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  • Entertainment

    Audi tearjerker, 'Puppymonkeybaby' among Super Bowl winners

    NEW YORK (AP) With 30-second Super Bowl ads costing up to $5 million, it's a huge gamble to advertise. As the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers, there were winners and losers off the field, too. Here are the advertisers whose gamble...

    By Mae Anderson, AP Business Writer|

  • Entertainment

    Offbeat humor and upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl ads

    NEW YORK (AP) From a strange creature called "Puppymonkeybaby" to a tear-inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages.On advertising's biggest night, Chrysler celebrated Jeep with an ad...

    By Mae Anderson, AP Business Writer|

  • Business

    Feds find Fiat Chrysler gear shifters can confuse drivers

    DETROIT (AP) Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, causing crashes and some serious injuries, U.S....

    By Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer|

  • Business

    Chipotle stores to open later on Monday for worker meeting

    NEW YORK (AP) Chipotle restaurants across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday as workers gather in movie theaters and hotel conference rooms across the country to discuss the chain's recent food safety scares.The company says stores...

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  • Lifestyle

    Trails closed after 2nd Mount Baldy death in a week

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Authorities have closed trails at Southern California's Mount Baldy following the death of the second hiker in a week.San Bernardino County sheriff's officials say 47-year-old Dong Xing Liu died Saturday after he slipped and...

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  • News

    Political tourists flock to New Hampshire for up-close view

    SALEM, N.H. (AP) Ann and Jon Vitti hopped on a flight from Los Angeles to snowy New Hampshire last week to witness first-hand what they can't see on their TV: The more personal side of presidential politics."The campaign's always over by the...

    By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press|

  • News

    Cruz seeks to appeal to supporters on fringe of GOP

    PETERBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) Some politicians run from polarizing endorsements. Ted Cruz seeks them out.The Texas senator's strength in the 2016 Republican presidential primary is drawn, at least in part, from the backing of high-profile figures...

    By Scott Bauer And Steve Peoples, Associated Press|

  • News

    The Latest, cruise ship damage: Passenger 'shaking all over'

    MIAMI (AP) The Latest on a cruise ship that was damaged in bad weather in the Atlantic Ocean (all times local):11:05 a.m.A passenger says she was "shaking all over" and suffering panic attacks as her Royal Caribbean cruise ship experienced high...

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  • Pets

    Fleas causing problems in rural Knightsen yard

    DEAR JOAN: I live in a rural area and have skunks, raccoons, opossums and rats. In November, they came into my yard for food, which is no longer left outside for cats and dogs, but they brought me tiny fleas.

    By Joan Morris jmorris@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • Horoscopes

    Horoscope: February 08, 2016

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Nick Nolte was born in Omaha, Neb., on this day in 1941. This birthday guy has earned Oscar nominations for his performances in "Warrior," "Affliction," and "Prince of Tides," respectively. His other film work includes "Cape Fear," "Down and Out in Beverly Hills," and "48 Hrs." Nolte also has been nominated for an Emmy award for his work in the 1976 mini-series "Rich Man, Poor Man."

    By Jeraldine Saunders Tribune Media Services|

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