAKDALE’S #1 MUSTANG FAN, has passed.

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'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies': 3 points for parents

'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies': 3 points for parents

Points for parents
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Game review: Mage Wars Academy: A tale of two wizards

Game review: Mage Wars Academy: A tale of two wizards

There's something just plain cool about wizards. Their magic abilities, spells, wisdom and great knowledge are dazzling. But when two wizards duel each other ... » Read More
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Documentaries, foreign films have been newly released on DVD, Blu-ray

Documentaries, foreign films have been newly released on DVD, Blu-ray

Several documentaries, TV movies, foreign films and independent productions have made their way to DVD and Blu-ray this week.
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Clichés abound in routine romance 'The Choice'

Clichés abound in routine romance 'The Choice'

"THE CHOICE" — 1½ stars — Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, Alexandra Daddario; rated PG-13 (sexual content and some thematic issues); in general release
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Five for Families: Football films worth cheering for

Five for Families: Football films worth cheering for

Here are five movies from various platforms families may want to consider as recommended by Ok.com. Because not all are appropriate for younger children ... » Read More
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Spielberg’s ‘Bridge of Spies’ on Blu-ray and DVD this week

Spielberg’s ‘Bridge of Spies’ on Blu-ray and DVD this week

Steven Spielberg’s excellent true-story thriller “Bridge of Spies” is on Blu-ray and DVD this week.
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Austen meets the undead in macabre 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'

Austen meets the undead in macabre 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'

"PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES" — 3 stars — Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Douglas Booth, Bella Heathcote; rated PG-13 (zombie violence and action and brief ... » Read More
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Have You Seen This? Uncle gets revenge on nephews with snowball machine gun

Have You Seen This? Uncle gets revenge on nephews with snowball machine gun

WINTER WONDERLAND — In my experience as a niece and now as an aunt, uncles everywhere are definitely a target of their nieces’ and nephews' excess ... » Read More
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Have You Seen This? The Piano Guys take on Adele

Have You Seen This? The Piano Guys take on Adele



THE OTHER END OF THE PHONE — The Piano Guys are not just local celebrities anymore. The talented musicians are now national darlings with over 4 ... » Read More
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Did 'Pride and Prejudice' need zombies?

Did 'Pride and Prejudice' need zombies?

If there’s an award out there for the most accurate title of the year, I suspect “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” (PPZ) is the ... » Read More
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Hollywood spends millions to make billions — or so it hopes

Hollywood spends millions to make billions — or so it hopes

Trying to accurately assess movie box-office earnings is probably a fool’s errand. And yet, once again, I go where angels fear to tread.
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Game review: Tiny Epic Galaxies — so much game and too little time

Game review: Tiny Epic Galaxies — so much game and too little time

Some games just have it all. Great components? Check. Great artwork? Check. Easy to learn? Check. Can be played multiple times without being boring? Check ... » Read More
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Have You Seen This? Star Wars song played with lightsaber violin

Have You Seen This? Star Wars song played with lightsaber violin

HONG KONG — The “Force Theme” by John Williams is beloved worldwide. From its opening notes, most listeners can easily recall their favorite scenes from the ... » Read More
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Obama pushes for every child to learn computer science as a basic skill

Obama pushes for every child to learn computer science as a basic skill

Computer coding should be taught to every American grade school student, argued President Obama in his weekly radio address Saturday.
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'Land of Mine' is a violent and heartbreaking portrait of forgiveness

'Land of Mine' is a violent and heartbreaking portrait of forgiveness

Posted: Feb. 03, 2016 12:10 a.m. | 'Land of Mine' is a violent and heartbreaking portrait of forgiveness Comments 0 Comments
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We’re more educated now than ever before, this chart shows

We’re more educated now than ever before, this chart shows

Not everyone is happy with education in America right now. And that’s not surprising, since U.S. students are still behind the rest of ... » Read More
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Game Salute's Nothing Personal game review: Influence is power

Game Salute's Nothing Personal game review: Influence is power

The game Nothing Personal by Game Salute is a legend in its time. Based on the 80s board game hit Kremlin, the game is reimagined ... » Read More
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Moving 'Gleason' stresses the importance of determination, fatherhood

Moving 'Gleason' stresses the importance of determination, fatherhood

"GLEASON" — 3 stars — Steve Gleason, Michel Gleason, Rivers Gleason; not rated; Sundance
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Game review: R&R Games' Mombasa is a masterpiece at the heart of Africa

Game review: R&R Games' Mombasa is a masterpiece at the heart of Africa

Africa has often been called the undiscovered country. From the 15th to the 20th century, expeditions to Africa created opportunities to exploit the resources of ... » Read More
Posted: Feb. 02, 2016 11:09 p.m. | Game review: R&R Games' Mombasa is a masterpiece at the heart of Africa Comments 0 Comments
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Why 'The Finest Hours' is worth seeing

Why 'The Finest Hours' is worth seeing

THE SEA — Late January and February can be a slow time for movies, but every once in a while we get that gem that totally ... » Read More
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Have You Seen This? Ice surfing

Have You Seen This? Ice surfing



THE LAND OF ICE AND SNOW — I love watching surfing videos because, to me, surfing is like flying. I want to be able to fly ... » Read More
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'Kung Fu Panda 3' is your third doughnut

'Kung Fu Panda 3' is your third doughnut

The Kung Fu Panda series appears to be wrapping things up with its third installment of the huggable Po and his quest for Dragon Warriorness.
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Have You Seen This? Oh no … that’s not rope

Have You Seen This? Oh no … that’s not rope

SENECA ROCKS, W. Va. — A rock climber experienced a tense moment with an intimidating-looking snake in West Virginia and captured it all on camera.
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Read it again, Mom!

Read it again, Mom!

When my mother comes to visit her young grandchildren, she packs her suitcase with children’s picture books. Guess what the grandchildren look forward to ... » Read More
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Dad found not guilty for taking tween’s phone away

Dad found not guilty for taking tween’s phone away

DALLAS — A Texas father was found not guilty this week for taking his tween daughter’s phone away after finding inappropriate text messages.
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Posted: Jan. 31, 2016 6:39 a.m. | Dad found not guilty for taking tween’s phone away Comments 0 Comments
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