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1 Million Giants Fans Expected to Attend World Series Victory Parade

nbcbayarea.com — An expected one million Giants fans will storm San Francisco Friday for a World Series victory parade. Crews spent Thursday putting the finishing touches on parade floats, setting up barricades and posting no-parking signs in preparation for the celebration. BART and Muni will be adding extra service for hundreds of thousands of extra riders heading into the city.
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San Francisco Giants World Series Victory Parade

nbcbayarea.com — Images from the San Francisco Giants' 2014 World Series Victory Parade.

San Francisco Giants World Series Champions

nbcbayarea.com — San Francisco Giants World Series Champions
Oct 31, 2014

RT @nbcbayarea: Who's playing hooky today to go to the #WorldSeries Victory Parade? (We won't tell your boss) nbcbay.com/6rsFPGp pic.twitter.com/XYIFYxb91t

Oct 31, 2014

RT @MikeyNoWay: SF Alert: Parade route is along Market St. but Mission will be closed as well, for much of the day.... fb.me/3o0rTW5hw

Oct 31, 2014

SF Alert: Parade route is along Market St. but Mission will be closed as well, for much of the day.... fb.me/3o0rTW5hw

2 Injured in Explosion, Fire at Walnut Creek Apartment Building

nbcbayarea.com — An explosion, fire and "multiple injuries" were reported at a 4-unit apartment building in Walnut Creek Friday morning, sending crews to battle flames and two people to the hospital in critical condition. Contra Costa County Fire Protection Service Capt. Kent Kirby said the unit was on fire and the roof had collapsed at 1564 Sunnyvale Avenue.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @nbcbayarea: UPDATE: 2 victims taken to hospital after Walnut Creek explosion, 1 unaccounted via @ContraCostaFire nbcbay.com/q9qyuXJ

San Francisco Giants Win 2014 World Series

nbcbayarea.com — Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons. With both starters chased early, this became a matchup of bullpens.
Oct 30, 2014

San Francisco reacts to Giants' World Series win | NBC Bay Area nbcbayarea.com/news/local/San… via @nbcbayarea

Oct 30, 2014

RT @nbcbayarea: LIVE VIDEO: SFPD officers in riot gear dispersing #WorldSeries crowds near AT&T Park. Watch: nbcbay.com/5DJ5qUR http://…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @nbcbayarea: LIVE VIDEO: SFPD officers in riot gear dispersing #WorldSeries crowds near AT&T Park. Watch: nbcbay.com/5DJ5qUR http://…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: "I'm Proud to Be Gay"

nbcbayarea.com — Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke out publicly about his sexuality in an op-ed for BloombergBusinessweek, saying, "I'm proud to be gay."

Halloween at "Today": The Weird, Wacky Costumes

nbcbayarea.com — From 'Star Wars' to the royal wedding to classic TV shows, the 'Today' show hosts have paid tribute to a wide range of pop culture personas through their Halloween costumes. Click to see some of the best.
Oct 31, 2014

What will they do today? What will WE do today? @kare11 MT@NBCNewYork Best Halloween costumes from the "Today show 4.nbcny.com/4y909Nz

Oct 30, 2014

@NBCNewYork: PHOTOS The best Halloween costumes from the "Today show 4.nbcny.com/ikS80Yt pic.twitter.com/zwVcM8eJTc”Hysterical! Pam's Twin

40 Arrested During Giants Victory Celebrations: Police

nbcbayarea.com — San Francisco police say they made 40 arrests, most for public drunkenness, during the celebrations that followed the Giants World Series victory over the Kansas City Royals. Police Chief Greg Suhr announced the figure at a news conference on Thursday. Police were pelted with bottles as they tried to disperse rowdy crowds after the Wednesday win.

