All in all, Trump has had a pretty good eight months

President Donald Trump has delivered three significant speeches, appointed Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court and assembled an exceptional national security team. He’s also had missteps on Charlottesville and out-of-bounds tweets. But so far the pluses outweigh the minuses, this writer says.

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  • Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha on speaking out for Laci

    With the 2017 summer broadcast of the documentary series, "The murder of Laci Peterson", The Modesto Bee is re-releasing selected 2007 interviews conducted by reporter Garth Stapley with some key figures in the case. In this video, Laci Peterson's mom, Sharon Rocha, talks about the importance of speaking out for her daughter. (Bee File)

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