Foot Locker looks to play up the store experience

Start with the shoes but move on from there. That's the plan at Foot Locker Inc., long known for its sneakers, which is reorganizing its stores to further highlight top brands, designating areas to showcase trends, and adding more displays of full sports gear to encourage broader shopping.

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Four escape house fire in northeast Modesto

Four poeple escaped injury after a fire broke out in a home on Cabernet Court in east Modesto on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. There was no immediate cause of the fire, which is under investigation, according to Battalion Chief Jesse Nicasio of the Modesto Fire Department. (Brian Clark/bclark@modbee.com)
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Four escape house fire in northeast Modesto

Fire destroys north Modesto home 0:53

Fire destroys north Modesto home

Seahawks CB Richard Sherman on Colin Kaepernick's stance, society 4:50

Seahawks CB Richard Sherman on Colin Kaepernick's stance, society

SFW: Plays of the Week 1:57

SFW: Plays of the Week

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Simple rules for kids taking cellphones to school

Whether your kid is heading to school toting a brand-new device or is already a cellphone pro, you want everyone on the same page about the dos and don'ts. You can keep an eye on kids at home (kind of), but at school, they're on their own. As with any kind of boundary setting, these conversations can be tense. Fortunately, there are only five rules for them to remember - and one for you, to show that you're all in this together.