Jaguars look to pull off stunning upset of Patriots

The Minnesota Vikings will be looking to become the first team to compete for a Super Bowl in their home stadium when they battle the Philadelphia Eagles in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game as 3.5-point road chalk at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Minnesota claimed an NFC conference championship berth for the first time since 2010 with last weekend’s stunning 29-24 win over the visiting New Orleans Saints, and now takes a four-game straight-up win streak into Sunday’s Vikings vs. Eagles betting matchup at Lincoln Financial Field. The Vikings have been on a roll since overcoming a middling 2-2 start to the campaign, going 12-1 SU including an impressive 6-1 record on… Read More

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Chefs open ‘revolutionary’ LocoL eatery inside Whole Foods

Can selling a good burger at a good price lead to societal change? That’s the hope of noted chefs Daniel Patterson (Coi) and Roy Choi (Kogi). Two years ago they launched what they call a “revolutionary” quick-service restaurant concept aimed at underserved communities in Northern and Southern California. It’s focused on neighborhood employees and a menu that’s tasty, healthy — but as affordable as fast food. Now, they’ve expanded beyond Watts in Los Angeles and West Oakland. Their newest LocoL opened Tuesday inside a Whole Foods store in San Jose — as part of an unusual partnership with the upscale market. Though the “affordable” LocoL model and the “affluent” Whole… Read More

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Developer Phil Tagami testifies in Oakland coal ban trial

SAN FRANCISCO — The question over whether Oakland had enough evidence to ban the handling and shipment of coal within city limits was put under a microscope Tuesday, at the start of a federal trial brought on by a prominent developer’s lawsuit. The 2016 ordinance unanimously approved by the Oakland City Council directly put a stop to developer Phil Tagami’s plan to import trainloads of coal from Utah to be stored in Oakland and then loaded on ships bound for Asia. Tagami, the developer of the Fox Theater and Rotunda Building, sued in December 2016 claiming the council’s ban violated federal commerce laws and breached a 2013 development agreement. Last… Read More

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Doctor: Trump did ‘exceedingly well’ on cognitive test

By Jenna Johnson and Lenny Bernstein | Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump requested that his first formal medical exam include a cognitive test and “did exceedingly well,” receiving a score of 30 out of 30, the top White House doctor announced on Tuesday afternoon. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny L. Jackson, who has been the lead White House doctor since 2013, said that he has interacted with the president several times a day for the past year and saw no need for a cognitive test. Jackson said that the president is “very sharp” in their conversations and does not repeat himself. He added that he has seen no evidence… Read More

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