As many as 80,000 bee colonies have died or been damaged this year after pollinating almond trees in the San Joaquin Valley, and some beekeepers are pointing to pesticides used on almond orchards as a possible cause.

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From a small trailer near an exercise yard full of honking geese, the men of the San Quentin News put out a paper they hope will reach beyond the gates of the prison where many of them are serving life sentences.
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Eleven anti-drone protesters were arrested Friday and cited as trespassers on Beale Air Force Base, the most people detained at one time since arrests of the demonstrators began 18 months ago.
South Korea Ship Sinking
After more than three days of frustration and failure, divers on Sunday finally found a way into a submerged ferry off South Korea's southern shore, discovering more than a dozen bodies inside the ship and pushing the confirmed death toll to 50, officials said.
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Scores of firefighters responded to a blaze on the fourth floor of a downtown apartment building Saturday afternoon.
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Two inmates who walked away from Mule Creek State Prison in Amador County were apprehended Saturday, authorities said.
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Aaron Negrete’s mother, his teachers and his mother’s vehicle mechanic are asking people to vote for him so that he can win a new van with a wheelchair lift.

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