Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...Europe, Asia or Africa are logically the best places for resettlement or temporary asylum.CALIFORNIA (218)Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown says he'll work closely with President Barack Obama to ensure any Syrian refugees coming to California are "fully vetted...
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Today is Sports History for Nov. 11

...Raiders, behind record-setting performances, beat the Denver Broncos 34-10. Rich Gannon completes 21 straight passes and Jerry Rice becomes the first player to score 200 career touchdowns.2004 - Earl Boykins, at 5-foot-5, becomes the smallest...
Today is Sports History for Nov. 9

...ended. Paterno is brought down by the growing furor over the handling of child sex abuse allegations against assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. Penn State President Graham Spanier is also ousted.2014 - The Czech Republic claims its third Fed Cup title in...
Today in Sport's History for Nov. 6

...Modano, with 1,233 points and 511 goals in 1,253 regular-season games, does it in 242 fewer games than Housley.2008 - Jerry Sloan 1st NBA coach to win 1,000 games with one team when his Utah Jazz beat the Oklahoma City Thunder, 104-97. Sloan...
Gastineau demo bid OK'd November 2012. It caught fire again last March.Loren Jones, who was sworn in Monday along with returning Assemblyman Jerry Nankervis and Mayor Greg Fisk, pulled the bid award from the consent agenda, which is typically approved with little discussion...
JDHS's Weldon defeats small school champ

...Cole won the 170-pound championship with a 10-3 decision over Wrangell junior Darren Shilts. Cole pinned Haines sophomore Jerry White and Ketchikan's Gerik Sherill along the way. Boyer earned a berth in the 152-pound finals before losing a 3-1 decision...
Today in Sport's History for Oct. 25

...Cowboys.1990 - Evander Holyfield knocks out Buster Douglas in Las Vegas to become the undisputed heavyweight champion.1998 - Jerry Rice sets an NFL record for receptions in consecutive games with his 12-yard catch from Steve Young on San Francisco's first...
Marijuana legalization bid in California gains powerful backers

...It incorporates most of the elements of an overdue regulatory framework for the state's medical marijuana industry Gov. Jerry Brown signed last month.Both the new recreational market and the existing medical marijuana industry would be overseen by...
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Today in Sport's History: Oct. 29

...Taking the lead at the top of the stretch, Saint Liam holds off the challenge of Flower Alley and gives Hall of Fame jockey Jerry Bailey his fifth win in the Classic and 15th victory in the Breeders' Cup.2005 - Top-ranked Southern California wins its...
Wilson leads win over Cowboys to get back to .500

...shouldn't and wouldn't have expected them to convert those three third-downs situations on that last drive," Dallas owner Jerry Jones said. "We have to figure out a way to play smart enough to win one of these before we get Romo back."The Dallas offense...
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