January 23, 2021

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The Latest: N.Y. seniors, churches to get vaccine prep kits

By The Associated Press NEW YORK — New York will be sending more vaccination preparation kits to senior housing complexes and churches in an effort to ensure fairness in vaccine distributions, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday. The kits include syringes, vials, room dividers, privacy curtains, cleaning supplies, personal protective gear and other items. They also […]

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Dogs help Concord police make guns, drugs, fireworks haul

Concord police announced Saturday that after a months-long investigation and search warrants served in Concord and Pleasant Hill, its special enforcement team this week seized 14 guns, thousands of rounds of ammunition, body armor, two pounds of suspected cocaine, six pounds of suspected methamphetamine, $12,000 in cash and “an absurd amount of fireworks.” Concord Police […]

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Texas case against Biden hinges on legality of last-minute deal

By Erik Larson | Bloomberg NEW YORK — The Department of Homeland Security, 12 days before President Joe Biden was sworn in, struck a “binding” deal with Texas agreeing to consult with the state for 180 days before making changes to immigration policy, effectively tying the hands of the new administration. That Jan. 8 accord […]

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The Latest: Short on bed space, Brazilian state locks down

By The Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO — The governor of Brazil´s Amazonas state has announced tough new lockdown measures to combat a surge in COVID-19 cases that has overwhelmed local hospitals. Gov. Wilson Lima said Saturday that as of Monday, the state’s 4 million people can only go out for essential activities such as […]

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In brief: Authors to discuss work in Walnut Creek library event

WALNUT CREEK The “Live! from the Library” series will host author and attorney Reece Hirsch for a discussion about turning cutting-edge privacy and cybersecurity issues into literary thrillers. Related Articles In brief: Legal pros sought to assist Contra Costa high school mock trial In brief: Apply by Feb. 5 for Concord’s open seats on various […]

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Body discovered near Tunitas Creek in San Mateo County

The body of a woman was discovered early Saturday morning near Tunitas Creek, in San Mateo County, said the sheriff’s department. The body was described as an Asian woman and was found around 9 a.m. The San Mateo County Coroner’s Office is investigating to identify the woman. No additional details were available. Go to Source […]

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