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 2020-02-19 23:34 

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Film on NC teen's hanging death - and his family's search for answers - to air on PBS...

A documentary about the death of a black North Carolina teen and his family's hunt for answers will air on PBS. In 2014, 17-year-old Lennon Lacy was found dead, hanging ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 23:03 

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Trump OKs more California water for Valley farmers. Gavin Newsom promises to sue...

Gov. Gavin Newsom, in a pre-emptive strike against President Donald Trump, said Wednesday he plans to sue Trump's administration to block a controversial plan to increase water deliveries to the ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 22:52 

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Police report several people shot to death in German city...

German police say several people have been shot to death in the city of Hanau. The dpa news agency reports that police say people were killed but it is not ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 22:45 

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SLO County high school basketball playoffs tip off: Check here for stats and schedules...

San Luis Obispo County high school basketball playoffs have arrived, and several girls and boys teams are playing this week with the hopes of making deep runs in the CIF-Central ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 22:44 

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Concrete barriers added to Tank Farm Road work site in SLO, 1 week after deadly crash...

New concrete barriers have been installed on the side of the ride of Tank Farm Road to protect workers from nearby traffic as part of a roadway widening project in ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 22:34 

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5.8 million water bottles recalled. The new nipples are winding up in kids mouths, too...

Contigo knew it had a problem with the spouts on the 5.8 million Kids Cleanable Water Bottles recalled in August. But the replacement spouts had the same problem, which is ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 22:33 

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Ship captain arrested in probe of arms trafficking to Libya...

An Italian prosecutor says the captain of a Lebanese-flagged cargo ship has been arrested in northern Italy for investigation of suspected international arms trafficking between Turkey and Libya. Prosecutor Francesco ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 22:17 

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Paso Robles dog owner taped dead chicken to black Lab's face as discipline, authorities say...

A black Labrador retriever found on Monday in rural Paso Robles had part of a dead chicken duct-taped to its face, apparently as a disciplinary method by the dog's owner, ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 22:10 

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San Joaquin Valley leaders eagerly anticipate water help from Trump...

Thousands of people stood in line at Meadows Field Airport and packed a private hangar for President Donald Trump's visit Wednesday where local leaders said he would sign a decision ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 22:05 

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Priest gave teen a Bible and wished him luck after sex abuse, Missouri officials say...

A longtime Catholic priest in Missouri was accused Wednesday of sexually abusing teenage boys decades ago, officials say. Frederick Lutz, 76, who is retired, was arrested after investigations into sex ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 21:47 

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Highlights from Gavin Newsom's 2020 State of the State address...

California Governor Gavin Newsom delivered his 2020 State of the State address on Feb. 19. Homelessness was a main theme in the speech. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 21:28 

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CHP pilot worries about vision damage after laser hits plane: 'Something has happened'...

Pilot Jan Sears says a California Highway Patrol flight over Vacaville became anything but routine Monday night when a brilliant light filled the cockpit, KOVR reported. "So it's pitch black ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 21:17 

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Devin Nunes banned his local newspaper from a public event. Why is he so scared?...

Rep. Devin Nunes' war against the free press reached a new low on Tuesday when he barred The Fresno Bee from covering a major water forum in Tulare. The forum ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 20:47 

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'We know where you live.' Armed activist protests gun bill at Virginia lawmaker's home...

A gun rights activist protested an assault weapons ban bill over the weekend by showing up at the house of the Virginia lawmaker who proposed it. Del. Mark Levine, a ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 20:41 

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Human brain in mason jar headed to Wisconsin seized at the border, officials say...

No, you can't send a human brain across the border, officials say. Customs and Border Protection officers found and seized a human brain Friday that was shipped to the U.S. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 20:41 

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'It's Okay To Be White' stickers put on Jewish temple. NC cops are looking for vandal...

A man clad in dark clothing plastered stickers with the phrase "It's Okay To Be White" on a Jewish temple in North Carolina twice in three days, according to police ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 20:38 

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Porterville library where firefighters died needed critical fire upgrades, officials say...

