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Katie Combs

Katie Combs is online editor for recordnet.com. A native of Calaveras County, she holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA. Katie spent three years in New York City producing multimedia content for television stations prior to coming to The Record. She lives in Stockton with her chug (pug/Chihuahua), Mango.

Video of Cooks receiving award

Here’s video of Lincoln High grad Brandin Cooks receiving the Fred Biletnikoff Award, via Oregon State Athletics:

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Veterans rally

A group of more than 75 veterans and their supporters made the trek out from San Joaquin County and the Mother Lode to Oakland to rally in support of veterans. Record reporter Zach Johnson shot this video:

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Fundraiser for Tokay football player

On Saturday, our story mentioned that the Tokay Tigers played Friday’s game in honor of senior Andrae Sanchez, who had gone to the UC Davis medical center the previous night to begin chemotherapy due to a malignant tumor. Here’s the flyer – sent to us on Twitter – for a fundraiser for Sanchez:  

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More from McNair on numbers

In one of this week’s high school football preview videos, McNair head coach Phil Soria mentions that numbers have been a challenge (one of several) to the Eagles this year. In this extra clip, he goes into more detail:

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Another COPS clip

Cops posted a preview of Saturday’s episode, once again featuring the SPD. Watch it here.

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Spot the pugs!

Zachary Johnson’s story today discusses the tiny pugs that have been Photoshopped into the covers of county budget books for years. See if you can spot them: Here’s the covers of three budget books (click on the images for a larger version).   I’ve got a pug of my own, so what a fun discovery! [...]

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Raw court video

Alfredo Reyes Reyes appeared briefly in court today for a formal indictment in connection with the 31-year-old murder of two teenage Stockton girls. The former fugitive had been hiding out in Mexico. As it turned out, the court waived a reading of the indictment, so the raw video is mostly procedural and doesn’t give much [...]

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A few words from Tony Stewart

At the end of Friday’s World of Outlaws event, Record reporter Scott Linesburgh caught up with NASCAR Sprint Cup star Tony Stewart. Click here to listen to his thoughts on the opening of the Stockton 99 Dirt Track at San Joaquin County Fairgrounds.  

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Read my lips

  I was looking forward to shooting video of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s speech at University of the Pacific last week. Then we got the warning: Shooting video would only be allowed for the first three minutes of the speech … and “absolutely no audio” would be permitted. No audio? I guess we [...]

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The City Manager and The Boss

At the Marshall Plan Symposium on Friday, Stockton City Manager Bob Deis opted for a musical finale. Record photographer Calixtro Romias shot this video: What’d you think of the song? Is there another song that you feel represents Stockton?

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