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CHAMPIONS! Giants ride arm of Bumgarner to title

The San Francisco Giants oust the feisty Kansas City Royals in seven games, riding the sturdy left arm of ace Madison Bumgarner, who pitched himself into October lore. The 3-2 victory over the American League champs secures a 4-3 World Series win and sends the Giants to their third title in five years.

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MID to weigh power rate hikes

The contentious issue of electricity customers subsidizing Modesto Irrigation District farmers’ water could frame a coming debate over raising power rates.

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Jardine: Taking spins around Modesto, positively

When Modesto gets a mention in the media, it’s too often unflattering. Not this week, though. A TV show came to film with no intent of dissing the town. And a geocaching event will be here Saturday, highlighting the city’s most beloved landmarks.

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Jeff Jardine: Will billboard heat up cold case?

Tuesday’s mishmash begins with hopes that a billboard will help solve a 2010 hit-and-run case that left a 25-year-old woman dead east of Riverbank. Last spring, the California Highway Patrol investigators tried to step up their probe into the death of Amy Lynn Freeseha.

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