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  • Oct 9-10, 2009
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  • Blue Angels show canceled Saturday due to heavy fog

    Fans that came out to see the Blue Angels perform Saturday missed out on that show as it was cancelled due to heavy fog.

    The highlight of The City’s popular Fleet Week weekend, the Navy’s flight demonstration team was scheduled to begin their show at 3 p.m.  Although they did take off from San Francisco International Airport on schedule,  

  • 2 toddlers die after apparent drowning

    MORGAN HILL — Two toddlers have died from an apparent drowning after they were found in their family's pool in rural Santa Clara County.

    Authorities say a family member found the siblings, both under the age of 3, in the pool about 4 p.m. Saturday in San Martin, a community of about 4,200 residents located between Morgan Hill and Gilroy.


  • Mickelson gets surprise visit from his wife

    This was the 15th time Phil Mickelson has played in the Presidents Cup or the Ryder Cup, and the first time he came alone. His wife, Amy, is recovering from breast cancer and stayed home in San Diego.

    Or so he thought.

    Mickelson had no idea that when he returned to his hotel room Saturday night, his wife was hiding in the bathroom.

  • Woods leads a US rally at Presidents Cup

    This rally belonged to the Americans, the biggest by Tiger Woods.

    Woods and Steve Stricker were on the verge of defeat for the first time at the Presidents Cup, trailing by one hole on the 17th green facing a 25-foot birdie putt as the International team was 5 feet away from what appeared to be the winning putt.




Nation & World

  • Insurers escalate criticism of health overhaul

    WASHINGTON  — The insurance industry sharply escalated its criticism of the Senate health care bill Sunday, charging that the legislation would shift costs to privately insured people, raising the price of a typical policy by hundreds — if not thousands — of dollars annually.

  • S. Ga. airport named for Jimmy Carter after debate

    AMERICUS, Ga.  — An airport about 20 miles from Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains has been named after the 39th president despite some people opposing the change.

    Souther Field Airport in Americus was renamed Jimmy Carter Regional Airport on Sunday.

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