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July 10, 2012 | By Melissa Rohlin
When: 12:30 p.m. Where: US Airways Center. On the air: Records: Sparks 13-6, Mercury 4-13. Record vs. Mercury: 3-0. Update: The Sparks have won three games in a row and are in third place in the Western Conference. The Sparks play at Phoenix and then at Indiana on Thursday before having a five-week break because of the Olympics. The Sparks have won each of their last three games against Phoenix, including a 99-88 win May 26, a 90-74 win June 8 and a 93-84 win June 23. The Mercury has lost four games in a row and has slipped to fifth place in the Western Conference.
June 5, 2010 | By Marc Lifsher, Los Angeles Times
Tuesday's California primary election represents a first — two initiative measures that were conceived and financed by individual companies. The fate of these propositions, analysts say, could determine whether other companies follow suit. Proposition 16 is being pushed by Pacific Gas & Electric Co., which has provided 98% of the $46 million in campaign financing for the measure, according to the secretary of state's office. The measure would make it harder for municipalities to launch utilities to compete with corporate providers such as PG&E.
April 22, 1989
The Mercury group of insurance companies will implement an average 8% auto insurance rate increase statewide on policies renewed after May 1, the company's chairman, George Joseph, said Friday. Joseph said it was the first general increase by Mercury, one of the state's top 10 sellers of auto insurance, in about a year.
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