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  • Police are investigating a homicide after a body was found in an open space area in Novato on Friday evening.
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crime, novato, north bay news
  • Wednesday's rainfall wasn't enough to make up for the dry Bay Area winter, but it was a welcome sight for a lot of people.
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rain, drought, novato, accuweather
  • As people make year-end donations to charity, the Marin Humane Society hopes they won't overlook the Bay Area's forsaken pets.
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animal, novato, north bay news
  • Surveillance video image showing the Cotton Ball Bandit on Sept. 4, 2013.
  • A man suspected in a series of North Bay bank robberies may be connected to a failed art heist and kidnapping 35 years ago.
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san rafael, crime, shooting, novato, banks, north bay news
  • Icy roads creating dangerous driving conditions
  • The coldest nights of the week may be gone, but icy conditions are still causing problems on the road for motorists.
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marin county, novato, crash, driving, ice, freeze, accuweather, katie marzullo
  • Icy roads creating dangerous driving conditions
  • The coldest nights of the week may be gone, but icy conditions are still causing problems on the road for motorists.
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marin county, novato, crash, driving, ice, freeze, accuweather
  • Surveillance video image showing the Cotton Ball Bandit on Sept. 4, 2013.
  • A bank robbery suspect who was shot in San Rafael after leading officers on a high-speed chase may be the "Cotton Ball Bandit."
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san rafael, crime, shooting, novato, banks, north bay news
  • Surveillance video image showing the Cotton Ball Bandit on Sept. 4, 2013.
  • A bank robbery suspect who was shot in San Rafael after leading officers on a high-speed chase may be the "Cotton Ball Bandit."
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san rafael, crime, shooting, novato, banks, news
  • Bank robbery suspect shot in San Rafael
  • Police are investigating after a bank robbery suspect was shot in San Rafael following a high-speed chase from Novato.
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san rafael, crime, shooting, novato, banks, news
  • People and pets bundle up, planes get de-iced, snowflakes fall on cars and much more as temperatures fall around the Bay Area.
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freeze, livermore, walnut creek, contra costa county, san rafael, novato, marin county, san jose, san mateo, marina district, danville, accuweather
  • Zookeeper at the Oakland Zoo petting a giant tortoise
  • It's time to pull out the cold-weather gear and find ways to keep your hands warm from the chill.
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freeze, charities, livermore, walnut creek, contra costa county, homeless, san rafael, novato, marin county, christmas, accuweather
  • Neros Firewood in Novato.
  • In San Rafael the cold weather has arrived and the North Bay is expected to see temperatures dip Tuesday night.
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homeless, san rafael, novato, marin county, christmas, accuweather
  • Rainy day in the North Bay.
  • The Bay Area is seeing its first rain in two months and the wet weather will continue into tomorrow.
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rain, storm, sonoma county, novato, accuweather
  • Rainy day in the North Bay.
  • The North Bay weathered this first seasonal water with flying colors.
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rain, storm, sonoma county, novato, accuweather
  • Starting Monday, elementary and middle schools in Novato will be outfitted with security cameras
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novato, children, vandalism, education
  • Both directions of Highway 101 in the Novato area will be closed Sunday morning, so crews can install new power lines.
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novato, highway 101, PG&E, north bay news
  • Interest in California's health insurance marketplace is picking up.
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obamacare, health care, health insurance, blue shield, novato, health
  • Health Insurance.
  • One reason the Republicans are so adamantly against Obamacare, is that it's driving individual insurance premiums up.
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obamacare, health care, health insurance, kaiser permanente, blue shield, novato, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Health Insurance.
  • One reason the Republicans are so adamantly against Obamacare, is that it's driving individual insurance premiums up.
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obamacare, health care, health insurance, kaiser permanente, blue shield, novato, news
  • An apparent suicide briefly shut down U.S. Highway 101 in both directions in Novato this morning.
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novato, highway 101, bay area traffic
  • Members of Blue Man Group.
  • A man from Novato is suing Blue Man Group, claiming he was hurt during a show in San Francisco.
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novato, lawsuit, north bay news
  • A Golden Gate Transit bus was stolen in Novato Tuesday afternoon and later recovered in Santa Rosa, according to the Golden Gate Transportation District.
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novato, santa rosa, crime, north bay news
  • Health officials say a second bird in Marin County has tested positive for West Nile Virus this year.
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animal, animals in peril, west nile virus, marin county, novato, north bay news
  • Novato police searching for owner of safe
  • The Novato Police Department is trying to figure out a bit of a mystery after a locked safe was found sitting out on a street Monday.
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novato, north bay news
  • wrinkle wand
  • We looked into how a wand-like device can help melt away wrinkles and tighten up loose skin.