2 Dead After Plane Crashes Into Building at Kan. Airport

nbcbayarea.com — A small plane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, after losing engine power on takeoff Thursday, killing at least two people.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @frankheinziv: 4 now dead in plane crash at Wichita, Kansas airport. Live, continuing coverage on NBCDFW.com on.nbcdfw.com/Rpd6PGC

Oct 30, 2014

4 now dead in plane crash at Wichita, Kansas airport. Live, continuing coverage on NBCDFW.com on.nbcdfw.com/Rpd6PGC

Oct 30, 2014

2 dead, 4 injured, 5 missing after Beechcraft King Air crashes into Wichita airport. Live coverage ---> on.nbcdfw.com/Rpd6PGC

World Series Game 7 Highlights

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CHP Arrests Alleged Videographer in Motorcycle Stunt Ride Along I-680 in San Jose

nbcbayarea.com — The California Highway Patrol on Thursday announced the arrest of a 32-year-old professional motorcycle stunt rider who allegedly took video and rode recklessly filming a pack of motorcyclists popping wheelies and speeding along the highway. CHP Officer Ross Lee identified the suspect as Guruardas Singh Khalsa of Brentwood.
Oct 30, 2014

Amazing Video: CHP Arrests Suspect in Motorcycle Stunt Riding On I-680 in San Jose | NBC Bay Area nbcbayarea.com/news/local/CHP… via @nbcbayarea

Scientists Say They've Identified Fragment of Amelia Earhart's Lost Plane

nbcbayarea.com — A group of scientists says it has identified a piece of famed aviator Amelia Earhart's twin-engine Lockheed Electra, 77 years after her ill-fated flight around the world, Discovery.com reported. The piece of debris - a custom-made, aluminum window patch - was discovered back in 1991 on the uninhabited atoll of Nikumaroro, part of the southwestern Pacific republic of Kiribati.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @nbcwashington: A group of scientists says it has identified a piece of famed aviator Amelia Earhart's twin-engine Lockheed Electra. bit.ly/1sJiUFW

Oct 29, 2014

Scientists Say They've Identified Fragment of Amelia Earhart's Lost Plane | NBC Connecticut nbcconnecticut.com/news/national-… via @nbcconnecticut

Disney Villains Cover OneRepublic's "Counting Stars" With an Evil Twist

nbcbayarea.com — Disney villains are so up with the times. Ursula, Cruella de Vil, Maleficent, Hades, Jafar and more of our favorite evil characters got together to cover OneRepublic's "Counting Stars" - with a little twist. "Disney Villain-loving teens ask themselves: is Scar the most evil Disney Villain?

From Wild Card to World Champs: San Francisco Celebrates the Giants

nbcbayarea.com — From Wild Card to World Champs: SF Celebrates the Giants

SF Giants World Series Victory Parade Set for Friday: Mayor

nbcbayarea.com — San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced Wednesday evening that the city will hold a victory parade for the Giants on Friday following the team's Game 7 World Series victory against the Kansas City Royals. Lee congratulated the Giants for their third World Series win in five years.

New Obese Crash Dummies Developed to Help Save More Lives

nbcbayarea.com — Humanetics, the maker of the crash dummies, will be making a version weighing over 270 pounds because its CEO says obese people are more likely to die in a crash because their bodies act differently...
Oct 30, 2014

Americans getting fatter, so crash test dummies have to be bigger too. Obese people 78% more likely to die in crash. bit.ly/1wNm4Ad

Oakland Students' Worms Destroyed in Antares Rocket Explosion

nbcbayarea.com — When the unmanned rocket exploded Tuesday after launching from a NASA launchpad in Virginia, 5,000 of pounds of spacegear and supplies were incinerated inside a glowing ball of flames. Also inside: a box of red worms from a bait shop in Berkeley.
Oct 29, 2014

Lost with Antares: Oakland school's science experiment. "Our worms are, unfortunately, gone." via @nbcbayarea nbcbay.com/ShyWEjf

Dunkin' Donuts Joins "Cronut" Craze With New Treat

nbcbayarea.com — Dunkin' Donuts is joining the Cronut madness, adding a croissant-doughnut hybrid to its own menus. The company will introduce what it's calling a Croissant Donut beginning November 3. The Cronut crazy began last year when Dominique Ansel unveiled the flaky treat at a SoHo bakery in New York City.

Amanda Bynes' Mom Granted Temporary Conservatorship Amid Actress' Psychiatric Hold

nbcbayarea.com — Amanda Bynes' mother Lynn Bynes has been granted a temporary conservatorship over her daughter. According to legal docs obtained by E! News, the troubled actress' parents recently requested the conservatorship, telling a judge that their daughter is a "substantial risk to herself" and others.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @NBCLA: Amanda Bynes' mom granted a temporary conservatorship after actress placed on psychiatric hold 4.nbcla.com/1pZNMCh pic.twitter.com/A3lqBzgKED