For two decades, the city of Porterville discussed the need to upgrade its 67-year-old library where two firefighters were killed Tuesday. The structure was so old it lacked the fire ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 20:20 

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Gavin Newsom's 5-point plan to address California homelessness explained...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom dedicated most of his Wednesday State of the State speech to the subject of homelessness, and detailing how his administration would respond to the growing crisis. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 20:06 

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Chipotle wants to give you free food, hockey fans. Here's what you need to know...

Calling all hockey fans! Chipotle wants you to "suit up and score" some free food this week. To celebrate Hockey Week Across America, Chipotle is offering a buy-one, get-one entree ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 19:59 

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What Gavin Newsom said at his 2020 State of the State address...

The following is Gov. Gavin Newsom's prepared speech for his 2020 State of the State address. He changed some phrases as he delivered them. Thank you, Madame Lieutenant Governor. Thank ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 19:47 

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How old rivals McConnell, Cruz finally found common ground — thanks to Trump...

Sen. Ted Cruz will be the first to admit he and Mitch McConnell haven't always seen eye to eye. In 2015, seven months after McConnell became the Senate majority leader, ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 19:40 

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Protective dog follows lost boy in woods, refuses to let anyone near, Florida cops say...

A loyal family dog is credited with keeping a lost 3 year old safe in the woods of northern Florida on Tuesday — even to the point of confronting strangers ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 19:05 

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Fed's positive economic view complicated by viral outbreak...

Federal Reserve officials were mostly optimistic about the U.S. and global economies last month, though they noted the risk posed by China's viral outbreak and were ready to keep their ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 18:53 

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Gavin Newsom devotes his State of the State to homelessness — 'No person is untouched'...

Gov. Gavin Newsom is calling California's growing homeless population "the most pernicious crisis in our midst" during his second State of the State address Wednesday, vowing to focus on helping ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 18:52 

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Farmers, then fundraising Donald Trump visits California's Central Valley to talk water...

President Donald Trump's multi-day California trip continued Wednesday, with a visit to Bakersfield on the agenda. Trump is expected to join House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, "to speak with ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 18:45 

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'Skullbreaker' challenge on TikTok has injured kids across the US. But what is it?...

A new challenge has gained popularity on the social media platform TikTok, and this one is injuring children across the country. Children have been reportedly injured in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 18:07 

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Devin Nunes files serial lawsuits while voting against Americans' right to use courts...

The American public has often expressed cynicism about members of Congress and with good reason. Too many congress members often say one thing and do another. There is no ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 17:57 

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A Target in California is selling posters declaring 49ers as Super Bowl LIV champs...

Is this revisionist history or just a big mistake? It's the latter in all likelihood, but it was still jarring for a 49ers fan shopping at Target in Livermore, California ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 17:56 

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Three men found executed at a California cemetery. 'That was a message,' cops say...

Authorities say three men found dead Monday in a Southern California cemetery were killed in an "assassination or execution," KESQ reported. Riverside County authorities declined to say how the men ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 17:52 

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California needs to ensure equitable access to high-quality early care and education...

As the mayors of Oakland and Stockton, diverse cities with a combined population of over 730,000 people, we care deeply about equity, and ensuring that every child has the opportunity ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 17:45 

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IHOP giving away free short stacks on National Pancake Day — and 'pancakes for life'...

Flapjack lovers, mark your calendars! National Pancake Day is Feb. 25 and IHOP is having quite the giveaway. Pop into an IHOP between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on National ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 17:25 

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NASCAR driver Ryan Newman has been released from the hospital after Daytona crash...

Ryan Newman has been treated and released from Halifax Medical Center, according to a statement released by Roush Fenway Racing on Wednesday afternoon. The team also posted a photo on ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 17:23 

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Firefighters killed in Porterville fire identified; 13-year-olds booked on manslaughter...

Two 13-year-olds were in custody Wednesday on manslaughter charges in the massive fire that destroyed a Porterville library and killed two firefighters. The firefighters killed in the Tuesday night blaze ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 17:04 

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Reports: Rapper Pop Smoke slain in Hollywood Hills shooting...

