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  • Nation and World

    Hernandez trial expected to take 6 to 10 weeks

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) The murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is expected to take six to 10 weeks, prosecutors said Monday at what is likely to be the former NFL star's final hearing before trial begins next...

    By Philip Marcelo, Associated Press|

  • Nation and World

    Pittsburgh mayor goes 'Undercover' in reality show

    PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh's mayor has gone undercover for a reality show.A disguised Bill Peduto appeared on Sunday's episode of the CBS series "Undercover Boss," collecting trash, sawing down trees and helping build a door.The first-term...

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  • Entertainment

    Monday's TV picks: Elvis Presley, Charlie Brown highlight 'Antiques Roadshow'

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    By Chuck Barney cbarney@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • General news

    NBA prepares for Christmas coming-out party

    NEW YORK (AP) Nearly two months have passed since the San Antonio Spurs collected their championship rings and began their title defense.The NBA season may have opened Oct. 28, but Christmas is the real coming-out party.Football's popularity...

    By Brian Mahoney, AP Basketball Writer|

  • Entertainment

    Review: Adams' big eyes make this 'Big Eyes' a must-see biography

    Casting Amy Adams to star in "Big Eyes" is one of the great no-brainers in Hollywood history.

    By Roger Moore Tribune News Service|

  • Entertainment

    Review: In 'Gambler,' Wahlberg never lets us see him sweat -- unfortunately

    Mark Wahlberg takes on his most ambitious acting job ever in "The Gambler," a gritty remake of a 1974 film that starred James Caan. And the new gambler doesn't embarrass himself.

    By Roger Moore Tribune News Service|

  • Nation and World

    Hearing set for ex-Patriot facing murder trial

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) A pre-trial hearing is scheduled Monday for former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, whose murder trial is slated to start next month.The hearing at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River is expected to focus on...

    By Philip Marcelo, Associated Press|

  • Business

    US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list

    HONOLULU (AP) President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of...

    By Josh Lederman, Associated Press|

  • General news

    Toned-down ads with Heidi Klum OK'd for Las Vegas airport

    LAS VEGAS (AP) Images of Heidi Klum will appear in an electronics and gift products company's ads inside McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas after all.The company that manages indoor advertising at the airport rejected an initial set of...

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  • Nation and World

    How do you joke about the Sony hacking? A little carefully

    How do you joke about the Sony hacking story? After all, it was an attempt at comedy that launched this whole sobering mess.If you're Chris Rock, you joke about it cleverly but carefully. Promoting his new movie "Top Five" this week, he noted an...

    By Jocelyn Noveck, AP National Writer|

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