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Daily Madden: Seahawks And Patriots Look Like The Teams To Beat

Heading into the last weekend of the season, who are the best teams in the AFC and NFC?

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Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson (Contra Costa County)

Contra Costa County DA Fires Back At Public Defenders’ Racist Accusations: ‘All Lives Matter’

In the latest chapter of the ongoing Bay Area reaction to the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases, Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson has fired back at the public defenders, who accused him last week of racially biased prosecutions.

12/23/2014

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Daily Madden: There’s No Quitting In Football

(KCBS) – The Philadelphia Eagles are out of the playoffs. But coach Chip Kelly is focused on this weekend’s game against the Giants. “Let’s get this straight,” he said. “We’re going to win the football […]

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San Francisco Internet Expert Says U.S. Not Likely Responsible For North Korea’s Internet Shutdown

North Korea’s internet access is “toast” Monday, and there is speculation that it may be the result of U.S. action in response to the so-called Sony hack.

12/22/2014

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The Challenges Of Tackling Homelessness Amid The Rising Wealth Gap In Silicon Valley

KCBS In Depth speaks with Dr. Brian Greenberg, Vice President of Programs and Services for InnVision Shelter Network in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, about the current growing wealth gap in Silicon Valley that’s lead in an increase of homeless in one of the most affluent areas of the country.

12/22/2014

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Daily Madden: The Cowboys Are For Real

Playing in the weakest division in the NFL, the New Orleans Saints were eliminated from the playoffs Sunday as they lost their fifth straight at home. The Falcons beat them 30-14. What happened to the Saints and their star quarterback Drew Brees?

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Latavius Murray #28 of the Oakland Raiders runs in a touchdown as Josh Mauga #90 of the Kansas City Chiefs pursues in the first quarter of the game at O.co Coliseum on November 20, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Raiders Show Growth As Season Nears End

OAKLAND (KCBS) – The Oakland Raiders are re-energizing their fans, winning their third home game in a row by beating a solid Bills team 26-24. “There are some signs of a football team,” John Madden […]

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Bay Area School Districts, Local Governments Tackle Increasing Number Of Homeless Kids

More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are homeless and in California that rate is twice the national average. So what are school districts and local governments doing to address the crisis?

12/19/2014

Galileo High School has 140 homeless kids that the district knows about (galileoweb.org)

How Bay Area School Districts Are Coping With The Growing Number Of Homeless Students

More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are learning tough life lessons beyond the classroom because they are homeless. So just how are local school districts coping with this record number of homeless students?

12/18/2014

Brittney Nance helps her daughter Izabella, 7, with homework as Henry Nance, 5, and Lillie Nance, 2, play on the bed in their motel room at the Old Town Inn March 5, 2009 in West Sacramento, California. Brittney and her family were evicted from the house they were renting after her husband, Steve Nance, lost his job. The couple and their three children are living in a budget motel while they save enough money for deposit on a new rental home, but are finding it difficult as they pay nearly $1200 a month for the motel room. All five live in a small studio sized room with most of their belongings. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

20,000 Homeless Bay Area Schoolchildren – How Did We Get Here?

Soaring housing costs in the Bay Area and worsening domestic violence are just part of what are driving the increase in family homelessness.

12/17/2014

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