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Wednesday's finding means 80 gas-filled rail cars can stay at Schellville location, despite concerns the hazardous material is a public safety threat.
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Grape growers should wrap up by mid-October in Sonoma County. We get an early look at the quality and volume of the 2016 vintage.

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