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 2021-07-30 23:19 

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Florida coronavirus cases jump 50% as surge continues...

More than 110,000 new coronavirus cases were reported statewide over the past week, up from 73,000 last week and 11 times the 10,000 reported the week of June 11, six weeks ago. Case numbers are now back to where they in January, just before vaccinations ...

 2021-07-30 23:12 

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Nevada's Summerlin Little League earns West Region title in San Bernardino...

Summerlin Little League earns softball title and will send its baseball team to represent Nevada at West Regional in August....

 2021-07-30 23:00 

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Lawmakers, union seek transparency in PPP loans issued to hotels...

Hotels that received PPP loans have failed to bring most of their employees back to work, the coalition said....

 2021-07-30 22:57 

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Florida governor blocks school mask mandates...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, citing a surge in coronavirus infections linked to the more contagious Delta variant, has urged all students, teachers and staff to wear masks when the school year begins regardless of vaccine status....

 2021-07-30 22:43 

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As COVID-19 cases rise, some Southern California casinos are asking guests to mask up again...

Pechanga Resort Casino and San Manuel Casino are updating their mask policy after the Centers for Disease Control and and Prevention and the State of California have changed their guidance on the novel coronavirus....

 2021-07-30 22:39 

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Chargers' secondary depth allows Chris Harris Jr. to try safety...

Chris Harris Jr. will play three positions this season with the Chargers, including safety, a position he hasn't played since his rookie year....

 2021-07-30 22:19 

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Tokyo Olympics TV schedule for Saturday July 31...

Highlights Saturday include U.S. women's beach volleyball vs. Brazil early on NBC. The U.S. women's volleyball team will take on the Russian athletes at 11 a.m. on NBC. U.S. men's water polo vs. Hungary will be shown at 9:30 a.m. on USA. A rep...

 2021-07-30 21:56 

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Disneyland requires non-union employees to get vaccinated, starts discussions with unions...

Disney will require all salaried and non-union employees in the U.S. be fully vaccinated, according to a statement from the company....

 2021-07-30 21:37 

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Analysis: Lakers face a tricky, expensive path to build around their Big Three...

Adding Russell Westbrook to LeBron James and Anthony Davis means Lakers GM Rob Pelinka will have to get creative now that the team can't operate under a hard cap...

 2021-07-30 21:33 

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Speedboat Nationals return to Long Beach's Marine Stadium...

Speed boats hitting up to 150 mph return to Marine Stadium for the Sprint Nationals....

 2021-07-30 21:21 

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Knott's Berry Farm ends reservation requirements after year of COVID-19 restrictions...

Knott's Berry Farm theme park and Soak City water park will no longer require reservations beginning Monday, Aug. 2....

 2021-07-30 21:14 

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Linebacker-turned-actor Terry Crews receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame...

A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Friday honoring actor and "America's Got Talent" host Terry Crews on his 53rd birthday....

 2021-07-30 21:07 

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Bellator 263: AJ McKee says his time has arrived vs. Patricio Pitbull...

From his calling in following in his father's MMA footsteps to his call-out of the champion after his first fight, the Long Beach Poly grad steps into the cage Saturday night at The Forum looking to win the featherweight title and $1 million....

 2021-07-30 21:01 

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Angels deal away Andrew Heaney, Tony Watson at trade deadline...

The Angels got five minor-league pitchers back for Heaney and Watson, but they did not move likely trade chips Raisel Iglesias, Alex Cobb and Jos Iglesias....

 2021-07-30 20:50 

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Just how much hotter and drier is Southern California's 'new normal' weather?...

On average across 68 weather stations analyzed in L.A., Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside counties, the region is seeing about five more 100-degree days than it used to....

 2021-07-30 20:37 

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Justice Dept.: IRS must give Trump taxes to Congress...

In a memo dated Friday, Justice's Office of Legal Counsel said the committee chairman "has invoked sufficient reasons for requesting the former President's tax information" and that under federal law, "Treasury must furnish the informa...

