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• Framed by the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history were acts of heroism that saved countless lives in Las Vegas.
• Stephen Paddock, the man who rained hell on concertgoers from a 32nd-floor window, was a retired accountant and high-rolling poker player.
• Bee editorial: The horror in Las Vegas must, finally, stir Congress to act on gun control.
• “Thoughts and prayers”? An emotional Jimmy Kimmel is having none of it.
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• Ouch. Oakland Raider quarterback and Bulldog-for-Life Derek Carr is out of commission with a back injury.
• Plan your detours now. A street that links downtown Fresno to the Chinatown district will be closed for about two years because of high-speed rail construction.
• A woman who, as a child, beat cancer twice is now working with patients at the hospital that treated her.
• Coming in 2018 to a wall near you: Scantily clad carp. Someone on your Christmas list will love it.