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 2020-11-27 13:59 

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Cher in Pakistan to help 'world's loneliest elephant'...

Iconic singer and actress Cher is in Pakistan to celebrate the departure of Kaavan, dubbed the "world's loneliest elephant," who will soon leave a Pakistani zoo for better conditions after years of lobbying by animal rights groups and activist...

 2020-11-27 13:37 

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Black Friday offers beacon of hope to struggling stores...

After months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy, Black Friday is offering a small beacon of hope....

 2020-11-27 05:56 

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People turn to online shopping for Black Friday as few line up in person...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — As the page turns on Thanksgiving, most people's attention would be on Black Friday, but of course, this year it will be different. There isn't much fanfare this year to be first in line for early Black Friday sho...

 2020-11-27 05:22 

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Families of 6 Americans convicted in Venezuela cry foul...

Hopes of families for a quick release for six American oil executives detained in Venezuela for three years over an alleged corruption scheme have evaporated, with a judge finding them all guilty and quickly sentencing them to prison....

 2020-11-27 04:57 

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Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine low temperature requirement poses challenges...

Ultra-cold freezers are in demand. Cold storage, cold enough to handle Pfizer's new COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is approved by the FDA for emergency use....

 2020-11-27 03:02 

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Trump says he'll leave if Electoral College seats Biden...

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes President-Elect Joe Biden...

 2020-11-27 02:50 

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A FOX40 special presentation: Stories We're Thankful For...

This Thanksgiving, FOX40 News is bringing you stories we're thankful for from this past year. Watch the complete broadcast in the player above....

 2020-11-27 02:35 

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Fund launches to mitigate closures of pandemic-devastated small businesses...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — This year has been especially difficult for small businesses across California. Wrestling with changing restrictions, closures, demands and lost dollars, businesses need help. "Obviously, this has been a tremendous im...

 2020-11-27 01:58 

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'She really inspires me': Vice President-elect Harris calls Bay Area teen artist who painted her portrait...

(KTXL) — A Bay Area teenage artist got a very special phone call from Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, who thanked him for a portrait he painted of her. "I'm overwhelmed with the magnificence of your artistry," Harris told 14-year-old...

 2020-11-27 01:47 

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Venezuela judge convicts 6 American oil execs, orders prison...

A Venezuelan judge found six American oil executives guilty of corruption charges Thursday and immediately sentenced them to prison....

 2020-11-27 01:46 

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Rome airport poised to try 'COVID tested' flights from US...

Italian authorities will soon approve an experiment with "COVID tested" flights from three U.S. airports with the aim of eliminating the required 14-day quarantine for passengers arriving in Italy, Rome...

 2020-11-27 01:37 

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Holiday trends to watch: Adult Play-Doh; stores that ship...

The pandemic is turning this into a holiday shopping season like no other....

 2020-11-27 01:09 

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CHP still enacts Maximum Enforcement Period this Thanksgiving despite drastic drop in traffic...

(KTXL) — Thanksgiving weekend is normally one of the busiest times on the road as people travel for the holiday. While AAA expects there to be exponentially fewer cars on the road this year because of the pandemic, the California Highway Patrol has ...

 2020-11-27 00:58 

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Rancho Cordova man who battled COVID-19 says he didn't know if he would make it to Thanksgiving...

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (KTXL) — The coronavirus pandemic has made 2020 a difficult year for everyone but especially those who battled the virus firsthand. Justin Wilhite is holding his family a little closer this Thanksgiving after a nine-month batt...

 2020-11-26 23:31 

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'The Masked Singer' special Thanksgiving episode airs tonight at 8 on FOX40...

The entertainment industry, like most things, has taken a hit with the pandemic halting or delaying productions and putting restrictions on sets. That escape through the screen has never been more needed for people at home and there couldn't be a bett...

 2020-11-26 22:32 

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Thousands lose power in Southern California amid fire danger...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of people in Southern California lost power Thanksgiving Day after a utility began shutting off electricity to prevent wildfires from being ignited by damage to power lines amid strong winds. At least 3,000 customers in ...