 2021-07-30 20:36 

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Elizabeth Warren's attack on the recall cuts against her public persona...

In his latest bid to convince us to let him stay in the governor's office, Newsom has decided to bring in an outsider and let her denigrate Californians....

 2021-07-30 19:37 

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Kings sign forward Lias Andersson to 1-year contract extension...

Kings agree to a two-way deal, with an average annual value of $874,125, with the 22-year-old from Sweden...

 2021-07-30 19:26 

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LA County tops 1,000 hospitalizations as Delta variant complicates coronavirus battle...

The numbers are not nearly as severe as last winter's surge but officials are alarmed by the nonetheless rapid eruption of the Delta variant....

 2021-07-30 19:13 

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Senate advances nearly $1 trillion infrastructure plan...

Earlier this week, 17 GOP senators joined all Democrats in voting to start the debate, launching what will be a dayslong process to consider the bill. That support largely held Friday with Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky again voting yes to ...

 2021-07-30 19:10 

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Memorials planned for 18-year-old woman shot in Corona movie theater...

A paddle out in Seal Beach is also being planned....

 2021-07-30 18:59 

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Bonin's initiative to clear encampment from Venice Boardwalk brings 191 people indoors...

Councilman Mike Boni's Encampment to Home program began on June 28, and at the time, his office estimated that about 200 people were living on the boardwalk, where a large encampment had developed during the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-07-30 18:25 

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Saginaw Grant, noted Native American character actor, dies at 85...

Grant, a hereditary chief of the Sac & Fox Nation of Oklahoma, appeared in the films "The Lone Ranger" and "The World's Fastest Indian" as well as on TV's "Breaking Bad."...

 2021-07-30 18:01 

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Ex-prosecutor says Riverside County superiors told him to ditch evidence pointing to murder defendant's innocence...

Former Riverside County Deputy District Attorney Christopher Ross said he defied orders not to share exculpatory information with defense. He ultimately was fired....

 2021-07-30 18:00 

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Amazon loses $110 billion in a day as earnings disappoint...

Its shares plummeted as much as 8% Friday after the retail giant reported sales below analyst estimates for the first time since 2018....

 2021-07-30 17:57 

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Don't throw away your shot (record) if you want to see 'Hamilton' in Hollywood...

"This joint effort between theatre management and audiences is meant to provide the safest space possible for patrons, cast, crew, and staff," the company said in a statement....

 2021-07-30 17:50 

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Elon Musk denies he discussed Apple-Tesla merger with Tim Cook...

Musk was responding to an upcoming book that says Apple CEO Tim Cook called Musk in 2016 about taking over Tesla....

 2021-07-30 17:41 

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Casino Insider: How casinos are incentivizing jobs to find workers...

Plus: Wahlburgers opens at Morongo....

 2021-07-30 17:40 

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Osama Bin Laden's brother asks $28 million for long-vacant California mansion...

Though it hasn't been owner-occupied since the September 11 terrorist attacks, a major estate in prestigious lower Bel Air is on sale for the first time in decades....

 2021-07-30 17:40 

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Osama Bin Laden's brother asks $28 million for long-vacant California mansion...

Though it hasn't been owner-occupied since the September 11 terrorist attacks, a major estate in prestigious lower Bel Air is on sale for the first time in decades....

 2021-07-30 17:36 

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Trump urged Justice officials to call election 'corrupt'...

The pressure is all the more notable because just weeks earlier, Trump's own Attorney General William Barr, had declared that the department had found no evidence of widespread fraud that could have overturned the results....

 2021-07-30 17:30 

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Festival Pass: Learn some Greek (Theatre) history; Head in the Clouds releases lineup...

Plus: 'Sublime' turns 25, MTV is 40 and Knotfest plots a return....

 2021-07-30 16:52 

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Pasadena's Naomi Hirahara explores treatment of Japanese Americans in 'Clark and Division'...