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novato, cosmetic surgery, health
  • wrinkle wand
  • We looked into how a wand-like device can help melt away wrinkles and tighten up loose skin.
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novato, cosmetic surgery, health, carolyn johnson
  •  A speeding Honda veered across four lanes of traffic on northbound U.S. Highway 101 and a connector ramp Saturday evening
  • A speeding Honda veered across four lanes of traffic on U.S. Highway 101 and a connector ramp before it crashed Saturday evening.
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crash, novato, highway 37, highway 101, north bay news
  • Vein leg procedure
  • Varicose veins can be both a painful and unsightly problem. But now, new technical advances are making it easier to get rid of them.
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novato, FDA, health
  • Vein leg procedure
  • Varicose veins can be both a painful and unsightly problem. But now, new technical advances are making it easier to get rid of them.
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novato, FDA, health, carolyn johnson
  • Pickup truck in a ditch after traffic accident.
  • One person was killed and three people were seriously injured in a vehicle collision just north of Novato on U.S. Highway 101.
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  • Novato house fire
  • Firefighters discovered a marijuana grow operation while battling a one-alarm blaze at a home in Novato.
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novato, fire, pot bust, marijuana, north bay news
  • Novato house fire
  • Crews responding to a fire in Novato on Marion Avenue near Bryan Drive overnight discovered a massive marijuana grow.
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  • One person was killed in a vehicle crash on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Novato Saturday morning.
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novato, crash, highway 101, north bay news
  • Raymond Severt
  • Novato police have arrested a Santa Rosa man suspected of attempting to meet up with a 13-year-old girl for sex.
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novato, santa rosa, children, sex crimes, north bay news
  • A woman has a warning for others to know about the possible risks of putting your valuables in a bank's safe deposit box.
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novato, banks, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Dr. Catherine Kitty Houghton
  • A Bay Area woman on a business trip to New Hampshire was stabbed to death in a hotel lobby Monday night.
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petaluma, novato, news
  • Dr. Catherine Kitty Houghton
  • A Bay Area woman on a business trip to New Hampshire was stabbed to death in a hotel lobby Monday night.
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petaluma, novato, north bay news, lyanne melendez
  • Alex Baker works on repairing furniture
  • Though the holidays are always a big time for retailers, one other business is also seeing a holiday rush.
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holiday, new year's eve event, animal, children, marin county, sonoma county, corte madera, larkspur, mill valley, novato, petaluma, santa rosa, rohnert park, san anselmo, san rafael, business, jonathan bloom
  • Alex Baker works on repairing furniture
  • Though the holidays are always a big time for retailers, one other business is also seeing a holiday rush.
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holiday, new year's eve event, animal, children, marin county, sonoma county, corte madera, larkspur, mill valley, novato, petaluma, santa rosa, rohnert park, san anselmo, san rafael, business
  • Novato DUI checkpoint
  • City officials agreed to pay $675,000 to a couple whose 9-year-old daughter was killed in an accident involving a motorcyclist who drove drunk.
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novato, hit and run, DUI, north bay news
  • Kids at Camp Okizu
  • Thousands of families in the Bay Area are grateful for a program that offers help and hope for children with cancer.
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children, cancer, novato, news
  • Kids at Camp Okizu
  • Thousands of families in the Bay Area are grateful for a program that offers help and hope for children with cancer.
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children, cancer, novato, north bay news, cheryl jennings
  • Girls death prompts calls to make roadway safer
  • The family of a 12-year-old girl who died after she was hit by a car while riding her bicycle in Novato in September has filed a claim.
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novato, children, bikes, north bay news
  • A bomb scare called into the Novato Police Department caused the evacuation of students and staff at Novato High School.
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  • A gas leak that caused the evacuation of five homes and blocked off several streets in Novato has been capped.
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PG&E, novato, gas leak, construction, north bay news
  • Girls death prompts calls to make roadway safer
  • There are calls to make a stretch of road in Novato safer after a head-on collision killed a 12-year-old girl there on Thursday.
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novato, children, bikes, north bay news, heather ishimaru
  • Vigil held for Novato 12-year-old
  • A candlelight vigil was held for 12-year-old Hailey Ratliff who died after getting hit on her bicycle Thursday afternoon.
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novato, news
  • Girls death prompts calls to make roadway safer
  • There are calls to make a stretch of road in Novato safer after a head-on collision killed a 12-year-old girl there on Thursday.
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  • Flowers for Hailey Ratliff
  • Grief counselors have been at a Marin County middle school, following the death of a student yesterday.
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  • Hailey Ratliff was hit by a SUV
  • A 12-year-old girl riding her bike in Novato succumbed to her injuries after getting hit by an SUV.
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