 2020-11-26 22:11 

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Second stimulus check: President-elect Biden's thoughts on $1,200 payments...

Coronavirus relief will likely be one of the first things on Biden...

 2020-11-26 21:25 

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Patient hospitalized for COVID-19 plays violin to thank caregivers while intubated...

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) — One patient hospitalized due to COVID-19 decided to give back to his caregivers at McKay-Dee Hospital. Grover Wilhelmsen reportedly asked if he could play his violin for them while in the ICU to help lift their spi...

 2020-11-26 20:21 

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Jeopardy! shares Thanksgiving message from late host Alex Trebek...

Watch the video here....

 2020-11-26 20:18 

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Roseville man killed, Sacramento woman hospitalized after wrong-way crash near SMF...

SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — A Roseville man died and a Sacramento woman was hospitalized after their motorcycles were hit by a car Wednesday near Sacramento International Airport. Around 3:20 p.m., the California Highway Patrol says a 41-year...

 2020-11-26 20:17 

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US will appeal order barring expulsions of migrant children...

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Wednesday appealed a judge's order barring the expulsions of immigrant children who crossed the border alone, a policy enacted during the coronavirus pandemic to deny the children asylum protections. Judge E...

 2020-11-26 19:51 

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade takes flight in virus times...

NEW YORK (AP) — The balloons were in the sky and the marching bands took to the streets for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, but coronavirus restrictions meant it was without the throngs of people usually scrambling for a v...

 2020-11-26 19:22 

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Citrus Heights apartment fire displaces 11 on Thanksgiving morning...

CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (KTXL) — Eleven people were displaced by a fire that tore through an apartment in Citrus Heights Thanksgiving morning. Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Battalion Chief Chris Reed said the first-floor apartment on Greenbac...

 2020-11-26 18:40 

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Empty seats, delivered feasts as virus changes Thanksgiving...

Vivian Zayas can't keep herself from scrolling through photos of last Thanksgiving, when her mother stood at the stove to make a big pot of rice and beans and then took a seat at the edge of the table. That was before anyone had heard of COVID-19 and ...

 2020-11-26 17:34 

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Nevada coroner fears no morgue space if virus not curtailed...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — "This is an awful question, but how many bodies does a freezer cooler hold?" A Reno newspaper reporter posed it to the local coroner who fears the recent explosion of coronavirus cases could soon overtake not only northern ...

 2020-11-26 17:25 

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19 Thanksgiving foods that are not safe for your pets...

The city of Strongsville wants to help keep your pets safe during the Thanksgiving holiday....

 2020-11-26 17:23 

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Alabama mail carrier surprises birthday boy with a gift...

When Chip Matthews heard the mail truck arriving on his sixth birthday, he rushed out — not knowing that he'd come back with a treasure. Outside the house, which was decorated with birthday balloons, mail carrier Tawanna Purter held a pile of bo...

 2020-11-26 16:47 

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Two injured in early morning crash in area of Elkhorn Boulevard, Diablo Drive...

SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) — Two people were injured early Thursday morning in a crash in the Foothill Farms area. The California Highway Patrol reports a vehicle and a pickup truck crashed in the area of Elkhorn Boulevard and Diablo Drive. Th...

 2020-11-26 16:22 

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How long will you have to wear a mask? Here's what the experts say...

If you...

 2020-11-26 16:18 

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Americans risk traveling over Thanksgiving despite warnings...

Millions of Americans took to the skies and the highways ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire, disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own ...

 2020-11-26 16:08 

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Stevie Wonder, Celine Dion, Black Eyed Peas to perform in honor of nurses this Thanksgiving...

Nurses across the country fighting on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic are getting a special tribute this Thanksgiving....

 2020-11-26 12:49 

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Here's how NYE will look different to ring in 2021...

New Year's Eve in Times Square will incorporate virtual elements as part of a scaled-down celebration....

 2020-11-26 12:49 

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Looking Back: Spectacular fireworks show rings in 2020...