The author of the popular Mas Arai series returns with a mystery that occurs following a family's forced relocation during World War II....

 2021-07-30 16:35 

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Francine Niyonsaba's Olympic nightmare continues...

The runner from Burundi, banned from competing in the 800 meters and scrutinized for years for being diagnosed with DSD, believed she had advanced Friday night to the 5,000-meter final at the Tokyo Games only to be disqualified...

 2021-07-30 16:03 

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What explains the California exodus?...

Alternatively put, why are people voting with their feet by moving out of California and into Florida?...

 2021-07-30 15:44 

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Will Russell Westbrook fit with LeBron, A.D. and the Lakers?...

The addition of one of the league's most talented but polarizing players raises big questions going into next season, some of which could be resolved once the rest of the roster is built around the Big Three....

 2021-07-30 15:30 

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Clippers eager to bet on Ohio's Jason Preston...

A point guard with an "unorthodox game," the second-round pick in Thursday's NBA Draft has already overcome long odds and proven himself as a winner....

 2021-07-30 15:01 

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Ship tied to Israeli billionaire attacked off Oman, 2 killed...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An attack on an oil tanker linked to an Israeli billionaire killed two crew members off Oman in the Arabian Sea, authorities said Friday, marking the first fatalities after years of assaults targeting shipping in t...

 2021-07-30 15:00 

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HOA Homefront: Why can't I keep my clothesline?...

I was recently cited for having a clothesline visible above my fence. One reader writes: I was recently cited for having a clothesline visible above my fence. The clothesline has been there for the over 20 years that I have lived here....

 2021-07-30 14:52 

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U.S. women's basketball team beats Japan, 86-69...

The U.S. women's basketball improved to 2-0, despite a pair of relatively close games....

 2021-07-30 14:28 

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Mysterious 'Jetpack Man' may have been spotted again in the skies near LAX...

"Use caution, the jet man is back," an air traffic controller said in an audio transmission obtained by CNN. "Let me know if you see him."...

 2021-07-30 14:25 

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Why Silver Dollar City deserves to be ranked among America's best theme parks...

Review: The shady park steeped in Ozarks history with fun food, creative craftspeople and world-class rides is right where it belongs on any top 10 list of America's best theme parks....

 2021-07-30 14:10 

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U.S. women survive penalty shootout, reach Olympic soccer semifinals...

The United States survived a penalty shootout to advance to the semifinals of the Tokyo Games....

 2021-07-30 14:07 

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Robotic police dogs: Useful hounds or dehumanizing machines?...

If you're homeless and looking for temporary shelter in Hawaii's capital, expect a visit from a robotic police dog that will scan your eye to make sure you don't have a fever....

 2021-07-30 14:00 

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Why we ought to be missing Jerry Brown (sort of)...

There are plenty of nits to pick with the former Brown administration, but let's just say that Jerry Brown never was in danger of being recalled....

 2021-07-30 13:58 

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Westbrook is the quickest fix in the NBA, but the Lakers still depend on Davis' health...

The Lakers are never reluctant to try the quick fix, and there are few players quicker than Westbrook, even as he nears 33....

 2021-07-30 13:16 

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Those electronic speed signs are there to help you, not cite you...

They might be installed, for example, in places where there are a lot of pedestrians....

 2021-07-30 13:00 

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On The Water: New America's Cup team, Disney takes Transpac...

Long Beach Yacht Club's America's Cup duo joins New York Yacht Club challenge; Transpac competition finishing....

 2021-07-30 13:00 

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Another View: City tree policy needs common sense...

A Long Beach couple questions the city's tree policy....

 2021-07-30 12:29 

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'Welcome home': Evacuation flight brings 200 Afghans to US...

The first flight evacuating Afghans who worked alongside Americans in Afghanistan brought more than 200 people, including scores of children and babies in arms, to resettlement in the United States on Friday, and President Joe Biden said he was proud to w...

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