An up-and-coming rapper known as Pop Smoke was fatally shot during a break-in early Wednesday at a Hollywood Hills home, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing an unidentified law enforcement ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 16:52 

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George Zimmerman sues Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren for tweets on Trayvon Martin...

George Zimmerman is suing presidential candidates Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren, saying they maliciously connected him to "white supremacy" and "racism" in the death of Trayvon Martin. Trayvon would have ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 16:31 

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Rapper Pop Smoke killed in Los Angeles, cops say. Nicki Minaj, 50 Cent react to death...

Pop Smoke, a 20-year-old rapper referred to as "the leader of a movement" by Spotify, was killed early Wednesday morning in Los Angeles, according to media reports. The rapper, who ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 16:21 

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Here's why Burger King is bragging about its 'moldy Whopper' in a new ad...

No, Burger King didn't accidentally share a photo of a moldy Whopper. It's the very intentional star — albeit a rotting one — of the fast food chain's new ad ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 16:21 

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Mama dog found huddled with newborn puppies to shield them from frigid Minnesota snow...

Temperatures have been at minus 12 this winter in Minnesota, so it's being called "a miracle" that a homeless dog gave birth in a snowdrift and kept her puppies alive ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 16:06 

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U. Michigan says sex misconduct alleged against late doctor...

Several former patients have alleged that a late University of Michigan physician sexually abused them during exams going back decades, prompting the Ann Arbor school to ask others with information ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 15:27 

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Cruise ship worker flees coronavirus quarantine in Cambodia to return to Oregon...

Quarantined in a hotel in Cambodia awaiting coronavirus test results, comedian Frank King says he felt he had to get home for upcoming engagements, KPTV reported. King had been performing ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 15:07 

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Accused Grindr cannibal passes out in jail after not eating enough, Michigan cops say...

A man accused of cannibalizing his Grindr date in Michigan passed out in jail on Tuesday because he hadn't been eating, police say. Mark Latunski, 50, was taken to a ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 15:00 

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California corporations must add 1,000 women to their boards to meet gender quota law...

California corporations collectively must add 1,000 women to their boards of directors by 2021 in order to be compliant with a new state law requiring more female representation, a new ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 14:24 

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62-year-old freezes to death inside home after power got shut off, Michigan family says...

A family in Michigan is grieving after they say their relative froze to death in his own home. On Saturday, the Jaros family went to the Freeland home of Arnoul ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 14:03 

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Klobuchar mocked for introducing herself as 'Elena,' her 4th-grade Spanish class name...

In front of a Hispanic-majority crowd Tuesday, Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar picked an interesting way to introduce herself. "My name is Amy, but when I was in fourth ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 14:00 

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Green New Deal divides 2020 Democrats. Here's how they'd take on climate change, wildfire...

California has seen devastating wildfires in the last few years, prompting many voters to place a greater priority on the environment. With the state's March 3, 2020 primary approaching and ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 13:36 

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US home construction dips 3.6% in January...

Construction of new homes edged back slightly in January after a December surge that had pushed home construction to the highest level in 13 years. The Commerce Department reported Wednesday ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 13:34 

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US wholesale prices up 0.5% in January, most since late 2018...

U.S. producer prices climbed last month at fastest pace since October 2018 as higher prices for services more than offset a drop in the cost of energy. The Labor Department ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 13:00 

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Is it 'torture'? California inmate going to court over prison noise keeping him awake...

All Christopher Lipsey Jr. wants is a fighting chance at a good night's sleep. But the 34-year-old Corcoran State Prison inmate says he and hundreds of other prisoners have been ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 13:00 

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Are you stuck in a SLO County rental with bugs, mold or other problems? Tell us your story...

To read this story in Spanish, click here: Alquila una vivienda que tiene plagas, moho o otras problemas? Queremos escuchar su historia San Luis Obispo County's beaches and vineyards make ... Click to Continue...

 2020-02-19 13:00 

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Round-the-clock fire protection is worth $15 a month. Vote yes on this South County fire tax...

Oceano residents who want to maintain their current level of 24/7 fire protection should vote yes on Measure A-20 — a $180-a-year parcel tax that would generate $422,000 in its ... Click to Continue...

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