Looking Back: Las Vegas rang in the new decade in true Las Vegas style with a massive street party and spectacular fireworks show on the Strip....

 2020-11-26 12:48 

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Looking Back: Spazmatics rock in New Year nerd style...

Looking Back: The Spazmatics rocked out at the South Point Hotel Casino as the Las Vegas valley rang in 2020....

 2020-11-26 12:48 

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Looking Back: Brian Loftus shows off his dance moves...

It wouldn...

 2020-11-26 12:48 

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Looking Back: Alex Backus leaps off The STRAT — 855 feet!...

Las Vegas has many exciting and adventure-consuming activities, one including an 855-foot jump from the tallest structure in Las Vegas and in the state of Nevada....

 2020-11-26 12:48 

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Looking Back: What do you get when you mix a nerdy band with 80s music?...

The Spazmatics was formed in 1983 by a physics teacher in California. The band plays cover songs from the 1980s....

 2020-11-26 12:48 

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Looking Back: World champion performs Hawaiian fire dance...

When they talk about getting lit in Hawaii -- they...

 2020-11-26 12:48 

FOX Sacramento

Looking Back: Reggae band Stick Figure's Brooklyn Bowl performance...

Stick Figure, a reggae band, performed at Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas for New Year...

 2020-11-26 12:48 

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Looking Back: Franie Moreno performs 'Cry Baby'...

Las Vegas-based Singer Frankie Moreno is a local favorite and has won "Headliner of the Year" four times....

 2020-11-26 12:48 

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Looking Back: Celestia show highlights its 'Wheel of Death' act...

It...

 2020-11-26 06:47 

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BTS band members, fans welcome its first Grammy nomination...

K-pop band BTS has earned its first Grammy nomination, a long-awaited feat for the South Korean act that has been reshaping the global pop landscape with record-breaking songs and well-mobilized fans....

 2020-11-26 06:35 

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Supreme Court rules against NY coronavirus restrictions...

As coronavirus cases surge again nationwide the Supreme Court late Wednesday temporarily barred New York from enforcing certain attendance limits at houses of worship in areas designated as hard hit by the virus....

 2020-11-26 06:30 

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Placer County family feels grateful despite dream home destroyed by fire...

LINCOLN, Calif. (KTXL) — A family in Lincoln is picking up the pieces months after losing everything in a house fire. The home Jason and Jessica Feely purchased in January was the one they'd planned to raise their two children in. But they were ...

 2020-11-26 06:28 

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Dozens of California lawmakers demand answers from Bank of America over frozen debit cards...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Hundreds of thousands of Californians are awaiting unemployment benefits from the state but haven't gotten them yet. "About 350,000 Californians are currently unable to access either their unemployment insurance, ...

 2020-11-26 06:20 

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UC Davis launches women's basketball season while facing pandemic-related challenges...

After months of hard work by University of California, Davis, its women's basketball team was the first team on campus to test out the waters of playing during a pandemic....

 2020-11-26 06:09 

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Police: Man dies after being struck by vehicle in Stockton...

STOCKTON, Calif. (KTXL) — A man died in Stockton after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday night. The Stockton Police Department said the crash happened at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Lincoln Street around 7:23 p.m. When officers arrived, they ...

 2020-11-26 05:50 

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Still no answers in 1980 fatal shooting of Stockton man on motorcycle with daughter...

In April of 1980, a then four-year-old Stockton girl was on a motorcycle with her father when a car pulled up and shot at them after a brief conversation....

 2020-11-26 05:50 

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South Korean chat room operator gets 40 years for blackmail...

The operator of an online chat room in South Korea was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in prison for blackmailing women, including minors, into filming sexually explicit video and selling them to others....

 2020-11-26 03:59 

FOX Sacramento

Rocky the Christmas tree stowaway owl returns to the wild...

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. (AP) — Rocky the stowaway owl is back in the wild. The tiny Saw-whet owl was named Rockefeller after it was found by a worker setting up the holiday tree Nov. 16 at Manhattan's Rockefeller Center. The owl was apparently trapped ...

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