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Updated: March 07, 2007
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Oliverio cruising toward victory in District 6 council race
Pierluigi Oliverio triumphed in the contentious runoff for San Jose's District 6 city council seat, beating non-profit executive Steve Tedesco. Full Story

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Winning numbers for the $370 million Mega Millions jackpot were drawn Tuesday night -- but it wasn't immediately clear if anyone actually has a winning ticket. The winning numbers were: 16-22-29-39-42, and the Mega Ball was 20.   Full Story
A Santa Clara County prosecutor continued to try cases late last year after he was suspended from practicing law - and now officials say several dozen of those cases could be subject to legal challenges.   Full Story
SAN JOSE - An update to Apple Inc.'s iTunes music software still hasn't resolved some of the compatibility problems with Microsoft Corp.'s new operating system.   Full Story
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    Gutsy "Carmina Burana" to kick off the company's 2007-08 season.
    String quartet is fierce, fresh
    Borromeo String Quartet takes plenty of chances during its recital at Stanford.
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    Cassidy: East Palo Altan bucks odds to play for Stanford basketball team
    Markisha Coleman, the Stanford women's basketball team's reserve guard, is getting ready to head to the NCAA women's tournament for the last time.  Full Story

    Nabokov, Sharks tame Wild in shutout
    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Evgeni Nabokov posted his second consecutive shutout Tuesday to help the Sharks stifle the Minnesota Wild 3-0. Nabokov made 26 saves against the Wild, matching his performance Sunday in Dallas. Full Story

    Valley's wireless learning curve
    What will it take to make Silicon Valley's wireless network work? That's the question weighing on the minds behind the proposed wireless project, which is expected to be one of the largest in the world Full Story

    Beverly Hills may get Iranian-born mayor
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.- A city councilman was close to becoming the first Iranian-born mayor of this tony Los Angeles suburb, a sign of the growing clout of Persian immigrants here. In elections Tuesday for the City Council, Jimmy Delshad was in second place, trailing planning commissioner Nancy Krasne. Full Story

    Viticulture shock from climate change
    Imagine a world in which the best sparkling wines come from Surrey in southern England, not Champagne. Full Story

    Whitaker, Hudson win NAACP awards
    LOS ANGELES- Oscar winners Forest Whitaker and Jennifer Hudson kept their winning streaks alive Friday, while "Grey's Anatomy" star Isaiah Washington claimed a best actor prize at the 38th annual NAACP Image Awards. "Ugly Betty" took top television honors. Full Story


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